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KSU projects $10k deficit

The King’s Students’ Union’s yearly budget has been passed with a $9,882.40 structural deficit. Complications with the budget were catalyzed by the creation of a new union employee, the hospitality manager.

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January 28, 2012 New student don takes on Alex Hall basement With files from Paul Robinson The basement of Alex Hall has a new junior don—third-year student Jake Glover. “I like it a lot and am very excited to become part of the don team,” said Glover. Residence dons are part of the residence support […]

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A moment of hope and healing

I attended the Truth and Reconciliation Atlantic National Event which ran from Oct.26-29. The goal of this event was to reconcile and revitalize the relationship between Aboriginal peoples and Canadian society, which greatly suffered from the 100 years of residential schools. Over 150,000 First Nations, Métis and Inuit children were forced to attend these government-funded, […]

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Society Funding The KSU has approved two large society funding requests already this year. The King’s College Orchestra received $3,500 and the King’s Theatrical Society got $3,400 of the $24,150 society funding budget for the year. The orchestra applied for $5,000 in funding, which would make up over 20 per cent of the society budget, […]

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KTS season announced

Art Written by Yasmina Reza Directed by Laura Gallagher-Doucette and Miranda Jones Produced by Christine Wilson Wednesday, November 9 through Saturday, November 12 in the Pit Opening night will be followed by a formal season-opening gala in the Wardroom. The Penelopiad Written by Margaret Atwood Directed by Shannon Ireland Produced by Greta Landis Tuesday, November […]

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Professor Jane Curran passes away

Dalhousie German department chair and King’s lecturer Dr Jane Curran has passed away. King’s chaplain Rev. Canon Dr. Gary Thorne sent an email to the chapel community last evening with the news. The Burial Office for Curran will be held August 4 at 3p.m. Friends and colleagues are invited to visit and sign the guest […]

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King's prof Peggy Heller passes away

Former FYP director and CSP professor Dr Peggy Heller passed away this morning. An email sent to the staff said that Prof Heller was at home, with her family around her. The College flags are at half mast in her memory. Prof. Heller began teaching in the Foundation Year Programme in 1982 and in the […]

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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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BREAKING: Dr Anne Leavitt will be president of King's

The Board of Governors of King’s has announced that Dr. Anne Leavitt will replace Dr. William Barker as president on August 1. Leavitt is currently Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Vancouver Island University and has held this post since 2005. She is a Liberal Studies professor and previously held academic positions at […]

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UPDATED: Don Desserud will not be King's new president

Though the new president of King’s has not yet been announced, it won’t be Don Desserud. According the the CBC’s Jacques Poitras, as well as the UPEI research Twitter feed, Desserud will be the new Dean of Arts at UPEI next year. This leaves Dr. Jure Gantar (Dalhousie University) and Dr. Anne Leavitt (University of […]