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DSU Black students rep candidate: Claudia Castillo-Prentt

“Much of the work that is done by the DSU is unknown to many students,” says candidate Claudia Castillo-Prentt, “but there is a lot that goes into keeping the Union and all of its services running.”

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DSU Residence students rep candidate: Sandra Sunil

During her time as DSU Science rep, Sandra Sunil “came to realize how much of a gap there really is between the DSU and the residences.

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THE LATEST 'OPINIONS'

In this image: a person about to spray perfume on their neck.

What’s the sense in no scents?

Look under Dalhousie University’s safety policy, and you’ll find all you need to know about biohazards, chemicals, radiation and lasers. Where are you hiding the lasers from us, Dalhousie?   Scents may not be as lethal as lasers, but they too are an occupational hazard.   The scent page  has information on tobacco smoke and Dal’s use of scent-free cleaning… Read more »

In this image: The homepage of ThredUP.

ThredUP misses the point of thrifting

ThredUP is an online shop selling secondhand clothing. Veiled in the rosy rhetoric of sustainability, savings and style, their Facebook page preaches, “get thrifty with it!”   Online thrifting seems like a godsend, and maybe it could be, but thredUP is not it.   No one will deny that reusing clothes is better than tossing them. The concept seems sound. Send in your old… Read more »

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Are you being gaslit?

Gaslighting is when someone makes you question your thoughts, feelings and reality, using your self-doubt as a weapon of manipulation. Gaslighting is emotional abuse. It’s when someone hurts you – and instead of acknowledging your feelings, they turn it against you.   Your emotions are made out to be trivial, invalid and are effectively silenced.   Someone… Read more »

THE LATEST 'SPORTS'

In this image: Carleton Ravens pose for a championship photo at the Scotiabank Centre.

One team, three winning games and 14 championships

The Carleton Ravens claim the U Sports 2019 men’s basketball national championship after defeating the defending champion Calgary Dinos 83-49 at the Scotiabank Centre on March 10. Ravens’ player Munis Tutu who had 18 points, six rebounds, and three assists said that his team was prepared for this moment after being eliminated in the national… Read more »

Jordan Brathwaite goes for a layup while Nikola Urosevic guards him at the bronze medal game of the 2019 men's Final 8 at the Scotiabank centre.

Dal loses bronze medal game to Ryerson

The Dalhousie Tigers men’s basketball team finished their run at the U Sports Final 8 championships with a 84-66 loss in the bronze medal game against the Ryerson Rams. After playing a tough semifinal game against the Carleton Ravens the day before, the Tigers had to quickly regroup, but they didn’t have enough energy to… Read more »

In this image: Keevan Veinot's shot is blocked by Eddie Ekiyor.

Tigers come up short in semifinals

The Dalhousie Tigers men’s basketball team lost a hard fought game against the Carleton Ravens in the U Sports semifinals by a score of 76-65 on March 10. Going in as the underdogs, the Tigers stayed competitive all game against the top-ranked team in the nation, and a program that’s won 13 out of the… Read more »

THE LATEST 'ARTS & CULTURE'

In this image: The homepage of ThredUP.

ThredUP misses the point of thrifting

ThredUP is an online shop selling secondhand clothing. Veiled in the rosy rhetoric of sustainability, savings and style, their Facebook page preaches, “get thrifty with it!”   Online thrifting seems like a godsend, and maybe it could be, but thredUP is not it.   No one will deny that reusing clothes is better than tossing them. The concept seems sound. Send in your old… Read more »

In this image: midshot of Orhan Pamuk.

Read This: Orhan Pamuk

The Gazette’s bi-weekly book review column tackles two books by author Orphan Pamuk. Figure out what had them loving or hating these books.

In this image: Dorothea McCorriston in front of her paint supplies.

Painted flowers of hope for the IWK

A local woman has started dedicating some of her time to painting and selling art to raise funds for the IWK at the age of 83.

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