Posts Tagged ‘CKDU’

Tune into spring

CKDU, Dal’s independent campus radio, is set to host their Spring Fring, with various events planned from Apr. 1 to 9. Events range from a screening of “Only Yesterday,” the award-winning anime film that has never been released in North America until this year to a beer tasting with the Ladies Beer League at Stillwell,…

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CKDU sees day in court

The chair of CKDU’s board of governors and the owner of Superdogs Succulent Sausages entered court on Dec. 19 to settle a financial dispute dating back to last August. Steven Weagle, who catered CKDU’s volunteer appreciation picnic on Aug. 17, claims the radio station owes him $842 in compensation for food, supplies, and legal fees.…

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Resolution: Culture yourself

  A week from now, that New Year’s enthusiasm and exhilaration you felt as the ball dropped from 10 could be long gone. It’s the oft-noted crisis of resolution; like a New Year’s hangover, by the next morning, you’ve forgotten what it was that you were so excited about. But it isn’t too late. Hang…

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Local hotdog vendor suing CKDU

Dalhousie’s campus radio station, CKDU 88.1 FM, and its station manager are being sued by a local vendor who claims he was never paid for his work at the non-profit’s annual summer picnic. Court documents show that Steven Weagle, owner of Superdogs Succulent Sausages, is suing for $842. The station manager, Gianna L. Lalonde, was…

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Nocturne: Rock the boat

Fancy some marimbas with your Metro Transit? Some country tunes crooned on your commute? Some samba as you stare at the twinkling lights of the Macdonald Bridge? Your dreams have come true, dear art-seeking friend. Serendipitous sounds will fill the Dartmouth-Halifax ferry on Nocturne night once again. On Oct. 19, CKDU, Dalhousie’s resident community radio…

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Profile: Keith Tufts

He’s reinvented himself three times since his undergrad at Dalhousie in the mid-1980s, and now Keith Tufts is returning to school. Tufts is one of the top architects at Lydon Lynch, the Halifax-based architecture firm that won the Student Union Building (SUB) renovation contract. While Tufts will be leaving his mark on the SUB, 30…

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SUB to receive $10 million renovation

Home to the bookstore, the campus bar, faculty societies and student media, the Student Union Building (SUB) has been at the centre of student life at Dalhousie since its opening in 1969. The Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) is preparing to give the facility its biggest update yet—a $10 million renovation project that will radically alter…

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Hidden gems of CKDU

Maybe it’s the 30,000 records. At 140 grams per unit, that’s more than four tons of vinyl. Nothing in the station looks like it belongs in this millennium, but Dalhousie’s campus radio station-cum-community beacon can contend for bragging rights among the crate-diggers about town. At CKDU, there’s a 10-by-14 foot room reserved for shelves upon…

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Art activism 101

At a public artist talk on Sept. 18 at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD), Chase Joynt, a Toronto-based artist-activist, answered a question on how he found his vision for his latest exhibit, Resisterectomy. “I am motivated,” said Joynt, “by an insistent desire to throw questions back into the world, most of…

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