April 30, 2017

Features Archive: 2008

Weeding out anti-drug attitudes

“Anyone who’s going to read your article has either used marijuana or knows someone who has, and they know that person is not a criminal.”Continue...

In the market for answers

To some, the worldwide financial crisis is a baffling assortment of diving graphs and daunting headlines.Continue...

Confronting a culture of silence

The first time Enakshi Dua realized she wasn’t comfortable at Queen’s was during a trip to Toronto in December of her first year living in Kingston.

Dua, now a sociology professor at York University, taught at Queen’s from 1994 to 2001, when she was one of the first faculty members of colour to leave the University because of discrimination.Continue...

Changing from scholar to soldier and back: Queen’s in wartime

“When war broke out, the term had not yet begun.”Continue...

Walking scared

A hanging corpse thrashes violently as the sound of distant screaming echoes across the stone walls.Continue...

Talking trade with John Turner

At 79 years old, the Right Honourable John Turner’s pace has slowed since he took on Brian Mulroney in the 1988 so-called “free-trade debate.”Continue...

The fine art of conservation

Tucked away in the Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s master’s program in art conservation is the only degree program of its kind in Canada and one of the University’s best-kept secrets.Continue...

National chief talks transparency

When it comes to issues regarding aboriginal peoples in Canada, Patrick Brazeau isn’t afraid to stir the pot.Continue...

Making new faculty feel at home

Philosophy professor Udo Schuklenk worked at universities in Germany, Australia, South Africa and Scotland before he came to Queen’s in July 2007.Continue...

Reading behind the bars

When Angela Ruffo was six years old, she learned how to read See Spot Run.Continue...

Voting virtually redefined

On Oct. 14, millions of Canadians will cast their ballots to elect the members of Canada’s 40th Parliament.Continue...

Peer-based discipline ‘more fair’

“I’m going to have to document this.”Continue...

Queen’s own spin doctor

In the throes of two major elections, it can be tough to detect which politicians are genuine and which are spinning tall tales.Continue...

Coming home in other places

Three years of Queen’s Homecomings may have led to numerous tickets and arrests, but all the students and alumni who attend Homecoming at the University of Missouri (MU) this year will be going to court.Continue...

Graduate admissions get personal

A glance at the empty bookshelves in the Career Services library this week makes one thing clear: deadlines for graduate school applications are fast approaching.Continue...

Making the grade

Students arriving at Queen’s are often told they’re surrounded by only A-students.Continue...

The pathology behind procrastination

“Suck it up.” That’s one expert’s advice to students when it’s time to hit the books.Continue...

A price tag for the books

You shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. But can you judge it by its price tag?Continue...

Knot your average sport

Among the dizzying array of facts that bombard new students during frosh week, Kingston’s status as the freshwater sailing capital of the world is often overlooked.Continue...

Talking Frosh

Why do you shop at the Farmers Market?Continue...

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