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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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9 reasons President Trump deserves a 9th Term

1) Made American Great Again Americans love their founding fathers. As a nation, America has always turned to their 17th century wisdom for contemporary American issues, such as gun control and abortion. President Trump has successfully taken Americans back to a time that has been highly regarded by the country as having men so intelligent…

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Canadian Forces Solves Fat Problem

The Canadian Forces used to have a problem with it’s members being fat, but that all changed when they lowered the physical fitness requirements. “It’s amazing!” Exclaims Capt(N) Jones, base commander of CFB Halifax, “we used to have these land walruses waddle out of their PT test unfit, but now they waddle out fighting fit!”…

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Sex sells

I’m generally not surprised when I hear about some new way in which the media is trying to objectify women. The industry generally lives and dies by the idea that sex sells, and hey, it’s true—they wouldn’t do some of the gross things they do if the public wasn’t responding to it. But this week,…

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Students against Israelis

Much of political discourse on campus takes place in a vacuum: local municipal issues notwithstanding, most discussions and conclusions have no real consequence on the average student. The “Israeli-Palestinian debate” is no different. Even the most vocal proponents and opponents of whichever side go to bed knowing they will wake up to a cold Haligonian…

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Will the new government bring more research funding to Dal?

Justin Trudeau was elected on the promise of change. Universities across the country are now waiting to hear which of these changes will affect them. The Liberal leader pledged to commit hundreds of million dollars to fund research all over the country. What are the chances that Dalhousie will benefit? It’s hard to say at…

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