Posts by Mat Wilush

Cryptic Predictions

Aries (Mar 21- Apr 19) The gas giant Jupiter is notable for its “great red spot” – a superhurricane the diameter of the Earth. You too, have been seen to be harboring a “great red spot.” An unrelenting storm; a whirling red mess.. Don’t be weirded out or anything, but you’re kind of a living…

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The 2015 Halifax Summer To-Do List

With so much of Dalhousie’s student body hailing from outside the city, summers in Halifax can feel like a well-kept secret. Those who stay in the city can attest to the beautiful weather and the multitude of things to do through the city. So, collected here is a (small) list of festivals and happenings going…

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Cryptic predictions

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) With five minutes to detonation, you have to ask yourself if the world is really worth saving. Look into the face of that smiling baby and tell me you don’t see a vision of certain doom. Red wire, blue wire – it’s all the same in the end. One black bag…

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There and Back Again, an Arts Section’s Tale

Through snow, slush and sleep deprivation, the Gazette’s Arts team has worked hard to get into all of Halifax’s biggest festivals to keep you in tune. As we wrap up our publishing year, let’s shed all notions of journalistic modesty and bask in a little self-congratulatory nostalgia. We began where we always seem to, at DalFest.…

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Halifax, Meet Your Burger Ambassador

The Holy Week of the Halifax calendar is nigh. The signs are obvious – meaty aromas wafting down Barrington; impossible queues forming around every restaurant; cases of extreme unstoppable salivation. It’s time for Burger Week. This year, The Coast has tasked two Halifax locals with the weightiest of all responsibilities – to serve as Burger…

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Seven Stages in the SUB

SubFest transforms the SUB into a festival grounds on March 6   “There’s going to be an ice cavern hallway dance party,” Mike Fong tells me. He isn’t talking about some swanky new club downtown, nor about an art installation. He’s talking about our very own Student Union Building and the transformation it’ll take on…

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The Hair Down There

Chatting about pubes with a human sexuality prof Matt Numer teaches Dalhousie’s popular human sexuality course, so he’s no stranger to casual chats about the kinks and curves that make our sexuality so dynamic. And it really is a dynamic field – everybody exists as an entirely unique sexual being, each with their own characteristics…

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Who’s who at CKDU?

Haydn Watters talks Smorgasborg – Monday Mornings at 9 am on 88.1FM Gazette: Who are you? How old are you? Where are you from? What are your favorite water and land dwelling animals? Haydn Watters: My name is Haydn Watters, host of Smorgasborg and here’s some fun facts about me: I’m a fourth year journalism…

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Blood and Guts and Music

The Halifax Battle of the Bands tore through the T Room Last Thursday, six local bands fought to the bloody end for a cash prize and chance to play at the World Curling Championship – which is being held in Halifax from March 28 to April 5. Each band – representing a wide swath of…

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