Tyler Ball

Volume 137 (2009-2010) – Photo Editor
Volume 136 (2008-2009) – Assistant Photo Editor, Volume 138 (2010-2011) – Editor in Chief

Tyler Ball
About

I was the Editor in Chief of the Journal for Volume 138. I also build the current version of the queensjournal.ca.

Stories

March 18, 2011
March 11, 2011
March 10, 2011
January 24, 2011
January 21, 2011
November 5, 2010
October 22, 2010
October 19, 2010
September 24, 2010
June 29, 2010
January 22, 2010
January 22, 2010
September 11, 2009
September 30, 2008
September 9, 2008
September 5, 2008
June 24, 2008

Photos

The Education Library in Duncan McArthur Hall was evacuated following the incident at approximately 7:30 p.m. last night.
December 2, 2010
Cameron Bruce, Sci ’14, was found dead below his sixth-floor residence window in Victoria Hall (pictured above) on Sept. 13.
September 21, 2010
The QUASR server in Dupuis Hall (above) is part of a multi-million dollar update to the existing 30 year old set of IBM servers (below). Associate Registrar Andrew Ness said the old IBM servers aren’t broken, they just aren’t meeting the needs of the University.
July 27, 2010
April 8, 2010
Kristen Martin, Dani Kostrich and Lauren Jackson hustle and flow.
April 8, 2010
April 8, 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
Chris Barrett starred for the rugby and basketball team this season. He’s decided to concentrate on basketball next year.
March 19, 2010
Katrina Keilhauer, ArtSci ’10, says the Rogue fashion show is modelled after a similar event at York University.
March 19, 2010
March 19, 2010
March 12, 2010
Patrick Welsh, Paula Mosbrucker and Christina Clare are this year’s Tricolour Award winners.
March 12, 2010
March 12, 2010
March 5, 2010
Guard Brittany Moore drives to the hole during the women’s basketball team’s 82-74 win over the Gee-Gees last weekend.
February 18, 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
The sight of a taxicab waiting on University Ave. besides the JDUC is a familiar one for Queen’s students.
February 12, 2010
Stele De Fazio, Men’s hockey
February 12, 2010
Kelsey Thomson, Women’s hockey
February 12, 2010
Scientists attempt to explain love in more concrete neurological terms, moving away from older, poetic concepts like that of love at first sight.
February 12, 2010
February 12, 2010
Many university professors are noticing a recent downward trend in students’ proficiency of basic spelling and grammar rules.
February 9, 2010
February 9, 2010
Laura Sullivan, Thea Pel and Anna Pfeiffer are the incoming CESA executive-elect with 250 out of 257 votes.
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
2009 Giller Prize winner Linden MacIntyre has won eight Gemini awards as well as an International Emmy for his journalistic work.
February 2, 2010
Forward Jess Cone moves around a sprawled Ridgeback defender during the Gaels’ 4-3 overtime win on Saturday at the Memorial Centre. The Gaels also beat UOIT on Sunday.
February 2, 2010
Journal Features Editor Emily Davies at the Kuluta Buddhist Centre on Wellington St.
February 2, 2010
Dave Kemp, Data Collection (detail), 2009.
February 2, 2010
Kristin Smith, Women’s hockey
January 29, 2010
Ryan Low, Sci ’10, says he wants to improve the TA training program.
January 29, 2010
Vagabond’s Richard III combines The Sopranos and Shakespeare in a murder-filled bloodbath.
January 29, 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
Receiver Scott Valberg is tackled after receiving a catch during the Gaels’ Yates Cup victory against the Western Mustangs on Nov. 14.
January 22, 2010
Athletic therapy rooms in the Queen’s Centre’s ARC are one of the features of the $165-million facility.
January 22, 2010
Modern Fuel main gallery.
January 22, 2010
January 22, 2010
January 22, 2010
Queen’s Model Parliament, seen here in 2007, has been as known for its after-parties as much as its political parties.
January 19, 2010
Food’s depiction in popular media has transformed the act of eating into an aesthetically-oriented cultural activity, rather than the age-old mantra “eat to live.”
January 19, 2010
January 19, 2010
The School of Business unveils a plaque in honour of the renaming of the Goodes Hall Atrium to the BMO Financial Group Atrium. BMO announced a $2 million donation to the business school’s financial project on Thursday.
January 15, 2010
Tom Harris, vice-principal (advancement) says advancement activities have raised $31 million for the University in the last nine months.
January 15, 2010
January 15, 2010
A person may develop an increased tolerance to sleeping aids within a week of initial use.
December 3, 2009
Loading up on yogurt and selenium and vitamin C found in vegetables and fruit juice can help fight bugs this flu season.
December 3, 2009
Students jump into the 14-lane pool in the new Athletics and Recreation Centre early Tuesday morning.
December 3, 2009
December 3, 2009
November 30, 2009
Offensive linemen Jonathan Koidis, Dan Bederman and Vince De Civita sit in the stands of Richardson Stadium before leaving for Quebec City on Tuesday.
November 27, 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
The Athletics and Recreation Centre’s upper-level gym facilities will open on Dec. 1. The lower gym, which suffered damage from a flood on Aug. 11, will open in January.
November 27, 2009
November 27, 2009
November 20, 2009
Like a Disney cast themselves, the Queen’s Players are an adorable bunch.
November 20, 2009
November 20, 2009
Queen’s Student Alumni Association President Colin McLeod says this was QSAA’s first videoconferencing event.
November 20, 2009
November 20, 2009
November 20, 2009
Scrum-half Liam Underwood pushes through a Mustang tackle during the men's rugby team's 23-19 Turner Trophy victory at Fletcher's Field on Saturday.
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
Donald Chan (left) and Carlyn Bezic’s artistic chemistry is evident in their works of decontruction and reconstruction.
November 13, 2009
Tabloid culture, noise rock, love and artistic self-exploration are inspiring for Bezic and Chan.
November 13, 2009
Fraser MacPherson, Olympic Awareness Week event organizer and ArtSci ’12, says the group’s goal isn’t to stop the Olympics.
November 13, 2009
David Walker, Health Sciences dean, says most of the faculty are physicians, which means their salaries are funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health.
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
John Fisher, physiology department head, says he thinks the quality of education can be preserved.
November 10, 2009
Born in the 80s, Think About Life are inspired by all things 90s.
November 10, 2009
While some people leave computers on hibernate thinking it saves power, turning them off saves more electricity.
November 6, 2009
November 6, 2009
AMS Vice-President (Operations) Leslie Yun says the Advantage Fund promotes long-term financial sustainability.
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
With new name variations and fewer social boundaries, individuals are now testing the limits of their creativity in naming their kids.
November 3, 2009
November 3, 2009
October 30, 2009
The men’s curling team ended fourth in the province last year.
October 30, 2009
The curling team’s David Durant lets go of a rock as Mackenzie Dixon begins sweeping.
October 30, 2009
October 30, 2009
Daniel Woolf is installed as the University’s 20th principal in Grant Hall last night.
October 27, 2009
Main characters Micah and Katie make Paranormal Activity feel a bit like a romantic comedy gone awry.
October 27, 2009
An ultimate frisbee player lets the disc fly during a practice at West Campus.
October 23, 2009
Feministing editors speak in Humphrey Hall on Tuesday to kick off their North American tour.
October 23, 2009
An ultimate frisbee player lets the disc fly during a practice at West Campus.
October 23, 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
October 13, 2009
Alfie’s gets one step closer to offering something for everyone on campus with their newly debuted Jazz Lounge.
October 13, 2009
According to spokesperson Daniella Macri, Vitaminwater provides 100 per cent of the daily reccomended dose of Vitamin C.
October 13, 2009
Sudanese-born Canadian citizen Abousfian Abdelrazik speaks at the public library on Monday. Earlier, he spoke to a law class in Macdonald Hall about the United Nations’ no-fly list.
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
October 2, 2009
October 2, 2009
The water polo team sets up the offence during practice in the PEC’s pool.
October 2, 2009
A collaborative exploration from a handful of artists with varying backgrounds, Chronotopic Village provokes and inspires.
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
Jignesh Patel, John Mould, Jeannette Comeau and Jon Abela, all Sci’04, enjoying their time at Homecoming.
September 25, 2009
Professor Robert Ross will head a team to conduct the three-year, $1.8-million exercise study.
September 22, 2009
Vice-Principal (Research) Kerry Rowe says he has nearly tripled research funding since taking on his position nine years ago.
September 22, 2009
Lauren McCormick, ArtSci ’12, is a member of the Facebook group “Aberdeen Street Party.”
September 22, 2009
Queen’s alumnus Michael Crummey draws inspiration from his hometown of Buchans, Newfoundland.
September 22, 2009
The Queen’s Baja team fills flower pots with the amount of dirt they clean off their annually-built car after competition, said project manager and driver Dave Adams (above). Their next competition takes place in April in South Carolina.
September 18, 2009
NDP leader Jack Layton gives a talk in Ellis Auditorium to a roomful of students, faculty and community members.
September 18, 2009
September 18, 2009
Queen’s midfielder Cathleen Brennan tries to take advantage of Toronto goalkeeper Mary-Anne Barnes against the University of Toronto Varsity Blues during the Gaels’ 0-0 draw at Richardson Stadium on Sunday. For full game story, visit us on the web at queensjournal.ca and click on “Sports”.
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
Jimmy Allin
September 11, 2009
The Journal’s sports editors tee up the upcoming season for the fall-term Gaels.
September 11, 2009
September 11, 2009
July 28, 2009
Former Gaels captain Billy Burke will play for the International Hockey League’s Port Huron Icehawks in the fall.
July 28, 2009
Former Gael Adam Simac visited his alma mater along with the Canadian men’s volleyball team to play Australia last week.
July 28, 2009
Outdoor patios like the Duke of Wellington’s are a popular destination for Kingston’s summer residents.
July 28, 2009
Jacob’s destabilizing and transformative exhibit has a new home on the walls of Union Gallery.
May 26, 2009
ASUS President Jacob Mantle was denied approximately $1,400 of his honorarium after the ASUS Honorarium Review Committee underwent an 11-hour review process.
April 2, 2009
Queen’s Improv makes a scene at their weekly Monday-night practice. Last evening, they performed “Improv Forever” at Alfie’s.
March 27, 2009
Kimberly Sakkal steps into the heroine’s sassy role.
March 27, 2009
Jian Yuan Huang and Jerry Ropson explore and deconstruct what it means to come from “the East”—China and Newfoundland respectively—in their art.
March 19, 2009
Vogt C features three flamboyant and poignant one-act plays such as Chekhov’s Drama (above).
March 19, 2009
The Travelers, War and Peace, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, The Book of Negroes and Leonard Cohen’s Selected Poems are five books that come strongly recommended by key Queen’s individuals.
March 13, 2009
Director Kim Renders’ bold choice of casting all women works with the production’s destabilized generic conventions.
March 6, 2009
March 6, 2009
AMS President Talia Radcliffe says she doesn’t regret calling for Mantle’s resignation.
March 6, 2009
History department undergraduate chair Jeff Brison says he doesn’t think the trend of academic entitlement is a new phenomenon.
March 6, 2009
The Sexual Health Resource Centre (SHRC) offers abortion information and an abortion accompaniment service where an SHRC staff member will escort you to the Women’s Clinic.
February 11, 2009
Many common fetishes include leather, feet, hair and clothing.
February 11, 2009
Dr. Sonya Nobbe, a naturopathic doctor in downtown Kingston, says hormonal birth control impacts the body in ways scientists and doctors are only starting to understand.
February 11, 2009
Acting Vice-Principal (Advancement) Sean Conway says his office has raised $15.3 million of the initial target of $130 million for the Queen’s Centre.
February 11, 2009
Gaels’ forward Brandon Perry battles for the puck with a Royal Military College defender in the Carr-Harris Cup match Saturday at the Memorial Centre.
February 9, 2009
Atmosphere combines beautiful choreography and costume.
February 5, 2009
Last night’s Queen’s Centre town hall meeting presented students with two new options for moving forward with the project.
February 5, 2009
AMS Academic Affairs Commissioner Matthew Lombardi says he thinks CASA will be a good fit for Queen’s because of its advocacy style.
February 2, 2009
Male athlete of the week Brady Morrison prepares to make a shootout save against the Royal Military College’s Paul Bradley last Friday at Constantine Arena. The Gaels won 4-3.
January 29, 2009
Queen’s forward Elizabeth Kench stickhandles with York’s Mandy Cole in pursuit Jan. 17. The Gaels face the Guelph Gryphons at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Memorial Centre.
January 29, 2009
Thinking Inside the Box is in line with Modern Fuel’s experimental mandate.
January 29, 2009
January 26, 2009
Team CYZ wants to promote student involvement in Queen’s financial decisions.
January 23, 2009
Town-Gown Relations Co-ordinator Joan Jones says students can negotiate with landlords.
January 19, 2009
Gaels Cassie Sparks (37) and Victoria Kaufman (27) fight for the puck against York’s Courtney Unruh Saturday.
January 19, 2009
Presidential candidate Colin McLeod, vice-president (operations) candidate Ellen Allwright and vice-president (university affairs) candidate Suhail Panjwani speak to AMS Assembly on Jan. 15.
January 19, 2009
Queen’s wrestling coach Jamie Macari (right) looks on as two of his athletes practice Wednesday in the PEC.
January 16, 2009
Presidential candidate Michael Ceci, vice-president (operations) candidate Leslie Yun and vice-president (university affairs) candidate Adam Zabrodski knew each other for two years before deciding to run together for AMS executive.
January 16, 2009
January 16, 2009
Liam Karry cites Kingston’s DIY work ethic as fuel for his vision of engaging theatre.
January 13, 2009
Sarah Leroy, public health inspector for the KFL&A Public Health Unit, says by keeping the house clean, students can lower the risks of mice, mould and even common colds.
November 27, 2008
Gnu Ground throws a wrench in the suburdan family unit in The Last One to Bed.
November 27, 2008
Goodes Hall has one commissionaire on duty to do rounds on a continual basis. They patrol classrooms, meeting rooms annd bathrooms.
November 27, 2008
Economics department undergraduate chair Lorne Carmichael says some students have expressed interest in learning more about the current financial crisis.
November 21, 2008
The Journal sports editors evaluate the fall term teams’ seasons.
November 21, 2008
Principal Tom Williams said he doesn’t expect alumni donations to decrease as a result of moving Homecoming from September to May.
November 21, 2008
Principal Tom Williams announced at a press conference Tuesday morning that fall Homecoming for the next two years will be cancelled.
November 14, 2008
November 7, 2008
November 7, 2008
October 31, 2008
October 31, 2008
Lee-Ann Taras, Andrew Sims and Bruce Kauffman divulge and dive into memories at The Artel.
October 28, 2008
Sex! The Musical is a hilarious high school sex education romp that infuses refreshing energy into the Vogt studio series.
October 24, 2008
Gaels’ midfielder Erin Smith slides to clear the ball against Ryerson’s Susanne Briggs Saturday.
October 21, 2008
Football head coach Pat Sheahan speaks at the memorial service for famed former player and coach Hal “Moose” McCarney at Grant Hall yesterday.
October 21, 2008
AMS Academic Affairs Commissioner Matthew Lombardi says joining CASA would give the AMS a stronger voice to lobby the federal government.
October 17, 2008
Queen’s right back Sara Buckham competes for a header with Paladins’ striker Laura Gray Wednesday at Richardson Stadium.
October 14, 2008
Not registered to vote? No problem. Just bring photo ID and a piece of mail with your address on it to your local polling station.
October 14, 2008
Queen’s political studies professor Jonathan Rose says the emergence of online vote-swapping is a reflection of perceived problems with Canada’s electoral system.
October 7, 2008
Queen’s midfielder Braden Hergott guards the ball from Bishop’s midfielder Jackson Gair Sunday at North Field.
October 7, 2008
Queen’s Carley Miller avoids a stick lift from Western’s Adrianna Clapp Saturday.
October 7, 2008
October 7, 2008
Dave Coon of the Kingston Jazz Society hopes to raise the profile of the eighth annual Kingston Jazz Festival.
October 2, 2008
Queen’s Computing Science professor David Skillicorn says campaign advertisements are harder to analyze than speeches because they’re more staged.
September 30, 2008
Toronto attack player Will Dunlop sends Queen’s middle Stephen Bathe head over heels.
September 30, 2008
Queen’s Computing Science professor David Skillicorn says campaign advertisements are harder to analyze than speeches because they’re more staged.
September 30, 2008
September 28, 2008
Home to the highest indoor climbing wall in the country and only 20 minutes away from campus, the Boiler Room is a viable fitness option for any student.
September 26, 2008
One of the best features of the Toucan is the cheap weekend breakfast.
September 26, 2008
September 26, 2008
Queen’s midfielder Erin Smith heads the ball Wednesday while battling Carleton’s Diane Jodoin as Amanda Ngwafusi looks on.
September 26, 2008
Members of Queen’s University Muslim Students’ Association serve up a meal after sundown.
September 26, 2008
September 26, 2008
Gaels’ striker Kelli Chamberlain tries to keep the ball in play against Laurentian’s Krista Pantin in Sunday’s game at Richardson Stadium. Queen’s lost 1-0, but beat Ottawa 2-0 on Saturday.
September 23, 2008
Commerce Society President Matthew Price says ComSoc’s Core Fund fee goes towards items that will benefit one class of the Commerce program.
September 23, 2008
Career Services Career Information Co-ordinator Debbie Mundell says students applying to master’s programs should spend time working on applications every day.
September 23, 2008
Channelling Joy Divison on a happier day, D’Urbervilles entertained at The Grad Club last Saturday evening.
September 23, 2008
Gaels’ midfielder Andrew Colosimo dribbles past RMC’s Alexi Ouellet as fellow Gael Steve Irish looks on.
September 19, 2008
ComSoc President Matthew Price says there was no mismanagement of ICBC funds.
September 19, 2008
The Gaels’ Torey Kohara is taken down by McGill defender Jonathan Zimmerman in Saturday’s lacrosse match at North Field. The Redmen beat Queen’s 9-8 on a last-second goal.
September 16, 2008
Queen’s forward Victoria Kaufman (27) attempts a pass in Sunday’s game.
September 16, 2008
Queen’s running back Mike Giffin hurdles Laurier free safety Courtney Stephen Saturday as teammate Scott Stinson (83) looks on. The Gaels beat Laurier for the first time in five years.
September 16, 2008
The Federal Election is set for Tuesday, October 14, 2008.
September 16, 2008
David Ross’s vibrant sculptures and quilts are autobiographical and relate to his experiences living in Japan.
September 16, 2008
SONAG founder and former city councillor Don Rogers says in addition to photographs, he plans to add audio and video clips of student parties to his website.
September 16, 2008
September 16, 2008
September 16, 2008
Textbook costs have increased at 278 per cent of the rate of inflation over the past 12 years.
September 12, 2008
Scott Arsenault plays the bumbling Felix Humble, haunted by his beekeeping father’s ghost.
September 12, 2008
University Secretary Georgina Moore says the hiring of Queen’s next principal lies with the Board of Trustees.
September 12, 2008
September 12, 2008
Students try out for the Queen’s Sailing Team on Lake Ontario Thursday. The team recently purchased 10 new boats with the Kingston Yacht Club’s help.
September 9, 2008
Queen’s Breanne Sherwood is tackled in Sunday’s rainy exhibition match against the Carleton Ravens as teammate Catherine Foster looks on. The Gaels beat the Ravens 32-8.
September 9, 2008
Gaels’ midfielder Steve Irish goes airborne against Trent’s Andrew Knapp in Saturday’s season-opener at Richardson Stadium. Queen’s won 2-1.
September 9, 2008
Sci ’44 Co-op General Manager Brent Bellamy says the 20 houses owned by Sci ’44 co-op are currently undergoing a $120,000 retrofit.
September 9, 2008
Jo Hatt and her rommate, Nicola Gilkinson (not pictured), both ArtSci ’12, live in a converted common room on West campus with a full kitchen.
September 9, 2008
September 9, 2008
September 9, 2008
Queen’s guard Dan Bannister drives against two Bulls Sunday.
September 5, 2008
Local artist Rebecca Soudant, who works in a variety of media and often collaborates, poses with her latest piece, a metal sculpture titled A Knowledge Tree: Nature’s Own Story.
September 5, 2008
A FREC gives a Sci ’12 frosh a custom cut during the annual “EngCut Palooza,” held at Agnes Benidickson Field Wednesday.
September 5, 2008
July 29, 2008
As far as hangover cures go, your votes say Stooley’s serves up the best in Kingston.
April 3, 2008
BioSci complex
April 3, 2008
Carlyn Bezic’s “Distortions” is a fresh perspective on body image, a well-worn motif in feminist art.
March 28, 2008
Ashley Peoples stands out as Daisy McCabe in Vogt B’s staging of Timothy Findley’s story Losers, Finders, Strangers at the Door.
February 8, 2008
Rick Lawley, certified energy auditor from Amerispec, measures the basement ceiling of 300 Barrie St. He says basement insulation is a big factor in keeping heat in.
January 18, 2008
Sharon Muilwyk’s exhibit en route depicts the artist’s colourful interpretation of landscapes across southern Ontario in her oil painting pieces.
November 23, 2007
Vice-Principal (Operations and Finance) Andrew Simpson says lighting retrofits are a practical way to go green.
November 23, 2007
Matt Dylag, Law ’08, has OSAP and a student line of credit.
November 16, 2007
Since Brendan Fell’s friends named him Ajax for his height which compares to the mythological Greek warrior, he has taken on the name as a part of his identity.
November 16, 2007
Gab Kokas and Chris Saba’s portion of Inaugural Doodlezoo will double as their gallery space for the show’s duration.
November 9, 2007