Posts Tagged ‘national’

DSU says “nay” to controversial law school

Students from the Schulich School of Law led the move to have the DSU challenge Trinity Western. (Photo by Melina Garner)

The Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) will be urging the Nova Scotia Barrister’s Society to not recognize graduates of an upcoming law school that is gathering controversy. Trinity Western is a private Christian liberal arts university in Langley, B.C.. Last year they were approved to open a new law school. Now, the decision of whether degrees…

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Florizone in Israel

Richard Florizone with Rivka Carmi, president of Ben-Gurion University. (Press photo via Dal)

Dalhousie president Richard Florizone was in Israel earlier this month as a member of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Canadian delegation. During a press conference held by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Florizone and Dal VP of research Martha Crago signed a memorandum of understanding specifying shared interests in oceanography between Dal and Ben-Gurion University in…

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Ottawa man facing deportation speaks at Dal

Budlakoti and Halifax lawyer Lee Cohen answer questions at Dal. (Photo by Sima Sarah Zerehi)

Deepan Budlakoti is a stateless man. Born and raised in Ottawa, he is now facing deportation from his own country. Seated in front of a captive audience, Budlakoti spoke at the Dalhousie Student Union Building on Jan. 23, his eighth stop on a whirlwind speaking tour across the country. Questions regarding Budlakoti’s status as a…

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Cross-country champions

It’s what the Dalhousie men’s and women’s cross-country teams have been working for throughout the year. All the early morning practices, the vigorous training schedule and the competition during the regular season leads to one moment: the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) championships. The Tigers pursued their moment at the Université de Moncton on Oct. 26.…

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Joyce Murray: Q & A

  Liberal Party leadership candidate Joyce Murray met with students at the University of King’s College campus after a debate in Halifax on March 3. The Gazette sat down with her and discussed proportional representation, the arts, and inter-provincial barriers for selling wine, among other things.   Gazette: If elected Prime Minister, how would you stimulate…

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