Dalhousie

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

Letters to the Editor: Partnership between Dal and Israeli university encouraging

January 30, 2014

Dear editor, As an Israeli citizen and a proud Dal student, I am very pleased to see the continued partnership between Israel and Dalhousie—as illustrated by Dal President Richard Florizone recently signing an agreement between Dal and Ben-Gurion University, and… Continue Reading

An unwelcome move

January 30, 2014

On Jan. 21, 2014, Dalhousie president Richard Florizone accompanied Prime Minister Stephen Harper on his first official visit to Israel as part of a 200-strong Canadian delegation. Florizone, along with VP Research Martha Crago, were there to sign an agreement… Continue Reading

Undergraduate research

January 24, 2014

The role of undergraduate research has been debated recently, including in the Gazette. Presenting at conferences or writing for journals alongside one’s studies may prove draining, but presents many opportunities to students, particularly those considering graduate studies. Conducting and presenting… Continue Reading

News Briefs

January 17, 2014

Dal announces new partnership to tackle the flu by Nicolas Haddad, news contributor As new strains of influenza appear across the globe, Dalhousie is staying ahead of the game. The university is collaborating on a long-term influenza research project with… Continue Reading

Enrolment is down at most other universities—how about Dal?

January 17, 2014

    Dalhousie’s 2013 enrolment now sits 23.7 per cent higher than it did in 2002, at 18,531 students. Over that time, Nova Scotia’s other universities noticed a 1.8 per cent decrease, according to the university president’s 100 Days report…. Continue Reading

Summer comes early to Dal

January 10, 2014

Advertising begins soon for a Dalhousie first: a summer bus pass. After years of discussion, full-time summer students will finally have a way to get around the city. “We see this as a great service and are excited to offer… Continue Reading