Posts Tagged ‘students’

Food waste served across campus

In this image: A bin of leftover quinoa, mussel shells, napkins and other food waste.

Dalhousie University Food Services started tracking the amount of food waste created in meal hall as a part of Canada’s Waste Reduction Week. Dalhousie University Food Services started tracking the amount of food waste created in meal hall as a part of Canada’s Waste Reduction Week. Risley’s meal hall reminds students to only take the…

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Drawing of house ignites search for artist

When fourth-year University of King’s College student, Simon Gillies, and his four other roommates were shown a picture of a drawing of their home, they decided they needed to find the artist and pay them for their work.   They hope that once the artist is found they can pay for and frame the picture.   Gillies…

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DSU Presidential Debate Recap

This year there are five Dalhousie Student Union Presidential candidates ranging in political experience, ideas on important issues and what they were studying at Dalhousie University.  March 6 was the DSU Presidential Debate for the 2018-2019 DSU election. During their opening statements, the candidates, Mary MacDonald, Aaron Prosper, Isaac Greenberg, Jennifer Samson and Kati George-Jim all…

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DSU VP Academic and External Candidate: Ahmed Abdulhussain

Editor’ Note: This interview has been edited and formatted for style and clarity Name: Ahmed Abdulhussain Program and year: I am currently in my third year of my Bachelor of Management Program. Why are you running? What made you decide to run? The incentive behind my decision to run is that I wanted to raise awareness…

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DSU funds All Out to protest student fees, with student money 

The Dalhousie Student Union receives most of its funding from student fees.   Those fees go towards projects such as Student Union Building renovations, student societies, grants, loans, and campus services like Campus Copy and the Grawood. There seems to be confusion regarding where exactly our tuition money is going and how it’s being used, so the Dalhousie Gazette looked into this to try and see if the DSU really has our back.   Last November…

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Good People Doing Good Things: Ally Geist

Ally Geist is a fourth-year student at Dalhousie University doing a major in theatre with a minor in French. Throughout her time at Dalhousie Geist has taken on multiple roles to be an advocate for mental health. When Geist was in her third year, she joined the Wear Your Label team. Wear Your Label is…

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Good People Doing Good Things: Katie Oxford

At the beginning of the year, fourth-year Dalhousie student Katie Oxford got an idea. With a few art supplies on hand, set to work on seeing her idea come to life. She went out into the community and gave members of marginalized groups the chance to be creative. “After a stressful day, I find it…

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Good People Doing Good Things: Chantelle Fynn

Chantelle Fynn is a fourth-year student at Dalhousie University doing a double major in environmental and political sciences. Over the summer, Fynn interned with the World Health Organization (WHO,) working on issues surrounding noncommunicable diseases. According to WHO, noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are chronic diseases with long durations and slow progression. They account for 63% of…

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Coping with comics

It’s August 2015. Mollie Cronin sits at her desk, fingers tapping and eyes glazing over, while waiting for something to load – she reaches for a pen and a piece. She starts to doodle. An angry little person with one fist raised erupts onto the page – this is Cronin’s first comic. Suddenly, Cronin cannot…

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