Posts Tagged ‘Loaded Ladle’

Levy: Loaded Ladle

The Loaded Ladle wants to raise their levy from $3 per semester to $4.50 per semester for full-time students. The Loaded Ladle board told the Gazette more about what they’ve done this year and why they feel they deserve the levy. Why does the Loaded Ladle feels this increase is deserved? We have recently moved…

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Loaded Ladle looks for levy increase

The Loaded Ladle is hoping to gather at least 900 student signatures in support of a $1.50 levy increase. Right now, each student pays $6 a year for three meals a week. That works out to about six cents a meal per student. With the proposed levy increase, the budget would rise to 12 cents…

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Digging deeper: Challenging the status quo of food systems

Rosie Thompson’s idea of a utopic world is to live off the land. She and her friends planned to buy a piece of land together, grow their own food and raise babies in a rural, self-sustaining community. “I think it’s something that my generation is also really fascinated with, this dystopia and utopia,” Thompson says,…

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Loaded Ladle fights back against basement banishment

The sticky-note plastered blueprint on the wall inside the Student Union Building (SUB) is covered with scrawled messages like “more room for the Ladle,” and “Loaded Ladle should be on the main floor.” Students have been speaking out since the plan to move the Loaded Ladle to the basement during renovations was announced. If plans…

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Graffiti litters Killam library: harmless or hateful?

WARNING: Graphic and vulgar language used in this article and photos The Killam Memorial Library provides services used by a huge amount of Dalhousie students, faculty and staff, as well as the community at large. With over a million print books in circulation, a confrontation with the Killam ‘stacks’ can be intimidating. Where should you…

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Open concept SUB causes debate

The Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) hosted their last public consultation on the proposed renovations of the Student Union Building (SUB) on Oct. 28. Some levied societies voiced concerns about the plans. The largest opponents of the proposed society hub designed by architect Keith Tufts were the Nova Scotia Public Interest Research Group (NSPIRG), the Dalhousie…

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Referendums 2013

This election season, a whopping six societies—including the student union itself—are putting forth referenda to try to raise the amount of money they get from students. Here is what you need to know about each question, the society, and what they plan to do with their money. Note: each of the official questions includes “Whereas…”…

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Uncharted territory

Food services at Dalhousie have been a hot topic in recent years, and the end of a four-year contract with Sodexo in the Student Union Building (SUB) prompted a change by the student union to find a new food service provider this year. So, say good-bye to Booster Juice and hello to Chickenburger. The Dal…

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Will the DSU opt for a self-op food model?

Since the success of the Loaded Ladle’s appeal to be re-ratified as a society in December, things have been coming together. Now, the society is as determined as ever to receive a permanent spot in the Student Union Building. But it all depends on whether the Dalhousie Student Union will go for the self-operated, or…

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Loaded Ladle wins appeal

Loaded Ladle in business

Society will be ratified if they can meet the criteria There were smiles of relief all across the DSU council room Nov. 9 when councillors finally, after nearly two hours of debate, approved a motion to eventually ratify the Loaded Ladle. It was a tense few hours, during which one councillor was cautioned to watch…

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