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The Plant

The Plant is Dawson's very own student newspaper fully funded by the DSU. It is an accredited student-run service that offers monthly publications to the Dawson community. As a student, it's your go-to place for info on the latest events in the college and in Montreal. The Plant has been active since Dawson's foundation in 1969 and is part of the Canadian University Press. Asides from monthly issues, the Plant is also online! The Plant is always looking for talented contributors, artists, and photographers to be a part of the team.
 

To get involved or to view our latest issue, visit: 

theplantnews.com/ or issuu.com/theplantnewspaper

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Dawson Invests

"Dawson Invests is the first-ever investment club at Dawson College. Created in 2021, the club is entirely operated by its elected student officers and is one of the fastest-growing clubs at Dawson College.

The investment club hosts many informative and fun events ranging from stock market competitions to investment-themed movie nights. Students of all experience levels join Dawson Invests to improve their investment skills, meet new people with similar interests, and have fun. Join for free now!"

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Film Club

"The Dawson Film Club, also known as the DFC, is a club for all film and television lovers! We have meetings every week where we watch and discuss a film based on a theme. Some examples of events we've held are Movie Nights at the Forum (movie tickets are free for club members), Murder Mystery Night, Special Screenings for Women's Day or Black History Month, and much more! Feel free to DM us (@dawsonfilmclub) with any further questions and/or concerns."

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Dawson Freedom Alliance

"The Dawson Freedom Alliance is a safe space for all ethnic minorities and allies, regardless of skin colour, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, class, disability and sexual orientation to share their experiences and rant together. We support and uplift each other and strive to create a welcoming environment for students. You can also join our social media team that engages in activism. We make posts and stories about social issues and we focus on using an intersectional approach to work towards anti-racism."

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Independent Student Group

MedLife

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MEDLIFE is a network of students around the world providing access to medicine, education, and development to low-income communities. We hold fundraisers, local events, and an annual service-learning trip to Peru!"

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We Ship Entrepreneurship 

"We Ship Entrepreneurship is a place where you can realize any of your projects with the help of others. Our club is also a space where you can meet like-minded people and discuss your ideas/businesses when you need advice; we're here to help each other out:) Plus, WSE is one of the ACEEQC's clubs, an association of student entrepreneurial clubs all over Quebec's CEGEPs and universities. This association offers grants (both for our club projects and your personal initiatives), case resolutions, pitches, formations, networking events, and even opportunities to go abroad!"

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Muslim Student Association

"The Muslim Student Association (MSA) aims to provide a safe space for the Muslim community at Dawson College. Although the club mainly serves to aid Muslim students connect and grow in their faith, we take pride in our openness and non discriminatory conduct towards people of all backgrounds, regardless of their race, religion, sexual orientation, political ideologies, etc. We welcome all people to come by our events, which include halaqas (discussions), debates, Islamic Awareness Days, fundraisers, and more!"

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Board Game/Chess Club

"Chess Club is our name, boards are our game. The full name of our club is the Strict Information Board Game Club, however, most simply call it the Chess Club. We are open to and welcome everyone to come in, take a seat, and challenge one of us to Chess, or a series of other board games. Be warned, however... We won't go easy on you."

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Dawson Debate Union

"The Dawson Debate Union is a fun and exciting club that teaches the principles of debate and public speaking! Our club meets on a weekly basis to either prepare members for upcoming tournaments or just host a debate round. All Dawson students are welcomed, regardless of your experience level. Debate is a great opportunity to get out of your shell, make friends and acquire a new skill!"

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Dawson Feminist Union

"The DFU is an important part of Dawson's student-run associations. We hold events and fundraisers and have important discussions and debates surrounding real world issues that affect women in a variety of ways. In a world rife with inequality, we hope to inspire students to do the best they can to make it a better place for everyone."

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Etcetera

"Started in 1985 by the legendary Joe Rose, Etcetera is Dawson College's LGBTQIA+ club. We provide friendship and a safe place for all students, especially within the LGBTQIA+ community to feel comfortable, and supported in whatever way we can. 35 Year and still going strong!"

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Japanese Media Club

"Our club is here to show what Japan has to offer even if it’s across the world. We bring Japan to Dawson. Many activities such as food, clothes, lifestyle and amazing attractions."

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ACE Club

"The objective of ACE is to create an accepting and caring environment of artists at Dawson College in which they will be able to share and connect with other artists and to better find their self-identity and search for their own art style by exploring different art mediums and forms, allowing them to hone their own. The safe space will allow club members to share their insecurities, anxieties, and problems and find support and help from the community of artists in the club. Events and workshops will help diversify club member’s knowledge, teach them new skills, and help them de-stress, create, and have fun during the school year. Additionally, club events will also permit artists to promote their art. Finally, ACE will allow students to meet and connect with up and coming interested artists in Montreal."

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Chill Club

"Chill club is an inclusive club where we welcome everyone. In the club we make strangers into friends allowing them to be inside a welcoming and safe environment, but most importantly we are there to make the experience at our club very 'Chill'."

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Dawson Vocal and Instrumental Club

"DVIC main objective is to create a community that allows students from different music backgrounds with the same interest to perform, connect and share their talents. Music being a universal language that connects all, we aim to promote appreciation of a variety of genres such as jazz, classical orchestra and choir."

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Dawson E-Sports Association

"Gaming Gaming and More Gaming, that's what the DEA does. Dawson's largest club doesn't get into the weeds about politics and interpersonal conflict, it's all about what links us all: A love for gaming. Everyone's welcome. Come in, sit down, and bring your A-Game."

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Sci-fi & Fantasy Club

"Dawson Scifi & Fantasy Club is a place where anything nerdy can bloom. Whether you like card games like Magic, Table-Top Games like Dungeons and Dragons, video games, tv shows, movies, books, board games, anime, or just a place to sit! This is the club space for you! With a host of events from D&D to board games, right up to medieval day at the end of the year, were active all year round with nerdy stuff. Our space has always been a place for nerds to convene, predating even the founding of the DSU! If you want to check out the home for all things nerdy just look for the loudest space with all the nerdy books and posters to get in on the action!"

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Dawson Green Earth

"The environment is the most important and most precious resource that we have. We as humans have made a great deal of mistakes, and among them is treating the earth, the air and the waters as if they were disposable. We at Green Earth are motivated to spreading as much awareness as we can about this dire issue, mobilizing students to take action against policies that would seek to threaten that precious asset and supporting groups who share our views and seek to make the world a better place for us all. Fighting for the environment for 51 years and counting."

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Dawson Christian Fellowship

"Dawson Christian Fellowship aims to be a group that creates space for people of all different faith backgrounds to ask questions about Christianity and Jesus, to belong in community, and to experience spiritual growth. We come alongside Christian students as they learn what it means follow Jesus in the way they love and serve their peers, their school, and the world."

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