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Photo essay: “This is not just the start”: Students rally to demand climate change action

“Hey hey! Ho ho! Fossil fuels have got to go!” “No more coal! No more oil! Keep your carbon in the soil!” “You are unstoppable, another world is possible!” Such were the chants of hundreds of students and community members, who rallied for a global climate strike on Sept. 24. Donning signs and clad in […]

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New society fighting food insecurity campaigns for levy

The King’s Food Security Initiative is campaigning for a $3 levy. If passed, it will go towards funding a food pantry on campus. The fee, $1.50 per semester, would increase with the consumer price index (CPI) to accommodate for increased food costs. As Canadian prices change, so would the levy. Students can vote for the […]

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Photo essay: students camp out and protest Dalhousie tuition increase

Despite student protest, Dalhousie University passes its second tuition increase during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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In-person classes returning to King’s

Revised safety plans and a spread-out academic timetable will make in-person classes a reality at King’s this fall. Students can also look forward to face-to-face student life and services.

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KSU Election 2021: Harris named president

Nick Harris wins solo race with plans to take action to reopen student business and improve mental health coverage, but will have to work hard for student engagement.

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KSU Election 2021: Student Life VP Candidate Overviews

Editor’s note: this article is a part of a series of candidate interviews. The Student Life Vice President is responsible for tasks such as societies and orientation week and is the student representative on the Occupation Health and Safety committee at King’s. Luke Baumgart Luke Baumgart (he/him) is a first year FYP arts student from […]

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KSU Election 2021: External VP Candidate Overview

Editor’s note: this article is a part of a series of candidate interviews. The External VP is responsible for tasks such as resource centres, liaising with South House and running services and campaigns. Aideen Reynolds Second-year student Aideen Reynolds (She/They) is hoping to motivate student activism as the KSU’s next External Vice President. Reynolds is […]

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KSU Election 2021: BOG Rep Candidate Overview

Editor’s note: this article is a part of a series of candidate interviews. The Board of Governor’s representatives are responsible for sitting on the Board as voting members, representing the interests of students, and reporting events that happen at the Board to KSU Council. Naomi Puddicombe Naomi Puddicombe (she/her) is a first-year student pursuing a […]

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KSU Election 2021: Financial VP Candidate Overview

Editor’s note: this article is a part of a series of candidate interviews. The Financial Vice President is responsible for putting together budgets, processing society funding requests, and acting as the liaison with the bursar’s office and King’s budget committee. Victoria Gibbs Victoria Gibbs (she/her) is a second-year studying Political Science and International Development. She […]

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Faced with boycott, King’s drops half of holiday meal plan costs

KSU claims victory but says work is still to be done.