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Google removes Bomb Gaza game: Queen's University expert

2014-08-05

Queen’s University computer gaming expert Nicholas Graham can comment on Google Play removing “Bomb Gaza” – a game where the players play as the Israeli Air Force, dropping bombs on people wearing white robes, holding children and people wearing black, holding guns. The aim of the game is to hit the people in black while avoiding killing civilians.

The game was released on July 29 and was removed in the past 24 hours.

August 5, 2014

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Judith Davidson (Psychology) had her op-ed on insomnia published in the Globe and Mail.

Elizabeth Kelley (Psychology) commented on autism in the Globe and Mail.

Dick Zoutman (Public Health Sciences) commented several times on CTV News Channel on the Ebola outbreak.

Judith Davidson (Psychology) – Non-drug interventions could soon be used to treatment insomnia, op-ed in the Globe and Mail.

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Tuesday August 05, 2014

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Queen's University expert comments on TD's "Automated Thanking Machines"

2014-08-01

Queen’s University marketing expert Monica LaBarge is available to comment on TD Canada Trust’s recent distribution of money and gifts to users of ATM machines.

August 1, 2014

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Ian McKay (History) discusses commemorating the First World War in The Economist.

Lisa Dufraimont (Law) comments on 'Mr. Big' confessions in the Globe and Mail and several other print publications.

Dick Zoutman (Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Public Health Sciences) talks about the Ebola outbreak in Africa on CTV National News.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) discusses the crisis in Ukraine and Russia, on CTV News Channel.

Ian McKay (History) discusses commemorating the First World War in The Economist.

Lisa Dufraimont (Law) comments on 'Mr. Big' confessions in the Globe and Mail and several other print publications. 

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Friday August 01, 2014

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'A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, inaugural season company, Driftwood Theatre Group, 1995. Featuring Queen's alums Romeo + Juliet’, Driftwood Theatre Group, 2008. Photo courtesy of Driftwood Theatre Group. “The Comedy of Errors”, Driftwood Theatre Group, 2009. Photo by D. Jeremy Smith. Queen’s alumni Peter van Gestel and Helen King ‘The Tempest’, Driftwood Theatre Group, 2014. Photo courtesy of Driftwood Theatre Group. ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)’, Driftwood Theatre Group, 2005. Photo courtesy of Driftwood Theatre Group ‘Macbeth’, Driftwood Theatre Group, 2011. Featuring Queen’s alumnus Peter van Gestel (right). Photo courtesy of Driftwood. ‘The Tempest’, Driftwood Theatre Group, 2014. Photo courtesy of Driftwood Theatre Group. ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, Driftwood Theatre Group, 2012. Photo courtesy of Driftwood Theatre Group. ‘King Lear’, Driftwood Theatre Group, 2009. Photo courtesy of Driftwood Theatre Group. “The Odyssey”, Driftwood Theatre Group, 2013. Photo by David Spowart.

July 31, 2014

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Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) discusses Gaza in the National Post.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) comments on the NRC hacking, on CBC radio syndication.

Robb MacKay (School of Music) talks about ‘Weird Al’s’ new album reaching Number One, on CKWS-TV.

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) discusses Gaza in the National Post.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) comments on the NRC hacking, on CBC radio syndication.

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"Weird Al" Yankovic's album reaches Number 1: Queen's University expert

2014-07-30

Queen’s University music expert Robb Mackay is available to talk about “Weird Al” Yankovic’s album Mandatory Fun reaching Number 1 on the Billboard 200 charts.

According to Nielsen Sounscan, the album had sold 104,000 copies by July 20, making it the first comedy album to hit Number 1 since 1963.

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