Local graduate earns $7865345/day from home!

Greetings friends. Have you ever dreamed of living the good life? No more scraping together rent every month. No more deciding between ramen noodles and No-Name Mac & Cheese at suppertime. A life of sprawling estates, private jets, and personal chefs who will prepare you only the finest in imported specialty Kraft Dinners. Well guess…

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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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Ten simple tips for finding “The One”

Valentine’s Day is upon us!  From what I gather talking to some of the sadder, less blessed members of the Gazette staff, not everyone is as excited for this joyous holiday as I am. Indeed, I hear that a great number of you on campus may actively despise the 14th of February due to your…

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Leviathan of Transphobia

  What’s your name? Jessica Nop! That’s not your name! Jess Nop! Nop! Not your name I look up to a smile A knife flipping ham Too late we do not serve your kind Ohh by the way are your boobs real? Sorry the university can not help Human Rights Commission Doors close They might…

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Bringing Ferguson to Halifax

  The Annual MacKay History Lecture included a modern twist this year, when Dr. Marcia Chatelain spoke in Dalhousie’s Potter Auditorium Wednesday evening. Dr. Chatelain is a well-known historian, author, scholar and speaker, and is associate professor of history and African-American studies at Georgetown University in Washington. The free lecture, called “Teaching in the Age…

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The pros and cons to multilingualism

  As an international student away from India and moving to Canada, this is the biggest journey I have ever taken in my life. Moving from a familiar environment where there was no language barrier and relocating to a place where I have to orient myself, I have had my challenges. Luckily, being able to…

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Environmental racism bill hopes to get to second reading

Lincolnville has a large African-Nova Scotian community, and it also has a landfill right beside it. This isn’t rare for the African-Nova Scotian community: throughout the province, there are several toxic waste sites — many of which lie near African-Nova Scotian, Acadian or Mi’kmaq communities. This is known as environmental racism. Environmental racism refers to…

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