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Two brothers, one goal

Joe (pictured above) and Ben are friends first, competitors second (photo by Pau Balite)

Having a competitive attitude and an inner drive to push oneself is integral to having success in sport. Ben and Joe Ur were born with a competitor to contend with: each other. “We grew up competing with each other all the time,” says Joe, the captain of Dalhousie’s men’s swim team. His brother Ben was…

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A family affair

It's a family reunion for Paige (Left) and Maddie (Right) (photo by Chris Parent)

It’s a family reunion for Paige, left, and Maddy. (Photo by Chris Parent) There are some who are born into the Tigers family, and others who have been adopted by it and now flourish. Anna Stammberger and her family are an example of the former. “We’re a Dal family,” she says as she and her…

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Dalhousie Tigers: Winter 2013 Semester in Review

This banner ends a seven-year championship drought for women's volleyball. (Photo by Darek Nakonieczny via

By: Ian Froese, Sports Editor, Henry Whitfield, Benjamin Blum, Stephen Campbell, Monica Mutale, Staff Contributors Let’s not gloss over it: this was a semester unlike any other for Dalhousie Athletics. Instead of the slap to the wrist many expected, the university garnered international attention by taking a strong stance against hazing, forcing women’s hockey to…

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2013 Most Eligible Tigers

Molly Wedge. (Chris Parent photo)

What’s that, you say? You’re single? And ready to mingle? Well, aren’t you in luck. We at the Gazette thought you may want to meet eight of Dalhousie’s most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes, all of whom are single athletes and ready to mingle. Each of these fine young men and women bring something different to…

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Tigers drown out the competition

Rookie Jeremy Ryant and the Tigers swimming team was a force in the pool. (David Munro photo)

Dalhousie’s domination in the pool continued this past weekend at the AUS invitational meet at the Dalplex. Dal was on top of the podium for 17 of the 19 women’s events. In the two events that the women did not place first, they were still on the podium for a top three finish. The manly…

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