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Riding with Kingston’s finest

It’s 9 p.m. and we’ve just met up with two other police cruisers in the Loblaw’s parking lot when the radio crackles and a frightened voice calls for help.Continue...

Telling stories in different voices

Friday’s event also included a panel discussion about Canadian Indigenous writing featuring Boyden, Anishnabe writer Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm and Delaware poet and playwright Daniel David Moses.Continue...

The best laid plans of mice and men

From her ninth-floor office in Botterell Hall, Ann Croy has a bird’s-eye view of Queen’s campus.Continue...

Leading the (solar) charge

Economic times may be tough, but School of Business professor Steven Moore knows what to do.Continue...

AMS no longer tripping

AMS Vice-President (University Affairs) Stephanie St. Clair said the AMS has cut back attendance to student-dollar funded conferences across the board this year.Continue...

Landlords and the law

In the hunt for housing, many students worry about running into problems with their landlords.Continue...

Construction left, right and Centre

With Phase One of the Queen’s Centre set to open in September and the layout of Phases Two and Three still undecided, the University will be finalizing the designs for the later stages of the project in the next two months.Continue...

Mission: warmth and community

Parked in the alley beside St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, at the intersection of Clergy and Princess streets, an inconspicuous white truck reaches out to those in need on Kingston’s cold winter nights.Continue...

Chartering the right to healthcare

It was in August, 1965, when four doctors from Queen’s department of pediatrics made their first visit to a small hospital in Moose Factory, Ontario.Continue...

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...

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