Posts by opinions

A letter to my first-year self

By Chris Parent, Photo Editor • March 28, 2014

A man and his dog. (Photo by Natalia Silchenko)

Dear Chris,
It’s a couple weeks until I graduate from university, and so I thought I would write a letter to you, my first-year self. …

My four years are up

By Jacob Sandler, Opinions Contributor • March 28, 2014

All the cliched life lessons that turned out to be true. (Photo by Amin Helal)

Four years at university. In one way it’s another level in the perpetual cycle of education. Like grade school, like high school, a beginning, …

My degree may be useless

By Shelby Rutledge, Opinions Contributor • March 28, 2014

It may be exam season, but I'm already looking forward to September. (Photo by Deborah Oomen)

As we’re closing in on this academic year, you’ve probably started to think about next year, and whether you’re returning or not.  As a …

The Library Problem

By Samantha Elmsley, Opinions Editor • 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 …

The future is now

By Josh Fraser, Opinions Contributor • March 14, 2014

Should we disappear under the deluge of information, or risk the implications of personalized results on the internet? (Photo by Josh Fraser)

Should we disappear under the deluge of information, or risk the implications of personalized results on the internet? (Photo by Josh Fraser)

Have you tried …

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)

St. Paddy’s Day is somewhat of a conundrum to me. I feel like I’m supposed to be into it because I’m one eighth Irish, …

Should u worry about ur personal brand?

By Jesse Ward, Editor-in-chief • March 13, 2014

Behold, ur personal office. (Press image)

For students wondering how to make themselves seem like decent people worthy of employment, Dalhousie recommends you visit Jobs4GradsNow.com, a website featuring a Flash …

8 simple rules for winning the DSU election

By Sagar Jha, DSU president • March 8, 2014

DSU president Sagar Jha. (Photo by Ian Froese)

1. Eight glasses of water a day, along with 8 class talks – Obviously don’t do them simultaneously unless you are a skilled ventriloquist. …

OPINION: DSU execs dropped the ball

By Rebecca Haworth, Sports Contributor • March 7, 2014

OPINION: DSU execs dropped the ball

It’s that time of year again: candidates running in this year’s Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) elections will flock to classrooms and social media in …

Should students work unpaid internships?

By Josh Fraser, Opinions Contributor • March 7, 2014

Should students work unpaid internships?

I’m a journalist, by some small definition. To broaden this definition, I’m taking classes at King’s, with the goal of obtaining an honours degree …