Good People Doing Good Things: Ally Geist

Ally Geist is a fourth-year student at Dalhousie University doing a major in theatre with a minor in French. Throughout her time at Dalhousie Geist has taken on multiple roles to be an advocate for mental health. When Geist was in her third year, she joined the Wear Your Label team. Wear Your Label is…

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Good People Doing Good Things: Meghan Noel

Meghan Noel is a fourth-year student at Dalhousie University majoring in political science and minoring in law and society. Her program involves a co-op placement with the John Howard Society of Nova Scotia, where she’s been able to plan a book drive. The John Howard Society is a non-governmental organization with locations in every province…

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Good People Doing Good Things: Chantelle Fynn

Chantelle Fynn is a fourth-year student at Dalhousie University doing a double major in environmental and political sciences. Over the summer, Fynn interned with the World Health Organization (WHO,) working on issues surrounding noncommunicable diseases. According to WHO, noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are chronic diseases with long durations and slow progression. They account for 63% of…

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Kate Fines rookie season better than fine

First year goalkeeper, Kate Fines, is entering the second half the Dalhousie University soccer season with five shutouts under her belt, and a 0.29 goals against average. The Dalhousie Tigers women’s soccer team has played seven games this season: winning four, losing two and tying one. For all 630 minutes of play, Fines has been…

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Nocturne: Art at Night, creating wonder and awe

Alexandra Sweny, Visual editor; Carter Hutton and Louise Andrews Halifax Waterfront NovaScotia Crystal opened up the doors of their waterfront location to the public, giving tours and detailed explanations of their crystal making process. NovaScotia Crystal is the only mouth-blown, hand-cut crystal manufacturer in Canada. Nocturne was the perfect opportunity to have a closer look…

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History of haunting Halifax

JESSICA BRIAND with files from Maddie Watson Halifax Citadel Ghost Tours draws local visitors to the hill for a night of spookiness and intrigue during the summer and fall. Halifax Citadel saw about 495,000 visitors in 2015/2016. Although usually seen as a tourist attraction, the ghost tours aim to please locals by focusing on the…

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Nocturne exhibit bridges art and science

Halifax had its 10th annual Nocturne: Art at Night event on Oct. 12 and 14 showcasing the local art scene in the city. Nocturne is a non-profit organization run largely by volunteers dedicated to creating the most immersive and unique art experience for the people of Halifax. Every year, Nocturne collaborates with a curatorial team…

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Delicious dishes to serve at Thanksgiving dinner

Tang Bing – Northern China Submitted by Lianne Xiao This recipe is simple and came from Lianne’s father’s memory. Ingredients Flour Cooking Oil Water Sugar Directions Cooking oil: I am not sure how much, like less than half a rice bowl of cooking oil.  Dough: use 2 hands full of flour and mix with water. …

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Beneath the cosplay

It all started in 1992 with a letter, a money order, and a whip.   Fox Lidstone, has been doing cosplay in Halifax on and off for the last 25 years; after finding his first collectors item, he couldn’t stop searching for more to complete his Indiana Jones costume. His repertoire now includes anything Harrison…

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