Dal students get tattoos for climate change awareness

Student activists at Dalhousie University made a permanent statement about climate change on Monday. Fifteen students had three-digit numbers tattooed on their bodies — ink they are referring to as “birthmarks.” The numbers represent the amount of carbon in the atmosphere in the year they were born. Carbon concentration is measured in parts per million…

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El Jones advocates system change for universities

El Jones is advocating for non-oppressive learning environments at universities. “The fact that people are reacting to it is why we need to say it,” says Halifax’s former poet laureate, a spoken word activist and teacher whose work is committed to social justice. The campaign for anti-oppressive education promotes different learning styles to make classrooms…

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