From the Archives: Politicians as Gazette Contributors

Write for us — you might become Prime Minister.

October 02, 2015

Election day inches ever closer. Last week, we looked at political visitors to our campus over the years. This week we’re continuing with the political theme. You might not have realized it, but a number of very famous and successful… Continue Reading

Caution: Construction Ahead

Capital Projects, Capitalizing on Capitalism, Create Chaos and Cacophony

September 26, 2015

Do you know what ties together LeMarchant Place, the Wallace McCain Learning Commons, the Collaborative Health Education Building, the Fitness Centre, and the Student Union Building? They’re all part of Dalhousie’s ongoing plan to make construction a permanent part of… Continue Reading

From the Archives: Musical Memories

The Gazette was into the “Faust Waltz” before it was cool.

September 18, 2015

Dalfest 2015 is upon us.  In honour of the most exciting campus concert of the year, the Gazette invites you on a trip through our archives to track the evolution of the musical tastes of Dalhousie students over the past… Continue Reading

No news is good news

Enjoy your return to campus…but let’s try to make it through the week without triggering another international incident.

September 04, 2015

I know this is an exciting time of year. Everyone is recharged after a summer free from readings, essays, and exams. The weather is beautiful, you have your pick of booze-fueled bacchanalia every night of the week, and there isn’t… Continue Reading

From the Archives: Welcome to Dalhousie

Orientation Week over the decades

September 04, 2015

Orientation Week (previously known as Initiation Week or Frosh Week) has long been one of the most hectic, exciting stretches of Dal’s yearly cycle. Originating in the earliest days of the university – the Gazette was already reporting on hazing controversies in… Continue Reading

Straight Outta Credibility

September 04, 2015

A little over a week ago, the CBC posted an article on their website detailing one woman’s harrowing account of life on the streets of the drug-mecca that is the South End. The article states that South Street is “practically… Continue Reading

The Fountain School’s Underperforming Start

Budget cuts dramatically affecting arts education at Dal

April 20, 2015

This spring, Dal’s Faculty of Arts and Social Science rolled out a new policy – classes with fewer than eight students will not be funded by the university. The consequences of this measure have been especially dramatic in the Fountain… Continue Reading

Is the DSU contributing to human rights abuses?

Motion to investigate DSU investments coming before council.

March 21, 2015

On March 25, a motion asking for an examination of the Dalhousie Student Union’s investments is being introduced to DSU council. The motion specifically asks for an answer to the question of whether or not the companies that the Student… Continue Reading

Student Politics Should Focus on Serving Students

A response to the DSU's disaffiliation from Students Nova Scotia

March 19, 2015

This past weekend, the Board of Directors of StudentsNS asked me to write a response to the recent disaffiliation of the Dalhousie Student Union and the different statements made to justify this decision. Given how personal the turmoil has been… Continue Reading

The DSU is your fighting voice – so use it

Elect people who you want to see represent you as a student.

March 19, 2015

The other day I was wandering about the Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) offices, being the current Deputy Returning Officer for the current ongoing DSU elections, when I noticed something that put a chill into my 28-year-old bones. If I ever… Continue Reading

The Top Ten Reasons Why You (Yes, YOU!) Should Go Outside

Right Now. Preferably With the Dalhousie Outdoors Society.

March 19, 2015

10. Spending time outdoors increases your vitamin D levels which protects against future bone problems, heart disease, diabetes, and other health issues. It also drastically decreases stress levels and has been shown to be extremely effective in reducing symptoms of… Continue Reading

Campus Radio: A Bargain You Can’t Beat

March 18, 2015

What can you even get for less than a dollar anymore? As students take to the polls to decide on candidates and society levies in the upcoming DSU elections, we can answer that question with a simple proclamation: a lot… Continue Reading

South House had students’ backs this year, now students can return the support

March 17, 2015

The South House Sexual and Gender Resource Centre is a feminist resource centre serving Dalhousie University, The University of King’s College, and the general Halifax Regional Municipality. The centre exists to support, empower, and work in solidarity with all people… Continue Reading