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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.


Fundraising campaign targets employees

By Katherine Fernandez-Blance, News Editor

An annual fundraising campaign, Campus Community Appeal, is aiming to raise $1 million by the end of April. All donations are put towards campus and student resources.

Police car hits male in Student Ghetto

By Katherine Fernandez-Blance, News Editor

A male pedestrian in his 20s was taken to hospital this morning at 1:30 a.m. after being hit by a police car at Johnson and Division Streets, witnesses say.

Voting process questioned

By Katherine Fernandez-Blance, News Editor

The AMS referendum process was called into question at the March 8 AMS Assembly.

Kony 2012 hits campus

By Katherine Fernandez-Blance, News Editor

Within 10 hours of its creation on Tuesday, more than 1,200 Queen’s students had joined a Facebook event that hopes to raise support for Joseph Kony’s arrest.

More than drinking songs

By Katherine Fernandez-Blance, News Editor

Finny McConnell has a habit of forging unusual relationships with his fans.

University Secretary to retire

By Katherine Fernandez-Blance, News Editor

After 26 years at Queen’s and 12 years in her current position, as University Secretary, Georgina Moore is set to retire.

Health outreach for over 25 years

By Katherine Fernandez-Blance and Catherine Hart, Journal Staff

For the 25th year, a selected group of Queen’s students will pack their bags and enter a community with the aim of educating locals about health issues.

No confirmed druggings in case

By Katherine Fernandez-Blance, News Editor

A week after three Alfie’s patrons were brought to hospital, officials say there’s no evidence the students were drugged.

German major cancelled

By Katherine Fernandez-Blance, News Editor

Students will no longer be able to major in German beginning in September. The decision follows a reconfiguration of the department of languages, literatures and cultures.

OPIRG to appeal fee

By Katherine Fernandez-Blance, News Editor

Kingston’s Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) is appealing the loss of their $4 opt-outable AMS student fee.