Features Archive: 2013

Exam questions

Queen’s biology professor Robert Montgomerie doesn't see the value of exams.Continue...

On the outside looking in

Eleven years ago, Scott fell off a 12-storey roof.Continue...

A changing atmosphere

Climate change is happening, and is likely to impact Kingston’s animal population — including the famed Kingston squirrel.Continue...

Just around the corner

Today’s corner stores offer much more than bubblegum, as they must in order to thrive.Continue...

No bar, no problem

Around four years ago, Kingston’s last gay bar — Shay Foo Foo’s — shut its doors for good. Since then, LGBTQ community members are unsure if they even want one at all.Continue...

A grave history

When someone’s buried six feet under, it’s assumed they’re dead and gone.Continue...

Ghetto pets

Caring for a furry friend isn’t always fun and games if you’re a student.Continue...

The learning curve

Thinking outside the box can be a challenge, but for those with learning disabilities, it’s the only option.Continue...

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...

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