Posts by Dalhousie

My four years are up

By Jacob Sandler, Opinions Contributor • March 28, 2014

All the cliched life lessons that turned out to be true. (Photo by Amin Helal)

A look back
Four years at university. In one way it’s another level in the perpetual cycle of education. Like grade school, like high school, …

My degree may be useless

By Shelby Rutledge, Opinions Contributor • March 28, 2014

It may be exam season, but I'm already looking forward to September. (Photo by Deborah Oomen)

But I’ll be back next year
As we’re closing in on this academic year, you’ve probably started to think about next year, and whether you’re …

The Library Problem

By Samantha Elmsley, Opinions Editor • March 14, 2014

The Library Problem

And why the DSU should fix it
I felt really uncomfortable when I read the proposed budget cuts to the library acquisitions budget for the …

OPINION: Community radio matters. And if you’re a Dal student, it needs you

By Katie Toth, Staff Contributor • March 11, 2014

OPINION: Community radio matters. And if you’re a Dal student, it needs you

In support of CKDU
In journalism, we’re taught to avoid hyperbole. So I shouldn’t say that in one of my darkest moments, CKDU 88.1 …

OPINION: DSU execs dropped the ball

By Rebecca Haworth, Sports Contributor • March 7, 2014

OPINION: DSU execs dropped the ball

Lack of promotion results in absence of ‘Tiger pride’
It’s that time of year again: candidates running in this year’s Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) elections …

DSU’s decision to leave StudentsNS ill-informed

By Amy Donovan, Opinions contributor • March 7, 2014

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Disregards 2012 referendum vote
In my first year at Dalhousie, I was Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) secretary. I was impressed, then, to learn about the …

Active on campus

By Samantha Elmsley, Opinions Editor • March 7, 2014

Active on campus

Student government should focus on Dal issues
If you’ve been through the Student Union Building, you’ve heard the news: on Feb. 26, the Dalhousie Student …

You’re too apathetic to read this

By John Hillman, Opinions contributor • March 7, 2014

You’re too apathetic to read this

DSU doesn’t care about democracy
Sorry to be the one to have to tell you this, but I have it on good authority that you …

Can we consent on consent?

By Krista Alexander, Opinions Contributor • February 28, 2014

We need to reframe consent campaigns to understand that only yes means yes. (Photo by Jasspreet Sahib)

We should know that only yes means yes
After being inspired by NSCAD’s similar campaign last year, the University of King’s College held it’s first-ever …

It’s OK to be SAD

By Laura Churchman, Opinions Contributor • February 28, 2014

Heavy workloads and long winters can leave students susceptible to depression. (Photo by Asrar Ul Haq)

There’s help
 
In recent years, mental health awareness and reported forms of mental instability have increased. The Mental Health Commission of Canada states that one …