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June 24th, 2010

03:49 am - Degree Question
Hello everyone!

I hope all of your summers are going well!

Before the rush for course selection begins, I just had a general question/clarification. When doing a Major/Minor degree, is it possible for a course credit to count towards both of your separate major and minor requirements? For example, I'm entering second year as a DEVS major and POLS minor. If I take a POLS 200 course that is also a DEVS-eligible course, can it count towards both of my DEVS major and POLS minor requirements?

I know that in medial concentrations, its not allowed. But what about major/minor?

Thank you in advance!

EDIT: Oh! And I was actually hoping to address a rumor I've been hearing. One of my friends claims that taking a major/minor concentration is pretty much a waste of time since only your major will be written on your diploma. Is this true? 

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June 22nd, 2010

12:32 am - it's that time of the year again...
i have a couple questions regarding some courses i've been looking at.  any thoughts would be appreciated on any of the following courses:

BIOM 300* - Modeling Techniques in Biology
PSYC 370* - Brain and Behaviour II
COGS 100* - Intro to Cognitive Science
CISC 121* - Intro to Computing Science I
NSCI 323* - Cellular Neuroscience
NSCI 324* - Systems Neuroscience
BCHM 310 - General Biochemistry

also any third year life science course in general... i'm doing a major in life science, so i have quite a few options as to what i can take, seeing i have no core courses.  i do need 2.5 "life science" credits at the 300 level or above though...


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April 16th, 2010

06:13 pm - Queen's Anime Club Stress Buster Showing Sunday April 18, 2010
It is time for one last hurrah of the 2009-2010 Season of Queens Anime Club. Take a break from exams for our semi-annual Stress Buster Showing.
This Sunday April 18 from Noon to 5pm join us in BioSci 1102.

Your new executive have picked out the shows all by themselves!

The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya
Arakawa Under the Bridge
Dragon Ball Z
Dragon Ball Kai
Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei

Once Again congratulations to the newly elected executives!
Current Mood: chipperchipper

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April 12th, 2010

10:47 am - Lonestar
So I just accepted a full-time position at Lonestar for this summer and I was wondering has anyone ever worked there or known of someone who worked there and can tell me a little about the actual working environment?
Anything is good. If you've heard horror stories about the kitchen, staff or owners or something, that'd be helpful too!

Thanks in advance! :)

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March 25th, 2010

11:10 pm - Bedroom Furniture & House Items/Appliances For Sale!
1. bookshelf - $12

2. desk lamp - $8

3. curtains - $10

4. telephone - $5

5. swiffer - $5

6. christmas lights - $5

7. printer (HP PSC 1410 All-in-One) - $40

8. shower curtains (single shower) - $5

9. 30 hangers - $1 for 10

prices negotiable.


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09:58 pm - Queen's Anime Club Showing Friday March 26, 2010
Anime Fans,

It's time for our most anticipated showing of the year:

This Friday only, from 7pm to midnight in BioSci 1102, you too can participate in the democratic election of next years executive.
Also, turn your friends into giant cardboard-based fighting robots!

For those unfamiliar, cardboard mecha is our yearly event where you get into teams of 3-5 and use cardboard and duct tape to turn one of your group members into a mecha robot. We'll provide cardboard, exacto knives, and duct tape; and you are welcome to bring any other materials you desire (paint, scissors, etc.) Mecha will then face off using their elite short presentation/skit skills. The audience votes to determine this year's galactic cardboard mecha champion.

And right afterward, you will have the opportunity to run for and vote on the new executive for Queen's Anime Club 2010-2011. Any club member can run for any position with the exception of President and Treasurer which must be returning Queen's students as per AMS policy. Positions available would be listed on our website (if the AMS finally got around to hosting it), so instead you'll have to settle for the brief summary below:

President: Deals with the AMS, keeps the club running and on track, books rooms, in charge of everything.
Vice-President: Finds Anime for showings, takes over when other exec are absent, assists president.
Treasurer: Keeps financial records, handles food and drink sales, manages club budget.
Secretary: Emails general membership, keeps minutes, organizes club records.
Public Relations: Promotes events to the public, increase membership.
Services Director: Acquisition and storage of food and drink, recommended that you own or are good friends with someone who owns a car.

We're looking forward to seeing some new faces join our executive team.
In between all of this voting and building, we still have a great selection of Mecha shows lined up:
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz

See you this Friday
Current Mood: excitedexcited
Current Music: The TV is on.

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March 19th, 2010

11:33 am - Furniture for Sale
I too am graduating this year, and need to get rid of a variety of furniture...

book case with three tall shelves - $35
dresser with three drawers - $25
double bed - $30
kitchen table with glass top + four chairs - $35
mirror 2.5’by 3.5’ ish - $5
desk lamp - free

All prices negotiable. Furniture available at the beginning of April. If interested email me at 3km8@queensu.ca

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March 17th, 2010

10:35 am - Female Roommate Wanted
There is an extra bedroom at my place for the upcoming 2010 - 2011 school year (September to May lease). We have a washer and dryer, one bathroom, and there is one other girl in the house, plus myself.

If anyone is interested, email 7bmah@queensu.ca for more details. :)

Also, Happy St. Patty's day guys :)
Current Location: Mac Correy
Current Mood: bouncybouncy

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March 16th, 2010

01:01 pm - Courses.....
Has anyone taken Children's Lit (ENGL207)?
Basic Human Nutrition (HLTH230)?
or Sex, Gender, and Pop Culutre (Wmns125)?

Did you enjoy it? Was it difficult? What did you like the most/least about it? Do you need to know a lot of chem/bio for nutrition (I don't have any..)?

Thanks!! :)

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March 14th, 2010

10:52 pm - furniture for sale!
Am graduating this year so need to get rid of my stuff!

Bed - $30
Table [and chair?] - $20
lamp - $10
mirror - $5
drawer - $20
a ton of hangers - $.25 for two

email me at 6ymcc@queensu.ca if interested!

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