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November 2007

By Ryan McNutt  –  News
Friday, November 30, 2007
Highlights from the Board of Governors' meeting
By Ryan McNutt  –  News
Friday, November 30, 2007
“We heard heartbreaking stories from students struggling to get by and graduate," says DSU President Mike Tipping. "The big things that came out of the session were that we need a needs-based grants program in this province.”
By Amanda Pelham  –  Research
Friday, November 30, 2007
Angst-ridden Bridget Jones starts each day on the scale, obsessively tracking her weight against social expectations. She vows to become slim, only to confide her personal dieting failures to her diary the next morning. Author Helen Fielding’s Bridget Jones’ Diary resonated with women near and far, even catapulting her London-based heroine onto the big screen. Like Bridget, Sara Kirk hails from the United Kingdom and could be described as being fascinated with weight management. If they ever had the chance to meet over coffee, Dr. Kirk would have some comforting advice: “It’s not all your fault, Bridget.”
By Ryan McNutt  –  News
Thursday, November 29, 2007
Several troubling incidents involving the use of Tasers by police officers and security guards this past year have caused widespread concern across North America.
Dal News Staff  –  News
Thursday, November 29, 2007
Controversy is swirling around The Golden Compass even before it opens in Halifax theatres. Will calls for caution keep you away?
By Amanda Pelham  –  Community & Culture
Wednesday, November 28, 2007
The GIS Centre is a multi-disciplinary research facility situated in the Killam Library, just off the Learning Commons
By Marla Cranston  –  Community & Culture
Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Three solo artists, Rose Cousins, Jill Barber and Meaghan Smith, collaborate for new Christmas album and fundraising concert
By Rebecca Schneidereit  –  News
Wednesday, November 28, 2007
A Spider's Tale, presented by DalTheatre in collaboration with Symphony Nova Scotia, is the story of a spider afflicted with vertigo who is inspired to dance in midair after hearing the viola for the first time.
Dal News Staff
Tuesday, November 27, 2007
Alix Bryant and Niklas Rademacher are Dal's athletes of the week
By Ryan McNutt  –  News
Tuesday, November 27, 2007
Killam Library is reorganized according to A-to-Z to make room for more student study space