Posts by Halifax

Summer arts!

By Rosalie Fralick, Opinions Contributor • March 28, 2014

Summer days, summer nights (Illustration by Amber Solberg)

Stuck in Halifax for the season? Don’t fear. There’s no better time to take in a show or outdoor movie
Haligonian summers are filled with …

St. Paddy’s Day is coming

By Jackson Haime, Opinions Contributor • March 14, 2014

St. Paddy's Day: When all songs Irish-sounding are unleashed. (Photo by Chris Parent)

And I can’t listen to Great Big Sea anymore
St. Paddy’s Day is somewhat of a conundrum to me. I feel like I’m supposed …

Riding out the abortion debate

By Josh Fraser, Opinions Contributor • January 31, 2014

Metro Transit will profit from South House's response to an offensive ad that shouldn't have been published in the first place. (Photo by Josh Fraser)

Pro- life ads misleading Metro users
Maybe it’s my cynical internet self who was not surprised to see pro-lifers advertising on Metro Transit, and I …

Which Halifax neighbourhood is for you?

By Zoe Doucette, Assistant Arts Editor • January 24, 2014


Try on our sorting hat and figure out where to make your home for the next year.

1. What’s your biggest concern?
a)      Being near your …

It’s freezing!

By Jessica Melanson, Opinions contributor • January 24, 2014

Fashion should serve us bulky sweaters and insulated pants for cold Canadian winters. (Photo by Deborah Oomen)

Fashion should adjust accordingly
I feel at my best when I spend a little more time than usual getting dolled-up. I’m sure some of you …

Housing matters

By Samantha Elmsley, Opinions Editor • January 24, 2014

This is the kind of housing I can get behind. (Photo by Amin Helal)

Everyone deserves a place they can live with
When my dad was in college, he lived with a guy he called “Zeke baby” (what? I …

Let’s stART at the very beginning

By Meagan Wiederman, Arts Contributor • January 17, 2014

Karen Gross, left, and Alanna Griffin are giving student artists a head start. (Photo by Claire Waque)

Student-organized festival gives a taste of art by post-secondary artists
Alanna Griffin and Karen Gross know that a career in the arts requires …

Painter’s Valhalla

By Mat Wilush, Arts Editor • January 17, 2014

Another 20-minute masterpiece. (Photo by Erin Olejnik)

Art Battle’s first year in Halifax
The fresh paint is slathered on in sweeping strokes, bright and livid in the dark room. The painter takes …

Walking in a winter wonderland

By Samantha Elmsley, Opinions Editor • January 10, 2014


Another winter, another Canada-wide attempt to keep the snow at bay. In previous years, standard seasonal dumpings have reduced Halifax to a city-wide slip …

Suzuki speaks in Halifax during Atlantic tour

By Shane Belbin, News Contributor • November 29, 2013


Documentary aims to raise awareness of climate change on a local scale
A standing ovation typically indicates an exceptional performance; in Halifax, renowned environmentalist David …