Posts by activism

Active on campus

By Samantha Elmsley • March 7, 2014

Active on campus

If you’ve been through the Student Union Building, you’ve heard the news: on Feb. 26, the Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) voted to pull their …

DSU says “nay” to controversial law school

By Jackson Haime • February 7, 2014

Students from the Schulich School of Law led the move to have the DSU challenge Trinity Western. (Photo by Melina Garner)

The Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) will be urging the Nova Scotia Barrister’s Society to not recognize graduates of an upcoming law school that is …

South House raising money to get on the bus

By Kristie Smith • January 24, 2014

(Graphic by Emily Davidson)

(Graphic by Emily Davidson)

 Dalhousie’s sexual and gender resource centre is fighting fire with fire—or, rather, ads with ads.
Pro-life ads from Signs for Life have …

Dal grad looks for high hopes on top of Mt. Kilimanjaro

By Moh Hashem • January 17, 2014

Climbing for a good cause. (Photo submitted)

When it comes to mountains, Ayat El Dewary has little to expect—she’s never climbed one. But in a few weeks, she’ll be going up …

Dying for some attention

By Calum Agnew, News Editor • September 26, 2013


A crowd of 20 students keeled over and rolled down the steps of Dal’s iconic Henry Hicks building, apparently felled by the crushing weight …

Activists on campus

By Robin Tress • March 24, 2013

Activists on campus

Alia Saied, NSPIRG

Activism on campus

By Robin Tress • March 11, 2013

Activism on campus

Profile: Jamie Arron, DSU president

Canines protest against student debt

By Mackenzie Scrimshaw • February 15, 2013

Canines protest against student debt

25 dogs for $25 million

What is activism?

By Robin Tress • January 29, 2013

What is activism?

The world has been ripe with activism in the last few years. The Arab Spring, the growth of the Tea Party, Occupy everywhere, anti-pipeline …

The feminine fist raised

By Samantha Elmsley • January 18, 2013

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Walking into the Halifax World Trade and Convention Centre on a grey Sunday morning, Marina Young worried the turnout would be low. She was …