Posts Tagged ‘good people doing good things’

Good People Doing Good Things: Lily Barraclough

Lily Barraclough has a lot on her plate: she’s a student, she volunteers with multiple organizations and she’s a program coordinator for iMatter.  Barraclough came to Halifax in 2016 and started her student life in the Foundation Year Programme at the University of King’s College. Now, in her third year of her environmental science, and…

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Good People Doing Good Things: Madison Murray

After nine years of playing AA hockey, second-year Dalhousie University student Madison Murray decided it was time to hit the ice as a coach.  Growing up in Cole Harbour, Sidney Crosby was a huge role model for Murray after bringing home the Stanley Cup in 2009. It was then that Murray looked to her mom…

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Good people doing good things: A bald brotherhood in Howe Hall

Dalhousie first year student, Valentin Traclet found out in late November that his mother would be undergoing brain surgery in his hometown of Ottawa while he was at school in January.    His friends – Benn Fraser, Euan Hall, Jasper de Bie, and Warren Todd – knew they needed to help their friend through this difficult…

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Good People Doing Good Things: Joe Seney

After three years of Junior A hockey in Ontario, Dalhousie University student Joe Seney set out on a path to excellence in the management program. Seney, a third-year management student, has taken on a lot during his time at Dalhousie. “I’m in my third year at Dalhousie but actually my last year, because I took…

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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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Good People Doing Good Things: Jamal St. Lewis

Jamal St. Lewis is a fourth-year student at Dalhousie University working on a bachelor in management. During his time at Dal, St. Lewis has taken on multiple responsibilities on campus to make it a better place.   St. Lewis came to Dalhousie in order to pursue a degree in business that gave him the versatility to…

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Good People Doing Good Things: Ally Geist

Ally Geist is a fourth-year student at Dalhousie University doing a major in theatre with a minor in French. Throughout her time at Dalhousie Geist has taken on multiple roles to be an advocate for mental health. When Geist was in her third year, she joined the Wear Your Label team. Wear Your Label is…

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Good People Doing Good Things: Katie Oxford

At the beginning of the year, fourth-year Dalhousie student Katie Oxford got an idea. With a few art supplies on hand, set to work on seeing her idea come to life. She went out into the community and gave members of marginalized groups the chance to be creative. “After a stressful day, I find it…

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