December 7, 2016

News

Students protest admin response to campus party

As Senate members and visitors entered Robert Sutherland Hall for their monthly meeting on Nov. 29, they were welcomed at the front doors by a crowd of students holding signs that read “my culture is not a costume” and “institutional silence is violence” among others.Continue...

Senate votes to take immediate action

While entering through the front-door of Robert Sutherland Hall, Queen’s senators were confronted head-on with issues of diversity on campus during their Tuesday meeting.Continue...

Features

The student who came back to life

“I had died around 3 or 4 a.m. and they found my body at 8:30 a.m.”Continue...

Rising tuition leading to empty cupboards

“It’s the remix to ignition, college student edition, eating ramen for dinner, can’t afford my tuition.”Continue...

Editorials

Shutting out diverse opinions isn’t a holistic education

Marie Henein shouldn’t be shut out from university campuses for playing her part in a judicial system with a rape culture problem.Continue...

Look past the prison, to the person

Our interest often wrongly stems from a romanticizing of prisons with little genuine regard for inmates and their personal lives and experiences.Continue...

Opinions

Talking Heads: What are you most excited for this holiday season?

"Hanging Christmas lights." Elspeth Yates, ArtSci '18

"Decorating the tree with my grandmother." Jordan Adair, ArtSci '18

"The food. I'm Polish." Ola...Continue...

Letters to the Editors: December 1

Responsibility lies in allyship

The students who wore culturally appropriative costumes at Beerfest last week have been labelled as racists or bigots. Whether or not...Continue...

Arts

A new era for starving artists

A recent overhaul of the national arts budget has placed a much needed emphasis on Canadian artistry, pledging $550 million in funding to the Canada Council over five years.Continue...

‘Cello, Tone Deaf Festival!

For the past two weeks, Kingston has opened its doors and ears to the eclectic sounds of the Tone Deaf Festival.Continue...

Sports

From the darkness, finding light

Former football player Jesse Topley speaks on his struggles with mental healthContinue...

A former player’s perspective

The last time the men’s water polo team won an OUA medal was in 2004 — that was until last weekend when the team took bronze at the OUA Championships hosted by Queen’s in the ARC.Continue...

Lifestyle

This semester, I’ve felt more like a minority than ever

Two years ago, my shoulders didn’t automatically hunch when walking down Union St.Continue...

Voices from behind the doors: Queen’s School of Medicine

"My favourite part of medical school so far has been interacting with a patient and realizing I actually know the solution to their problem."Continue...

In Focus

Reaching for the tam

Every September, first-year engineering students enthusiastically attempt to remove a tam from the top of a grease-covered pole in a pit of mud, an annual engineering Orientation Week event known...Continue...

Kingston Hot Spots

One of the best parts of going to school at Queen’s is the town it’s inContinue...