Posts by Dalhousie Gazette Staff

What happens at O-Week…

Day One Field Party The Dalhousie University Studley Quad was filled with anxious but excited first-year students for the field party. After getting settled in their dorms, students kicked off the field party with Dalympics. Each residence competed in different events to see who will have the most house points at the end of O-Week.…

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Dal Gazette Podcast: Last one

We got a little self-indulgent and reflected on the 149th year of the Gazette. It may seem selfish, but it’s been a kickass year for the Gazette: an awesome staff, more reach than ever and expanding online presence. So appreciate yo’self and listen to what it’s like to work at the Gazette. Host: Jennifer Lee…

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How to fight against Islamophobia

It’s been a rough few months for everyone. Women and minorities have particularly felt the heat, but once Trump enacted his “Muslim ban” this past weekend, along with the shooting of six Muslims in a Quebec mosque, everyone began to understand that this a time when serious action needs to be taken in order for all…

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Nightmare on University Avenue

(Editor’s Note: This anonymous submission appeared in our inboxes last week. The author refuses to provide a name out of a fear of appearing “insane.” We decided to run with it anyway, because the protagonist of this story is probably just going to end up being “a friend of a friend” when we tell it…

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News briefs for September 4, 2015

DSU food bank sees high demand over summer Dalhousie’s food bank saw greater demand than ever this summer. John Hutton, Vice President (Academic and External) of the Dalhousie Student Union (DSU), told Global News in August that in recent years the DSU has seen an average of 160 students using the food bank per month.…

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King’s ransom

Budget crisis looms – alchemy is the answer The University of King’s College is in some serious financial trouble. Increasing costs and diminishing enrollment mean the school will face a $1.1 million deficit this upcoming year, and experts project only worsening numbers unless administrators take immediate action. Some suggest that King’s should join the 21st…

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Correction

During the Dalhousie Gazette’s live-tweeting of the Dalhousie Student Union council meeting of August 6, 2014, our @dalgazette Twitter page published tweets containing inaccurate quotes. We apologize for any confusion or distress that may have resulted from tweets being published that included quotes appearing to contain the exact words of those speaking at the meeting,…

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The big finish!

Wedge (pictured, right) and Shin blew their competition out of the water. (Photo by Chris Parent)

The end of the year brings about different feelings for everyone. Some are relieved that it’s finally over, while others are bewildered by how fast it went by. For the editorial staff at the Gazette’s sports section, it’s a mix of both while Green Day’s “Time of Your Life” plays on a constant loop. It was…

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