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Outside looking in: American King's students reflect on presidential election

The 2016 presidential race happening in the United States is unavoidable. It’s on your Facebook news feed, the radio, the TV and even debated in your classes. Presidential races often attract the attention of the media, but this one takes the cake with scandal after scandal being spun out and analyzed. After all, who could […]

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RAW VIDEO: National Day of Action in Halifax

[box type=”info”] Warning: This video contains strong language. [/box] Yesterday, the Canadian Federation of Students, supporters and post-secondary students nationwide went “All Out” in the form of rallies and protests to call for free and accessible education for all from provincial and federal decision-makers. In Halifax, students at King’s, Dalhousie, NSCAD University, the NSCC Waterfront […]

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Halloween: Journalism professors share their horror stories

Journalists. On our pursuit of surprise. We jump through hoops, avoid editors’ cries Hoop after hoop we reach great highs But sometimes – we trip! – set up our demise. Mixed dates and times Gnarly homophone finds No employer wants to hear such elementary wines If you haven’t tripped yet, you probably will. Even the […]

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Casual racism on campus: Wardroom Wu-Tang Night sheds light on larger issue

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 […]

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A new kind of bay

After a lengthy renovation process, North Pole Bay is once again filled with life. Not only is the updated building sporting a new interior layout, it’s also now the home to a specific kind of student – a mature one. While those living in North Pole are spread across disciplines and range in school years, […]

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HPX: Night two

From Oct. 19-22, Halifax Pop Explosion is taking over venues around the city. Here’s what we thought about the performances we attended Oct. 20. Click here to read our night one recap.  John: Fresh off my embarrassing wardrobe choice last night, I decided to toss on a Black Keys t-shirt under a denim button-up. I […]

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A new man on campus

This year Professor William Lahey became the 25th President of the University of King’s College. Lahey is entering his term of presidency with a background in the fields of law and government. He has worked at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie for 15 years with plans to continue teaching during his presidency. “King’s […]

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Wardroom: Old and new

If the walls and corners of the Wardroom could speak, we’d be shocked at the secrets and stories they’d tell. Everyone at King’s already knows that there have been renovations taking place around campus. The Wardroom has been no exception. Fondly known as The Wardy, the campus bar has played an important role throughout the […]

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From the editors

  We feel that there’s something that the King’s community needs to be reminded of: This is your magazine. We’ve been very surprised over the last couple months by the generally low interest we’ve been getting from writers. It’s especially odd considering such a large portion of our students are writers and journalists. If this […]

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Is free tuition possible?

“Stay angry,” says a handwritten poster on the wall of the King’s Student Union Office. “Fight the Fees”, says the red button pinned to Gina Grattan’s shirt. As external vice president of the King’s Student Union, free education is a goal close to her heart. On Nov. 2, Nova Scotian students will take to the […]