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Worlds collide

Model United Nations can be just as much about Middle-earth as it can be about real international issues.Continue...

A lane of their own

As cycling becomes a hot button issue, the City of Kingston says it’s on the right track to becoming a bike-friendly municipality.Continue...

Caffeine craze

Three million, five hundred thousand.

That’s how many cups of coffee were consumed at Hospitality Services retail, dining and catering outlets on campus last year – and that’s not including the three Tim Hortons outlets.Continue...

Inside story

May 7, 1999 was an unusual day for Monty Bourke.

Bourke, the Warden at Kingston Penitentiary (KP) at the time, was notified early that morning of a line hanging over the prison’s wall.Continue...

There's no place like res

Soaring first-year enrolment may be preventing Queen’s students from getting the residence experience they desire.Continue...

Making of a mascot

The legend of Boo Hoo the Bear is boundless, and has puzzled university archivists and historians alike.Continue...

What's sex got to do with it?

Steadily increasing in prevalence since the 1990s, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) continue to spread on university campuses. What’s even scarier: you may not know you have one.Continue...

All abroad

While Queen’s reaches out to the wider world, the wider world is coming to its front doors.Continue...

Information overloaded, Syria conflict not decoded

The world has seen red. But redness can be blinding. According to experts, the public struggles to recognize Syria’s crisis as anything but black and white.Continue...

An orchard of options

Student desire for healthier food options is driving Ontario universities to build better menus to tempt the taste buds of their conscious consumers.Continue...

Accounting for reality

Today’s university students are relentlessly warned of the volatile economy and hopeless job market that awaits them after graduation. The answer to a brighter future, however, may simply lie in a commitment to the fundamentals of personal financial management.Continue...

The cheating curve

What could be worse than getting caught cheating? Perhaps being accused when you’ve played by the rules.Continue...

KCVI’s closing controversy

Kingston Collegiate and Vocational Institute (KCVI), a historic Kingston landmark and neighbour to Queen’s, has been no stranger to controversy and quandary throughout the years. Now, it may be shutting its doors for good.Continue...

It’s not easy being green

Queen’s is well-poised to become one of Canada’s most sustainable university campuses. Rather, it would be, if money was no object.Continue...

Skin cancer scares

Students and community groups are cracking down on tanning bed use, and local salons are feeling
the pressure.Continue...

A matter of choice

Kingston’s Pregnancy Care Centre (KPCC) has no desire to deceive anyone, according to director Donna Bell.Continue...

Shear competition down the block

Kingston’s barbers are the last of a dying breed.Continue...

No purchase necessary for chance

Reading the fine print could mean the difference between spending and saving money.Continue...

Views on climate change vary

Since 1948, Canada’s national average temperature for winter months has risen by 3.2 degrees.Continue...

Living beyond their limitations

In her mid-twenties, Patricia Rae’s mobility was given an expiry date.Continue...

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