Posts by Ethan Calof

Stop asking me for money, I’m broke

Dear Dr. Florizone, I have no reason to dislike you. I’ve never met you, nor even attended Dal while you were in charge. From what I’ve heard about you, you seem like a pretty chill guy. Your Tumblr has a cool mission, even if its name sounds like a Gabriel Garcia Marquez fanfic. You gutted…

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Election Bio: Andrew Sykes

Running for: VP (student life) Name: Andrew Sykes Age: 21 Program: Third-year computer science Hometown: Dartmouth, NS Interesting fact: Had his picture taken with the Backstreet Boys   Andrew Sykes has spent the past three years working in the Dalhousie Student Union’s technical services department, where he has worked on every event to pass through…

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Election Bio: Jon Magill

Running for: Senate Name: Jon Magill Age: 20 Program: Third-year political science and environmental studies Hometown: Aurora, ON Interesting fact: Likes long walks on the harbour   Jon Magill is the only person re-running for the same position in the Dalhosuie Student Union elections. He says that this makes him the ideal candidate to be…

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Election Bio: Gavin Jardine

Running for: VP (student life) Name: Gavin Jardine Age: 21 Program: Third-year international development and sustainability Hometown: Toronto, ON Interesting fact: Plays bass and acoustic guitar, drums, banjo and didgeridoo   Gavin Jardine only became involved in student government in August, signing up to be an Orientation Week leader after the deadline had already passed.…

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Election Bio: Alex Hallink

Running for: VP (student life) Name: Alex Hallink Age: 20 Program: Third-year kinesiology Hometown: Collingwood, ON Interesting fact: Went in boarding school, so is currently in her sixth year in residence   Alex Hallink wants the entire student body to see her passion for Dalhousie. She believes that will make her a successful VP (student…

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Jack Layton: A true Canadian

Sunset in Kamloops, BC, Stock photo from by emmysdaddy

Remembering the leader’s life     It has been nearly two weeks since Jack Layton passed away from cancer at the young age of 61, robbing Canada of arguably its most dynamic politician. The shock of his sudden passing is beginning to wear off but his memory still burns strong, allowing one to look back…

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