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School on full speed: A product of pressure

By Rosalie Fralick, Opinions Contributor • January 31, 2014

School on full speed: A product of pressure

Students nationwide are feeling the pressures of getting the best grades, applying for the biggest scholarships and getting the top jobs in their fields. …

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 …

Stop asking me for money, I’m broke

By Ethan Calof, Online Editor • October 25, 2013


Dear Dr. Florizone,
I have no reason to dislike you. I’ve never met you, nor even attended Dal while you were in charge. From what …

Vital curriculum

By Lauren Salim, Opinions Contributor • October 18, 2013


Proposed minor in Aboriginal Studies a positive for Dal
In a time where some seem to picture native peoples and their cultures as a thing …

Christian residence only option for some U of T women

By Sarah Niedoba & Jerico Espinas, The Varsity Contributors • October 18, 2013


Students oppose restricted male visiting hours
TORONTO (NUW) – The year she graduated from high school, Emma Sexton was accepted into the engineering program at …

DSU rolls out new bike repair stands

By Nikki Jamieson, News Contributor • October 11, 2013


City councillor approves funding for six additional stands
Dalhousie bicyclists will no longer have to fear loose handlebars or flat tires.
On Sept. 26, a permanent …

Grad school

By Shelby Rutledge, Opinions Contributor • September 27, 2013

Is grad school the right choice for you? (photo by Bryn Karcha)

Pros and cons
As many students know, there’s been a lot of media coverage talking about the uselessness of the arts: an undergrad in English …

President invites students to 100 Days of Listening

By Kristie Smith, News Editor • September 20, 2013

Dr. Richard Florizone speaks to those few in attendance (photo by Bryn Karcha)

Low attendance at public consultation
Fifteen or so students and some administrators sat awkwardly in half of the McInnes Room in the Student Union Building …

Political promises to students

By Kristie Smith, News Editor • September 20, 2013

The key political leaders in Nova Scotia (photo by

Campaign notes worth reading
Nova Scotia Liberals
Nova Scotia Liberal leader Stephen McNeil announced on September 10 that students receiving student loans in Nova Scotia to …

Damage deposits: Know your rights

By Rachel Bloom, Staff Contributor • September 13, 2013

Check out the Access Nova Scotia website for info on tenant rights and responsibilities (Photo by Amanda Rolfe)

As we all know, a large percentage of Dal students are from outside the province. This means the majority of students here are renting …