Posts by Humour

Five tips for surviving outside dorm meal hours

By Daniel Bergman • September 2, 2013

Five tips for surviving outside dorm meal hours

1. Improvisation is key: Unfortunately, no stoves or hotplates are allowed in residence, meaning that snacking in your room requires the ability to mix …

Samantha’s Anti- Wish List

By Samantha Elmsley • November 23, 2012

From the slightly weird to the utterly terrifying, my list of items I never want for Christmas. (Adele van Wyk photo)

Rather than write up a ‘worst gifts received’ article post-holidays, I thought I would anticipate the moment and let givers know what they should …

Terrifying trends

By Rachel Bloom • October 26, 2012

What sort of weird psychological complex are you instilling in your cat-turned-princess? (Matt McGlynn photo)

I want to take you all on a journey with me. Let’s venture back to early 2000s when The Simple Life was the rage of …

Ben’s Ten

By Benjamin Blum • October 12, 2012

It’s going to be a long, cold winter without the NHL. (Photo from

Winter is coming, but the NHL likely isn’t. Trouble’s a-Bruin as the owners and players’ union squabble like siblings over who mom likes more. …

Will this be your first and last year at Dalhousie?

By Rachel Bloom • September 6, 2012

Will this be your first <em>and</em> last year at Dalhousie?

This time is different, they say. This time, they insist, shit is really going to hit the fan. “This time” is in reference to …

Final fantasy

By Matt Ritchie • March 23, 2012

Fantasy baseball

As I write these words, I’m pretty psyched. Seven days from now I will participate in my annual Yahoo Fantasy Baseball draft. What will …

The lonely student’s guide to Valentine’s Day

By Rob Sangster-Poole • February 14, 2012


with files from Nick Wright and other random people
On Valentine’s Day last year, the Gazette posted a little piece online rating the top 10 …

So you say you want a resolution?

By Matt Ritchie • January 20, 2012

New years resolutions

Yesterday I was at the gym and I saw two weird things: 1) Some guy lifting weights in a pair of Timberlands, and 2) …

Smashing pumpkins

By Matt Ritchie • October 28, 2011

Only pumpkin allowed to make a mess. Photo by Raindog via flickr.

Gourd destruction is no laughing matter
Smashing pumpkins sucks! No, I’m not talking about the 1990s alternative rock group, although they do suck. I’m talking …

English, what for

By Nick Wright • September 23, 2011

That dude wrote good. Photo from

Adjudicating articulations
I came to university with the impression that I would be writing quite a bit. This is, after all, big kid school and …