A Successful Covid-Era Halloween
Just like that October came to an end, but not without some fun and treats. Celebrations around Halloween 2021, despite being a little different from previous years, remained a central part of the college’s campus life. From spooky kahoots to haunted attractions to costumes, there was plenty to do during this year’s Halloween week.
Another Successful Geek Week for The Books
Among the many events the Dawson Student Union has hosted, Geek Week holds a special place in the heart of many students. In October 2021, a huge number of students, from talented artists to cosplay enthusiasts worked hand in hand to spread the Geek spirit throughout campus. There were a huge variety of activities: Kahoot competitions, exciting raffles, fabulous loot prizes, cosplay contests, WII games, anime dubbing, fandom trivia and so much more. Geek Week was a fabulous opportunity to learn about Dawson’s diverse geek community and talented artists. For more information about Geek Week, please visit
Climate Justice Week
Summary for newsletter: on the 24th of September was Climate Justice protest. Dawson has a very vibrant community of environmentalists grouped together in unity, having made posters and preparation all week for that day. An important cause that deserves to be remembered every day of the year. Click here to read more.
Mask Awareness and Frosh Week and Club Fair, oh my!
Summary for newsletter: The beginning of semester started off with many activities to welcome students back on campus. The DSU organised frosh week by setting carnival games and cafe karaoke that allowed students to socialise, the clubs presented themselves to this year’s student body and started collaboration for possible events in the near future. Finally, a mask awareness campaign took place to ensure safety persists through the semester. Click here to read more.
Summary for newsletter: the 30th of September 2021 at Dawson was a very significant day for it was a day to honour those who had to go through the trauma of residential schools under the government's orders. But the lessons, knowledge and intentions embodied that day should and must last eternally as several students pointed out. Many different branches of the school helped organize it so that students could become better-informed and show their support through small gestures such as signing a pledge, donating to charities, wearing an orange t-shirt, supporting Indigenous businesses and going to the march. To read the full article, click here.
Stress Free Week: A Break from The Chaos
On December 29th and 30th, the Dawson Student Union hosted one of their last events of the fall semester: Stress Free Week. It was the perfect opportunity for the students to relax and take a moment away from their studies. Students were welcomed to join activities such as yoga, art sessions, Zootherapy and board games. They all took place in 5B.16, the 3C cafeteria and Conrad’s.