Christine Blais

Volume 137 (2009-2010) – Assistant Photo Editor

Stories

November 2, 2010
June 29, 2010
December 3, 2009
March 19, 2009

Photos

March 18, 2011
In Much Ado About Nothing, Hero and Beatrice are cousins struggling with young love, Hero with classic Count Claudio and Beatrice with notorious playboy Benedick.
March 18, 2011
The east coast’s favourite crooner Joel Plaskett (top) stopped through Kingston to play a vibrantly reverent gig at Sydenham St. United.
March 18, 2011
When Darryl Smith was feeling a little apprehensive about putting music on hold for law school, he banded together with his mates from summer camp to conceive Writers’ Strike.
March 4, 2011
Freedom to Read week is celebrating its 27th year educating people about censorship in literature.
February 17, 2011
To say White Cowbell Oklahoma have a captivating live show is a grossly offensive understatement, their antics including but not limited to chainsaws, liquor, nudity, dancing, fire, toilet paper, liquor, voodoo, astrology, Bigfoot and liquor.
February 17, 2011
Monogamy is a historically constructed concept and is not as normal and natural as some believe it to be, History prof says
February 11, 2011
February 11, 2011
Off the International Radar has evolved from “parties crammed with projected images and sweaty minds to sharing stages with Holy Fuck.”
February 11, 2011
February 8, 2011
The cast of the 11th production of Vagina Monologues at Queen’s aim to create a relevant space for open discourse.
February 8, 2011
Team GAP beat team MFC with a margain of 28 votes.
February 8, 2011
Alice Aiken, director of the military and veteran health research network says by linking researchers from across Canada, research on everything from battlefield medicine to mental health will be promoted.
February 8, 2011
Paul Giamatti stars in the titular role of Barney, a man who likes three things: his father Izzy (played by Dustin Hoffman), cigars and a woman named Miriam (played by Rosamund Pike).
February 8, 2011
Scott Campbell, ArtSci ’10, played online poker while at school and used his winnings to help pay for living expenses. Most people who play, he says, are not big winners.
February 3, 2011
At Queen’s Oxfam’s first ever Hunger Banquet, attendees will be assigned to different economic classes and served accordingly. If put in a lower economic class, attendees will be served later and with smaller portion sizes. The aim of the metaphor is to provide people insight into the issue of global hunger which affects more than 800 million people worldwide.
February 3, 2011
Team CES celebrates their electoral victory last night for AMS executive.
February 3, 2011
February 3, 2011
According to Cynthia Fekken, a professor in the department of psychology, it can be hard to change habits when the benefits won’t be seen right away.
February 1, 2011
February 1, 2011
Warrior II Pose (Virabhadrasana II)
January 28, 2011
Taking vitamins, eating well and getting enough sleep can be critical to preserving one’s health in the winter months, HCDS Peer Services Outreach Coordinator says.
January 28, 2011
According to Psychotherapist and Eating Disorder Specialist Heidi Mack, negative body image can affect a person’s social life, love life and confidence.
January 28, 2011
Candidate for student trustee Lauren Long, ComSci ’13, says she wants to launch a website to help communicate the going-ons of the Board of Trustees.
January 28, 2011
Last year’s Spring Reunion saw 44 classes return. 46 classes have registered for the 2011 event. The last Fall Homecoming in 2008 attracted 80 classes to campus.
January 28, 2011
Seventy-five people attended a debate featuring VP University Affairs candidates from Team CES and SDL last night at Jean Royce Hall. Voter-turnout for AMS elections is consistently higher than other Student Unions.
January 25, 2011
January 25, 2011
Gilbert (left) cites a goal of reviving the powers of live rock music as inspiration for his creation.
January 21, 2011
Over 100 protesters block cars outside the University Club where Minister of the Environment John Baird attends a fundraising dinner.
January 21, 2011
Minister of Consumer Affairs John Gerretsen spoke at en event called ‘Be Heard’ organized by the Ontario Young Liberals on Jan. 17.
January 21, 2011
Defenceman Katie Duncan clears the puck in the Gaels’ 6-2 win against the York Lions Saturday night.
January 18, 2011
Acting Associate Vice-Principal (Human Resources) Al Orth says the bargaining unit includes 1,200 people.
January 18, 2011
Strang’s large scale woodcuts reflect isolating and humanizing time spent tree planting in northern Ontario. The scale and starkness of the prints is meant to create a sense of the overwhelming landscape.
January 18, 2011
According to many juice cleanse claims, people on the diet will give their digestive systems a break, experience decreased bloating, increased energy and clearer skin. However, many health experts advise caution.
January 14, 2011
December 2, 2010
Since Sept. 1 there have been 25 malicious fire alarms, 14 of which occurred in Victoria Hall.
November 19, 2010
Under the registrar’s new plan, full fall-winter tuition fees will be due on Sept. 1st of each year. Student fees and residence fees will be due on Sept. 30.
November 19, 2010
Ghostwriting has been around since the beginning of the written word; many Canadian writers throughout history have also used pseudonyms during their careers.
November 12, 2010
Rector Nick Day speaks at the Remembrance Day ceremony at Grant Hall yesterday.
November 12, 2010
At the TEDxQueensU Conference, Peter MacLeod, co-founder of MASS LBP, an advisory firm based in Toronto, addresses the audience.
November 9, 2010
The OUA Finals for women’s rugby took place at Kingston Field Saturday. The Gaels won silver after being defeated by the Guelph Gryphons 54-5. Queen’s advances to the CIS championship.
November 2, 2010
Blake Macfarlane and Nicholas Fellion coloured projection performance.
November 2, 2010
Jackie Stell-Buckingham is in Kingston with Skate Canada for the Skate Canada International event at the K-Rock Centre.
October 29, 2010
A colourful Ke$ha.
October 29, 2010
Rankings from Times Higher Education, Maclean’s and the Globe and Mail are the most renowned surveys of Canadian Universities.
October 29, 2010
Stars got bodies swaying by enveloping attendees in tracks off their latest record The Five Ghosts at their show with Young Galaxy on Wednesday night.
October 22, 2010
Pictured above are pieces from the Kingston Museum of Healthcare’s collection of shock therapy equipment, ranging from the 1950s to the 1980s.
October 22, 2010
October 19, 2010
David Thompson, Cara Fabre and Krystle Maki are three organizers of Instigate 2010 Anti-Poverty Rant-In, which was held from Oct. 14 to 17
October 19, 2010
October 15, 2010
Essential oils are known to help you relax or heal many common ailments, such as depression, migraines, muscle aches and skin problems.
October 12, 2010
Queen’s Nursing Science Society members President Kathleen Kramer (left) and Social Issues Representative Sarah Estey (right) raise cancer awareness.
October 12, 2010
Mohamed Bayoumi, professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering, has been involved with Islamic History Month since its creation in 2007.
October 12, 2010
Edmonton’s Hot Panda just want to make you dance.
October 12, 2010
Shirley Tilghman, president of Princeton University delivers a speech on women in science last Friday in Walter Light Hall.
October 5, 2010
Professor Bill Flanagan with Hope, the calf sold at auction.
October 5, 2010
Mike Martelle will be in Tokyo Oct. 24 for the SAW Heavyweight World Championships.
October 1, 2010
Students on Kingston Field doing the Oil Thigh at 9:15.
September 25, 2010
Team Canada took on Team USA in Kingston on Sunday for the first annual Colonial Cup.
September 24, 2010
Although it’s arguably the best place to be productive, the library has also become one of the most interesting places to study people and what can happen when boredom hits.
September 24, 2010
September 24, 2010
The purple middle of the Bi Flag represents attraction to both sexes.
September 24, 2010
Hope the cow, symbolic of the fight to save prison farms, was brought in front of City Hall.
September 24, 2010
Chris Rudnicki, AMS vice-president (university affairs) says financial aid should be available so there are no barriers to access university.
September 21, 2010
September 21, 2010
Clayton Garrett (left), Zorba Dravillas (not pictured) and Steven Spencer (right) each bring unique talent to their roles in The Complete Works of William Shakespeare.
September 17, 2010
Queen’s engineering students engage in one of the many rituals associated with Frosh Week.
September 14, 2010
Women’s soccer home-opener against the Trent Excalibur resulted in 9 goals for the home side. The women’s team is travelling to Toronto to take on the University of Toronto and Ryerson University this weekend.
September 10, 2010
Although figuring out how to make a small space interesting can be confusing, there have never been more options to get creative.
September 10, 2010
The Acorn
September 10, 2010
Stooley’s is one of the best cheap food options near campus and has great fries, student says.
July 27, 2010
Frosh week is a busy time at the Queen’s Learning Commons, where students can receive help on studying, essay writing, research and stress-related issues.
July 27, 2010
Dust to Dust uses a millieu of media including video installations, plastic leaves, trees, wood, plaster casts and everday objects.
July 27, 2010
Holding true to the summer festival vibe, Oshawa outfit Cuff the Duke aim for uncomplication with their simple straight up alternative country album.
July 27, 2010
Climatology professor Harry McCaughey says he doesn’t think the heat wave will have a long-term impact, but that its just very uncomfortable for all.
July 27, 2010
The Loved Ones Special allows friends and family to stay in Victoria Hall for only $32 a night for a single room.
July 27, 2010
Yoga, one of many fitness trends followed by exercise junkies, has made headway in redefining physical activity.
June 29, 2010
Kevin Rodgers’ artistic practice draws upon provisional formalism and conservative subcultures.
June 29, 2010
June 29, 2010
May 18, 2010
The Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre has been without a director for two years.
April 8, 2010
April 8, 2010
Medical students utilize plastinated body parts as part of their studies as they work at the Anatomy Learning Centre in Botterell Hall on Wednesday.
April 1, 2010
April 1, 2010
March 26, 2010
Drew Moore, Artsci ’11, stars in Blue Canoe’s production of Guys and Dolls at The Firehall Theatre, 1000 Islands Playhouse in Gananoque. Bus trips are avalible tonight and April 1. Tickets are $18 and are available at Destinations.
March 26, 2010
March 26, 2010
All of these books are classified as Canadian, but Camilla Gibb was not born in Canada and Sweetness in the Belly, The Book of Negroes and Nikolski don’t take place entirely in Canada.
March 19, 2010
The iconic cover of A Clockwork Orange uses bold primary colours to catch readers’ attention.
March 19, 2010
Sarah Baker, Mus ’10, is participating in the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance’s “Food for Thought” campaign.
March 19, 2010
March 19, 2010
Tonight’s Culture Show features performances from about 180 students.
March 12, 2010
The Acorn still play small venues in Kingston, but they have toured the world.
March 12, 2010
Vogue’s proceeds will be go to Frontenac Public School and Holy Family Catholic School.
March 12, 2010
March 12, 2010
Caitlyn Clark, Queen’s Pride Week co-ordinator, says the week’s events will raise awareness about the intersection between identity categories.
March 5, 2010
March 5, 2010
Jeff Welsh, former Society of Graduate and Professional Students president, says he thinks Queen’s needs to learn from Ryerson University’s comprehensive report on racism.
February 18, 2010
Roisin Hartnett and Dan Fiedler, both ConEd ’11, have been in a relationship for four and a half years but they’re waiting until this summer, when they get married, to have sex.
February 12, 2010
The Gaels football team won the Yates Cup, the Mitchell Bowl and the Vanier Cup this year, solidifying themselves as the best university football team in Canada. They have been nominated by the OUA for the Sporting Alliance of Ontario’s Team of the Year.
February 12, 2010
Andrew Phillips, ArtSci ’09, says he wants Queen’s professors, graduate students and alumni to speak at the University’s TEDx conference in the fall.
February 12, 2010
February 12, 2010
February 9, 2010
Incoming ASUS vice-president Robyn Laing and president Doug Johnson celebrate their election last night.
February 5, 2010
PNF vice-presidential candidate Kasmet Niyongabo (centre) gives a concession speech as running mates Mitch Piper and Davina Finn look on.
February 5, 2010
Vogt B uses all student-written work this time around. Its four plays are entirely student-written, directed and acted.
February 5, 2010
Dave Kemp, Data Collection (detail), 2009.
February 2, 2010
Biology professor Virginia Walker, one of TVO’s Best Lecturer Competition nominees, delivers a lecture at the BioSciences Complex on Thursday morning.
January 29, 2010
Vagabond’s Richard III combines The Sopranos and Shakespeare in a murder-filled bloodbath.
January 29, 2010
Vagabond’s Richard III combines The Sopranos and Shakespeare in a murder-filled bloodbath.
January 29, 2010
Setter Dan Rosenbaum puts the ball up for outside hitter Michael Amoroso during the Gaels’ 3-1 loss to Waterloo.
January 26, 2010
Kasmet Niyongabo, Davina Finn and Mitch Piper of Team PNF give a class talk in Etherington Hall auditorium yesterday.
January 26, 2010
January 26, 2010
McMaster University’s synchronized swimming team was one of 12 university teams to compete in the Queen’s hosted competion on Sunday. Queen’s earned first place followed by the University of Western Ontario in second.
January 19, 2010
January 19, 2010
Gaels’ guard Paige Robinson (middle) dives to keep the ball in play at Bartlett on Saturday. The Gaels beat Ryerson 69-65.
January 15, 2010
The stands were packed, but largely devoid of students, during Bartlett Gym’s last varsity game on Saturday night when the Gaels hosted the Ryerson Rams.
January 15, 2010
For many scientists, the prospect of the ability to erase fearful memories in human brains is considered one of the ‘Holy Grails’ of the field of memory work.
January 15, 2010
January 15, 2010
January 15, 2010
December 3, 2009
! AUTO POWER OFF ! combines the talent of four departments: art, drama, film and music.
December 3, 2009
ASUS Academics Commissioner Michael Ghazal says he thinks quality indicators are essential to maintaining Queen’s good reputation.
December 3, 2009
December 3, 2009
November 30, 2009
The Queen's Gaels celebrate their Vanier Cup victory after a comeback 33-31 victory over the Calgary Dinos in Quebec City on Saturday.
November 27, 2009
Destinations sold approximately 400 tickets on Wednesday night. Some Gaels fans waited up to four hours in line for their chance to secure their trip to Quebec City.
November 27, 2009
November 27, 2009
Queen’s Principal Daniel Woolf participates in Walkhome’s Walk-a-thon for charity on Nov. 12.
November 20, 2009
November 20, 2009
November 20, 2009
Lucy Chan’s Learning To See was inspired by the people of Vancouver.
November 20, 2009
November 20, 2009
November 20, 2009
November 20, 2009
November 13, 2009
Forward David Chubb tries to negotiate his way through two Paladin defencemen during Wednesday’s shootout loss.
November 13, 2009
Running back Marty Gordon dives for a touchdown during the Gaels’ 32-6 win over the McMaster Marauders last Saturday.
November 13, 2009
Chaplain Brian Yealland dedicates a new plaque at the Union St. entrance of the JDUC to remind students that the building was originally a memorial to soldiers from Queen’s.
November 13, 2009
You Say Party! We Say Die!’s gig tonight at The Grad Club will showcase their latest synth-pop indie rock record, XXXX.
November 13, 2009
Born in the 80s, Think About Life are inspired by all things 90s.
November 10, 2009
The cast of Twelfth Night takes the traditional Shakespearean story of misrule in a new direction harkening back to times of the Charleston, flappers and jazz.
November 6, 2009
Phil Sparks, Sodexo resident district manager, says each new compostor can process up to 300 kilograms of organic waste in about 14 hours.
November 6, 2009
November 3, 2009
The second-ranked women’s soccer team and tenth-ranked men’s soccer team start their playoff runs Saturday at Richardson Stadium. The women’s team will be hosting the Carleton Ravens at noon while the men’s side will also host the Ravens at 2:15 p.m.
October 30, 2009
A person receives an H1N1 flu shot at Kingston’s vaccination clinic at Frontenac Mall yesterday afternoon.
October 30, 2009
October 30, 2009
Main characters Micah and Katie make Paranormal Activity feel a bit like a romantic comedy gone awry.
October 27, 2009
October 23, 2009
Queen’s striker Kelli Chamberlain darts past a Paladins defender during Wednesday’s match at Richardson Stadium. Chamberlain would go on to score a goal in the 5-0 rout.
October 23, 2009
Leslie Doucet, a global development studies student and teaching assistant, passed away on Oct. 16. A memorial was held in Wallace Hall yesterday.
October 23, 2009
Saed Abu-Hijleh, geography professor from the West Bank, says he thinks education isn’t a privilege but a right.
October 23, 2009
An ultimate frisbee player lets the disc fly during a practice at West Campus.
October 23, 2009
Jennifer Hutchinson (left), Riley Fillion and the women’s soccer team are ranked third nationally heading into their final match.
October 20, 2009
October 20, 2009
Gaels’ quarterback Danny Brannagan scans the defence to make a pass during Saturday afternoon’s game against the Western Mustangs at Richardson Stadium. Brannagan became the second quarterback in CIS history to pass for 10,000 yards.
October 20, 2009
October 16, 2009
Gaels’ centre Allison Burns gains ground against Brock during Friday’s 23-10 win over the Badgers.
October 16, 2009
Gaels second-row James Rees runs past Guelph’s defence during Friday’s 31-5 win at Kingston Field.
October 16, 2009
Vicky Bae, ArtSci ’06 and ’07 and MSc ’10, was elected SGPS president for the remainder of 2009-10.
October 16, 2009
October 16, 2009
Elena Corry (in blue) celebrates her shutout against Laurentian on Sept. 19.
October 13, 2009
With diverse musical backgrounds and skill weaving them together, bluegrass folk act Free Whisky have an earthy and modern take on times-gone-by.
October 13, 2009
Ambient tea lights set the mood for a night of smooth jazz.
October 13, 2009
According to spokesperson Daniella Macri, Vitaminwater provides 100 per cent of the daily reccomended dose of Vitamin C.
October 13, 2009
Wilfrid Peters, Law ’62, listens to a speech at the Robert Sutherland Hall dedication on Saturday in Wallace Hall.
October 6, 2009
Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Abigail Breslin and Woody Harrelson team up to school some zombies and make it to the West Coast in one piece.
October 6, 2009
Economics department Chairman Lorne Carmichael teaches his ECON 360 Labour Economics class last week.
October 2, 2009
The water polo team sets up the offence during practice in the PEC’s pool.
October 2, 2009
Landry’s subtle manipulations aim to shed new light on the complex relationships around us.
October 2, 2009
The water polo team sets up the offence during practice in the PEC’s pool.
October 2, 2009
A group of first-year girls have dinner at Ban Righ Cafeteria. According to the University registrar, 60.1 per cent of the Queen’s class of 2013 is female.
September 29, 2009
Queen’s wide receiver Blaise Morrison makes a leaping catch to set the Gaels up for another touchdown on Saturday’s Fauxcoming win over the York Lions.
September 29, 2009
8:30 p.m. - Empty Aberdeen
September 27, 2009
September 25, 2009
Two Queen’s fencers duel during practise at the gym in West Campus’ Duncan McArthur Hall last Wednesday.
September 25, 2009
Jignesh Patel, John Mould, Jeannette Comeau and Jon Abela, all Sci’04, enjoying their time at Homecoming.
September 25, 2009
September 22, 2009
Queen’s alumnus Michael Crummey draws inspiration from his hometown of Buchans, Newfoundland.
September 22, 2009
More than 80 women took to Kingston’s streets last night for the 31st annual Take Back the Night event commemorating the fight to end violence against women and children.
September 18, 2009
September 18, 2009
Gaels’ second row Henry McQueen breaks through two Toronto tackles to score a try during Sunday’s 77-3 blowout at Kingston Field.
September 15, 2009
Michael Cera with Portia Doubleday in his latest angsty flick Youth in Revolt
September 15, 2009
September 15, 2009
Sci ’73 students fear the pit as they climb the grease pole during frosh week in 1969.
September 11, 2009
AMS President Michael Ceci, Vice-President (University Affairs) Adam Zabrodski and Vice-President (Operations) Leslie Yun say they’re ready to deliver on six major campaign promises.
September 11, 2009
The Campus Bookstore has been offering free digital books since 1997. The first e-books were offered in HTML format but have recently been re-digitized as Digital Study Version texts.
September 11, 2009
September 11, 2009
July 28, 2009
Joren Zeeman
April 2, 2009
April 2, 2009
Salvaged materials from the remains of Jock Harty Arena will be used in Phase One of the Queen’s Centre. Queen’s will earn points towards LEED certification by reusing recycled older materials.
March 27, 2009
Students and faculty gathered in front of Richardson Hall yesterday to raise awareness about the importance of language departments at Queen’s. Forty degree combinations are facing admission suspension due to budgetary constraints.
March 27, 2009
March 19, 2009
Students dance and strike poses for Vogue’s Charity fashion show.
March 6, 2009
The cast of Betrayal makes an admirable attempt to capture the weighty sentiment of Betrayal, but are ultimately given too much burden to bear with too little support.
February 26, 2009
Mobile’s middle-of-the-road rock strangely works for the Montreal-based band.
January 19, 2009
Jon Bell and Merritt Crews star in QMT’s 40th-anniversary performance of the classic Robert Stevenson tale.
January 16, 2009
January 16, 2009
With literate lyricism in hand, Attack in Black held their crowds’ attention on Monday night at the Time to Laugh Comedy Club.
November 7, 2008
November 7, 2008
October 7, 2008