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Drinking Tampering

The Watch has confirmed that in the fall term, there was an incident of drink tampering in the Wardroom. On Jan. 25, the Registrar’s Office sent out a statement to faculty and students on behalf of dean of students Katie Merwin. “King’s is committed to ensuring our campus is an environment where any form of […]

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News Sports

Blue Devils round-up

As December approaches, sports are coming to an end for the term (if seasons haven’t ended already). This year there has been a tighter knit athletic community, which fantastic to see. It makes being a King’s athlete more fun when you feel like you’re part of a family. At King’s, there are several women’s and […]

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Gun on campus

If you’ve noticed a heavier police presence around campus the past few weeks, here’s why: The Watch has confirmed that a 22 year-old man from Dartmouth was arrested on King’s campus on Nov. 2, after police responded to a report of a gun visible in the backseat of a car parked by the gym. Director […]

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King's, I am your Father

Several months ago, Father Gary Thorne retired as chaplain of the University of King’s College. Thorne’s presence was felt and heard throughout the King’s community, whether he was cheering on varsity sports teams, leading students on excursions into the wilderness, lecturing young FYPsters, or lending an ear for to students. Father Thorne will be missed, […]

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Raised to the rafters

Two more Blue Devils were honoured last month by getting their jerseys retired in the Kingdome. Former men’s basketball player J.D. Howlett and former women’s footballer Marika Mckenzie now join Matt Fegan as the only jerseys in the rafters.  As a Blue Devil, Mckenzie was unanimously voted as Player of the Year by the coaches […]

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Thank you, Michael

Over the holidays, former journalism school director Michael Cobden passed away at the age of 77. Cobden oversaw the j-school through a time of transition, helping integrate audio and radio into the journalism curriculum. But Cobden was also instrumental to the founding of The Watch in 1989. Without him, it’s likely the magazine wouldn’t be […]

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In Focus Opinions

‘Christmas’ to Saint Nick

To paraphrase singer Andy Williams, we are approaching “the most wonderful time of the year.” To me, those words ring true. It’s the time of year that I get to enjoy the decorations, warmth, love and yearly traditions. For me, my traditions are pretty simple. One: I make sure I watch “A Charlie Brown Christmas” […]

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Editors' Blog

The old and the new editors

It’s been a great year King’s. Through all the ups and downs this year, I’m really proud of the position that the Watch is currently in both financially and socially. We’re leaving the year with a $6,000 surplus, which I think is grat for the upcoming year. I’m hoping that next year we will be able […]

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Access Denied

If you’ve strolled around campus lately, you likely didn’t have trouble getting around. But for those who don’t have the luxury of walking, maneuvering around campus is a struggle. Granted, anyone can enter King’s campus, but it’s another story if you have class or want to visit someone in residence. There are steps everywhere, and […]

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It's getting hot in here

Here’s the reality: the University of King’s College is hurting for revenue. However, investments and campus improvement efforts are being made to help with that. The university relies heavily on enrolment for its operating revenue – it makes up 84 per cent of revenue, according to the 2016-17 operating budget. However, with enrolment decreasing, the […]