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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.

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King's Breifs March 30, 2011

OPEN HOUSE By Natascia Lypny On Jan. 11 a group of male students toured a two-floor Preston Street property currently being leased by four third-year King’s students. So when Aaron Shenkman and Kait Wakefield returned to their home later that afternoon, they found their bedrooms technologically stripped, their laptops missing. “I had so many photos […]

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A letter from the editors

There is always something newsworthy

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NEWS BRIEF: Frosh Week Coordinators Selected

According to the hiring committee’s recommendation, Dan Brown will be in charge of communications, Kait Wakefield will handle logistics, and Noah White will be in charge of finances.

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As Egypt Erupts

A Canadian escapes from a nation on the brink. by David Kumagai – Feb. 17, 2011 It’s early Sunday morning. My phone is ringing. “Dave—” it was my dad—“Sorry to wake you, but we just got a call from Kira. We need your help.” My older sister Kira is in Egypt. Her development organization told […]

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Renovation Vacation

The Wardroom expands; the Watch moves by Michelle Fryzuk – Feb. 17, 2011 When you come back from reading week, the Wardroom might look very different. On Feb. 17, King’s President William Barker announced in an email to the student body that the Fountain family had donated $600,000 to the school in memory of their […]

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Warm Beds Against Global Warming

No walk of shame after this sleepover. by Sarah Kraus “Our government is asleep, so we are too,” read a large piece of recycled cardboard propped up against a bed in the middle of the Killam Library’s atrium. In bed, environmental activists tried to engage passersby in discussions about climate change. It was all part […]

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Extreme Measures

When protesters clad in black turned a Victoria Park bench into a podium during the Nova Scotia Day of Action for universities, third-year King’s student Phoebe Mannell decided to take matters into her own hands. Mannell said the protesters were holding homemade flags and shouting throughout a speech by Laura Penny. So Mannell went up […]

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Presidents Choice

Meet your candidates for King’s next president. story and photos by Whitney Cant After whittling down a list of about 30 applicants, Bob Mann and the presidential selection committee have narrowed it down to three. Dr. Jure Gantar (Dalhousie University), Dr. Anne Leavitt (University of Vancouver Island), and Dr. Donald Desserud (University of New Brunswick […]