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Canteen considerations

The canteen referendum this week will be a big deal for the King’s community. I’ve weighed the benefits and the costs, and I’m proud to say I’ll be voting in favour of this referendum.

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Editorial: Our Last Chip

Saying no is what put student voices on the committee to renegotiate Sodexo’s contract in 2013. Our boycott was the students’ leverage. If students approve this vote, it’s done. The period of change is over.

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A Youtube guide to FYP

We may not be proper journalists, but we sure do spend a lot of time on Youtube. As oral exams approach, we thought FYPers might need a hand with some of the larger concepts. Based on nothing other than the title of the sections, here are some study tools. The Ancient World: Have You Ever […]

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No Ifs, Ands or BUTTS

It’s Wardy time and you’re outside chatting with some charming creature, sharing a Belmont in the biting breeze of fall. The mood is social and the conversation is stimulating. The dart’s giving you something to do with your hands. Suddenly PATROL appears, crushing the autumn ambiance by shooing you off the A&A steps.

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Letters to the Editor

On that Letter I am dismayed by the Watch’s decision to run a rebuke by Ms. Kim Kierans in the October issue without any formal editorial response. This, to me, constitutes passing the buck. By allowing someone—indeed, a representative from one of the parties involved in the story itself—to criticize a contributor unfiltered is a […]

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Editor's Note

It’s been a heavy news semester. We at the Watch certainly haven’t wanted for material. The halls of King’s have been buzzing with it. And we’ve got more for you: student protests, an independent student radio station, and a rugby team holding its own in the university league. And King’s students never seem to get […]

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Worth Saving

FYP Tutor and Don Dr. Matthew Furlong believes in the chapel By Matthew Furlong -October 28th, 2011 I want to begin with two disclaimers: This is not a polemic. I write only on my own behalf. King’s faces many challenges, the most immediately visible of which right now is our chaplaincy’s uncertain future. The Diocese […]

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Letters to the Editor

On King’s Financial Future Dear students and fellow kingspeople, We are in threatening fiscal straits. Currently, a group called the Financial Sustainability Committee (FSC), put together by President Leavitt, is tasked with navigating King’s into calmer waters. Soon, they will be hosting town hall meetings and consultations, with the goal of making recommendations to the […]

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Editor's Note

Money’s Tight Everywhere By Evelyn Hornbeck and Charlotte Harrison -October 28th, 2011 Occupy movements across North America have proven that there’s a growing concern for how money is being spent by the guys who drive big wooden desks, but cash is a cause for concern around campus, too. The King’s chapel is being squeezed and […]

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Halifax Pop Explosion recommendations

If you are overwhelmed by the many amazing options in this festival, here are a few picks of bands who have recently released new albums that you should check out.