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Bleeding Blue: UKC women's volleyball program on the rise

The University of King’s College (UKC) women’s volleyball program just entered its third year of existence, but after getting a huge recruiting class, it’s ready to take the next step. According to head coach Paul Hunt, the past two years there was trouble establishing the program, but “now the program’s out there, kids are seeing […]

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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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FYP tuition hike defeated by unanimous decision

Oct. 13, 2016 was a big day for the University of King’s College, as the school’s board of governors voted against a $1,000 tuition hike for the Foundation Year Programme (FYP). Last year, the McNeil provincial government removed the three per cent tuition cap, allowing post-secondary institutions to raise the costs of tuition by however […]

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Battle for the Kingdom

Speaking with the same tone and enthusiasm as Stephen Harper’s speech about enjoying Netflix and declaring his love for Breaking Bad (it’s available on some online streaming services, if you’ve never seen it), Bill Lahey spoke about why he should be King’s next president. Lahey is one of two candidates running for the position. He […]

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String of floods at King's attributed to vandalism

The King’s Library has flooded for the second time in one week. The bottom floor of the library, which flooded on Oct. 21, flooded again on Oct. 26. The lower floor of the New Academic Building was also flooded on Oct. 21. The cause of all three floods is being attributed to vandalism. The toilets […]

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King’s tuition hike is on the table, just not for this year

University of King’s College board of governors votes for option on $1,000 tuition hike; student union is not impressed.   Positions clashed between the administration and student union at University of King’s College yesterday when decisions about a $1,000 tuition hike were “pushed off for another day.” Though there will be no fee increase this […]

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King's bursar Gerry Smith fired

University of King’s College bursar Gerry G. Smith has been fired by the school’s board of governors. Smith has been on administrative leave since the end of March.

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Bookstore postpones special general meeting

The general meeting of the King’s Co-op Bookstore has been postponed. The meeting, which was called by a petition circulated by five King’s students, was originally set for Nov. 21. There will be a town hall meeting with no voting Wednesday.

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King’s renews Sodexo contract without faculty, student involvement

King has signed a four-year extension to its contract with Sodexo, which was set to expire in June 2013. Instead, Sodexo will continue to operate out of Prince Hall until September 2017.

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Halifax students march for more brains, less debt

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.