Posts by Ross Andersen

The sensation of sexting

People are linking their sexuality to their phones. That’s the future. We’re becoming more and more involved in technology in ways we couldn’t have imagined. Digital dirty talk is so accessible and instant that getting turned on via instant messages can be part of everyday sexual prowess. “Sexting is typically defined as the transmission of sexually explicit messages, images, or photos via…

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Dalhousie professor wins prestigious science award

It’s not every day a Dalhousie professor is awarded with a high honour, but in Jeff Dahn’s case, he has made his mark once again. Professor Dahn, a faculty member in the Department of Physics and Atmospheric Sciences won the Herzberg Medal, including a $1 million prize. The award is presented annually by the Natural…

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Medicine marks a milestone

Bruce Johnson’s interest in medicine began as a child, when he was given a chemistry set for Christmas. The rest is history. That chemistry set led Johnson to become Nova Scotia’s first black pharmacist. The lifelong Yarmouth resident made his claim to fame upon graduating from Dalhousie’s School of Pharmacy in ’74, at the age…

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New year, same students

  Taylor McMillen, Acting, 3rd year What is your New Year’s resolution and how will you stay committed? “I want to start to exercise more; and it’s been easier now that I’m committed to leaving the house for class every day.” Do you have any advice for those who may be struggling with their resolutions?…

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Women’s March on Halifax

What began as a grassroots project, transformed into an international movement, and reached the Canadian eastern shore on Saturday. Known as the Women’s March on Washington, Canadians from all over the country joined their American counterparts in protest. Haligonians and Maritimers alike protested in front of Halifax City Hall to show solidarity to stand up…

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