Features Archive: 2011

Queen's expands property north of Kingston

Queen's University Biological Station expands its 3,000 hectare property on Lake Opinicon to include another plot of land nearby.Continue...

Queen's shackled by small budget

Lack of funding restricts the University's ability to develop the former Prison for Women, purchased by Queen's in 2007 for $2.8 million.Continue...

Large class sizes raise questions

According to a recent study, an average first-year class at Queen’s is one of the largest in the country.Continue...

Carbonated contention

Current AMS executives say there are no concrete plans to create an ethical investing mandate.Continue...

Sci ’44 housing co-op turns 70

Seventy years ago, 12 students opened the first Queen’s co-op. Today, 21 houses sprinkle the Ghetto.Continue...

Talking with Nick Day

Interview with Nick Day.Continue...

Day not over

Principal Woolf says University Council has no power to remove rector.Continue...

Red Room almost ready

Student lounge uses less than 25 per cent of ASUS budget surplus, students question where the rest of the money is going.Continue...

Beloved chaplain dies at 99

Dr. A Marshall “Padre” Laverty supported Queen’s students for over 35 years.Continue...

Checking out birth control

Yasmin and Yaz, two popular oral contraceptives, have become the target of a lawsuit alleging they cause serious health side effects in women.Continue...

Stackhouse on the future of print media

In the second installment of the series, the Globe and Mail’s Editor in Chief sat down with the Journal’s editorial board to talk about the state of the newspaper industry.Continue...

Atheism throughout the ages

Queen’s Atheist and Agnostics club barred from campus 60 years ago, current campus atheists says they still face challenges.Continue...

Stranded in Egypt

Alumni Relations sends trip to Egypt and scrambles to retrieve them.Continue...

The life of a res custodian

The Journal spends a day with one of Morris Hall’s cleaning staff.Continue...

Barrington Walker on Black history

Queen’s history professor talks about his new book on debunking the myth of Canadian enlightenment in the age of slavery.Continue...

No Homecoming, no problem?

Complaints from alumni donors about Homecoming still occurring, but University statistics show an increase in donations.Continue...

Examining AMS voter turnout

Voter turnout for AMS elections historically higher than most other Ontario University student unions.Continue...

Kingston’s poutine phenomenon

The Journal investigates Kingston’s burgeoning Poutine arena in search of a clear winner.Continue...

Leading the charge against lead

Utilities Kingston team tests water in local houses to prevent lead from contaminating water.Continue...

Talking trash

The Journal spends a day on a recycling truck to learn the ins and outs of Ghetto garbage.Continue...

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