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In this image: A photo of a Metro Transit (Halifax Transit) Access-a-Bus sign.

Halifax Transit’s accesible services are not enough. Advocate Brian George says “someone who’s able-bodied doesn’t necessarily know what we need.”

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Living with Crohn’s

Jason Isaacs is 26 years old and studies clinical psychology at Dal. He is one of 10 Canadian students awarded with the Crohn’s and Colitis Scholarship.

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Dal’s Cuba program loses its pioneer and pilot

After joining Dalhousie University in 1989, Marian MacKinnon retired at the end of the last school year. A 30-year staff member of the faculty of Arts and Sciences, MacKinnon spent the majority of her time in the department of International Development Studies. She left behind a legacy of impacting people and their education.   A lot…

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Fighting the rising opioid crisis

Editor’s note: This article discusses drug abuse, the opioid crisis and overdose.  A national report released in June states that 4,460 deaths occurred in 2018 due to opioids.  In Canada, 20 per cent of accidental opioid-related deaths (most commonly accidental overdose) happened to people aged 20 to 29. In Nova Scotia, this number was higher at 25…

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Dal apologizes to Black Nova Scotians for its racist history

In this image: A headshot of Afua Cooper.

On Sept. 5, Dalhousie University made history by officially acknowledging the anti-Black racism imbedded into the institution by its founding father George Ramsay, the ninth Earl of Dalhousie.  A reception was held in honour of the completion of the Report on Lord Dalhousie’s History on Slavery and Race, commissioned in 2016 by Dal’s Senate Chair Kevin…

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Black Student Orientation program launches at Dal

In this image: The outside of Dal's Black Student Access Centre.

Dalhousie University’s Black Student Advising Centre (BSAC) is launching an orientation program this year to help first-year students transition into university.  The Black Student Orientation program is ongoing, so students will attend three different sessions throughout the academic year. The first one took place on Aug. 29.  Monique Thomas is BSAC’s Community Outreach and Transition to University…

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DSU mum on details of staff restructuring

In this image: An easel stating The Grawood is closed.

This summer, the Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) received backlash after its “employment restructuring” lead to firings of full-time staff. The executive are now preparing to deliver on campaign promises for their one year term.  On May 28, the DSU announced a prospective membership with the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS). A few weeks later, they…

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