Posts by Dal

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 …

OPINION: DSU’s VP finance and operations should be elected

By Marlon McCombie, Opinions Contributor • January 29, 2014

OPINION: DSU’s VP finance and operations should be elected

Only one other student union in Canada’s top 15 research universities appoints its VPFO
Accountability, democracy and student engagement were popular buzzwords when I sat …

What’s next? 100 Days to “strategic direction”

By Kristie Smith, News Editor • January 17, 2014


Budget and strategic plan to come in 2014
The 100 Days report has come and gone and already Dalhousie president Richard Florizone is back …

Q&A with Dalhousie’s new president

By Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus • January 17, 2014


Richard Florizone on rising tuition, budget cuts and student retention
Richard Florizone has settled into his office. After pleasantries have been exchanged, he asks about …

Dalhousie awaits HRM approval for joint arena

By Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus • November 20, 2013


New fitness facility also in preliminary stages
The saga to renovate Dalhousie’s athletic facilities is ongoing, with several factors yet to be determined.
As work toward …

Dal prof speaks at Hal-Con

By Sabina Wex, Assistant News Editor • November 14, 2013


The Meaning of Monsters expounds on common horror elements
Dalhousie English professor Jason Haslam addressed how the zombie is a symbol of the fear of …

Dal rowing club strong at nationals

By Benjamin Blum, Sports Editor • November 7, 2013

Rowing-Photo Supplied

Maritime champions perform well in Montreal
The Dalhousie Rowing Club competed at the 2013 Canadian University Rowing Championships on Nov. 2 and 3 in Montreal, …

Men’s volleyball looks to re-assert dominance

By Daniel Bergman, Assistant Sports Editor • November 1, 2013


Team targets UNB as biggest rival heading into the season
Dalhousie men’s volleyball coach Dan Ota refuses to shy away from the high expectations facing …

Cross-country champions

By Graeme Benjamin, Sports Editor • November 1, 2013


Women win, men place second as focus shifts to nationals
It’s what the Dalhousie men’s and women’s cross-country teams have been working for throughout the …

Dal must stop unsustainable expansion

By Ben Wedge, Contributor • October 25, 2013


Dear Dr. Florizone,
In my time at Dal, I’ve witnessed tremendous change on our campus. Since 2007, enrollment in many programs has doubled. Entire new …