“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 […]
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.
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Revised safety plans and a spread-out academic timetable will make in-person classes a reality at King’s this fall. Students can also look forward to face-to-face student life and services.
KSU claims victory but says work is still to be done.
This year, going home for the holidays will cost international students $1528 to self isolate when they come back. Students coming back to Halifax from outside Canada will be required to fund a hotel stay and meals for 14 days. This added fee is on top of the estimated $2000 some international students may pay […]
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 […]