Features

One-on-one at Summerhill with Ali Velshi

Ali Velshi’s biggest competition just might be Google. Velshi, the current chief business correspondent for CNN, was welcomed back to his alma mater on Saturday to host a talk with members of the Queen’s community as a part of the Initiative Campaign launch.Continue...

New model gets blended response

Of over 140 100-level courses listed in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences course calendar, five are taught in a blended format. But the gradual move towards this new method of learning isn’t always the most cost-effective way to study.Continue...

Global graduates

Sarah Tessier, ArtSci ’05, wasn’t born British, but thanks to a large settlement of Queen’s grads in the United Kingdom, she’s found a community overseas.Continue...

Bottles for change

For every six-pack of beer, 60 cents goes back into the pocket of the bottle collector. It’s a small profit that can require hours of picking before accumulating a few dollars, but for some, it’s a way to make ends meet.Continue...

‘Some things never change’

Last Friday and Saturday, Jack Neary stood on the corner of William and Aberdeen Streets distributing two cars full of “Keep Calm and Stay Golden” t-shirts to students on campus in anticipation for the football game.Continue...

Offices get down and dirty with composting

Every week, 64 green bins worth of waste are diverted from the landfills. That’s 200 kg, thanks to an initiative undertaken by the Queen’s Sustainability Office.Continue...

Accommodations a priority during Frosh Week

The Orientation Roundtable has provided Frosh Week leaders with additional training in the hopes that they will be better prepared to deal with accessibility issues.Continue...

Private school pedigree

When Farialle Pacha came to Queen’s three years ago, one-fifth of her graduating high school class went with her.Continue...

Williamsville looks to attract students

The upper side of Princess St. may be getting a facelift if developers are quick to act on the City’s recommendations for redevelopment.Continue...

A school away from school

This summer, hundreds of students will board a plane with the hopes of coming home with a course credit. For many of them, the classroom will come alive.Continue...

A futuristic playground

Queen’s is now home to the first-ever ‘boutique’ laboratory, featuring innovations such as a videoconferencing pod and paper-thin phones.Continue...

NAD under fire

Offenses traditionally processed through the Non-Academic Discipline System have been rerouted to school administrators, leaving the future of Queen's peer-to-peer method uncertain.Continue...

Ups and downs of student-landlord relationships

AMS presents best landlord award to local couple, plans to continue cancellation of worst landlord award.Continue...

Security team aims to reduce citations

Members of the off-campus security response team patrol the Student Ghetto to warn students of bylaw infractions.Continue...

Grad pens award-winning book

In 2009, the Queen’s alumnus spent 10 weeks at Fauna Foundation, a chimpanzee sanctuary located just south of Montreal. His time with the apes inspired him to pen this year’s Charles Taylor Prizewinner, The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary.Continue...

Admin won’t add extracurriculars to student transcripts

Ontario universities are adopting a new student record that documents extracurricular involvement. Queen's administration said they won't be following suit.Continue...

Student blood benefits clinics

Volunteers aim to collect 600 pints of blood from students this year.Continue...

Food centres see student traffic

Students in need can turn to on- and off-campus resources for food and financial support.Continue...

Industry pros talk oil sands

Features explores the ins and outs of Alberta's oil sands.Continue...

Students simulate global crisis

Students from across North America will gather next month to simulate discussions on Arctic sovereignty.Continue...

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