DSU President: Kaitlynne Lowe

Name: Kaitlynne Lowe Age: 22 Hometown: Bowmanville, Ontario Program: combined Honours English and History, minor in Theatre Relevant Experience: I’ve been a DSU councilor for the past three years, I was chair of the executive review committee, I’ve been Vice President Internal and President of a faculty society, an executive on multiple other societies, and…

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Anti-war protesters gather at security forum

About 30 people gathered at Cornwallis Park on Saturday to protest the Halifax Security Forum. The annual anti-war rally heard speeches from former Halifax poet laureate El Jones and Marxist-Leninist Party member Allan Bezanson. Protesters carrying drums and signs braved the rain to stand outside the Westin Hotel. Signs read: “Resistance is a Right” and…

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Bringing veggies to Halifax

David and Jen Greenberg want their customers to get their hands dirty. On paper, the Greenbergs sell organic fruits and veggies from their farm, Abundant Acres. In reality, they do so much more: the Greenbergs are reconnecting Nova Scotians to farming. It all starts with the produce pack: a weekly delivery of organic fruits and…

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FILM: The Prestige (2006)

Watching The Prestige is like watching a magic show. Spectators sit on the edge of their seats, watching performers with narrowed eyes. They seek to catch every movement the magician makes in the hopes of uncovering his secrets. The movie follows two magicians in a deadly rivalry. Christian Bale plays Alfred Borden, who always seems…

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FILM: The Martian (2015)

The Martian is not just another space movie. It poses an important question: do we love Matt Damon enough to watch him monologue for two and a half hours? The answer: yes. Yes, we do. Damon plays Mark Watney, an astronaut stranded on Mars after his crewmates made an emergency departure from the planet. Watney…

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Some Killam computers keeping data after use

  Some computers in the Killam Library are showing the limits to security on university electronics. The Gazette has found multiple instances of previous users’ data being stored after logging into computers on the first floor’s South Learning Commons. On some computers, downloads and browser history dating back to at least Nov. 5 have not been automatically…

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Vandalism costs King’s $40,000

  A vandal has made quite the mess of the King’s College library basement. On October 20th, facilities employees were confronted with blocked toilets in the basement. What could be worse? A blockage in the sewage lines outside meant that the library’s pipes couldn’t be cleared. Oh, and the New Academic Building was flooded too.…

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Saying goodbye to ramen and KD

                      A few dozen Dalhousie students know where the best deals are on campus. These savvy shoppers make their way to the SUB every Wednesday for the DSU Farmers Market. Market directors believe convenience and cost motivate most students to buy at the student-run market.…

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Will the new government bring more research funding to Dal?

Justin Trudeau was elected on the promise of change. Universities across the country are now waiting to hear which of these changes will affect them. The Liberal leader pledged to commit hundreds of million dollars to fund research all over the country. What are the chances that Dalhousie will benefit? It’s hard to say at…

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Dancing to a different jig

“One more, one more!” Kids seemed to love Re-Jigged as much as their parents. They learned Gaelic by playing games in a circle, and from the sounds of it, they had a great time. The Celtic music and dance festival was a loud one. At Dartmouth’s First Baptist Church and Christ Church Hall on Saturday,…

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