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An Accessible Campus

The King’s Student Union is taking steps towards providing better accessibility to students with disabilities on campus. Every year, the KSU hires a union hired position (UHP). The UHP holds the job for one year, and is tasked to undertake a certain project to help the campus. In the past, these projects have centred around […]

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KSU Spring Election 2020: Candidate Interviews

In an ongoing attempt to promote the accessibility of King’s Student Union (KSU) politics, The Watch has worked to provide a non-bias set of interviews of each candidate. Provided below is a list of candidates with interviews about what brought them to running, their plans, and much more. On Feb. 11th and Feb. 12th, 2020, […]

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Infringement: Student Theatrics on Showcase

The annual King’s Infringement Festival’s Best of Fest night was my introduction to both the King’s Theatrical Society (KTS) and the glorious simplicity of The Pit. As this was my first King’s theatre experience I had no real expectations going in.  I was thoroughly impressed with everything I saw.  As the first of the four […]

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Budget Bonus

Despite lower revenue, the KSU has increased funding for union work. KSU financial vice-president Nick Harris was enthusiastic while presenting this year’s budget at the Fall Annual General Meeting, and students voted it in with some smiles. “When we come together, we create a type of harmony. And what I think is that this budget […]

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Live Like It

Last month, 10,000 people left their classrooms, offices and homes to march across downtown Halifax. They started in Victoria Park and marched to the steps of city hall. Overlooking the Grand Parade stands a monument dedicated to the men and women who fought to overcome the greatest challenges of their respective generations. Below, stood men, women […]

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Response and Prevention

Since the Board of Governors has approved the new Sexualized Violence Policy the implementation process has been slow. With Jordan Roberts who started on August 9 as the Sexualized Violence Prevention and Response Officer (SVPRO) it seems like the policy will finally start being implemented and students will become more familiar with what this means […]

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Keep It Going

There is a lot of hard work and effort that goes into making a college campus run as efficiently as possible. Most of the credit goes to the teachers, and some to the facilities staff. But who is the individual that works behind the scenes to help keep the campus clean, and makes sure that […]

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Welcome Jordan!

Jordan Roberts, the first Sexualized Violence Prevention and Response Officer (SVPRO) at King’s, says, “There has been a lot in my life pushing me towards this work.”   Roberts has been in and around the King’s community since 2006. While getting her Gender and Women’s Studies degree at Dalhousie, King’s was where a lot of […]

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Dare to go Bare

Breasts, boobs, chests, bosoms, cans or knockers. Whatever you call them, they do not need to be restricted by the claustrophobic, underwired torture chamber you put them in every day.  Ladies, it’s time we get real about bras. To start, let’s look at the fit of bras. In a study published in the Chiropractic and […]

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Scary Dairy

Calves drink their mother’s milk. And for some reason, humans drink it too. Growing up, baby boomers urged us to drink a glass a day, expecting us to digest their facts about milk just as quickly as we were able to finish a glass. However, most of us can’t actually digest dairy. With lactose intolerance […]