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Katherine Fernandez-Blance

Katherine is one of the Journal's two Editors in Chief this year and is a fifth-year Global Development Studies major interested in international and human rights-based reporting. She's spent a summer reporting for the Kingston Whig Standard and is a reporting intern with the Toronto Star this summer. Follow her on Twitter @katherine_fb.


Last words

By Katherine Fernandez-Blance and Labiba Haque, Journal Staff

The Journal Editors in Chief sound off on volume 140.

Reclaiming words

By Katherine Fernandez-Blance and Labiba Haque, Journal Staff

The Journal’s Editors in Chief square off on the use of pejorative language

Crimes and lullabies

By Katherine Fernandez-Blance, Editor in Chief

When you’re gone, what do you leave behind?

Living and working ‘on the move’

By Katherine Fernandez-Blance, Editor in Chief

When you’re booked to play a two and a half hour gig, you’ve got to pull out all the stops.

Solitary ecstasy

By Katherine Fernandez-Blance, Editor in Chief

The difference between hearing something through your laptop speakers and seeing it live can be heartbreaking.

Bottles for change

By Katherine Fernandez-Blance and Alison Shouldice, Journal Staff

For every six-pack of beer, 60 cents goes back into the pocket of the bottle collector. It’s a small profit that can require hours of picking before accumulating a few dollars, but for some, it’s a way to make ends ...

Do the creep, Kingston

By Katherine Fernandez-Blance, Editor in Chief

The last time psychobilly punk rock band The Creepshow came to Kingston, some audience members started punching people next to them in the face.

Label me this

By Katherine Fernandez-Blance, Editor in Chief

When you label someone, you silence them.

Queen’s student faces multiple charges

By Katherine Fernandez-Blance and Holly Tousignant , Journal Staff

A third-year Queen’s student has been charged with mischief, weapons dangerous and possession of an explosive substance after police discovered replica pellet guns, knives and materials that could be used to create an explosive device at the student’s Kingston house.

Creating a spectacle

By Katherine Fernandez-Blance, Editor in Chief

Art in Public Places Kingston presents a dual question to audiences — is public art a spectacle in itself or does it only depict the spectacle already inherent in society?