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Editorial In Focus Opinions

From the editors

  We feel that there’s something that the King’s community needs to be reminded of: This is your magazine. We’ve been very surprised over the last couple months by the generally low interest we’ve been getting from writers. It’s especially odd considering such a large portion of our students are writers and journalists. If this […]

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Op-Eds Opinions

OPINION: Dismantling the divide

To continue my trend of pointing out issues I have come across in our community it is time to point out another: the false dichotomy and conflict created between the arts and sciences.   First, let me explain my motivation, which is twofold. When I was in high school, in Dartmouth, I did all the […]

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Letters to the Editors Opinions

A response to 'Misusing trigger warnings'

The following response has been written on behalf of SNARC, an organization at King’s that advocates for representative curricula. To The Editors, In your most recent copy of The Watch, an unsettling opinion piece was published, entitled, “Misusing Trigger Warnings”. While the SNARC (Students Advocating Representative Curricula) exec recognizes that the nature of an opinion […]

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News Op-Eds Opinions

Misusing trigger warnings

I often start by saying what I’m saying and then explaining what I’m not. Today I’m going to do the opposite so you don’t get your knickers in a knot for nothing. What I’m not saying is I believe people my age have not suffered traumas. Something else I’m not saying is I think these […]

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Features Opinions

A case for international-mindedness

I recently watched a TED talk on the topic of international mindedness. For me, the concept isn’t just a way of thinking­—it’s a way of life. The speaker explained that in some parts of China, medical doctors require that you pay regularly when you’re healthy, rather than when you’re sick, because it implies that they […]

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My frosh week

To reference Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice: it is universally acknowledged that a first-year university student in want of friends ought to attend frosh week. The stereotypes of frosh week never appealed to me—loud, drunk parties are not my idea of fun. But King’s orientation week appeared to be different, with promises of poetry readings […]

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Anthems of the J-school

It proved difficult to find a connecting theme for the list, since journalism is such a broad subject. So I chose a bunch of songs that address certain topics in journalism.

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In Focus Opinions

CSP: Contemporary Studies Playlist

How do we survive this scourge? With music, of course.

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In Focus Op-Eds Opinions

Do I honestly need a doctor's note?

At King’s we talk a lot about self care insofar as it’s important to take care of our mental health. But why do we never talk about the physical side of things?

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If you've never been a day student

When you have to travel half an hour or more just to get to campus, all the notice in the world may not be enough to get you out the door.