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From Queen’s to Oxford: Catching Up with Rhodes Scholar Claire Gummo

Claire Gummo (ArtSci ’17) joins us via telephone from Oxford, UK. She shares insights about her undergraduate experience at Queen’s University and the work she’s undertaken through two Master’s degrees as a Rhodes Scholar in sexual violence prevention and response, gender dynamics within security forces, transnational advocacy networks, the regulation of sex work, and harm reduction policies. She also has great advice and tips for scholars thinking of applying for the Rhodes Scholarship!

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Finding A Voice
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Poets @ Artfest V, Part 2

First hour of a two hour show featuring, from the second and third sessions of the first day of the 3-day Poets @ Artfest V poetry festival on June 29th, you’ll hear readings by Kate Marshall Flaherty, Ashna Asim, Billie Kearns, and Erin Boyce. Second hour of a two hour show featuring, from the remainder of the third session of the first day of the 3-day Poets @ Artfest V poetry festival on June 29th, you’ll hear readings by Judith Popiel, Ashley-Elizabeth Best, and Alyssa Cooper.

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Doomed Love: July 20, 2019

Broken hearts! Broken people! Horror movie plots sung to the tune of Gordon Lightfoot’s If I Could Change Your Mind! This week’s WAFFLES! has it all, including three versions of “Tainted Love,” a double-shot of Nick Cave, some profound disagreements about the DiCaprio version of Romeo & Juliet, and much more! Songs this ep: WAFFLES theme :: Teen Titans Romeo & Juliet Love Theme :: National Philharmonic Orchestra If You Could Read My Mind :: Gordon Lightfoot Fool :: Basia Bulat To Love is To Bury :: Cowboy Junkies Broken Heart Songs :: Joel Plaskett The Bed Song :: Amanda Palmer & the Grand Theft Orchestra Girl on the Moon :: Jaymz Bee Tainted Love :: Gloria Jones Tainted Love :: Coil Born to Die :: Lana del Rey Life Goes On :: Tourist Bureau My Shepherd :: New Pornographers I Gave You :: Bonnie Prince Billy & Matt Sweeney The Truth :: Kate Tempest My Love (Vampire) :: The Planet Smashers Die Alone :: Whitehorse Terrible Love :: The National We Called It Love :: Stars Something that You Said :: The Beautiful South Romeo is Bleeding :: Tom Waits Where the Wild Roses Grow :: Nick Cave & Continue Reading

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Ep. 9 Original Hockey Hall of Fame

“Time of Your Life Episode 9 Original Hockey Hall of Fame There’s a square puck, used in the first organized game in Kingston in 1886, Canada’s first Olympic hockey gold medal from 1924, the oldest jersey from Queen’s University and a salute to Kingston’s own Don Cherry. Those are just some of the highlights at the Original Hockey Hall of Fame.. Host : Tara Morton Guest : Mark Potter, president Original Hockey Hall of Fame. Invista Centre, 1350 Gardiners Road, Second Floor http://www.originalhockeyhalloffame.com Open by donation Thursday to Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. “

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Wild Rose/Animals

This week our team reviews Wild Rose and the 2019 remake of The Lion King. We preview the Screening Room’s new Cinematica Classic Films feature on Alfred Hitchcock, give our thoughts on the best Jake Gyllenhal performance and talk about the coming addition of beds to movie theatres…

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One-Hit Wonders
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Hernand-on’t?

Can Patrick Hernandez top born to be alive? Find out next on One-Hit Wonders: The Follow-Ups! DISCO QUEEN, PATRICK HERNANDEZ JUST TAKE MY HEART, MR BIG MOON RIVER, GREYHOUND SHADES, SANFORD CLARK BOPPIN THE BLUES, CARL PERKINS DONT ASK ME TO BE LONELY, THE DUBS 7 MINUTES IN HEAVEN, THE PONI TAILS YES-SIR-EE, DODIE STEVENS

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Queen’s Reads: Fostering Dialogue and Building Community on Campus

Kevin Collins, Coordinator, Student Development with the Student Experience Office joins us again on Campus Beat! He shares details about the amazing services available through the Student Experience Office and gives us lots of great insights into this year’s Queen’s Reads literary selection: Tima Kurdi’s Boy on the Beach. Music: Hawksley Workman, “Song of Summer,” 2019

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Finding A Voice
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Two Summer Poetry Festivals

First hour featuring, from the June 22nd Skeleton Park Arts Festival’s Hillside Poetry Stage you’ll hear readings by Olivia Ows, then Sarah Yi-Mei Tsiang, a musical interlude by Kingston Symphony Orchestra violinists Julia McFarlane and Erika Sloos, and then a final reading by Kingston Poet Laureate Jason Heroux. Second hour featuring, from the first 2 sessions of the first day of the 3-day Poets @ Artfest V poetry festival on June 29th, you’ll hear readings by Jennie Marshall, Nadia Pacey, Kinman Young Tai, and Tim Murphy.

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Long, long titles!

Matt and Marisa go on the hunt for the longest titles in music history, with regular suspects and new-to-WAFFLES! faves joining the fray. What’s the longest title in music history? Find out! It’s not the Rednex (which we wound up not playing; the song is super gross). WAFFLES theme :: Teen Titans Don’t Let the Teardrops Rust Your… :: Holly Cole Trio Dance of the Inhabitants of the… :: John Fahey Come Back to Us Barbara Lewis… :: John Prine There Will Never Be Any Peace… :: The Chi-Lites Ready Or Not (Love Is Gonna…) :: The Delfonics Regretting What I Said to You… :: Christine Lavin He Held Up His Hat (And…) :: Kristine Schmidt The One That Got Away (Came…) :: Daniel Romano Home As a Romanticized Concept Where… :: Woodpigeon Take Me In Your Arms And.. :: Kim Weston No Reason to Cry Out Your… :: Hawksley Workman I Want You To Take Photos… :: John Southworth I’ll Reprint Your Love Letter In… :: drama queen martyr The Beat is Down (Four Wretched…) :: Frog Eyes I’ve Been Asleep For A Long… :: Hey Rosetta! In A World Possessed By the Human Mind :: The Tragically Hip Continue Reading

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