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Dude… It's natural

Periods are taboo. Blood is coming out of someone’s body. They are disgusting. They can be abundant. They can be small. They can last for a week. They can last for 3 days. It’s basically a deep cleaning of the uterus. Sometimes it hurts. It’s irritating. It makes you feel more emotional. In high school, […]

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Books be gone?

She’s cute, organized and here to ruin your life: Marie Kondo wants you to get rid of your books. Kondo is an author who was previously best known for penning the book The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, a bestseller that explains Kondo’s method of cleaning up your house, and inevitably, your life. It […]

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Life after J-school

Being a young journalist in Halifax is hard. Damn hard. Salaried jobs are non-existent. Freelancing seems to be the only source of income. Second or third jobs are often the only way people make ends meet. And all of this you wish you had known when you were 17-years-old, applying for journalism schools, taking out […]

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Opinion: Selling signet rings

Being more proud of tradition at King’s It’s around this time of year that graduating students start to think about how best to commemorate their time and education at King’s. Sweaters are a good idea but often can go threadbare with use over the years. Mugs are good, and relatively permanent, although often succumb to […]

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A cynic's guide to Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day brings out the cynic in me. Having never been in a relationship (or even on a date for that matter) and having spent my entire life around divorced people, when Feb. 14 rolls around each year I tend to feel indifferent. Perhaps even a little sad. But my circumstances do offer some advantages. […]

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Weekly horoscopes

Aquarius – The sun is in your sign until mid-next week, and now is as good a time as any to own it, moonchild. Being an air sign, you are one of the communicators of the zodiac signs, and that’s exactly what I want you to focus on this week. Take the time to share […]

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Nana: Riled-up roommate

Nana is back with her biweekly instalment of ‘Ask Nana.’ If you’d like Nana to tackle your problems, send her an email at watchmagadvice@gmail.com. All submissions remain anonymous (to everyone but Nana).  — Hi Nana, I’ve got a dilemma with one of my roommates that’s led to me planning to move out. I’m looking for […]

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Weekly horoscopes

Raine Moonwalker is the resident astrologist here at the Watch. She spends her spare time stargazing, reading tarot and meditating. She’s asked us to start writing weekly horoscopes because she feels that her intuitive powers have been telling her that this is the right move, and the universe has been pushing her to this as […]

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Nana: Girlfriends and best friends

Ask Nana will be appearing bi-weekly on watchmagazine.ca. King’s students, and anyone, really, are able to ask Nana questions that they might need an outside opinion on. To ask a question, email it to watchmagadvice@gmail.com. — Hi nana, My girlfriend and I have been dating for about 5 months and yesterday when we were cuddling she […]

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Nana's in the house

Hellooooo King’s! It’s me, your girl, Nana. I thought I’d drop you a couple lines explaining what this column is, what I’d like it to be and who I am. I’m a King’s undergrad student who really enjoys helping people. Hannah, The Watch’s fantastic online editor, sent out an email early on in the year […]