Black Student Orientation program launches at Dal

In this image: The outside of Dal's Black Student Access Centre.

Dalhousie University’s Black Student Advising Centre (BSAC) is launching an orientation program this year to help first-year students transition into university.  The Black Student Orientation program is ongoing, so students will attend three different sessions throughout the academic year. The first one took place on Aug. 29.  Monique Thomas is BSAC’s Community Outreach and Transition to University…

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Oxfam brings food insecurity awareness to Dal

The Dalhousie and King’s Oxfam Society held a hunger banquet on Nov. 22 in the Student Union Building. The society represented issues of global disparity of wealth and food inequality. “We really had no idea what to expect,” says Katie Clarke, the co-president of the society. “I think we really just wanted to get through…

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Local Drag Queens support Children’s Wish Foundation

More than 20 Drag Queens and kings showed up to the Emera Oval for the “Babes on Blades” event on Feb. 9. The Queens individually raised money for the Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada. The $10,000 goal was surpassed with a total of over $13,000 in donations. The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada expects to grant…

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