Features Archive: 2012

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...

Miller Museum houses ancient finds

Features looks at the history of the on-campus museum in Miller Hall.Continue...

Donations fund building projects, bursaries

Queen's solicits alumni for donations to fund construction, bursaries and faculty projects.Continue...

Princess Street theatre to close

When the Capitol 7 Theatre closes this year, downtown Kingston will have no mainstream cinema left.Continue...

Sleep-deprived students seek help

Students with sleep disorders are eligible to register with disability services. They can receive assignment extensions and extra time on exams.Continue...

Executive candidates talk shop

Features takes a look at the candidates running for next year's AMS executive.Continue...

Canadian schools pilot semester-less system

Next year, students at Algoma University and University of Northern British Columbia will take one course for three weeks as part of an alternative class structure developed at Colorado College.Continue...

Students stranded by virus

Queen's health officials gear up for seasonal illnesses.Continue...

Radio reaches out to Kingston prisoners

Friends and family connect with loved ones behind bars during CFRC's Calls From Home special holiday broadcast.Continue...

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