Posts Tagged ‘SUB’

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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From farmers to students

A volunteer sells fruits at one of the market's three booths (photo by Chris Parent)

A student-run farmers market is now being held every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student Union Building. The Farmer’s Market Collective is run by Hilary Thomson, a third year sustainability and environmental science student, and Laurelle Birk, a fourth year student, along with student volunteers and support from the Dalhousie Student…

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Dawgmobile impounded

The Dawgmobile's stand in costs the Dawgfather $50 a day (photo by Mel Hattie)

Most Dalhousie students know the Dawgfather. For those who don’t, he’s the man standing outside the Student Union Building (SUB) serving burgers and hot dogs. But recently, something’s been missing. Two weeks ago, police impounded his distinctive multi-coloured van. Dawgfather PhD has been renting a U-Haul ever since, at $50 per day. The Dawgfather says…

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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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DSU shakeup

The Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) council met for their final summer meeting on August 21, which ended with confusion and a small dose of controversy. During the meeting, council appointed two representatives for the Faculty of Health Professionals, and began the long process of restructuring the executive.   Andrew Mecke removed from council The appointments…

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Changes at the SUB

    The Student Union Building’s newest tenant, Pete’s ToGoGo, celebrated its opening on Jan. 16 with a special guest: owner and namesake Pete Luckett. The businessman spent the day on campus, handing out coffee coupons to students as they walked by and talking to anyone who had a minute. “It’s very exciting,” says Luckett.…

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Uncharted territory

Food services at Dalhousie have been a hot topic in recent years, and the end of a four-year contract with Sodexo in the Student Union Building (SUB) prompted a change by the student union to find a new food service provider this year. So, say good-bye to Booster Juice and hello to Chickenburger. The Dal…

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Will the DSU opt for a self-op food model?

Since the success of the Loaded Ladle’s appeal to be re-ratified as a society in December, things have been coming together. Now, the society is as determined as ever to receive a permanent spot in the Student Union Building. But it all depends on whether the Dalhousie Student Union will go for the self-operated, or…

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King’s Galley drops anchor in the HMCS King’s Wardroom

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Editor’s Note: In the original version of this article, the King’s Galley was referred to as the HMCS Galley. This is not the actual name of the establishment and the Gazette regrets this error. The online version of this article reflects these changes. The University of King’s College hopes to attract students to dine on campus with…

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