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Men in Dalhousie dentistry scandal to take separate classes as external investigation starts

The Dalhousie University president announced Jan. 9 that 13 dentistry male students have been barred from attending regular classes.

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Most students must work to support themselves while in school

Almost half of students with jobs say it negatively affects their schoolwork. The more hours they work, the worse their grades become.

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Government changes regulations for international students

New government of Canada regulations make it easier for international students to work while in school but do little to help with employment after graduation. As of June 1this year students can work 20 hours per week off-campus while enrolled in classes during the academic school year, while in the summer they can now work full-time using their regular study permit.

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Editors' Blog Opinions

Censor this: sticking up for our friends down the road

Election season hits King’s next week. Speeches will be filled with the usual bullshit of “more transparency, student activism and trend X to be applied to TWAK” (what’ll it be next? Holograms? Morse Code? Smoke signals?!). You can guarantee The Watch will follow it every step of the way.

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Editors' note: Why we don't publish KSU PR

KSU executive or council members have asked us on at least three occasions this semester about the “angle” our stories would be taking, including last night after the in-camera session – something that we wouldn’t tell the Prime Minister if he asked.

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King's bursar Gerry Smith fired

University of King’s College bursar Gerry G. Smith has been fired by the school’s board of governors. Smith has been on administrative leave since the end of March.

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Taking over temporarily

This time last year, we welcomed a new president. Now, we’re doing it again. Dr. George Cooper has taken on the job of interim president of King’s, following Dr. Anne Leavitt, who resigned less than a year into her term.

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Underwritten

Hello Frosh! Welcome to The Watch. We’re your monthly magazine at King’s, owned and operated by students. Enjoy this special Frosh edition of The Watch, a sample of what’s coming this year. Come get involved at the planning meeting on September 10 in the Wardroom. We’re electing a new Publisher and three students to the […]

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Candidates selected for interim president

The selection committee for an interim-president is working quickly. It already has shortlisted two candidates since past-president Dr. Anne Leavitt left her post only a week ago. It’s been narrowed down to Dr. Neil Robertson, long-time King’s professor, and Dr. George Cooper, former chair of the King’s Board of Governors, says an email from committee […]

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President Anne Leavitt resigns

Dr. Anne Leavitt has resigned from her position as president, only 11 months after taking the job. She told the Board of Governors last week, and her resignation became effective today. That’s when the university emailed faculty with the news. Vice-president Kim Kierans is Leavitt’s temporary replacement. Both Kierans and Leavitt had left for the […]