Posts by Tuition

Lottery tickets

By Jessica Melanson • January 17, 2014

Winter tuition may be due, but gambling is not the answer. (Photo by Amin Helal)

Where did the winter break go? Here we are, recuperating our coffee-addict habits (unless you’re like me and it never left), blowing the dust …

100 Days in 200 pages

By Kristie Smith • January 11, 2014

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Richard Florizone held 48 group consultations, 554 smaller meetings and received 766 online submissions during his first 100 days at work. His report, 197 …

President invites students to 100 Days of Listening

By Kristie Smith • September 20, 2013

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

Fifteen or so students and some administrators sat awkwardly in half of the McInnes Room in the Student Union Building for one of the …

Canines protest against student debt

By Mackenzie Scrimshaw • February 15, 2013

Canines protest against student debt

25 dogs for $25 million

Dal deficit to hit students next year

By Calum Agnew, News Editor • February 1, 2013

Tuition will go up for all students next year. (Calum Agnew photo)

With an anticipated $17.5 million dollar gap in its 2013-2014 budget, Dalhousie is looking for ways to cut spending.
Dal faces a three per cent, …

Q&A: Waye Mason

By Kristie Smith • September 28, 2012

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Two weeks ago, we brought you the Dawgfather. This week we’re interviewing another candidate for city council running in district seven: Dalhousie alumnus Waye …

Students dissatisfied with university leadership

By Calum Agnew, News Editor • March 23, 2012

Dal Senate – flickr

On March 14 Dalhousie University held the first student consultation session on tuition fee increases. The administration says the session is meant to give …

Canadian employment moving in the wrong direction

By Alesia Hebb • February 17, 2012

Canadian employment moving in the wrong direction

According to a recent article from, a report from the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) indicates that job quality in Canada has …

Supporting students without spending money

By Katrina Pyne • February 17, 2012

ANSSA, Adele Van Wyk

In the wake of the provincial government’s announcement to allow tuition to increase by three per cent, student groups are developing new ways to …

DSU president will have it tough

By Dylan Matthias • February 10, 2012

DSU president will have it tough

It feels like we should endorse a candidate here. Instead, let’s just ask a question: does who wins the Dalhousie Student Union presidency this …