Fasting to make a difference

November 22, 2013

Dalhousie’s World Vision Society proved that 30 hours can make a difference on the Nov. 15 weekend. A small group of students, led by the society’s president Karley Hewitt, came together to stop eating and raise money— taking part in… Continue Reading

Readers, take note

November 20, 2013

Yes, it is only November 22. Admittedly, Christmas/the holiday season doesn’t technically start for at least a couple weeks. But we at the Gazette are holiday-positive! We celebrate the Christmas creep! We embrace it! Which is why you’re getting my… Continue Reading

Campus group fights for food charter

November 07, 2013

The Campus Food Strategy Group (CFSG) hosted its first meeting to begin its year-long goal to create a Dalhousie food charter. Fewer than 10 students attended the café-styled meeting held Oct. 30 at the Student Union Building. Included were snacks,… Continue Reading

Food service failing students

October 25, 2013

Dear Dr. Florizone, The food situation on campus is pitiful. Students are paying Dal for a service they are failing to provide. I confess the way to my heart is through my stomach, but the food at Dal makes me… Continue Reading

Fool’s cooking school: breakfast edition

September 27, 2013

With school back in session, it’s easy to fall into a grab-and-go breakfast routine when hitting snooze seems like a better idea than cooking. We’ve all fallen victim to the Tim Horton’s line on Monday morning. Unfortunately, what you gain… Continue Reading

Noshing frosh

September 13, 2013

The inevitable changes in first year are scary enough without the idea of a 15-pound weight gain.   Everyone will be quick to warn you about it. No one tells you how to avoid it. There are ways to prevent freshman… Continue Reading

When your parents check up on you

September 04, 2013

The only date more awkward than the first is the one with your parents. You’re new in town and they’ve come to visit to see how you’re doing and make sure you aren’t living in some morally-deprived hovel. So, how… Continue Reading

Best of the burgers

April 05, 2013

A week-long love affair… Continue Reading

How to pair food and wine

January 16, 2013

A few weeks back I met my boyfriend for a late meal at a lovely Italian restaurant on the Halifax waterfront. It was late in the evening, we were starved and we got the last table for two in the… Continue Reading

Winter retreat

November 23, 2012

You’re in Halifax when you wake up and see the extremes of weather outside your window. Do you stay inside buried under blankets watching TV and wishing you could find something to do? Or do you just stick to your… Continue Reading

Fixing the food system

November 16, 2012

Correction: As a result of a printing error in the Nov. 16 issue of the Gazette, this article contained text from the adjacent article, “Giving choice a voice.” The Gazette regrets this error. *** Looking for a bite to eat? There are lots… Continue Reading

Ben’s Ten

October 19, 2012

In the early years of spectator sports, fans attending the games needed something to augment their experience. Thus, the concession stand was born. Fans of any sport can always watch a game with everyone’s two best friends: beer and hot… Continue Reading

Humani-T café review

October 12, 2012

  When I walked into Humani-T Café, which is nestled in the very urban and domineering Trillium on South Park St., I expected a very cookie cutter café with a bland atmosphere. Instead, I was greeted with a spacious area… Continue Reading