The ancient Greek tragedy is being directed by third-year student and filmmaker Tessa Hill.
“Hey hey! Ho ho! Fossil fuels have got to go!” “No more coal! No more oil! Keep your carbon in the soil!” “You are unstoppable, another world is possible!” Such were the chants of hundreds of students and community members, who rallied for a global climate strike on Sept. 24. Donning signs and clad in […]
Live music makes its long-awaited return to the Wardroom. The bar held its inaugural Black talent showcase featuring a duo of rappers: MAJE and Fiifi Three on Sept. 27. The two performed a dynamic, hour-long collaborative set to a crowd of eager students and guests. The dim, yet warm glow of dozens of delicately strung […]
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The King’s Theatrical Society (KTS) set up chairs in a large circle in the pit. As masked students trickled in, they carefully measured one metre of space left between chairs. The KTS had a few virtual workshops last year over Zoom, doing what they could to keep a sense of community. Now, they are starting […]
The King’s Food Security Initiative is campaigning for a $3 levy. If passed, it will go towards funding a food pantry on campus. The fee, $1.50 per semester, would increase with the consumer price index (CPI) to accommodate for increased food costs. As Canadian prices change, so would the levy. Students can vote for the […]
Despite student protest, Dalhousie University passes its second tuition increase during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Arts & Culture
Listen as student Cameron Barrett plays his bagpipes. Barrett will be back playing every Friday while the weather stays good.
Little Death, directed by Daniel Halpern and written by Daniel Sarah Karasik, opens with a conversation at a bar. The awkward conversation is realistic, eyes drift from hands to smiles. Tension builds for several minutes as the conversation between Ali, played by Hilary Allister, and Dallas, played by Simone Reid, dips its toe into the […]
Sex finds itself in the spotlight of The Pit. Will You Taste Our Blood, written by Katie Clarke and directed by Clarke and Adrianna Vanos, is a bubbling concoction. The play combines elements of the Greek tragedy The Bacchae with contemporary issues of sex, consent, and social anxiety. It stars Alex Retzer as Mae (a […]
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An update to our previous story on Wet’suwet’en protests in Halifax was printed in our Feb. 2020 edition. On February 12th, upwards of 150 people organized to block the Fairview Cove Container Terminal and the gate to the terminal in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en land and water protectors. The RCMP in British Columbia are removing Indigenous […]
Upwards of 150 people organized in Halifax on Feb. 11th around noon to block the Fairview Cove Container Terminal and the gate to the terminal in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en land and water protectors. The main blockade was at the Fairview Cove Container Terminal, they are stopping trucks from entering the terminal. The second is down […]
Indigenous issues and representation were tackled in many films at this year’s Atlantic International Film Festival and Michael Trombetta had the chance to review three of them.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]