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Welcome to Graduate School!

Hello there! The SGPS Orientation flyer is being mailed out, and so we’re expecting lots of new people checking out the site and going through the archives. To make your life easier though, I thought I’d summarize some of my

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Summer of Songs

Photo Credit: Jeffrey Yeung (from City of Kingston Website)

In the Fall and Winter terms, the array of events to attend and clubs to join. Freed from the tyranny of choice in the Summer term, and used to campus as the source of things to do, those who are

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Favourite Dessert Places in Kingston – 2013 Edition!

On the encouragement of my colleagues, I have decided to update my post from last year where I detailed my favourite dessert places in Kingston. 1) White Mountain White Mountain is a Kingston staple. It’s been around for years, and

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Science and Storytelling

A short post today, as I know everyone is busy, and the time you spend reading could be better spent listening to me in the YouTube video above I was fortunate enough to speak at TEDxQueensu last semester. For those

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Queen’s Frosh Week As Told By Star Wars GIFs

My colleagues have touched on some of the more serious issues of the day. However, when I arrived at Queen’s, I had bigger questions: Why do people keep yelling “how do you feel?” What’s a “greasepole” and why do people

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Favourite Dessert Places in Kingston

Confederation Basin in Kingston is a great place to grab ice cream and relax in the great outdoors

So last time I talked about my favourite places to hang out in Kingston. Given the heatwave that has swept across the country this month, I thought I’d shift gears slightly and talk about my favourite places to grab ice

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Favourite Summer Places in Kingston

Summer is upon us. The undergrads have (mostly) left, and the first swarms of mayflies are gone, which means it’s finally patio weather in Kingston. And what a glorious city for patios it is! Someone once told me that Kingston

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