Posts by DSU

Non-student will have deciding vote in Dalhousie Student Union council

By Ian Froese • May 9, 2014

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A non-student will have the tie-breaking vote at Dalhousie Student Union council this year after a controversial decision to grant honorary union membership to …

Editorial: Today’s Dalhousie student

By Ian Froese • March 28, 2014

Today's Dalhousie students are speaking out with a resolve unlike we've seen in some time. (Photo by Chris Parent)

The question was innocent enough: what was the mood on-campus this fall?
As editor-in-chief of the Dalhousie Gazette, I have the privilege of speaking with …

Presidential chitchat: Ramz Aziz

By Eleanor Davidson • March 28, 2014

Hello, Ramz! (Photo by Amin Helal)

Dalhousie Gazette: What made you decide to run for president?
Ramz Aziz: For me, as VP internal this year, it felt like there was a …

DSU rejoins CASA and SNS

By Kristie Smith • March 14, 2014


The Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) has rejoined the Canadian Association of Student Alliances (CASA) and Students Nova Scotia (SNS), recommitting approximately $140,000 to external …

The Library Problem

By Samantha Elmsley • March 14, 2014

The Library Problem

I felt really uncomfortable when I read the proposed budget cuts to the library acquisitions budget for the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences …

How to be DSU president without ever attending a class

By Jesse Ward • March 13, 2014

How to be DSU president without ever attending a class

To be eligible for a DSU executive position, you must be a member of the union. The DSU constitution says “Members of the Union” …

DSU’s non-student president letting council decide his fate

By Ian Froese • March 10, 2014

Sagar Jha DSU President

Sagar Jha is still the president of the Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) after last Thursday’s surprising revelation he violated the union’s constitution by withdrawing …

DSU’s decision to leave StudentsNS ill-informed

By Amy Donovan • March 7, 2014

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In my first year at Dalhousie, I was Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) secretary. I was impressed, then, to learn about the Alliance of Nova …

Grading this year’s DSU executive

By Kristie Smith • March 7, 2014

(Illustration by Amber Solberg)

As you read this, the halls are littered with posters of tomorrow’s student leaders and the hopefuls who are running against them.
But before anyone …

DSU presidential recall could mean catastrophe for union

By Kristie Smith • March 6, 2014

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The state was confusion on March 6 when an email was sent to the student body saying the Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) president was …