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Keep It Going

There is a lot of hard work and effort that goes into making a college campus run as efficiently as possible. Most of the credit goes to the teachers, and some to the facilities staff. But who is the individual that works behind the scenes to help keep the campus clean, and makes sure that […]

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That's a rap

King’s is filled with talents. I.M.Purity, also known as Ben Allingham, is one of them. The rapper is releasing his first album on January 12. Here’s what you need to know: Why I.m.Purity? Originally when I began pondering becoming a rapper, I chose the name Purest Reality and at the time I had thought it […]

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Hatt's off, to you!

Katie Merwin and the University of King’s College have had a close relationship since move-in day of 2007. Their love story started when she took the Foundation Year Program in her first year and has since blossomed into a beautiful friendship in the last decade. Her first year at King’s was filled with good memories […]

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King's, I am your Father

Several months ago, Father Gary Thorne retired as chaplain of the University of King’s College. Thorne’s presence was felt and heard throughout the King’s community, whether he was cheering on varsity sports teams, leading students on excursions into the wilderness, lecturing young FYPsters, or lending an ear for to students. Father Thorne will be missed, […]

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Thank you, Michael

Over the holidays, former journalism school director Michael Cobden passed away at the age of 77. Cobden oversaw the j-school through a time of transition, helping integrate audio and radio into the journalism curriculum. But Cobden was also instrumental to the founding of The Watch in 1989. Without him, it’s likely the magazine wouldn’t be […]

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Meet the new registrar

On Aug. 31, Julie Green began her first day as registrar at the University of King’s College. Green climbed the stone steps of the A&A, turned left, and entered the registrar’s office where she would soon devote many hours to data analysis, student recruitment, and student retention. “We’re just really excited to have Julie’s energy […]

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Not your average arm-wrestler

A slender woman standing at five foot two, Melissa Louvelle isn’t the first one who comes to mind when thinking about arm-wrestling. But the 20-year-old Saint Mary’s University commerce student from Porter’s Lake, N.S. defied stereotypes at her first national arm-wrestling championship in May. The competition was held in Charlottetown, P.E.I., and Louvelle competed in […]

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Remembering Abby

The loss of a child is nothing easy for a mother to overcome, but after the death of King’s student Abby Bryant, the celebration of her life and accomplishments became most important to her mother. Sandra Bryant still does become emotional when talking about her daughter’s passing, but she said the important thing is to […]

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External: Bolduc and Douglas vow conversation, community

Jon Bolduc wants to prioritize conversation in his first interaction with the KSU. Current first-year rep Katie Douglas wants to make the union’s resources more accessible.

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President: Goessaert and Sam race is fresh blood versus experience

Thomas Goessaert has never served on the KSU, but says that his outsider status would offer a fresh perspective. Michaela Sam’s been with the KSU every year she’s been at King’s.