Posts by Graeme Benjamin

In loving memory of Bill McLean

On the weekend of Nov. 7-8 Tigers athletics, the entire Atlantic University Sport, and amateur sport in general was dealt a devastating blow with the loss of Bill McLean. Bill played a crucial role in launching and growing AUSTV in partnership with Bell-Alliant. AUSTV brings webcast coverage to fans of Atlantic University Sport across the…

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Top 10 places in Halifax to watch a game

    Halifax is a great city. That’s why you’re here. From the waterfront to the endless line of bars – there’s always something to do. But you know that. You go to Dal – you’re smart. However, sadly, there are some things you don’t know. Mainly – your Halifax sports knowledge. Relax. I’m here…

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Dalhousie first-year chemistry students protest final exam grades

Dalhousie students in Chemistry 1012 and 1022 have been passing around a petition asking administration to reevaluate its grading method. Madison Milne made the petition on April 24, a day after receiving her exam grade. She posted the petition on the Dalhousie chemistry and graduating class’s Facebook group. It currently has 536 signatures. “I got an…

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One-on-one with Tim Maloney

Tim Maloney knew coming into his new role at Dalhousie that it wasn’t going to be easy. But after seeing the outstanding results of Dalhousie’s varsity athletic programs, it looks like Maloney was able to fit right in. Dal’s varsity teams put on their best performance in 10 years. Eight conference championships, seven coach of…

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Dalhousie Tigers: Winter 2015 Semester Review

Wow. What a year. Eight AUS championships, five CIS medals, nine CIS All-Canadians, and one national gold medalist. There’s not much more you could ask for out of the second batch of Dal’s varsity athletes. In a year that started with met expectations and a dependency on the winter teams to achieve nothing but AUS…

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The 10 most newsworthy stories of the 2014-2015 school year

1. The Dalhousie Dentistry Scandal The Dentistry scandal shot Dal into the national spotlight, with news crews from across the country overtaking campus during winter break. The Dentistry scandal resulted from the discovery of a series of Facebook posts by the “Class of DDS 2015 Gentlemen’s club.” The posts involved comments about “hate fucking” members…

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Dalhousie residences raise $17,000 for IWK in charity faceoff

The Bighorns and the Trojans faced off once again at the tenth-annual Residence Charity Faceoff on Mar. 14 at the Halifax Forum. The Trojans dominated the Bighorns 10-3 in a game that was anything but peaceful. The Trojans were relentless on offence, laying the body and chirping the opposition every chance they could get. It was…

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Men’s Basketball Slip at CIS Championships

Only one point came between the Dalhousie men’s basketball and a birth in the semi-finals of the CIS Arcelormittal Dofasco men’s basketball semi-finals. Instead, the Tigers fell 57-56 to the Victoria Vikes in the first round of the final 8, leaving them to fight for the consolation prize. They lost to the Saskatchewan Huskies 90-79…

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Dal men’s basketball playoff run one of the best in AUS history

Only four teams in women’s and men’s basketball, soccer, volleyball and hockey have won Atlantic University Sport (AUS) titles ranked fifth or lower entering the playoffs since the start of the new millennium. The Saint Mary’s Huskies men’s soccer team was the most recent team to do it in 2011, entering the playoffs sixth-ranked. The…

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