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Homecoming 2013

So you might have heard people talking about the ReUnion Street Festival around campus, but what is all the hype really about? Is it a closed off street party? Can underage students attend? Will alumni be there? What will it add to Homecoming? All of these questions and more will be answered below about Queen’s NEW addition to Homecoming 2014! Seeking ... Read More »

How You Can Decide Who Wins this Election

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4580 =  The median margin of victory in ridings with major campuses in the 2011 elections (the majority of ridings had margins of victory in the 4000s). 19,786 = The average number of estimated eligible student voters in each individual riding. That means that less than a quarter of the student vote often could totally reshape the margin of victory for ... Read More »

Tips for Moving into Your First House!

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So you’ve just completed your first year in residence, and you’re gearing up for your second year. First off, congratulations! You’ve made it. Now that summer is approaching, you may be wondering what exactly has to be done in order to get your house or apartment ready for next year. Moving in to your first place can be challenging, so ... Read More »

AMS Bikes and Boards

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Looking for something to do this summer? Bikes and Boards is hiring volunteers! If you’re not sure about applying, here’s a few reasons why you should. Meet New People Kingston Summer’s are fantastic, but it can get a bit lonely when all your housemates are gone for the summer and you’re busy working all day. Volunteering for Bikes and Boards ... Read More »

A Tea-Lover’s Guide!

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If you’re like the rest of the Queen’s population, you’ve probably been holed up in Stauffer or Douglas with your books and computer. One of the most universally accepted aids for the studying process is grabbing a hot beverage. While coffee seems the obvious choice for late nights, tea offers you multiple benefits without the intense crash and burn that ... Read More »

Boo Hoo Usurps Eril Berkok as AMS President

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Meet Boo Hoo the Bear, your new AMS President!In his spare time, He enjoys sitting in Student Life Centre Spaces, Taking long walks in the JDUC, Loves Supporting Student-Run Services, Submits Complaints to Non-Academic Discipline, Lounging like he owns the place, Collaborating with Commissioners,  Discussing Provincial Lobbying Strategies, Reminiscing about Queen’s Memories and Traditions  Discussing Urgent Matters with Friends,   ... Read More »

9 Ways to Keep Calm and Carry on During Exam Time

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As April approaches, many of us will experience various forms of stress with exams, moving, job searching, and many other things happening all at once. To help combat the stresses that come with this hectic time of year, give this list a read, and think of personal ways for relieving stress and increasing positivity in your life during exam period! ... Read More »

How to Make the Most of St. Patrick’s Day in Kingston

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While it may not look like it outside, March 17 is fast-approaching! To help you find fun ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, we’ve put together a list of our favourite recipes, events, and music to get your green on this weekend. There’s something for everyone to do on St. Patrick’s Day, just remember to eat some delicious food, know ... Read More »

How to Choose Your Program – Arts and Science

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If you’re a first year Arts and Science student at Queen’s, chances are you’ll be selecting a degree plan within the coming months. With so many programs to choose from, many students have trouble choosing their Major, Medial, Minor, or Specialization. Here are a few tips and questions to consider while choosing your degree plan!  What type of degree do ... Read More »

By Students, For Students

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Every time you grab a chai latte from Cogro for your 8:30am class, catch up with friends over a plate of nachos at QP, buy a bus ticket from Tricolour Outlet, or print an essay at P&CC you spent all night working on, your dollars are going right to your classmates and friends here at Queen’s. Every student service is non-profit and run by ... Read More »

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