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Students as first responders

By Eleanor Davidson, News Editor • March 28, 2014

Starting in September 2014, a new Dalhousie Campus Medical Response Team will be helping to make life at Dal safer. (Photo by Kit Moran)

Levy dollars mean training for medical response team
After a 64.5 per cent win in the recent Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) referendum, the Medical Response …

Former refugee and child soldier speaks at Dal

By Leah Shangrow, Arts Contributor • March 14, 2014

Michel Chikwanine says 250,000 child soldiers still exist today. (Photo by Alice Hebb)

In 1993, five-year-old Michel Chikwanine was playing soccer in the Congo when army trucks arrived at the field. Amidst gunshots and screaming, he and …

International students looking for more at Dalhousie

By Kashmala Fida, Feature writer • March 14, 2014

Fewer and fewer international students are applying to Dalhousie. (Photo by Kit Moran)

Students weigh in on tuition, housing, and classes
When Mahbubur Rahman came to Dalhousie from Bangladesh, he didn’t know anything about other universities in Canada.
After …

No plot holes here

By Sabina Wex, Assistant News Editor • February 28, 2014

Is this pothole the back door to Narnia? (Photo by Kristie Smith)

City responding to potholes quickly, even if it doesn’t seem like it
In front of the Student Union Building, a 150-centimetre wide pothole lies on …

Campus’ most elegant edifice

By Josh Fraser, Opinions Contributor • February 7, 2014

The perfect place for introverts to be alone, together. (Photo by Josh Fraser)

King’s library takes the title
I feel as though I am divulging secrets, letting a curious cat out of the bag when I talk about …

DSU Food Bank hopes to find funding in levy

By Nikki Jamieson, News Contributor • February 7, 2014

Jessica Dempsey, food bank coordinator. (Photo by Amin Helal)

Food bank working to increase accessibility, dispel stigma
With a proposed student levy in the works, the Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) Food Bank has more …

Florizone in Israel

By Josh Fraser, Opinions Contributor • January 31, 2014

Florizone in Israel

What it means, to and for Dal
Dalhousie president Richard Florizone was in Israel earlier this month as a member of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s …

School on full speed: Bad for your health

By Shelby Rutledge, Opinions Contributor • January 31, 2014

School on full speed: Bad for your health

University can be a stressful time, especially for first year students. Some students feel the need to take “study drugs” to increase their motivation …

New owner deflects criticism of run-down laundromat

By Sabina Wex, Assistant News Editor • January 31, 2014

This run-down laundromat might be getting a new lease on life. (Photo by Deborah Oomen)

Sociology lecturer calls 24/7 laundromat a blight to community
Construction recycling worker Curtis Richardson bought Henry Street’s Varsity Laundry laundromat on Jan. 6. He hung …

Study drugs “extremely easy” to find in residence: Dal student

By Kristie Smith, News Editor • January 31, 2014

Precription drugs are changing hands at Canadian universities. (Photo by Adele van Wyk.)

Science undergrad describes first-hand experience using Adderall, Ritalin
Adderall. Ritalin. Concerta.
Students cramming for midterms and exams probably make less-than-great decisions. But some take all-nighters and …