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A front-row seat for the Last Lecture on Earth

Did you know that even though the theory of evolution dominates academia, 47 per cent of Americans are creationists, and creation science is taught in 15-20 per cent of U.S. schools? How about the fact that 40 per cent of Americans believe human beings were formed in the exact state we are now, or that 52 percent believe dinosaurs co-existed with humans?Continue...

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Postscript dances up a sensual storm

They say university is all about branching out.

So, on Monday, I decided to branch out big time and immerse myself in a new learning experience. Only this time, my intentions weren’t so academic: I signed myself up for a trial belly dancing class.Continue...

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What is art? A poster sale story

Students who walked through the Imaginus poster sale two weeks ago, among rows of posters and replicas of classic art, may have noticed something slightly different this year.Continue...

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Musical revolution in a slim white box

It seems that everywhere you go these days, you can’t help but see them—white earbuds tucked into the ears of their glaze-eyed owners. You see them in the grocery store, jogging down the street, and even in class. If you haven’t guessed by now, this new sweeping technological trend is known as an iPod (or any of its variations, including nano iPod, iPod Shuffle and iPod Pictures).Continue...

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Postscript rocks out to hair metal

Is the most demonized music of the ’80s finally poised for a comeback?Continue...

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Caption if you can ...

Intrigued and fascinated by a vast collection of archival photos, the Journal has decided to show them the light and give them the publicity they rightly deserve by launching a caption contest. Postscript wants to know what you think of each picture. So get your creative groove on and make our strange pictures even crazier!Continue...

Postscript presents: domestic how-to’s

As university students, many learning opportunities are available to us—vector calculus, Latin grammar, double integration, you name it. Unfortunately, when the conversation turns to household duties, no courses seem to provide the right kind of information we need. So I’ve compiled a few tips on the subject of fruits—everything from peeling an apple to making origami with orange peels.Continue...

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The woes of the Internet

Do you laugh when friends tell you a funny joke? Or do you “LOL” or “ROFL”?

During summer, I LOL’ed so much, I often felt like I was going to crash headlong into my computer screen.Continue...

The hidden woes of everyday life: taking out the trash

There’s an aesthetic problem in the middle of my lawn. A mop, a decapitated vacuum, and a mysterious white pole have decorated my small patch of grass for about a week ...Continue...

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Bits and pieces: Kingston

The ubiquitous Dan Aykroyd, of Coneheads movie fame, now calls Kingston his home, and can be spotted lurking at downtown locales, including the A&P.Continue...

Coast to coast: the end of a Canadian epic

A quick stop at Winnipeg (and a cup of organic coffee) made me become fond of that city, with its sturdy trees and aged houses. Winnipeg also offered us many variations of bear statues, part of CancerCare Manitoba Foundation’s Bears on Broadway project. “Bling Bling Bear” with many chains and sluggish pose, and “Biker Bear” with cool shades and its uni-wheel bike were especially memorable.Continue...

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Orientation Week demystified

With a view to all our edification, here’s a tongue-in-cheek guide to a few common Orientation Week terms.Continue...

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