Posts Tagged ‘feature’

To cry or not to cry? That is the question

Crying is a common bodily response that corresponds with many emotions. But why exactly does it happen?  Psychologists have been trying to answer this question for decades. In 2014 the American Psychological Association released an article titled Why we cry, digging deeper into culture and gender relations in terms of crying.   There’s yet to be…

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King’s students flooded out of rooms

Crews are working daily to undo the damage. (Photo by Jasspreet Sahib)

As students at the University of King’s College were returning to school after their winter break, they were met with a nasty surprise. Pipes in the university’s largest residence, Alexandra Hall, had burst. On Saturday, Jan. 4, a burst sprinkler drenched the west wing of the building, starting on the fourth floor and seeping down…

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Q&A with Dalhousie’s new president

Dalhousie Alumni Association president Barrie Black, left, with Richard Florizone at the 2013 homecoming football game. (Photo by Chris Parent via Dal News)

Richard Florizone has settled into his office. After pleasantries have been exchanged, he asks about the weather. In only a few days it’s gone from a blizzard to rain and melting snow. Halifax weather, we shrug. Dalhousie’s 11th president has become acclimatized to wacky Maritime weather—similar to how he has familiarized himself with his new…

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