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Hatt's off: Dean of students moving on to a new adventure

After about 15 years at King’s, it’s time for Nicholas Hatt to don his hat and move on to a new adventure. As of Feb. 14, Nicholas Hatt, current dean of students at King’s, will be the new rector of St. George’s Round on Brunswick Street. Feb. 13 will be Hatt’s last day at King’s. […]

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Gifts galore: YouthNet hosts holiday gift drive

King’s students have a tendency to get involved within their community. This year, some students are helping to spread holiday cheer to kids through a north-end organization. YouthNet is operated out of the Saint George’s Round Church on the corner of Cornwallis and Sackville streets. They provide after school, lunch time, summer and teen programming for […]

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HPX 2017: Night Four

Hannah: Well, it happened. Halifax Pop Explosion has come to an end for another year. I regret only being able to go out for two of the four nights, but I’m grateful for the nights I was able to make it out. I’ve heard a lot of great things about the shows I missed. If […]

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HPX 2017: Night One

Hello again. We’re back with the recaps, this time done by Jessica MacIsaac and Hannah Daley. We’re going to a variety of shows each night of Halifax Pop Explosion and tell you what we think about them. Jessica: Hey, all. This is Jessica MacIsaac, and for those of you who don’t know me I am […]

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Photos: Nocturne 2017

The theme of Nocturne this year was “Vanish.” The annual festival took place October 14 in different locations throughout Halifax and Dartmouth. Attendees were invited to participate with and admire art installations centring around the theme.

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A new kind of meal hall

Food services at King’s have gone through a bit of a switch-up. Earlier this year, a food services contract search committee was taking proposals from food service providers and a company named Chartwells was chosen for King’s; a move away from Sodexo. Since July, Chartwells has been prepping for the influx of students in September […]

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Online Editor's year in review

This year resulted in so much more than I could ever have expected before becoming part of the Watch as the online editor. I knew I would be busy, and I knew that it would be time-consuming, but I was shocked by how much time I was spending on prepping things for the site or […]

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Food for sale

Changes are on the way for food services at King’s. Before the academic year even began, the food services contract search committee was working on creating a Request for Proposals (RFP). They accepted proposals from interested proponents until the end of February.   Bonnie Sands, bursar at King’s and member of the committee, says that […]

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King's students presenting Halifax with report card

Halifax is being presented with a climate report card. Their overall grade? C+. Two first-year King’s students, Lily Barraclough and Cameron Yetman, are part of iMatter Youth, an international organization that works to get youth involved in climate action. Part of what they do is help youth create climate report cards for their cities. Later […]

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All Out: Students take to the streets

Earlier today, students in Halifax and across Canada took part in “All Out,” a national day of action movement encouraging students to fight for free and accessible education for all. At King’s, the rally kicked off at the library steps and included talks from Dr. Laura Penny and a representative from The South House, as […]