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Dal enters third century with celebration

The University of Dalhousie welcomed entering a third century with a creative performance at its Bicentennial Launch on Feb. 6 2018. “We wanted something that really reflected on Dal’s 200 years,” said Lindsay Dowling, media relations for the launch committee. “So really celebrating the past 200 years of achievement, inspiration and impact. But we also…

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Dalhousie’s who’s who: Miss Louise Bishop

Originally published March 14, 1941 in Volume 73, Issue 19 – the co-ed edition – of the Dalhousie Gazette   The little lady whose picture appears above is the songbird of Dalhousie, otherwise called Miss Louise Bishop.   Louise was born in Bridgetown and went to high school there. During her early schooling she not only led…

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Dalhousie’s who’s who: Webster MacDonald

Originally published Oct. 11, 1940 in Volume 73, Issue 2 of the Dalhousie Gazette  This week we introduce to you the Vice-President of the Students’ Council, that versatile personage, “Wubber MacTunnelled”. Webbie first saw the light of day in Kentville, Nova Scotia. It was here he started his academic career, later furthering his studies in…

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Dalhousie’s who’s who: George Piercey

Originally published Nov. 15, 1940 in Volume 73, Issue 7 of the Dalhousie Gazette  This week we introduce you to a real Haligonian – a chap who was born in Armdale – none other than George Piercey, B.A., B. Com.   George went to Bloomfield High and while there he was active in cadet training. He…

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Dalhousie has a full slate of events for its 200th birthday

Dalhousie University is entering its 200th year, and the school and its faculties have planned a host of activities to celebrate the milestone. Leading the charge is Catherine Bagnell Styles, assistant vice-president, communication and marketing. “I started at Dal about 7 years ago, and it was on my radar right from the get go. But…

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