Sex education IRL

In this image: a portrait of Dr. Kate Rancourt.

Dr. Miranda Fudge and Dr. Kate Rancourt aim to alleviate stigma, along with educating the public about sex and busting some of the myths associated with it. 

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Farewell to Florizone

In this image: a portrait of Richard Florizone.

Editor’s note: This interview has been edited for length, clarity and style.   Richard Florizone is on to new things for the new year.   The 11th president of Dalhousie University is taking his…

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A new way to get help?

In this image: a phone on the eMentalHealth page.

 A variety of e-mental health tools are currently being piloted across Nova Scotia’s post-secondary campuses. The hope is that these tools will help alleviate appointment wait-times and provide counselling alternatives to students in need.   “As someone…

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Getting to the route of the problem

In this image: an out of service Halifax Transit bus.

Mount Saint Vincent University students are calling for the return of Halifax Transit’s Route 18.  Students such as Kenya Thompson are complaining that the loss of the university-bound route has affected them “in a huge…

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Halifax haunts

The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.

Like most old towns, Halifax has accumulated its share of ghost stories over the years.  Just ask Andrew Aulenback – local librarian and ghost enthusiast – who’s running two ghost tours…

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No place to call home

The students of Halifax universities are struggling to find affordable apartments.  “My original intention was to get an apartment for myself. After a little searching, I realized that was a bit of…

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