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Living with Crohn’s

Jason Isaacs is 26 years old and studies clinical psychology at Dal. He is one of 10 Canadian students awarded with the Crohn’s and Colitis Scholarship.

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World of dreams

Dan Weir is living a barista’s dream. Blasting a self-curated playlist on a tape player in a crisp white space and pulling delicious espresso all day, he is living his definition of success. Sporting a bearded smile and simple grey sweater, he said, “There is nothing else I would want to do.” Weir opened Weird…

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Profile: Keith Tufts

He’s reinvented himself three times since his undergrad at Dalhousie in the mid-1980s, and now Keith Tufts is returning to school. Tufts is one of the top architects at Lydon Lynch, the Halifax-based architecture firm that won the Student Union Building (SUB) renovation contract. While Tufts will be leaving his mark on the SUB, 30…

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A balancing act

Anna von Maltzahn is no longer just a threat on the basketball court, but on the trail too. (Alice Hebb photo)

For the record, Anna von Maltzahn wears exhaustion well. She shows no signs of tiredness as she strides into the Dalplex to sit down with the Gazette. Von Maltzahn, a fourth-year neuroscience major, decided to make her final year of schooling her most challenging one yet. She will not only be representing Dalhousie again in…

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Fashion profile: Nothing is sweeter than Sweet Pea!

Though not yet five years old, Sweet Pea Boutique has already become a staple store for Halifax shopping. It’s the place to go for dressy frocks, blouses and skirts at a reasonable price point for the average young lady. It’s atmosphere is classy and upscale without being intimidating. In short, it’s struck the perfect chord…

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Finding a new tune

Moe Kabbara. Photo by Michael Cestnik

Dalhousie student takes on the Halifax music scene Moe Kabbara sits on his single bed, strumming his mandolin. His acoustic guitar, and his ukulele—bright blue, with a red frog and green lily pads painted vividly on the body—lie next to him on the black sheets of his bed. It’s a new mandolin. He just bought…

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Who let the dogs out?

The Sheepdogs. Supplied photo by Alex Kirzhner

Rolling Stone cover winners come to Halifax Aug. 18, 2011 is a day the Sheepdogs won’t soon forget. After a tumultuous seven years spent climbing the ranks of Canada’s music scene, the roots rockers from Saskatoon were given an opportunity many artists can only dream of: They landed a spot on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine,…

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Sidelined on the road to Dalhousie

Women's soccer 3. Photo by Ian Froese

Kristy McGregor-Bales realizes dream after torn ACL The game is tied at zero midway through the first half. Dalhousie has possession at the whistle, preparing for a free kick nearly 30 yards away from the net. It’s prime territory for the Tigers. Over on Dal’s bench, bench boss Jack Hutchison is focused elsewhere on the…

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