DSU ousts VPSL Mazen Brisha 

Mazen Brisha was removed from his position on DSU council Monday, March 14.    A motion proposed by the executive oversight committee passed with at least a two-thirds majority to remove Brisha from his role of vice-president (student life) for violating union by-laws.   Motion 11.1, which removed Brisha from office, stated he had failed to call…

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Librarian of congress lectures at Dalhousie

Carla Hayden is the 14th librarian of Congress, appointed by President Barack Obama in 2016. Hayden is the first Black librarian of Congress and the first woman to serve in the position.  She spoke at a digital lecture hosted by Dalhousie University on Feb. 1.  The library is essentially the national library of the United…

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How Dal and Halifax are celebrating African Heritage Month

Events for Black History and African Heritage Month have begun in Halifax and Nova Scotia. With in-person events cancelled due to the pandemic, Dalhousie University and other organizations have several events planned online.   Dalhousie opened the month with a virtual flag-raising ceremony, raising the Pan-African and African Nova Scotian flags on its campuses. Online events…

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Recruitment carries on

U Sports has a ban on all in-person visits and recruiting, meaning that teams and players must rely on remote recruiting for the time being. There have been both positives and negatives with this type of recruiting according to Cindy Tye.

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Hitting rock bottom

In this image: James Wise climbs a bouldering wall at the Dalplex.

Correction: The first iteration of our Last on the Bench column contained multiple inaccuracies. As a small newspaper, we encourage our contributors to thoroughly fact-check their pieces and these should have been caught by the writers or editor(s) before print. Below are corrections as provided by Dalhousie Climbing Coordinator Heather Reynolds: There is no membership…

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