Posts Tagged ‘military’

The stupidity of the 2%

Editor’s note: Matt Stickland is a retired Officer of the Royal Canadian Navy.   There have been a lot of crazy policies coming out of the United States in recent months. Like, tearing families apart, losing trade wars and throwing hissy fits in the direction of the NFL. For this foreign policy nerd Trump’s most…

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Remembering to forget 

Editor’s Note: Matt Stickland has been in the military for 10 years and deployed to Libya in 2011 on HMCS CHARLOTTETOWN.     On November 11, as a country we will gather and remember the sacrifices of our soldiers.   Wreaths will be laid, Taps will be played, and in the moment of silence we can reflect on how what we…

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Faces of mental health: Matt Stickland

Editor’s note (Jennifer Lee): For our last issue, each editor was tasked to fill their section with pieces on a theme or topic they feel strongly about. I was torn between doing something on rape culture or racism, but after doing a takeover on the Gazette’s Instagram, I decided I wasn’t done talking about mental…

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Lest we forget

The 11th month has rushed to meet us with colour and cold once again. The only November flowers that bloom in Halifax are the red poppies on the lapels of shirts and jackets. At least, that’s what it is supposed to look like. Walking down Spring Garden Road a week from Remembrance Day, there is…

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Remembering student soldiers

By Jason MacGregor, Features Contributor Dalhousie alumni have made some truly amazing accomplishments. Some have gone on to become CEOs of international companies, some have become highly respected politicians, some have made major breakthroughs in medicine, and some have become famous celebrities. As a school, we’re proud of their accomplishments, and we quickly remind others that…

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