Posts by Sam Farley
“Getting to a boiling point”: Issues with accommodations access continue
Some students who need accommodations at Dalhousie University said the process to access them is difficult. Meredith Brison-Brown of the Dalhousie Student Union regularly receives complaints from students who say it’s taking too much work to advocate for themselves while focusing on their studies.
Meredith Brison-Brown is the students with disabilities representative for the Dalhousie Student Union. She regularly receives complaints from students who say it’s taking too much work to advocate for themselves while focusing on their studies.
Chemistry students faint in lab, no cause given by university
Five students from a first-year Dalhousie University chemistry lab were taken to hospital Oct. 11, including two who fainted. The cause of the hospitalizations remains unknown.
The lab, entitled “qualitative identification of cations” took place from 1 to 4 p.m on that date. It entailed testing unknown substances by exposing them to different solutions to determine the presence of specific cations. A cation is a specific type of ion studied in chemistry.Read More
“This is not a student neighbourhood”
Two late-night convenience stores on Jubilee Road have become the centre of debate in recent weeks, after Halifax regional council proposed a municipal bylaw that would restrict their hours to an 11 p.m. closure.Read More
Edward Street home recommended as municipal heritage property
Neighbours of an Edward Street home recently purchased by Dalhousie University will soon see if their efforts to save the house be successful.
The property, located on 1245 Edward St. and constructed in 1897, was acquired by Dalhousie in July 2021 and is slated to be demolished. Dalhousie has not released specific plans for the site, but sees this as an “answer to affordable housing needs.”