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Presidents Choice

Meet your candidates for King’s next president. story and photos by Whitney Cant After whittling down a list of about 30 applicants, Bob Mann and the presidential selection committee have narrowed it down to three. Dr. Jure Gantar (Dalhousie University), Dr. Anne Leavitt (University of Vancouver Island), and Dr. Donald Desserud (University of New Brunswick […]

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A letter from the editors

by Adrian Lee and Griffin McIness – Feb. 17, 2011 Over the past few months, we’ve been watching the King’s presidential selection process closely, and have included in this issue a short introduction to the three final candidates (see “Presidents Choice”). From the looks of it, the Board of Governors has gone about its search […]

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King's Briefs: February 17, 2011

RAZING OUR ZONA? Zona Roberts, the Wardroom canteen’s reliable matronly icon, is considering moving to Iqaluit, Nunavut this summer. She says it’s a move that may be permanent. “I’m getting old, I need money for retirement,” she said. “I just don’t want to leave my job.” After talking to a student from Nunavut, Roberts learned […]

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Condom Clash

Student groups, administration divided over role of contraception distribution at King’s By Katie Toth It was intended to be a sort of Valentine’s Day gift: representatives of the King’s campus queer society, King’s PRIDE, said they had planned to give students a package featuring condoms, lubricant, and chocolate in their residence mailboxes. But PRIDE got […]

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Arts & Culture

Collect and Conquer

foodclothingshelter music collective takes over the Paragon. Words and photos by Lauren Naish – Feb. 16, 2011 If the founding members of the foodclothingshelter music collective had been planning to take over the east coast of Canada, the battle plans would have looked something like this: Step 1: Bring together a band of like-minded friends […]

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Executive Decisions

Your candidates for the King’s Students’ Union’s most important players. By Adrian Lee With the academic year winding down, it’s a season of change for the King’s Students’ Union. Though President Kiki Wood is graduating, this year’s executive and board of governors’ representatives feature a lot of familiar faces from King’s politics. Follow our coverage […]

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Becoming a Part of History with New Technology

Technology finds its way into the 2011 Canada Games by Whitney Cant – Feb. 1, 2011 In these days of “c u l8er” and “lol,” companies and organizations headed by older generations are recognizing the need to connect with a younger demographic through social media. The Halifax 2011 Canada Winter Games were the first time […]

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The Watch goes online

Nov. 2, 2010 “The Watch has always aimed big and delivered small.” Maybe it’s self-defeating that the editors’ welcome to what really is an exciting new era for the Watch begins with a quote like that, from our founding editor-in-chief. But really, our new website is just that—we are delivering small. Celebrating a 21-year-old newspaper’s […]