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Halifax 101: exploring the city after quarantine

Due to an unforeseen error, this story shows the incorrect author. Chase Fitzgerald wrote this story.

If you’re just starting out at King’s, there are some great places go check out that aren’t too far from campus. And if you aren’t in Halifax yet, here’s something to look forward to.

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Arts & Culture City

FIN: Giving Voice to Indigenous Experience

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.

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Features

Get outside! September

New students, welcome to Nova Scotia! Old students, welcome back! This year I’ve decided to dedicate some time to make sure that King’s students are spending more time outside and with nature. To do that, I’m forcing myself to get outside more too, giving you first-hand experience of all of the locations I recommend. So […]

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City News

"I don't want to live in a world that's underwater"

On Thursday Oct. 4, King’s student Lily Barraclough addressed Halifax’s Environment and Sustainability Standing Committee. Barraclough is the Canada Program Coordinator for the youth-run climate change organization iMatter. Alongside Neria Atwine from Saint Mary’s University, she proposed that iMatter and the HRM work together to achieve net zero emissions by the year 2040. The day […]

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City Features In Focus

Those boots are made for walking: 5 ways to get off campus this fall

As summer turns to fall, it’s easy to find reasons to hole up in your dorm room. Cooler weather is perfect for watching Halloween movies, doing plentiful FYP readings and baking pumpkin spice everything. Or maybe you’re just new to Halifax and aren’t sure what’s out there. Lucky for you, Halifax is teeming with fun, […]

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News

News breakdown: Jan. 6 – 12

International – Seven hundred seventy eight protesters were arrested by Tunisian security forces in protests where dozens of protesters and security forces were injured. Protests erupted in 12 cities and towns on the Jan. 8 in response to price and tax rises enacted by the government. – The NCAAP, a Haitian-American congresswoman, foreign governments, the […]

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‘Optimism is not a choice, it’s just the way we have to live up there’

The Jerry Cans bring Inuit-infused ceilidh to Halifax   The Carleton Music Bar and Grill was lively Sunday night with no ordinary foot-stomping ceilidh music gathering. The Jerry Cans’, a multicultural band from Iqaluit, mix their high-energy Celtic fiddling with throat-singing to shed light on powerful lived realities and misconceptions of Northern territory living. For some, […]

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HPX 2017: Night Three

Jessica: Once again, I apologize for the iPhone photos, especially since they’re so far away. The crowds were really into the shows and gave me dirty looks every time I tried to get a close-up. Tonight was a relatively relaxed night for me. Didn’t have a whole lot of expectations going in but managed to see some […]

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HPX 2017: Night Two

Jessica: Thursday night was a lot. I am still processing my thoughts on all the stellar acts that blessed the Marquee. I am now also dedicated to wearing comfier shoes for the rest of the performances. Hannah was working on her honours project all night (wish her well!), so you’ll just get my ramblings for […]

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HPX 2017: Night One

Hello again. We’re back with the recaps, this time done by Jessica MacIsaac and Hannah Daley. We’re going to a variety of shows each night of Halifax Pop Explosion and tell you what we think about them. Jessica: Hey, all. This is Jessica MacIsaac, and for those of you who don’t know me I am […]