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“This is a Canada problem”

On January 29, on a cold night in a small neighbourhood within Quebec City, a man known for his white supremacist views took the lives of six men after their evening prayers at the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec City. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier of Quebec Philipe Couillard stated that the crime was an act of terrorism. The…

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Looking for love in all the right places

Ah, young love. Dating is college is like—who am I kidding; I’m not going to tell you what college dating is like. Dating in college has its own set of rules — ones that no one ever seems to be able to keep up with — and its own set of perks and pitfalls. Excuse…

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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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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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King’s students grade Halifax on climate change

Two students from the University of King’s College are giving Halifax a C+ for the city’s work on climate change. First-year students Lilian Barraclough and Cameron Yetman started collecting data this fall to generate a climate change report card for Halifax as part of a campaign called iMatter Now. iMatter Now was started in the…

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Dalhousie students show solidarity for Muslim community

On Jan. 30, approximately 100 Dalhousie students gathered on the Studley campus quad to stand in solidarity with the Muslim community in Quebec, after six were murdered and many more shot and critically injured in a mosque in Sainte-Foy, Quebec on Jan. 29. The vigil was hosted by the Dalhousie Muslim Student Association, and had…

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Dalhousie Gazette Podcast: Anything but Trump

We recorded on Inauguration Day and decided to give you a break from all the craziness that is American politics. Instead, we talked about that craziness of Halifax and our lives. Tune in to hear about an encounter with a raunchy musician (spoiler alert: he has a song called Ram Ranch) and lucid dreaming. Plus,…

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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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Dexter Nyuurnibe: Halifax’s mental health warrior for youth

Dexter Nyuurnibe was born in Edmonton, Alberta, and grew up in a single-parent household. His father, originally from Ghana, is the only parental figure he can recall. He remembers a childhood of travelling abroad, but also his first experiences with mental health issues. “I can still remember being in grade two or three, where there…

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Dalhousie law faculty asks, “What is food law?”

What is food law? One of the main purposes of Dalhousie’s first Food Law and Policy Conference is to answer that question “We’re interested in connecting with people who see themselves as part of that field [and] getting all the actors together in one space,” says Jamie Baxter, co-organizer of the upcoming conference. The Food…

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