Posts Tagged ‘residence’

Moving from residence to your own pad

Living off campus is a culture shock compared to living in residence, but vital to becoming a fully functional adult.   Making friends is hard, it’s even harder when everyone is new. First-year students are all trying to find where they fit in, and when people live off-campus for first year, it can be more difficult to seek out their place…

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LeMarchant Place Mixed-Use Facility Now Open

Mixed-use facility adds apartment-style residences as well as new home for student services   A new residence on Dalhousie’s Studley campus, LeMarchant Place, opened last week after nearly three years of construction. Built to provide for the increasing number of out-of-province students, the 165,000 square foot building, more than half the size of the Killam…

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Trojans win on record-breaking night for IWK charity

CORRECTION: Big Horns captain James Floyd was previously listed in this article with an incorrect last name. The online version of the article has since been corrected. The Gazette regrets the error. Dalhousie Memorial Arena was all orange as the last few seconds ticked off the clock in a game that featured lots of goals,…

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Trojans win on record-breaking night for IWK charity

CORRECTIONS: – Despite popular belief, the Trojans encompass more than just Howe Hall, and the Big Horns represent more residences than Risley Hall. The Gazette regrets the error that originally appeared in this story. The mistake will not appear in the Mar. 16 edition of the paper, which will include an extended story. – Big…

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Residence runs dry

Cassandra Lowartz, a Fountain House resident, pays an extra $480 in residence fees for a sink in her room. But she and everyone else who pays the fee were left with empty taps when the Dalhousie facilities team turned off water to her building in December. No compensation is being offered to the affected students.…

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Doing the Local-Motion

Last semester I took part in a challenge to become a locavore—someone who eats only local foods—as part of an environmental ethics project. The challenge was to eat locally for one full week to see how feasible it is for university students to adopt an environmentally friendly diet. Being the only student in my group…

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Dalhousie faces residence room shortage

By Lynette MacLeod, News Contributor   Some Dalhousie students who thought they would have a room in residences will have to wait out some of the school year living in common areas. A representative from the Dal residence and housing office, Heather Sutherland, says that there were 67 students at the start of the school…

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Maritime residences compete to conserve

Sarah Ratchford, CUP Atlantic Bureau Chief FREDERICTON (CUP) — Last year, three UPEI residences challenged each other to conserve energy, and they saved 8800 kWh. This year, they’ve challenged schools from across the Maritimes to do the same. Over 30 residences, and over 2000 students, are now competing to be the greenest house on the East…

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