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Posts by Kendra Hoskin

Dal student pepper-sprayed during NYC Occupy arrests

Student stayed in New York Aaron Beale thought the Occupy Wall Street movement was a phenomenon worth seeing. So when he heard about a bus of Dalhousie students heading to New York City, he hopped on board. A few days later, when the others were preparing to go home, Beale decided he wasn’t ready. “The…

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The cost of connectivity

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Chebucto Community Net provides free Internet In Finland, Australia and parts of the United Kingdom, Internet access has been declared a basic human right. But in Canada, the country that was ranked sixth in the 2011 Human Development Index, Internet is still a privilege. According to Statistics Canada, one fifth of the country’s population did…

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Fashion Without Borders goes global

Bringing cultures together. Photo by Kelsey Merritt

Dal brings six continents together through fashion The International Development Education and Awareness Society (IDEAS) at Dalhousie is putting culture behind fashion. From Indian saris to Afro-peruvian dance outfits to Japanese Kimonos, the IDEAS fashion show will bring an entirely new dimension to the catwalk. The society is organizing a fashion show that uses clothes…

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