Posts Tagged ‘Student Union Building’

A second look at security

How secure are your belongings in the SUB? (Photo by Jasspreet Sahib) On Nov. 20, 2013,  nearly $12,000 worth of photography equipment disappeared from the Dalhousie Gazette office. While most of the gear has been returned anonymously, the Halifax police are still investigating. There are currently no surveillance cameras in that hallway, as well as numerous other…

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SUB renovations aren’t a catch-all solution

If you haven’t heard about the Student Union Building’s proposed $10 million dollar renovation scheme by now, you may be living in a hole. Or perhaps you’re just hidden away in the stacks. Either way, this is undoubtedly the biggest change the SUB has seen since Chickenburger moved in. Are these renovations the best option…

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Profile: Keith Tufts

He’s reinvented himself three times since his undergrad at Dalhousie in the mid-1980s, and now Keith Tufts is returning to school. Tufts is one of the top architects at Lydon Lynch, the Halifax-based architecture firm that won the Student Union Building (SUB) renovation contract. While Tufts will be leaving his mark on the SUB, 30…

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SUB to receive $10 million renovation

Home to the bookstore, the campus bar, faculty societies and student media, the Student Union Building (SUB) has been at the centre of student life at Dalhousie since its opening in 1969. The Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) is preparing to give the facility its biggest update yet—a $10 million renovation project that will radically alter…

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Should our SUB be a living room?

Unbeknownst to most until this month, the Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) has been quietly planning one of this university’s most dramatic facility renovations in some time. The Student Union Building (SUB), at the heart of Studley campus, is due for a drastic reimagining, a renovation project the DSU is willing to go about $10 million…

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News brief: SUB renovation consultations

The Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) and Lydon Lynch architects are looking for student input leading up to an expansive and expensive building renovation project which would drastically change the interior and expand the overall size of the building. The first public presentation is on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 7p.m. in the McInnes Room with a…

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