Posts by Hamzeh Hadad

International Student Profile: Desirée Nouwen

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 volleyball team, this player was transatlantic transfer student Desirée Nouwen. Nouwen, originally from Weert, a city of about 50,000 in the southeast Netherlands, came to Halifax to study abroad. “My expectations…

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Early championship edge for men’s volleyball

In what has become an Atlantic University Sport (AUS) tradition over the past 10 years, Dalhousie is squaring off against the University of New Brunswick for the men’s volleyball title. The Tigers entered the final in first place with a 13-4 record to give them home court advantage in the best-of-three series against the defending…

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Women’s basketball split series vs. UPEI

Courtney Thompson (5) fights through a double-team in a physical contest against UPEI. (Photo by Chris Parent)

Back-to-back games at the Dalplex over the weekend were vital for both the Dalhousie Tigers and the visiting UPEI Panthers. Locked in a tight Atlantic University Sport (AUS) playoff race, the teams split the weekend series. The Tigers opened strong, winning the first game on Friday, Jan. 31 by a score of 65-58. Guard Courtney…

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Tigers playoff hopes defeated

Brett Theberge (27) puts a shot on net in an earlier contest. (Photo by Nick Pearce via Dal Athletics)

The Dalhousie Tigers men’s hockey team faced the co-first place Acadia Axemen Friday Jan. 24 at the Halifax Forum. Despite being at opposite ends of the standings, both teams came into the match coming off two-game losing streaks and were looking to turn things around. Unfortunately the Tigers were struggling with injuries and only had…

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