March 30, 2017

News

At Conservative candidate events, Kellie Leitch met with protests while Lisa Raitt sees small turnout

With the Conservative Party leadership race ongoing, Queen’s University Conservative Association (QUCA) hosted two more candidates this week — following Kevin O’Leary and Michael Chong in past weeks — that sparked more protests on campus.Continue...

Queen’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission Task Force reveals final report

On Tuesday night the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Task Force revealed their final report titled “Extending the Rafters” at a special reception held by the University.Continue...

Features

Fighting for control in reporting sexual assault

In March of 2015, one Queen’s student found out that the man she was preparing to go to trial against for sexually assaulting her had been elected to the University Senate, one of Queen’s highest governing bodiesContinue...

A divide in nations divides campus

This time last year, students passing the corner of University and Union were stopped and searched.

The simulated checkpoint was a...Continue...

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Editorials

Standardize the standardized test

Cutting the LSAT requirement for law school admission breaks down barriers, but the next step is making sure requirements are even across the board.

Harvard Law School recently announced...Continue...

The conversation about hazing is bigger than itself

Hazing at university exists as more than just an event or aggressive act — it’s part of a culture that normalizes it.Continue...

Opinions

Context, freedom and diversity in a stratified community

Free speech isn’t a neutral or isolated topic. As such, a discussion about freedom of speech must be contextualized with a community’s histories and culture.Continue...

Pledge to giving Greek another go

If you ask any student, they’re likely to tell you that sororities and fraternities don’t exist at Queen’s. Very few would say otherwise, unless directly involved. Greek Life is just not a part of Queen’s life.Continue...

Arts

A 48-hour space for conversation

For 48 hours, Convocation Hall will host a series of artistic installations, for Queen’s students and faculty members alike to answer one not-so-simple question: “How are you?”Continue...

Raine Storey, a force to be reckoned with

Raine Storey, full-time Fine Arts Honours student, owner of her own business and freelance artist, is ready to take the world by storm.Continue...

Sports

Curling wins fifth at U Sports national tournament

The men’s curling team, led by seasoned skip Wesley Forget, missed out on the semifinals at the U Sports Championships in Thunder Bay this week, finishing the round robin 3-4. The team is returning to Queen’s with a fifth place finish at nationals.Continue...

Competing to the final whistle for women’s hockey

Very few university hockey teams in Canada can say that they played hockey on the last day of the season. On Sunday, the women’s hockey team was given that honour.Continue...

Lifestyle

Student startups: Naughty Otter Beer

Next up in our student start-up series, we’re taking a look at a group of alumni who’ve left their mark in a very spirited way. Introducing Naughty Otter Beer.Continue...

Swimming in sweat

Squats, weights, conditioning, diligence, and dedication, repeat.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...