Posts Tagged ‘King’s’

Oxfam brings food insecurity awareness to Dal

The Dalhousie and King’s Oxfam Society held a hunger banquet on Nov. 22 in the Student Union Building. The society represented issues of global disparity of wealth and food inequality. “We really had no idea what to expect,” says Katie Clarke, the co-president of the society. “I think we really just wanted to get through…

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Molly Rookwood

Hometown: Arlington, Mass. (outside of Boston) Major: Early modern studies and English, third year Proudest achievement to date: I got an A+ on my final Foundation Year Programme paper, which felt like a huge success to the finish of the year. Next big thing she wants to achieve: The next big thing I’m working for is finishing my…

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Halifax students share political priorities

With less than a month left until the ballots are cast in our 42nd general election, we thought it was time to shift our focus. We’ve talked about party leaders and about Halifax candidates, but we realized that we weren’t talking about those who are arguably even more important: the voters themselves. A team of…

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$200,000 goes to King’s for international research

Halifax partnering with India, Singapore in cosmopolitanism research project On August 27, it was announced that the University of King’s College has received a grant of over $200,000 from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). King’s will form an international research network to focus on cosmopolitanism in science and nature, headed by project…

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King’s students flooded out of rooms

Crews are working daily to undo the damage. (Photo by Jasspreet Sahib)

As students at the University of King’s College were returning to school after their winter break, they were met with a nasty surprise. Pipes in the university’s largest residence, Alexandra Hall, had burst. On Saturday, Jan. 4, a burst sprinkler drenched the west wing of the building, starting on the fourth floor and seeping down…

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Not your mother’s feminism

“Women should build each other up instead of putting each other down.” These are the words of Ottawa-area high school teacher, Natalie Simard, when asked what feminism means to her. Natalie replied to the email I sent to a few people whose opinions I wanted on this article. Then I took to the campus to…

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King’s men’s volleyball program cut

The University of King’s College has cut its men’s volleyball program. The team was in the midst of a coaching transition, and this air of uncertainty led to a lack of commitment on the part of returning and incoming volleyball players, according to King’s athletic director Neil Hooper. “We felt that for competitive reasons and…

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