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March 13, 2013

An inside perspective on why the NSCAD gallery is essential to students… Continue Reading

Students dissatisfied with university leadership

March 23, 2012

On March 14 Dalhousie University held the first student consultation session on tuition fee increases. The administration says the session is meant to give students a way of communicating their thoughts with the university’s Board of Governors. The administration will… Continue Reading

Updated: Dal votes for strike

February 17, 2012

Dalhousie faculty members voted 83 per cent in favour of giving the Dalhousie Faculty Association (DFA) the mandate to strike, announced DFA president Anthony Stewart today. The majority vote means that the executive now has an ability to call a… Continue Reading

Supporting students without spending money

February 17, 2012

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 talk to the government about supporting students—without spending money. Mark Coffin, executive director of the Alliance… Continue Reading

Dexter at Student Day of Action

February 10, 2012

The second annual Student Day of Action on Feb. 1 brought together more than a thousand students to march under one common goal. But according to Gabe Hoogers, national executive representative of the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) Nova Scotia,… Continue Reading

Faculty and administration call for help in negotiations

January 13, 2012

The Dalhousie Faculty Association (DFA) has called for conciliation in their ongoing contract negotiations with the university’s Board of Governors. The provincial government has appointed  John A. Greer from the Department of Labour and Advanced Education to mediate between the… Continue Reading

(Updated) Tuition caps up three per cent

January 05, 2012

New MOU signed spells out tuition hikes The province of Nova Scotia and Nova Scotia universities signed a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) today that is leaving much to be desired for students. The government of Nova Scotia announced it… Continue Reading

Tuition caps up three per cent

January 05, 2012

New MOU spells out tuition hikes The province of Nova Scotia and Nova Scotia universities signed a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) today that is leaving much to be desired for students. The government of Nova Scotia announced it will… Continue Reading

Preventing, not policing plagiarism

September 23, 2011

Why students and faculty should support the end of turnitin.com at Dal Dalhousie’s long overdue decision to discontinue its relationship with Turnitin should move the university to consider the structural problems that contribute to plagiarism on our campuses. The university… Continue Reading

In defence of offense

February 10, 2011

Is this offensive? Sometimes, we grate each other’s sensibilities for a reason Katie Toth, Opinions Editor   Many of us are told, day in and day out, that offending people is bad. At the same time, many people who describe themselves… Continue Reading

DSU President unsure Day of Action will bring big change

January 30, 2011

Chris Saulnier hopes the protest will at least open communication between government and students Nicole Feriancek, News Contributor   With the Student Day of Action approaching, Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) President Chris Saulnier is unsure the march will make the… Continue Reading

Student Day of Action will demand government response

January 30, 2011

In a response to the O’Neill report, students march Feb. 2 Leilani Graham-Laidlaw and Olivia Schneider, Staff Contributors   On Feb. 2 students are taking to the streets for a day of action to advocate for a freeze or reduction… Continue Reading

MP Megan Leslie says student movements work

January 30, 2011

Leslie says she wishes she could be here Feb. 2 Samantha Durnford, News Editor   Dalhousie Gazette: How do you feel about the Student Day of Action? Megan Leslie: Oh, I think it’s great! Im very sad I won’t be… Continue Reading