Posts Tagged ‘Ottawa’

Dalhousie student takes her seat in House of Commons

Sarah Dobson is a fourth-year political science student at Dalhousie, and is thinking of one day putting her name forward in a real election. Before that, she’ll take her seat as the delegate for Halifax-West in Equal Voice’s “Daughters of the Vote.” “Daughters of the Vote” is a non-partisan event which will bring 338 young…

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Dalhousie student gains strength from tumor

Dalhousie student Matthew Secord learned about his brain at a very young age.  Now he wants to study other peoples’. When he was five, doctors identified a tumor that had been growing in Secord’s brain, causing his skull to pinch the tumor. “They knew I always had something weird because I had a growth on…

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Here for Hollerado

Four guys, one Ottawa suburb and garage rehearsals lead to Canadian indie rock band Hollerado. Guitarist Nixon Boyd spoke with the Gazette about influences, history and new music. On tour, Boyd says, “we mostly travel in the van. We pass time as best we can keeping each other awake by trying to one-up each other with…

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Men’s basketball lose to Ottawa in preseason

By Natasha White, Basketball Reporter   See if you can follow this preseason logic: Dalhousie men’s basketball beat Saint Mary’s handily, winning four of five scrimmages. SMU barely beats Ottawa 89–88, therefore Dal should beat Ottawa easily, right? Wrong. This time the travelling Ottawa Gee-Gees had luck on their side, edging the Tigers 72– 9…

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