DSU ousts VPSL Mazen Brisha 

Mazen Brisha was removed from his position on DSU council Monday, March 14.    A motion proposed by the executive oversight committee passed with at least a two-thirds majority to remove Brisha from his role of vice-president (student life) for violating union by-laws.   Motion 11.1, which removed Brisha from office, stated he had failed to call…

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Dalhousie keeping restrictions as province drops them 

Nova Scotia is set to drop almost all COVID-19 restrictions and lift its state of emergency on March 21.   But Dalhousie University plans on following its current guidelines until at least late April.  Provincial restrictions lifting  On Feb. 23, Premier Tim Houston and chief medical officer of health Dr. Robert Strang announced Nova Scotia would…

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DSU VPSL Mazen Brisha removed from office 

Mazen Brisha was removed from his position on DSU council Monday, March 14.   A motion proposed by the executive oversight committee passed with at least a two-thirds majority to remove Brisha from his role of vice-president (student life) for violating union by-laws.  Motion 11.1, which removed Brisha from office, stated he had failed to call…

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DSU VPI Candidate Thomais “Tammy” Maniou

The Dalhousie Gazette: What makes you the right candidate for the role of VPI?  Thomais “Tammy” Maniou: I’ve been in student societies since my second year. This has been instrumental in my integration on campus, from making friends and connections to an overall sense of belonging. Having been through not only being a regular exec…

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DSU VPFO candidate Mohab Brisha 

The Dalhousie Gazette: Why are you the right candidate for this role?   I feel like I have used my time in office well, to identify a lot of shortcomings that face the DSU today and the student body today as well. So I feel like since I’ve already invested a lot of time into identifying…

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DSU VPFO candidate Henry Amin 

The Dalhousie Gazette: What makes you the right person for the role of VPFO? I’m a third-year economics student. And in economics, we learn about monetary policy, price controls, supply and demand, unemployment and inflation. We basically understand individual markets. We also understand the aggregate economy, we understand government policies. So, I take all these…

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DSU VPAE candidate Sydney Keyamo (uncontested)

The Dalhousie Gazette Why are you the right candidate for the role of VPAE?  I’m extensively involved in my community. My very first year, I took strides to get involved, and I took on a leadership position for Howe Hall Council. That allowed me to get familiar with the inner workings and society’s constitutions. I…

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DSU women’s student representative candidate Emelia Cordova

The Dalhousie Gazette: Why are you the right candidate for this role?   Emelia Cordova: I’ve seen no recognition for women’s work, in general. There are different awards for athletes and academics, but there’s nothing that highlights only women. I am currently the women’s rep, so I am working with the current DSU President on putting…

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