Posts Tagged ‘race’

Fighting old battles

Twenty years might have gone by, but Black Nova Scotians still face many of the same barriers to education that they did in 1989. This was one of the realities up for discussion at a workshop organized by the Black Student Advising Centre (BSAC). The workshop examined Breaking Barriers, a report that brought the centre…

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Did Student Services hire the wrong person?

Black students used to go to the Black Student Advising Centre for everything. To print a paper, eat lunch, figure out their degrees, and dish their problems to a counsellor. But now, the centre is sparsely used. One student who still goes there says the change is like night and day. “There would be at…

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