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Queen's in the News: November 6, 2012

George Smith (School of Policy Studies) – There are signs the NHL owners and players' union are getting closer to a deal, in the National Post and Toronto Star. 

John Andrew (School of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Business) – Hudson Bay Company on the hook for leases at its Zellers discount stores that weren't sold to Target, in the National Post and Business Week magazine. 

John Pliniussen (School of Business) – Apple’s grip on the tablet market may be slipping, in the National Post. 

Allan Manson (Law) and  Adelina Iftene (Law student) – Canada's omnibus crime bill will lead to more physical and mental 'degradation' among prisoners and risks their reintegration back into society, in the Vancouver Sun, Vancouver Province, Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette and several other Postmedia newspapers and CBC.ca

Brandon Tozzo (Political Studies PhD student) – Bizarre conspiracy theories about the U.S presidential election will have little impact with voters, in the Calgary Sun, Edmonton Sun, Winnipeg Sun, Toronto Sun, Ottawa Sun and several other Sun Media newspapers. 

Ian McKay (History) and Jamie Swift (School of Business) – Op-ed on how politics shape how we commemorate wars on Remembrance Day, in the Toronto Star. 

Kim Nossal (School of Policy Studies) –The Australian government pursues an economic future with China while Canada remains tentative, in the Edmonton Journal. 

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – Tablets in the classroom will soon be the norm, in Canadian Business Magazine. 

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Op-ed on how a no-fly zone over Syria would help end the conflict, in the Kingston Whig-Standard. 

Roel Vertegaal (School of Computing) – Company launching product that combines gaze detection, gesture recognition, and facial-feature recognition to create more natural ways to control everything from your TV to your car, on Mashable.com

Nick Bala (Law) – Law Commission of Ontario calls on schools to teach about violence against women, in Canadian Lawyer magazine.


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