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Vaudeville Fashion Show

Vaudeville Fashion Show allows Dalhouise/King’s students to design, create and model clothing. We spoke to Vaudeville’s co-presidents, Charlotte Cowan and Courtney Edwards. But, first, why Kim Milligan nominated the women of the society: “I am nominating these people because we are a group of mainly women coming together to put together a Fashion Show that…

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Claire Yurkovich

Hometown: Edmonton, AB Major: Psychology, second year Proudest achievement to date: Probably making swimming through university. I qualified for Olympic trials and competed nationally for that. I’ve gone to Canadian nationals and last year I qualified for CIS. Next big thing she wants to achieve: Finishing off my degree. I’m hoping to go into education afterward. Just…

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Colleen Wilson leads the way for Dalhousie

If you had asked Colleen Wilson several years ago if she expected to be leading the pack around cross country courses all over Atlantic Canada at university meets, she wouldn’t have known how to respond. The Dalhousie Tiger phenom raced at a provincial level in high school, but says the emphasis at the time was…

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Kym Sweeny

Hometown: Yarmouth County, NS Major: Law Kym Sweeny has been described as a “badass mom and law student” who advocates for students around issues of gender and sexualized violence. She has been integral to the creation of the DSU Sexual Assault & Harassment Phone Line, as well as the creation of the Student Advocacy Society.…

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Maya Soukup

Major: Fourth year Earth Sciences Hometown: Calgary, AB Proudest accomplishment: Getting over my mental fear of thinking I can’t do an honours degree, that I’m not smart enough, or thinking I’m not smart enough to do a masters. But now, I’m like yeah, I applied for honours last week, I can apply for a masters.…

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Julia Sarty

Hometown: Halifax, NS Major: Electrical engineering, second year Proudest achievement to date: My biggest thing is keeping myself together. I’ve been able to be on the Varsity Swim Team for two seasons now – which is excellent and a privilege – as well as keeping up with some artistic stuff; I did ballet, up until…

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Molly Rookwood

Hometown: Arlington, Mass. (outside of Boston) Major: Early modern studies and English, third year Proudest achievement to date: I got an A+ on my final Foundation Year Programme paper, which felt like a huge success to the finish of the year. Next big thing she wants to achieve: The next big thing I’m working for is finishing my…

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Fallen Matthews

Hometown: Toronto, ON Major: Masters in gender studies, with a focus on cinema and black masculinity Proudest achievement to date: Being where I am in such a short time because I started Dal in 2009, and then I graduated with my bachelors in October convocation of 2012. Then I taught English abroad in Korea because I wanted to…

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Francesca Handy

Hometown: Waterloo, ON Major: Final year of a combined honours in journalism and Spanish/Latin American studies Proudest achievement to date: Being able to be more myself to let some really great people in my life. Next big thing she wants to achieve: Great hair. Favourite pizza flavour: As of late, seitan sausages and broccolini. From a friend: “Amazing!” -Olivia…

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Yasmine Mucher

Hometown: Thornhill, ON Major: Kinesiology (her third year at Dal, but fifth year in university) Proudest achievement to date: Coming here and not knowing anyone at all and being a transfer student, yet managing to make new friends and take new opportunities and not being a hermit. Next big thing she wants to achieve: Get into…

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