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How societies are adapting to remote learning

Most King’s societies will be fully online, but all are prepared to make sure that this isn’t a wasted year.

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UKing's Literary Society: turning the page on Haliburton

The oldest student society in North America is dropping its racist namesake, adopting “Uking’s Literary Society” as its new name.

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ACAA Suspends Fall Sports, Students Face Uncertainty

The Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA) has decided to cancel all fall sports for the 2020-2021 academic school year. Students and officials have high hopes of resuming play for winter sports. Due to Covid-19 and remote learning, the ACAA came to the decision to cancel fall semester sports. Affected sports at King’s include rugby and […]

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KSU Brings Demands to BoG, says Immediate Action must be taken

On Thursday, June 18, the King’s Student Union presented the university’s Board of Governors (BoG) with demands for them to address anti-Black racism at King’s. At the same meeting, the Board voted to increase tuition at King’s by 3%.  Among their demands, the KSU is asking the school to release a plan for making King’s […]

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Residence will open at Half Capacity, says Dean in Email

King’s sent an email to incoming students on June 26th confirming that residences will be open this fall at half capacity. The Watch obtained a copy of the email, in which the Dean of Students Katie Merwin outlines some of the changes coming. “I am happy to inform you that our residences at King’s will […]

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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 […]