Posts Tagged ‘St. FX’

A new way to get help?

In this image: a phone on the eMentalHealth page.

 A variety of e-mental health tools are currently being piloted across Nova Scotia’s post-secondary campuses. The hope is that these tools will help alleviate appointment wait-times and provide counselling alternatives to students in need.   “As someone who had seen and used on-campus counselling, I saw the pros and cons to what on-campus counselling was like and understood the need for something…

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Briefs of the week

Week of Oct. 8, 2018 Editor’s note: Two of these briefs mention sexual assault IDEA Project opens On Wednesday, Oct. 10, Dalhousie University officially unveiled its IDEA Project – a renewal of the Sexton campus. Announced in September 2016, the $64-million project received $32 million from the Government of Canada. The result includes the Emera IDEA…

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Men’s hockey team shutout in home opener

The Dalhousie Tigers opened their regular season on October 1 in front of a large and boisterous predominately student crowd at the Halifax Forum. They lost 5-0 to the St. Francis Xavier (St. FX) X-Men. Led by X-Men third year forward and reigning AUS (Atlantic University Sport) MVP Eric Locke, the X-men took control early…

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OPINION: Women’s hockey pick up where they left off

We're pretty optimistic about this team. (Photo by Kit Moran

Around this time last year, Dalhousie’s women’s hockey team not only caught the attention of the Gazette, but that of media outlets across the nation. Seventeen senior members of the team were suspended after the discovery that first-year players were subjected to hazing as part of a “rookie initiation ritual,” inevitably forcing the team to…

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Tigers playoff hopes defeated

Brett Theberge (27) puts a shot on net in an earlier contest. (Photo by Nick Pearce via Dal Athletics)

The Dalhousie Tigers men’s hockey team faced the co-first place Acadia Axemen Friday Jan. 24 at the Halifax Forum. Despite being at opposite ends of the standings, both teams came into the match coming off two-game losing streaks and were looking to turn things around. Unfortunately the Tigers were struggling with injuries and only had…

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Aggressive X-Women dominate Tigers

Courtney Thompson (5) driving to the lane against the X-Women. (Photo by Kit Moran)

Friday night is usually a time for celebration—an opportunity to leave one’s weekday cares behind. For the Dalhousie Tigers women’s basketball team, however, last Friday was anything but jubilant. Missed defensive assignments and wasted offensive opportunities doomed the Tigers (5-5), who fell 77-63 to the St. FX X-Women (4-7) in an early evening game at…

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Dalhousie earns third consecutive lacrosse title

Turns out, winning a league championship doesn’t get old for Dalhousie men’s lacrosse. When the champagne bottle had been emptied, the last hugs exchanged and the hollers had finally died down, the Tigers once again proved they are the finest team in local campus lacrosse. Dal’s 17-10 triumph against St. FX Nov. 10 was the…

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The Ticker (For the week ending Nov 3)

Hockey: On-ice struggles continue A disappointing weekend for Tigers hockey ended on a redeeming note, as Dalhousie’s women’s team overcame a two-goal deficit to secure a 2-2 tie against UPEI on Saturday, Nov. 2. Forwards Courtney Sheedy and Elena Tsitouras scored for the Tigers, helping the team bounce back from the previous night’s 3-2 loss to…

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Cross-country champions

It’s what the Dalhousie men’s and women’s cross-country teams have been working for throughout the year. All the early morning practices, the vigorous training schedule and the competition during the regular season leads to one moment: the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) championships. The Tigers pursued their moment at the Université de Moncton on Oct. 26.…

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Women’s hockey opens season with resilient display

A new era for Tigers women’s hockey began this weekend, as a Dalhousie team carrying 15 rookies kicked off its 2013-14 campaign with mixed results. The youthful Tigers appeared overmatched in their 7-0 road-trip loss to St. FX on Oct. 18, but bounced back the next night to capture a hard-fought 1-0 victory over St.…

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