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In this image: Protestors during the climate strike fill up Grand Parade in Halifax.

Students are the environmental voting bloc

Climate action is a top priority for student voters, as they head to the polls this month.

In this image: A Elections Canada polling station.

Students head to polls

For the first time in over 50 years, students and youth make up the largest voting bloc in the upcoming federal election.


In this image: A pile of Canadian coins.

Why debt matters

One of the most important topics up for debate in the upcoming Federal elections will be whether Canada needs to run deficits or move towards minimizing spending and balancing the Federal Budget.   Deficits occur when the government spends more money than it generates in revenue. A balanced budget, which usually leaves a surplus, occurs when…

In this image: Voting information.

Strategic voting is cyclical system

Democracy is about having your individual voice represented by the government. So why are people so wrapped up in strategic voting?

In this image: A carved pumpkin.

Halloween is the best holiday

As the end of October approaches, it’s time for the spooky season: Spooktober, as  Instagram has dubbed it this year, is in full swing. Pumpkin sales are booming, skull masks and copious amounts of candy line the shelves of every store, and you’re four times less likely to have as much fun any other time of the year. Halloween…


In this image: Sascha Kappos goes to dunk the basketball in a game.

Scary sports stories

From talented players to aggressive teams, there many things that can strike fear into even the strongest of high-level athletes.

In this image: James Wise climbs a bouldering wall at the Dalplex.

Hitting rock bottom

Tucked away deep in the Dalplex, the Dalhousie Rock Court is one of the facility’s better kept secrets, and until recently, one of its hidden gems.

In this image: A women's soccer game at Dalhousie University.

Four’s a crowd

In soccer, only one keeper can play the position at a time. The four keepers on the Dalhousie University Tigers women’s soccer team roster know this well.


In this image: Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe.

The Lighthouse is a maelstrom of terror

The Lighthouse is director Robert Eggers’ latest mind-bending horror film. Filmed in Yarmouth, N.S., it stars Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe.

In this image: Margaret Atwood.

Margaret Atwood speaks at the Halifax Central Library

On Oct. 3, author Margaret Atwood spoke at the Halifax Central Library about activism, U.S. politics and her new novel:The Testaments.

In this image: The cast of Villain's Theatre's Zomblet.

Local theatre companies present horror-comedy Hamlet spin-off

Local theatre companies The Villain’s Theatre and Terra Novella Theatre are putting on a Halloween show called Zomblet: a Hamlet spin-off with zombies!