Posts Tagged ‘Dalplex’

Q/A with Tim Maloney

In this image: Tim Maloney beside a Dal Tigers logo.

Tim Maloney had been Dalhousie’s executive director of athletics for five years. He talks about the 2018-2019 year, Dalplex renovations and much more.

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New Fitness Centre so far so good

Dalhousie University’s new Fitness Centre has been open for over three months and so far the reviews are mostly positive.   “I think it is great,” said Dal student Matt Smith. “I like the fact that we are not going to be blasted by heat in the winter is nice, and the equipment is nice and…

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Why do I have to feel sexy to go to the gym?

The gym is an environment of hard work, determination and athleticism. It’s also an environment of tight clothing, exposed bodies and sexualization. While men marvel at their figure in the mirror, women walk around in sports bras and masks of makeup. Both men and women are putting on a show. These factors create a demeaning…

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Fun, inexpensive places to be active in Halifax

Halifax is full of places where students can be active. Here are four cost friendly locations: Citadel Hill Sidney Crosby regularly runs up this hill during the NHL off-season in order to build up his cardio and leg strength. If it’s good enough for him, then it’s good enough for anybody. During the winter, the…

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What does the Dalplex do with our money?

A full-time Dalhousie student pays $153.20 per term for so-called “student service fees.” The university’s website says those fees go to administrative, athletic, and health services, but doesn’t provide a further breakdown of how those funds are distributed. According to the Student Accounts office, $100.70 of that fee goes to “athletics” each term. They couldn’t…

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New facility, new fees

  Staying active at Dalhousie is going to get more expensive. Construction is starting on a fitness centre in front of the Dalplex, and Dalhousie’s website states that students will start paying a new fee for the centre as soon as the building is finished. Susan Robertson of Financial Services says that the cost will…

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19-year-old hit by supervisor driving Metro Transit SUV

8:37 p.m.: This article has been updated with new information. A 19-year-old man is in hospital after being struck by a vehicle late Wednesday afternoon on South Street, immediately east of the Dalplex entrance. Halifax Regional Police Sgt. Gordon Graham said the pedestrian was leaving the Dalplex when he was struck while crossing a crosswalk.…

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Dalhousie awaits HRM approval for joint arena

The saga to renovate Dalhousie’s athletic facilities is ongoing, with several factors yet to be determined. As work toward renovating the aging Dalplex, on top of building a companion fitness facility, is in the preliminary stages, the university has decided where to build a new rink. The university’s board of governors decided in July that…

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The Ticker (Week ending Nov. 17)

Swimming: Tigers remain atop podium The final meet of 2013 was another successful one for the Tigers, who once again lapped the competition at the Dalplex pool. Both men’s and women’s teams jumped out to massive leads following Saturday’s races, finishing over 80 points ahead of the second place teams. Individual performances from Molly Wedge and David Sharpe set several…

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Inside the mascot

The Dalhousie Tigers’ mascot is a constant presence at games, intermingling with fans and spreading school spirit at sporting events and theme nights. However, little is known about the people inside the costume. These students, whose names have been changed in this article to keep the mystery of who is actually in the suit intact,…

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