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King's Briefs: February 17, 2011

RAZING OUR ZONA? Zona Roberts, the Wardroom canteen’s reliable matronly icon, is considering moving to Iqaluit, Nunavut this summer. She says it’s a move that may be permanent. “I’m getting old, I need money for retirement,” she said. “I just don’t want to leave my job.” After talking to a student from Nunavut, Roberts learned […]

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Condom Clash

Student groups, administration divided over role of contraception distribution at King’s By Katie Toth It was intended to be a sort of Valentine’s Day gift: representatives of the King’s campus queer society, King’s PRIDE, said they had planned to give students a package featuring condoms, lubricant, and chocolate in their residence mailboxes. But PRIDE got […]

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Executive Decisions

Your candidates for the King’s Students’ Union’s most important players. By Adrian Lee With the academic year winding down, it’s a season of change for the King’s Students’ Union. Though President Kiki Wood is graduating, this year’s executive and board of governors’ representatives feature a lot of familiar faces from King’s politics. Follow our coverage […]

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Student Day of Action brings 2,000 to the streets

Every Halifax university was represented at the Student Day of Action protest on Feb. 2, and were cheered on by local businesses and pedestrians on their walk to the provincial legislature building. There, thousands of voices called for Darrell Dexter to appear before the students and called for accessibility to knowledge.

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Becoming a Part of History with New Technology

Technology finds its way into the 2011 Canada Games by Whitney Cant – Feb. 1, 2011 In these days of “c u l8er” and “lol,” companies and organizations headed by older generations are recognizing the need to connect with a younger demographic through social media. The Halifax 2011 Canada Winter Games were the first time […]

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Skating around the important questions

Halifax is waiting to see if Mayor Peter Kelly can keep them skating.

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Res pets give paws

In April, Middle Bay don Chris Rice finally got a new roommate: an orange and white tabby cat named Ariel. But Ariel, wide-eyed and furry, is technically against residence policy. However, the dons of Radical, Middle, and Chapel Bays all currently have cats.

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King's Briefs: January, 2011

IT’S THE PITS The King’s Theatrical Society (KTS) executive has been locked out of two Pit storage rooms since September due to unspecified fire code infringements. “Working in the Pit has always been a challenge because of safety concerns,” said Brendan Sangster, the production pit manager of the KTS exec. “We really try to make […]

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All bark, no bite

Seven Foudation Year Programme (FYP) students were found guilty of plagiarising essays this past December.

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Wardroom prices on the rise

For the second time this year, Wardroom pitcher prices have gone up. They’re now sitting at the legal minimum of $13.50, a toonie more than they were earlier this week.