Join Alexandra Fernandes (ArtSci '21) on her news and arts program, Today in YGK! Alex's campus and community news program will feature news updates, interviews, special segments and more! Subscribe for the weekly scoop on news at Queen's University and Kingston, Ontario or tune in Wednesdays at 5 PM EST to CFRC 101.9 FM!
Learn More about the AKA Autonomous Social Centre
In this segment, Alex sits down with Shoni and Liz from the AKA Autonomous Social Centre to discuss how the organization got started, what events they host, and what to expect when walking into the space. You can visit AKA at 75 Queen Street, Kingston and check them out on social media @akautonmoussocialcentre today.
Interview with Founder of Project YES, Arishya Aggarwal
In this episode, Alex sits down with friend and colleague, Arishya Aggarwal to discuss the non-profit organization she founded, called Project YES. They also discuss Arishya’s experience competing in Miss World Canada this past fall.
Howe Island Rockin the Rock
In this segment, Sadie sits down with performers of the Howe Island Rockin the Rock music festival taking place Saturday August 14th. Get your tickets by visiting www.howeislandrockintherock.com and support some amazing local bands!
Interview with Mike Schreiner, Leader of the GPO
In this segment of Today in YGK, Alexandra sits down with Leader of the Green Party of Ontario to discuss the housing crisis as well as the housing strategy document the GPO recently put out. They discuss vacancy rates, Indigenous housing strategies, how to curve the low vacancy rate, and more. For more information about the GPO’s platform and to read the housing strategies, visit gpo.ca today.
Why We Should Reconsider COVID-19 Vaccine Passports
In this segment of Today in YGK, Alexandra sits down with Tommy Cooke of Queen’s University to discuss why we should reconsider COVID-19 vaccine passports, based on a written piece featured in the Queen’s Gazette by Tommy Cooke and Benjamin Muller.
Museum of Healthcare Contributes to Heritage Minute
In this segment of Today in YGK, Alexandra sits down with Kevin Moorhouse, Museum Manager of the Museum of Healthcare at Kingston to discuss the museum’s contribution to Historica’s new Heritage Minute that celebrates the 100th anniversary of the discovery of Insulin. You can watch the Heritage minute here!
For more information on the Museum of Healthcare, visit their website!
museumofhealthcare.blog (100+ articles on healthcare history, obscure artifacts, and at-home educational activities!)
mhc.andornot.com (15,000+ FREE online object catalog with detailed object information and contextual history)