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Posts by Jesse Ward

ALBUM: Grimes – Art Angels

Last week, Grimes (AKA Claire Boucher) released her 5th album, Art Angels, and from what I have seen in terms of fan reaction, the consensus is generally mixed. A lot of her original fans are big fans of songs like Scream and Kill V. Maim because it’s the Grimes that her original fans have appreciated…

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Ace Burger Company: the Jughead Poutine

Ace Burger Company’s poutine is called the Jughead Poutine. It contains fries with burger meat, cheddar cheese, gravy, caramelized onions, bacon strips, and cheese curds. Named after the hamburger-loving character from the Archie Comics, this poutine tastes like a hamburger. The poutine’s taste and texture reminded me of meat loaf. The ground beef felt weird.…

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Women’s Hockey Tigers beat Panthers, 4-1

The Dalhousie Tigers women’s hockey team beat the UPEI Panthers 4-1 on Saturday, Oct. 31, at the Halifax Civic Centre. “I thought we played really well, we had a solid three twenty minute periods, and when we put in the work we definitely get the results we want,” said fourth-year defenseman Laura Brooks. Five and…

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Halloween Hoaxes Cut Short

During research for our annual Halloween issue, our editors have uncovered pertinent information on two myths behind this holiday. If you dare, enjoy the tale of how our Opinions Editor solved a Dalhousie ghost mystery from 66 years ago — and learn why you may wish to drop the word “Ouija” from your vocabulary.  …

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King’s library closure due to Dalhousie sewage problems

A problem on Dalhousie property led to a sewage backup in the basement of the University of King’s College library yesterday evening, according to an email sent today to members of the King’s community. Signs on the King’s library today say the building is closed for an emergency cleaning. An email sent by Alexander Doyle,…

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“F*** ‘em,” read button on Conservative website

  Until Tuesday afternoon a page titled “The NDP doesn’t respect your faith” existed on the official website of the Conservative Party of Canada, including a button reading, “Fuck ’em”. Conservative spokeswoman Megan Murdoch, after visiting the page Tuesday, said she would confirm whether the page was actually the party’s or not, adding that fake…

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Dal Senate seeks input on fossil fuel divestment

An ad hoc committee of Dalhousie Senate dedicated to examining fossil fuel divestment held its first meeting in July and is seeking input from “all academic units who self-identify as potentially affected by fossil fuel divestment.” Since September 2013, campus activist group Divest Dal has advocated for Dalhousie administration to divest the university’s endowment funds…

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Cat food puts some in bad mood

On the evening of Aug. 16, Halifax local Allison Sparling tweeted a picture of a pallet in an Atlantic Superstore location carrying 372 cans of No Name Brand cat food labeled with a crude sign reading “Dalhousie.” lol this large cart of no name brand beef cat food is marked “Dalhousie” enjoy your meal plan…

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Keep the discussion going

If you are a Dalhousie student, you have a share in your student newspaper, and there is no better time than now to help build the Dalhousie student voice. Let me explain. If you are a new Dal student, you may have already come across Dal Student Life’s blog for incoming students and its June…

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