King’s Students’ Union executive and Board of Governors rep. positions are poised to change hands after this month’s upcoming election. Following two days of voting on Feb. 14 and 15, winning candidates will be announced and the transition will begin. Or not. New terms for the seven elected positions will start on March 15—that’s a sure […]
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At the Jan. 14 council meeting, the King’s Students’ Union (KSU) voted against two special resolution motions that would allow for two individuals to be expelled from the union. The motions combined had more than three hours of debate between councillors and executive members, and required a three-quarter vote for the motion to pass. The […]
On Dec. 4, the King’s Students’ Union (KSU) used the “This Week At King’s” (TWAK) mailing list to send out a membership advisory (to those students who are TWAK subscribers) explaining why the Wall of Women would not go up in the Wardroom. Four hours later, Students Advocating Representative Curricula (SNARC), the society behind the […]
Wednesday, Nov. 2 will see students across Canada going all-out for free and accessible post-secondary education. According to Charlotte Kiddell, chairperson with the Nova Scotia branch of the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS), at the CFS general meeting in June 2016 students across Canada voted to have a national day of action, the purpose of […]
To our readers: Over the past few days, we’ve been facing a rather difficult ethical dilemma. Given the reaction to the original post discussed below, we were asked to disable comments on this article. We aren’t. Here’s why. As journalists, our duty is first and foremost to our readers. But in dealing with sensitive issues […]
Hundreds of students, professors and administrators spent Nov. 13 discussing the future of undergraduate education at DALVision 2020, a conference organized by the Dal Senate.
More than 30 students limped, shuffled and dragged themselves to the Old Burying Ground on Barrington Street to protest tuition increases and funding cuts at Nova Scotia universities.
On union reform
The success of the Quebec students’ strike has student leaders from all across the country asking the same question, “Can we do here what they did there?” Here in our humble little college, containing perhaps the most progressive students’ union in the province, our leaders are certainly listening to what their Quebecois counterparts have to say.
Four new councillors will be initiated and an experienced one will change seats as the King’s Students’ Union council sits Sunday.