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About Us

Meet the writers and contributors who power our publication

What We Offer:

Promoting Student Journalism

A Platform for Faculty Research

Fostering Intellectual Conversations

Executive Editorial Board

Keshav Paliwal


Keshav is in his 4th year of Commerce at Dalhousie University. He is a past competitor of the Rowe JDCC team and a Vendor Liaison for Enactus Dalhousie. Keshav also serves as the Assistant Treasurer of Senobe Aquatic Club. Keshav has experience working in industries including Consulting, Investment Due Diligence, Public Accounting and Commercial Banking. His interests include real estate, current events, and international economic policy. In his spare time, Keshav enjoys running, cycling, and being outdoors.

Emma Malensek

Vice President

Emma is a 4th year Accounting major at Dalhousie University. She has been apart of the DCS and past member of the former JDCC Accounting team. Emma has work experience in Non-Profit Consulting, Public and Industry Accounting. Her interests include fiscal policy, international relations, and ethics. When not in class, Emma is an avid skier, hiker, and reader.


Samson Streatch

Real Estate

Born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Samson Streatch is a fourth year Bachelor of Commerce student majoring in Finance at Dalhousie University. Samson is involved with many societies such as being Group Head for North American Equities for the Dalhousie Investment Society and the Group Head Real Estate for the Dalhousie Business Review. Over the four years of his degree, he has gained knowledge of the financial sector and the Real Estate industry though various internships including RBC and Altus Group. Samson is passionate about the Real Estate industry and will lead the Real Estate division of DBR.

Malavan Ragulojan


Malavan Ragulojan in his second year of medical school McMaster University. He has a passion for understanding economics and the social determinants that inevitably affect the health of individuals.

Jack Parker

Finance & Opinion

Jack Parker is a fourth-year Dalhousie commerce student majoring in Finance. He has held positions in business development, corporate accounting, and commercial banking.

Ben Grondin

Law & Ethics

Ben is a Commerce student minoring in Philosophy at Dalhousie University in his fourth year of study. He has held positions in public accounting, corporate finance, and financial risk management. Ben's interests include business law and government policy. He is a goalkeeper on the Dalhousie Men's Soccer Team.

Mayowa Oluwasanmi

Technology & Opinion

Mayowa Oluwasanmi is a 4th year Honours Political Science student with a certificate in Computer Science. She is currently the Education Rep for Dalhousie WiTs (Women in Technology) society, a Business development intern and a Digital Business Cohort for the Youth4Digital Sustainability Group of the UN Internet Governance Forum. She is interested in digital innovation, artificial intelligence, data protection law and technology policy.

James Cromack

Sports Finance

James is a Commerce student majoring in Finance in his fourth year of study. He has held positions in public accounting, and commercial banking. James’ interests are financial markets and sports business. He is also a runner on the Dalhousie Men’s Cross Country and Track and Field Teams.

Academic Contributors

Binod Sundarajan

Professor, PhD

Binod Sundararajan is an Associate Professor of Management and Associate Director at the Rowe School of Business teaching International & Intercultural Management for undergrads and Sustainable leadership for the MBA. He has been awarded the A. Gordon Archibald Award. His Selected Publications include "Using stakeholder role play in business cases to teach management and communication" and "Lean, Ethical Business Communication".

Rick Nason

Professor, PhD

Rick Nason is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Rowe School of Business teaching Financial management. He has been awarded the Manulife Award for Teaching Excellence,  A. Gordon Archibald Award for Teaching Excellence and the MBA Professor of the Year award from Dalhousie University. His Selected publications include "It's Not Complicated: The Art & Science of Complexity in Business" and "Rethinking Risk Management".

Colin Conrad

Associate Professor, PhD

Colin Conrad is an interdisciplinary scholar who does research on EdTech, Data Science, and the ways our brains work with information technology. He currently works as an Assistant Professor at Dalhousie University’s School of Information Management. One of his most recent academic publications includes, “Measuring the Impact of Mind Wandering in Real Time Using an Auditory Evoked Potential” and "The Role of Flow in Learning Distributed Computing and MapReduce Concepts using Hands-On Analogy.