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Preparing for a pandemic

By Lauren Raham, A&E Editor

In the event of an influenza pandemic, the University has a planned strategy, which includes providing adequate resources for campus services, prioritizing patients at the health centre, and communicating with students, staff and faculty about how to deal with influenza.

Two students vie for Sydenham seat

By Lauren Raham, A&E Editor

Today is the last day candidates can file their nomination papers for the Nov. 13 municipal election, and there are already three students in the race. Despite running on similar platforms, Nathaniel Erksine-Smith, ArtSci ’07, and Alex Huntley, ArtSci ’08, ...

Campus radio concert series finds new life

By Lauren Raham, A&E Editor

Queen’s campus radio CFRC’s monthly concert series, Dance to the Underground, aims to promote independent bands and local DJs by providing them with a venue. With bands like Kid Koala and the now-defunct Death From Above 1979 on its roster, ...

A Modern Fuel masterpiece in 24 hours

By Lauren Raham, A&E Editor

This year, the Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre’s method of fundraising will manage to combine performance art with the art of working with a deadline. The 24-Hour Art-a-Thon will take place from noon this Saturday, until noon on Sunday. During the ...

Hidden Cameras turn it on for Awoo

By Lauren Raham, A&E Editor

Awoo is the Hidden Camera’s most recent studio release, and doesn’t offer fans the lo-fi sound quality heard on their previous albums. Instead of their usual techniques for recording, Joel Gibb and his band used more up-to-date technology to record ...

Wax Mannequin comes alive at Goat

By Lauren Raham, A&E Editor

Over a spare, distorted drum track, skeletal acoustic guitar and electronic squelches, a scratchy-voiced man intoned “Paper snake takes the bait I left it now trapped inside the box I brought / Paper snake can safely be tested for nasty ...

An Inconvenient agenda mars Truth

By Lauren Raham, A&E Editor

Thanks mainly to our use and abuse of the automobile, the glaciers of the North and South Poles are melting, causing water levels to rise. Losing their glacial homes, polar bears are dying off quickly. The increased temperature of ocean ...

Queerientation 2006

By Lauren Raham, A&E Editor

There is an alternative for queer and queer friendly frosh who aren’t looking forward to Orientation. Queerientation, which is organized by EQuIP (Education on Queer Issues Project), is an annual event for the queer and queer positive members of the ...

Draw a little dream

By Lauren Raham, A&E Editor

It’s difficult to get through My Most Secret Desire in one sitting. Montreal-based cartoonist Julie Doucet is best known for the details of her drawings, and her new book delivers on this front. In My Most Secret Desire, Doucet draws ...

Those photo shoots! The incessant drama!

By Lauren Raham, A&E Editor

I am obsessed with America’s Next Top Model. How did this happen? My obsession started with a simple mention of the show. Outwardly, I exhibited disgust for a show that praised such narrow views of beauty. Inwardly, however, I became ...