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Ben’s Ten: Unique Uniforms

By Benjamin Blum • March 28, 2014

2. Tequila sunrise (PART 1)

And so it is that another year at the Dalhousie Gazette has drawn to a close. The ‘not-so-little column that could’ touched on everything from …

The big finish!

By Dalhousie Gazette Staff • March 28, 2014

MacDonald had the Tigers set up for success. (Photo y Chris Parent)

The end of the year brings about different feelings for everyone. Some are relieved that it’s finally over, while others are bewildered by how …

Ben’s Ten: Talkin’ Trades

By Benjamin Blum • March 14, 2014

When Nomar Garciaparra was shipped out of Boston for Orlando Cabrera and Doug Mientkiewicz in 2004, 11-year-old me was introduced to the harsh reality …

Dalhousie residences face off for charity

By Shelby Rutledge • March 14, 2014

Last year's Bighorns (left) and Trojans put aside their differences in support of the IWK. (Photo by Chris Parent)

As spring beckons outside, Dalhousie residences will gather indoors for a hockey game as a fundraiser for the IWK Health Centre, which specializes in …

International Student Profile: Desirée Nouwen

By Hamzeh Hadad • March 14, 2014

A newcomer to Canada, Desirée Nouwen is eager to embrace local culture—beginning with her choice of beverage. (Photo by Chris Parent)

Every team has stories of rookies emerging when it matters most to make an impact. In another successful year for the Dalhousie Tigers women’s …

The Ticker (for the week ending Mar. 2)

By Benjamin Blum • March 7, 2014

Maggie Li (5) delivers the ball into Trinity Western territory at the CIS national championships. (Photo by Rob Weitzel via

Men’s volleyball – Some consolation at nationals for Dal
It was a trying weekend for the AUS champs as the fourth-seeded Tigers encountered a familiar foe …

OPINION: DSU execs dropped the ball

By Rebecca Haworth • March 7, 2014

OPINION: DSU execs dropped the ball

It’s that time of year again: candidates running in this year’s Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) elections will flock to classrooms and social media in …

Recruiting for the future

By Raeesa Lalani • February 28, 2014

A strong Dalhousie swim team hopes to get even stronger in the years ahead. (Photo by Dustin Silvey)

The spectator’s cheers echo throughout the pool. A whistle tweets as bodies bound off of the starting block. The crisp, turquoise water is pushed …

The Ticker (for the week ending Feb. 23)

By Benjamin Blum • February 28, 2014

David Sharpe's performance provided a lone bright spot in an otherwise disappointing weekend. (Photo by Martin Bazyl via the University of Toronto)

Track and Field – Women take title, men settle for second
For the first time since the 2001-02 season, the AUS track and field championship did …

Championship redemption for men’s volleyball

By Mohamed Elgayar • February 27, 2014

Jonathan MacDonald (1) and Matthew Donovan (7) join their Tigers teammates in celebrating an improbable win. (Photo by Fran Harris via the University of New Brunswick)

The Atlantic University Sport (AUS) men’s volleyball crown is returning to Halifax, as the Dalhousie Tigers retook the title from long-time rival University of …