Tag: Dalhousie University

So this is embarrassing. For whom? Well, it should be shame-making for everyone involved. Back in April, Dalhousie University’s Board of Governors approved a three per cent across-the-board tuition fee hike — even higher for students in engineering, pharmacy and agriculture — and squeezed faculty budgets to achieve its goal of a balanced budget. At […]

What to make of last week’s latest twists, turns, ins, outs and roundabouts in the never-ending root canal that is Dalhousie’s Great Dentistry Scandal of 2014, 2015… and counting? Who knows? The better answer, perhaps, is that (slightly) fewer social media posters and media pontificators seem so keen to rush to instant pre-judgment, conviction and […]

After a brief holiday respite, Dalhousie University must try — again — to reset a raveled, roiling mess that may have initially focused on one secret Facebook group but has now morphed into broader, thornier and out-of-the-university’s-control debates about restorative justice, public safety, crime, punishment, education, rape culture, life and who gets to decide how […]