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Ten Minutes with Dr. Anne Leavitt

Find out what makes our new president tick By Watch Staff – April 22, 2011 The Watch called up Dr. Anne Leavitt, current dean in the Faculty of Social Sciences at Vancouver Island University, to discuss her thoughts on the liberal arts, post-secondary funding, and King’s traditions. The Watch: How would you define a ‘liberal […]

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PILGRIMAGE ENCOUNTERS SYRIA’S PROBLEMS By Philippa Wolff – April 22, 2011 Recent unrest and major protests in Syria mean that a King’s pilgrimage will be put on hold. Thorne was forced to officially postpone the trip on Mar. 29, following a warning to “avoid non- essential travel” that the Canadian government applied to Syria in […]

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Letters to the Editor

On Retrospection and Introspection By Adrian Lee – April 22, 2011 For the better part of the past three years, I’ve had a vicious love-hate relationship with King’s. I’ve loved so much how it has allowed me to fall into the things I’ve gotten a chance to be involved with over my academic career, from […]

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Editor's note

April is the cruelest month to start running the Watch. By Charlotte Harrison and Evey Hornbeck – April 22, 2011 With King’s students busy studying for exams, writing final papers, moving, and scraping together enough change to go for farewell beers with friends, contributing to the Watch wasn’t on the top of many todo lists. […]

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Gabe Hoogers… Dark Lord of the Sith

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A Crisis of Faith

Is Canada’s youth losing its religion? By Ian Frose – March 30, 2011 Rachael Dawn-Craig, 28, knows just how painfully lonely it can be to leave the church. After all, she has experience. “Especially new atheists can often feel really scared about their loss of faith, that they can’t tell anybody. Some people even get […]

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Past Life Pastimes

Does hypnosis deserve the hype? By Samantha Delaney – March 30, 2011 I’m stretched out in a reclining chair with my eyes closed. Your eyelids are getting heavy. They’re so heavy that you can’t even open your eyes. Go ahead, try to open them. I tried, but I couldn’t open my eyes. Or, I thought, […]

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BREAKING: King's search for a new president is over

By I Ron Butterfly – April 1, 2011 After countless meetings the King’s presidential search committee has made its decision. The new president of King’s will be FYP founder, Wayne Hankey. Professor Gordon McOuat was a member of the committee. He says he is “very interested to see how this goes.” He would not comment […]

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Fellowship of the King's

A teaching fellows union in the works. By Rachel Ward – March 30, 2011 The votes are in, and the Foundation Year Programme tutors are waiting to find out whether or not they can form the University of King’s College Teachers’ Association. Procedurally, the Nova Scotia Labour Board counts the ballots from the March 14 […]

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Lecturer's Lament

Before a March lecture on Sigmund Freud, Dr. DanielBrandes, acting director of the Foundation Year Programme (FYP), waited patiently at the front of Alumni Hall as others gave announcements for societies or events.