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South House to collect levy for one year pending ratification

By Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus • April 1, 2014

South House to collect levy for one year pending ratification

South House is expected to receive the levy increase they campaigned for in the recent Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) election despite their factually incorrect …

Dal celebrates impactful students and societies

By Sabina Wex, Assistant News Editor • March 31, 2014

Many students and societies were recognized at the third annual Impact Awards. (Photo by Ali Seglins via Dal Student Life)

The third annual Impact Awards were presented by Dalhousie University and the Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) on Mar. 25. Students were admitted to the …

Top 10 Dalhousie stories of 2013-14

By Kristie Smith, News Editor • March 28, 2014

Top 10 Dalhousie stories of 2013-14

After a long and busy year, we took a few minutes to look back on the biggest stories on campus. Here’s our list of …

Presidential chitchat: Ramz Aziz

By Eleanor Davidson, News Editor • 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 …

Presidential chitchat: Sagar Jha

By Eleanor Davidson, News Editor • March 28, 2014

See ya, Sagar! (Photo by Ian Froese)

Dalhousie Gazette: What’s the biggest change you’ve made in your time as president?
Sagar Jha: It’s kind of selfish and clichéd to say this, but …

Students as first responders

By Eleanor Davidson, News Editor • March 28, 2014

Starting in September 2014, a new Dalhousie Campus Medical Response Team will be helping to make life at Dal safer. (Photo by Kit Moran)

After a 64.5 per cent win in the recent Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) referendum, the Medical Response Team will be receiving a levy of …

Facing cuts to FASS, prof proposes new model

By Jesse Ward, Editor-in-chief • March 27, 2014

Wayne Hankey wants faculty to have more say in library budgets. (Photo by Kristie Smith)

Under Dalhousie Libraries’ three proposed acquisitions budget models, major cuts to Dalhousie’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) were suggested prior to any …

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences to lose instructors, courses

By Sabina Wex, Assistant News Editor • March 27, 2014

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences to lose instructors, courses

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) announced during a meeting on Mar. 11 that the faculty’s 2014-15 budget will be approximately $18.1 …

DSU rejoins CASA and SNS

By Kristie Smith, News Editor • March 14, 2014

CASA

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 …

Former refugee and child soldier speaks at Dal

By Leah Shangrow, Arts Contributor • March 14, 2014

Michel Chikwanine says 250,000 child soldiers still exist today. (Photo by Alice Hebb)

In 1993, five-year-old Michel Chikwanine was playing soccer in the Congo when army trucks arrived at the field. Amidst gunshots and screaming, he and …