Remembering the horror

“My cousin says, ‘don’t talk, don’t say nothing, because they put you in the mental’ — that’s why I didn’t speak about it for 40 years,” Philip Riteman told a room full of students at Dalhousie University’s Schulich School of Law last week. Dalhousie Law Hour collaborated with the Dalhousie Jewish Law Student Association to host Riteman, a Polish Holocaust survivor. The event was held in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp on Jan. 27, 1945. [...]

Editorial: All signs point to divestment

In a few years, Irving Berlin won’t be the only one dreaming of a white Christmas. According to Japan’s Meteorological Agency, 2014 was the hottest year on record across the globe in 120 years. Though different climate institutions use different data sets and have varying results, it is increasingly impossible to ignore the trend. We’ve witnessed flooding in the Maritimes, tropical weather in the west and flip-flopping temperatures elsewhere across Canada. If you still think climate change is a myth, it’s time to wake up and smell the (impending) catastrophe. [...]