Name: Amina Abawajy Age: 21 Hometown: Halifax Program: Informatics and International Development Studies Relevant experience: Over the years, I’ve been involved with the Dalhousie community in various capacities. I’ve been involved with a number of different societies such as the Women in Technology Society and the Dalhousie African Students Association to name a few. I’ve volunteered for the Sexual Assault…

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Name: Jad Sinno Age: 21 Hometown: Halifax, immigrated with family in 2004. Before that grew up in Kuwait City, but is of Lebanese origin Program: Combined honours in neuroscience and statistics with a minor in philosophy Relevant experience: First and foremost, I’ve served on student societies for three years of my undergraduate degree. I currently…

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Name: Dhruv Bhatia Age: 24 Hometown: New Delhi, India Program: Masters of Engineering, final year Relevant experience: I started my student political career at Dal. I was the Academic and External commissioner for Jacqueline who was the then VPAE for the DSU, so I worked along with her on so many issues, like the Bill…

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HFX Tutoring, a tutoring club started by second-year neuroscience student Lia Reed, is a company focused on students helping students to succeed. Reed started the company about one year ago, after noticing that a Facebook group existed for chemistry students to help each other in their first semester, but not in their second. Quickly, Reed…

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With spring (hopefully) on its way, why not support a few charities while shopping for your new wardrobe? The Crooked Closet, an online boutique started by third-year Dalhousie commerce student Kate Robertson, gives one dollar from each item purchased to charities. The online store sells dresses, tops, skirts, and more. Robertson started and launched the…

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If you’re like many of us working toward a degree right now, you know that money can be tight, which means it can be hard to treat yo’self. One of the best parts of living in Halifax is that there are all kinds of free or inexpensive things to do! For example, did you know…

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  In a great step forward for transgender individuals within the Dal/King’s community, Dalhousie University’s Student Health Services will soon have CPATH-trained staff. The Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health (CPATH) is an organization stating its aim as supporting the health, wellbeing, and dignity of trans and gender-diverse people. CPATH is holding a conference in…

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Turning the tables on the Gazette’s arts editor   This week, contributor Hannah Daley sat down with the Dalhousie Gazette’s arts editor, Mat Wilush, to talk about his creative process and involvement with the paper.   Hannah: How did you come to be the arts editor of the Dalhousie Gazette? Mat: In my first semester…

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