Student Union

The Dalhousie Student Union’s attendance problem

In this image: an empty meeting room on Dal campus.

If free pizza isn’t enough to lure students, then what is?  Near the end of last semester, on Nov. 7, the Dalhousie Student Union held its annual general meeting. The meeting failed to meet quorum – the minimum number of people required to pass new business.   At the meeting, executives discussed their plans for the year and vice-president…

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Dal changing how it deals with sexual violence

As of September, Dalhousie University officially has a new sexual violence policy. For students such as Masuma Khan, it’s been a long time coming. “The Sexual Harassment Policy is a policy that was very aged,” said Khan, vice president (Academic and External) of the Dalhousie Student Union. Khan said previous DSU executives and other students…

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DSU VP Academic and External Candidate: Masuma Khan

Editor’ Note: This interview has been edited and formatted for style and clarity. Name: Masuma Khan Major, Year: Fifth year, International Development Studies What position are you running for, and what responsibilities correspond with it? I am currently re-running for Vice President Academic and External (VPAE). The VPAE is the only executive position with two portfolios. The Academic…

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DSU VP Student Life Candidate: Irene Saliendra

Editor’ Note: This interview has been edited and formatted for style and clarity   Name: Irene Rose Saliendra Program and year: 3rd-year Business Management, majoring in entrepreneurship and innovation   Why are you running? What made you decide to run? For the past three years I have been involved in student engagement initiatives and events, and…

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DSU VP Academic and External Candidate: Andrew Hall

Editor’ Note: This interview has been edited and formatted for style and clarity   Name: Andrew Hall Program and Year: 3rd-year Philosophy.   Why are you running? What made you decide to run? I wanted to see more done than was currently being done. I saw an opportunity to apply my skills and help negotiate, collaborate,…

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