Listen up, old man

Societal attitudes towards the cost of university education must change

February 11, 2016

With the recent news of a proposed hike in tuition fees by Dalhousie, it’s more important than ever for students to rally and unify against the rising costs of post-secondary education. Education cannot be considered a commodity; it’s a bloody… Continue Reading

Men’s hockey team hosts inaugural fundraising banquet

October 03, 2015

The Dalhousie Tiger’s men’s hockey team hosted their first inaugural fundraising dinner on the evening of Thursday, Sept. 24 at the Dalhousie University Club. “We decided as a team to get together with a dinner so hopefully if tonight goes… Continue Reading

New facility, new fees

Dalhousie’s new fitness centre offers new fitness spaces, but will also add $180 a year in athletics fees

October 02, 2015

  Staying active at Dalhousie is going to get more expensive. Construction is starting on a fitness centre in front of the Dalplex, and Dalhousie’s website states that students will start paying a new fee for the centre as soon… Continue Reading

Dal profs, former ambassador discuss the Syrian refugee crisis

Panelists agree Canadians need to do more to help

September 26, 2015

Some Background Of the four million refugees who escaped Syria this year, some making the dangerous journey to Europe, three thousand have drowned. The image of a little boy, Alan Kurdi, washed up on a beach, became an icon for… Continue Reading

Halifax students share political priorities

September 26, 2015

With less than a month left until the ballots are cast in our 42nd general election, we thought it was time to shift our focus. We’ve talked about party leaders and about Halifax candidates, but we realized that we weren’t… 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

Threats scrawled across campus

Hateful graffiti not a one-off incident

March 31, 2015

It’s been a busy few months for Dalhousie. December’s now-infamous Dentistry scandal was followed up by last week’s news of sexual harassment that occurred at Howe Hall earlier this year, and now by a series of violent messages written around campus. Yesterday, Jennifer… Continue Reading

The Library Problem

March 14, 2014

I felt really uncomfortable when I read the proposed budget cuts to the library acquisitions budget for the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS). It was kind of like going on a date with Dalhousie and thinking it went… Continue Reading

Tuition hike recommended for all Dalhousie students

February 27, 2014

If you checked your Dalhousie email yesterday, you know: budget time is upon us. The university’s Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) has released their report making recommendations to the university’s president on the upcoming budget. So far, not so good for… Continue Reading

Low condom usage rates at Dalhousie ‘terrifying’

February 14, 2014

Adele had never bought condoms before. Whenever she had sex, the guy always had them in his wallet or his drawer. So when the first-year King’s student received two condoms in her orientation week package, she wanted to explore. “I’d… Continue Reading

Campus’ most elegant edifice

February 07, 2014

I feel as though I am divulging secrets, letting a curious cat out of the bag when I talk about my favourite spot on campus. As a King’s student, I have a predictable bias for our own dot on the… Continue Reading

Are we all in this together?

January 31, 2014

When was the last time you were at a Dalhousie sporting event? When was the last time you watched the Tigers from a set of stands packed with screaming fans with painted faces and oversized fingers? The answer to the… Continue Reading

School on full speed: A product of pressure

January 31, 2014

Students nationwide are feeling the pressures of getting the best grades, applying for the biggest scholarships and getting the top jobs in their fields. With tuition rising at an inordinate rate, the push to do well and get your money’s… Continue Reading