Dal deficit to hit students next year

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, or $4.9 million, cut to its government operating grant. The university will also spend $13.7 million dollars more than last year on staffing costs and pension contributions. Most students will…

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Dalhousie signs exchange deal with China’s Northeastern University Dal has signed an agreement with Northeastern University of China (NEU) to offer a joint international degree. Students from Shenyang in Liaoning Province will spend three years at NEU before heading to Dal for their final two years. The program will focus on computer science and engineering.…

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Swastikas shown at NSPIRG endorsed protest

Dozens of people descended on Cornwallis Park in support of Gaza. (Bryn Karcha photo)

Protesters brandished swastikas at a rally endorsed by the Nova Scotia Public Interest Group on Nov. 17. Originally slated as an anti-war rally in front of the hotel hosting the Halifax International Security Forum, the event became an ‘emergency demonstration’ against Israel’s attack on Gaza. Some of demonstrators at the rally held signs depicting swastikas,…

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Dal senate approves 50 new minors

The Dalhousie Senate has approved a host of new minor degrees. The programs will be made available to students starting July 2013. The senate has approved 50 new minors, some of which include degrees not previously offered at Dal. In 2014, students may be able to graduate with minors in statistics, German philosophy, popular culture…

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VIDEO: Vigil for Gazans

On Nov. 24, a vigil was held to commemorate the civilian casualties in the conflict between Israel and Hamas. The event was sponsored by a number of organizations, including Canadian Arabs and Jews for a Just Peace and Independent Jewish Voices.

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