December 9, 2013 | Vol. 1, Issue 14                             Like us on Facebook  Follow us on Twitter  View our videos on YouTube
Things at King's: Exam Period 


Best of luck as you begin writing your exams this week! Remember to eat healthy and get plenty of rest over the next couple of weeks. There is free parking for students (first come, first serve), and our Cardinal Carter Library is open 24/7 until December 19th.


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The 24 Hour Library
December 6th-19th: Open 24/7
December 19th: Closes at 7:30 p.m.
December 20th: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
December 21st - January 1st: Closed
January 2nd - 3rd: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
January 4th: Closed
January 5th: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
January 6th: Regular hours
The following policies will be in effect during the exam period:
  • Your Western ONECard is required to enter the building after 9:00 p.m. Identification will be checked at the Service Desk.
  • The library will remain open as a study hall only. Circulation, cash transactions, reserve items, room keys and assistance with photocopiers, etc. will not be available between 11:45 p.m. and 8:00 a.m.
  • The main floor is designated as a quiet study zone. Students may study individually or in a group with minimal conversation. Main floor group study rooms (A - E) and the Instruction Room will remain open from 11:45 p.m. until 8:00 a.m.
  • The second floor is designated as a silent study zone. Group study rooms (F - H) and private carrels on the second floor will be vacated and close at 11:45 p.m.
  • Cell phone use is allowed only in the foyer on the main floor.

There will be free taxi service available from King's and Brescia through Western campus between 10:30 p.m. and 8 a.m. (up to $11).  


A free shuttle service provided by the USC from 12:30 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. offers a safe way to get home. 


Click here for more details.

Reminder: Deadline to apply to King's International Exchange programs
As a King's student, you can go on exchange to one of King's 32 international partner universities. Semester long, year-long and summer programs are available. You will also eligible to receive up to $2,000 CDN study abroad scholarship. This is a chance to enhance your global awareness, build international connections and have an experience of a lifetime. Click here for a list of King's international partners.


Complete and submit the exchange applicationApplication deadline for fall/winter 2014-15 is December 13th.


For more information, contact King's International.

Give back this holiday season
On December 14th the King's community will be heading off to the St. Joseph Hospitality Centre to support those less fortunate. We serve baked goods and hot drinks, play music, cards and build community all the while providing a safe and warm place for a few hours on a Saturday night. If you can volunteer to join us for a couple of hours, or provide baked goods (homemade or store bought) or sandwiches please contact Annette in Campus Ministry.


Project Shoebox is a new initiative our community is engaging in this Christmas. You are invited to fill shoeboxes with socks, gloves, hats, toiletries and small personal items for those who are less fortunate. Please wrap these shoeboxes and indicate if they are intended for an adult male/female or child male/female. These boxes will be distributed to people at our December visit to St. Joseph's hospitality centre. Boxes can be brought to Campus Ministry in Wemple 139. Please have shoeboxes in by December 12th. 

Leaders wanted for Residence Life Staff
Applications are now available for the 2014-15 residence life staff. If you take an invested interest in others, desire a rewarding student leadership position and would like to add to your King's experience then apply today !


Living in residence is not a prerequisite to apply.


Applications due: Wednesday January 8, 2014





24/7 Post-Secondary Student Helpline - free & confidential professional counselling service



King's Connection Lookbook 2013!

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Upcoming Events 

Last day of exams
Dec. 19th
Thames Market closes at 11:30 a.m.


Library Closed
Dec. 21st - Jan. 1st
Christmas Eve Mass
Dec. 24th, 7:30 p.m.
The Chapel
Windermere on the Mount
1486 Richmond Street
Christmas Day Mass 
Dec. 25th, 10:30 a.m.
The Chapel, 
Windermere on the Mount
1486 Richmond Street 


First day of classes
Jan. 6th, 2014


Grand Opening of Darryl J. King Student Life Centre
Jan. 7th, 2014, 12 noon 
Join us for ribbon cutting and festivities including lunch, live music with The Texas Kings, movies, popcorn, and more!
The Promise of Pope Francis: Our Hopes & Fears 
Jan. 8th, 2014, 7 p.m.
Joanne and Peter Kenny Theatre, SLC
A lecture by Father Donald Cozzens. Click here for more details. 
Moving Forward from Forgiveness to Compassion
Jan. 16th, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
Joanne and Peter Kenny Theatre, SLC
As part of King's Religious Life Lecture Series, Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish from the University of Toronto will speak about the universal language of hope and compassion. Click here for more details.
Campus Ministry's The Development and Peace Group 
Every Tuesday, 1 - 2 p.m.
Meet like-minded people, build community, share faith, make a difference. All are welcome!

Liturgy Schedule
Christ the King Chapel, Wemple Building
Dec. 10th-13th, 12 p.m.
Eucharist Adoration: 
Dec. 12th, 6 p.m.
Sunday Eucharist: 
10:30 a.m., 'The Chapel' at 1486 Richmond

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