Stories by Travis Devonport

Travis Devonport

Travis is a freelance journalist and event photographer based out of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

The only campus watchdog

The Varsity is Canada’s only university newspaper with a public editor

Dec 16, 2019

Floyd Blakeney sits in his holiday throne greeting children at Cabela's in Dartmouth.

This 63-year-old veteran looks very familiar

Santa Floyd has been spreading Christmas joy for 39 years

Dec 7, 2019

Council voted unanimously Tuesday in support of the Halifax Food Policy Alliance.

Halifax funds plan to fight food insecurity

Regional council splits a $120,000 tab with the Halifax Food Policy Alliance

Dec 4, 2019

Dog owners walk along Quinpool Road during the pet parade on Saturday. 

Why let the dogs out?

Parade offers Quinpool business owners a chance to connect with their community

Dec 2, 2019

Jean-eva Dickie and Winston Guitar play pool during a speed friending event last Tuesday.

Do you want to be friends?

14 strangers have 5 minutes to see if they’re friend material

Nov 21, 2019

Sarah Marceau holds her painting with pride after competing for her first time at Art Battle Halifax.

She didn’t just make art, she became art 

12 artists, 20 minutes, in front of a live audience 

Nov 18, 2019

Robyn Carruthers founded Santa’s for Seniors in memory of her grandmother.

Santa hasn't forgotten about seniors this Christmas

700 volunteers are buying Christmas gifts for seniors struggling to make ends meet

Nov 17, 2019

275 participants run or walk for the Light up the Lake race on Saturday.

Craig’s Cause supports those with pancreatic cancer

Annual Light up the Lake walk draws 275 runners

Nov 5, 2019