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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.

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A few good men

Word ’round the quad is that male first-year students are outnumbered. Rumors have echoed as far as a 5:1 split, girls to guys. But King’s students don’t buy rumours—King’s students hunt for truth. It is therefore the Watch’s pleasure to herein quell the recent hysteria and provide some stats and insight into how this imbalance […]

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Getting Direction from the Vote Compass

By Dhruva Balram – April 22, 2011 On the day I turned 18, I went to the closest convenience store to my house in Toronto and bought a lottery ticket and a Hustler magazine legally. When I turned 19, I bought a packet of cigarettes and a bottle of rum legally, just because I could. […]

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King's Briefs

PILGRIMAGE ENCOUNTERS SYRIA’S PROBLEMS By Philippa Wolff – April 22, 2011 Recent unrest and major protests in Syria mean that a King’s pilgrimage will be put on hold. Thorne was forced to officially postpone the trip on Mar. 29, following a warning to “avoid non- essential travel” that the Canadian government applied to Syria in […]

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Letters to the Editor

On Retrospection and Introspection By Adrian Lee – April 22, 2011 For the better part of the past three years, I’ve had a vicious love-hate relationship with King’s. I’ve loved so much how it has allowed me to fall into the things I’ve gotten a chance to be involved with over my academic career, from […]

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Gabe Hoogers… Dark Lord of the Sith

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A Crisis of Faith

Is Canada’s youth losing its religion? By Ian Frose – March 30, 2011 Rachael Dawn-Craig, 28, knows just how painfully lonely it can be to leave the church. After all, she has experience. “Especially new atheists can often feel really scared about their loss of faith, that they can’t tell anybody. Some people even get […]

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Past Life Pastimes

Does hypnosis deserve the hype? By Samantha Delaney – March 30, 2011 I’m stretched out in a reclining chair with my eyes closed. Your eyelids are getting heavy. They’re so heavy that you can’t even open your eyes. Go ahead, try to open them. I tried, but I couldn’t open my eyes. Or, I thought, […]

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"911? There's been an explosion…

We’ve all pocket-dialed. It’s become run-of-the-mill since the advent of the iPhone and Blackberry. But, dear readers, how many of us have dialed 911 during some pretty passionate outdoor love making?

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Dexter disappointment

I’ve heard you in the quad, complaining about the disappointing Dexter government. I just want you to know that it’s your fault.