Posts by Kaila Jefferd-Moore

CROSSWORD: Dalhousie University

This puzzle appeared in Issue 151-3 of The Dalhousie Gazette on Oct. 5 2018.  Answers Across 1. Dalplex, 4. wickwire, 6. LMP, 9. yet, 12. Lee, 15. transit, 17. HOCO, 18. ear, 19. typewritten, 20. see, 22. Killam, 24. profs, 16. on, 27. five, 28. dalmemes, 29. Petes, 30. GenZ Down 1. Dome, 2. boom, 3.TimHortons, 5. Waye Mason, 7. pizzacorner, 8. DALvSMU, 10. textbooks,…

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Letter from the editor

Originally published in Volume 150 Issue 7 of the Dalhousie Gazette on January 12th, 2018  I am somewhere around the 100th editor-in-chief of the Dalhousie Gazette. I’m the growing loose end of a long thread of excellent writers, editors and creators who’ve taken the helm of this publication and steered it in the direction they felt…

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Letter from the editor

Originally published in Volume 150 Issue 3 of the Dalhousie Gazette on October 6th, 2017. The Gazette office is cozy with six people sitting in it staring at the chalkboard wall. Staff meetings often start this way: we spend a lot of time staring at our chalkboard— it’s the blueprint of The Dalhousie Gazette sketched across…

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Letter from the editor

Originally published in Volume 150 Issue 1 of the Dalhousie Gazette on September 1st, 2017 . Whether you’re a first-year student stepping onto campus for your first day of O-week or you’re a 5th-year entering your second-last semester before graduating with an undergrad—the start of the new, fall semester at Dalhousie University is busy. Halifax traffic…

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People and places in Dal history

Dalhousie University has grown to encompass 230 acres of land, comprised of three campuses in the South End of Halifax, and the Agriculture Campus in Truro in its 200 years.   The university started as the brain child of Lord Dalhousie: George Ramsay, the ninth Earl of Dalhousie. He wanted to “establish a Halifax college open…

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Editors of Gazette past

The Dalhousie Gazette is the oldest, longest-running university publication in North America. It’s seen 150 years of news at Dalhousie University. The watchdog of the Dalhousie Student Union and school administration. A voice for the students.   150 years of coverage means there are two histories: the history that the Gazette chronicled and the history of…

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Letter from the editor

Originally published in Volume 150 Issue 6 of the Dalhousie Gazette on Nov. 24, 2017. Welcome to the End of the Semester. You made it. You did it. You’ve perservered the chaos. Whether you’re a first-year student stepping into the Dalplex gym to write an exam for the first time or a 5th-year who’s just applied…

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Letter from the editor

Originally published in Volume 150 Issue 5 of the Dalhousie Gazette on Nov. 3, 2017. The Dalhousie Gazette team works hard. As the Editor-in-chief this year, I couldn’t be more proud of my Editor’s and their dedication to this paper. It’s a “campus paper.” It’s “student news.” But they show up each week—with fresh ideas. Passionate.…

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Dalhousie withdraws formal complaint against DSU Vice-President

On behalf of Dalhousie University, Vice-Provost Student Affairs Arig al-Shaibah released a statement this afternoon announcing their decision to withdraw the formal complaint against one of the Dalhousie University Student Union Vice-President’s, Masuma Khan. For “three critical reasons,” al-Shaibah says the Dal Senate supports the decision after “having considered and weighed all of the events…

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