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DalFest recap

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The annual DalFest concert took place at Dalhousie’s Studley campus quad this weekend. On Friday night, and several dozen students turned out to hear some country rock from Nova Scotia’s TJ King, followed by Jess Moskaluke, a country pop artist who hails from Saskatchewan. On Saturday, things began early in the evening with Toronto-based band,…

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DSU VP Financial & Operations: Dylan Ryan

Name: Dylan Ryan Age: 23 Hometown: Beaverbank, N.S. Program: Double major in Economics and Political Science, 4th year Relevant experience: I’ve been involved in the DSU operations for the last three years, since my second year. I’ve worked in a lot of departments and the ones I haven’t I’ve started activities for. So, right now…

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DSU VP Financial & Operations: Jeremy Banks

Name: Jeremy Banks Age: Mature student Hometown: Errington, B.C. Program: Bachelor of Urban Planning Relevant experience: My background it actually in the arts. I started taking things that I loved and putting them on stage, and through that, I became involved in project management. A huge part of the arts, and the projects that we…

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Bringing Ferguson to Halifax

  The Annual MacKay History Lecture included a modern twist this year, when Dr. Marcia Chatelain spoke in Dalhousie’s Potter Auditorium Wednesday evening. Dr. Chatelain is a well-known historian, author, scholar and speaker, and is associate professor of history and African-American studies at Georgetown University in Washington. The free lecture, called “Teaching in the Age…

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Nocturne 2015

For an eighth consecutive year, the Nocturne art festival astounded those who explored downtown Halifax and Dartmouth. While the festival draws people out, artists and attendees are also noticing how art is drawing people together. Several projects on Saturday night were centered around the theme of connecting people inhabiting a single city, and their collective…

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Halifax students share political priorities

With less than a month left until the ballots are cast in our 42nd general election, we thought it was time to shift our focus. We’ve talked about party leaders and about Halifax candidates, but we realized that we weren’t talking about those who are arguably even more important: the voters themselves. A team of…

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Dal Votes 2015, Candidate Profile: John Hutton

Name: John Hutton Age: 25 Hometown: Halifax, NS Program: International Development and Economics Nominated for: Vice President (Academic and External) Relevant Experience: Sat on Dalhousie’s Board of Governors for two years, on DSU council as Board of Governors representative for two years, worked with Dal Students Against Fee Hikes, experience organizing three student Days of…

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New Hazing policy implemented

Dalhousie attempts to make students feel welcome New students hear warnings of hazing and initiation before they even arrive for orientation week, but Dalhousie is trying to prevent just that. The university implemented its new hazing policy on June 9. Hazing is an activity that must be completed by a prospective new member of an…

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Fountain School opens

Arts have a new home at Dal The much-anticipated Fountain School of Performing Arts opened its doors in July, considerably expanding music, theatre and film studies programs at Dalhousie. In May 2013, Dalhousie received a $10 million donation from the family of university chancellor Fred Fountain, making the new school possible. Canada’s largest performing arts…

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