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KSU Budget 2020/21: No cuts to funding, summer pay for staff and exec

KSU presents a balanced budget with no major cuts, pay for executive and laid-off staff and exec not included in the lines.

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How societies are adapting to remote learning

Most King’s societies will be fully online, but all are prepared to make sure that this isn’t a wasted year.

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KSU passes a deficit budget

The King’s Student Union’s 2018-19 budget passed at this year’s fall annual general meeting with a deficit, meaning that expenses will outweigh revenue this year.          The budget differs from the draft version that was presented at the 2018 spring annual general meeting by several thousand dollars. The spring general meeting is where students voted […]

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King's students looking for something new in KSU elections

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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With or without the KSU

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 […]

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Communication Breakdown: SNARC, the KSU and the Wall of Women

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 […]

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Wardroom seeks to educate

The Wardroom is the quintessential campus bar—but it’s trying to be more. If the Wardy feels busier than usual this school year, that’s because it is. Besides hosting local bands and planning dance nights, the Wardy’s focusing on creating an inclusive space and organizing educational events.   “I want all students to recognize that this […]

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Introducing Moka – King’s has a new best friend

Everyone knows Casey the labradoodle, but there’s a new big dog on campus: Moka, owned by KSU Services and Campaigns Coordinator Michaela Sam. “We want Moka!” the people screamed. “Moka! So hot right now!” students exclaimed. To meet these demands, we sat down with Moka and Michaela for the exclusive story on what makes this […]

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Tuition fees are not a treat: Students prepare for day of action

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 […]

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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 […]