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Jake Edmiston

Jake Edmiston

Weekend events under debate

By Jake Edmiston , Features Editor

Second Fauxcoming will decide fate of Queen’s defunct tradition.

Heritage or hundreds of thousands?

By Jake Edmiston , Features Editor

City council committee wants Queen’s spend over $300,000 to restore 1920s chimney and windows on new arts centre.

Two months, two bikes and five provinces

By Jake Edmiston , Features Editor

Environmental studies student Mike McHugh hit a railroad track and flipped over his handlebars on the first day of a two-month cross-Canada bike tour.

Douglas yarn unravels

By Jake Edmiston , Features Editor

Blueprints from 1916 show construction of Douglas Library was true to Toronto architects’ original plans.

Where do all the stolen bikes go?

By Jake Edmiston , Features Editor

Police say they’re anticipating a surge in stolen bikes reports in the coming weeks. Kingston Police crime analyst Jason Key said the repopulated Queen’s campus is an attractive destination for bike thieves.

Queen’s gets up to speed

By Jake Edmiston , Features Editor

Checking back every day during September to see if a spot finally opened in that course you’ve been trying to get into is a reality with the current administrative system, QCARD. Luckily, there's a $33.5 million University investment being launched ...

Martin receives honorary degree

By Jake Edmiston , Features Editor

Many academics worry the tradition of awarding honorary degrees has become warped in recent years. But according to administration, Queen’s has safe guards to maintain the tradition’s credibility.

The cost to volunteer abroad

By Jake Edmiston , Features Editor

When Seetha Ramanathan got off the plane in Quito, she was under strict instructions. She was given the name of a government-regulated taxi company that would take her straight to her placement. A driver was waiting with her name on ...

Athletics review delayed once again

By Jake Edmiston , Assistant Sports Editor

Following a two-year grace period after the University’s Athletics Review, Athletics and Recreation is restructuring its teams. Although the 2007 review suggested downsizing the number of varsity teams to between 10 and 16, Interuniversity Sport Program Manager Janean Sergeant said ...

Who’s top of the class?

By Jake Edmiston and Amrit Ahluwalia, Journal Staff

Journal Sports editors Amrit Ahluwalia and Jake Edmiston dole out grades for the winter term sports