July 25, 2016

News

Board of Trustees approves over $100 million in capital projects, conditionally

On July 14, the Queen’s Board of Trustees approved two major capital projects — totaling over $100 million — provided that the funding can be secured before their respective construction begins.Continue...

Board of Trustees set to vote on $87.5 million Wellness Centre project

During the July 14 meeting of the Queen’s Board of Trustees, over $100 million in University funds will be discussed — and potentially approved — for major capital projects.Continue...

Features

Queen’s degrees: just a click away

Like most Queen’s students, Jessica Guthrie-Mohsen comes from Ontario and had graduated from her high school with honours. Unlike most Queen’s students, Guthrie-Mohsen has never actually stepped foot on Queen’s campus.Continue...

Robert Sutherland: the first Black grad’s long road to recognition

The man who saved Queen’s University was likely born a slave to unknown parents.Continue...

Editorials

NSERC, shine the light on smaller universities

The pursuit of knowledge, not the pursuit of finances, should matter most to those with the power to grant research opportunities.Continue...

Olympics not worth the asking price

The Olympic Games create historical memories, writing the world’s best athletes into sports folklore. But after the final ceremony, when the athletes have left and people flock to their outbound flights, what’s left for the host?Continue...

Opinions

Talking Heads: Can you sum up your thoughts on the Stanford sexual assault trial in one word?

Can you sum up your thoughts on the Stanford sexual assault trial in one word?Continue...

Universities must educate to protect

I'd always known that coming to Queen's warranted more responsibility. Things like waking up in the morning without the help of my mother or making healthy eating choices, I expected. But coming from a country and a neighborhood where sexual assaults are a rare occurrence, I didn’t realize that walking with my keys gripped tightly in my fist late at night “just in case” would be one of them.Continue...

Arts

Watch: Skeleton Park Arts Festival with Lost Cousins

Kicking-off their summer tour this past week, Kingston’s Lost Cousins were back in their home town to play a free show for Skeleton Park Arts Festival.Continue...

A journey through the ages: visiting the Aga Khan Museum

With the exception of a brief middle school field trip to a Toronto mosque, my overall exposure to Islamic art had been very limited until I visited the Aga Khan Museum.Continue...

Sports

Hobbs touches down in Montreal

Queen’s quarterback Nate Hobbs was just having a regular weekend when he received a cryptic text message from head coach Pat Sheahan, telling him he’d be heading to Quebec for the Montreal...Continue...

Swinging for the team

Queen’s golfer Jordan Gregoris held a comfortable spot in third place after two days at the Canadian University/College Golf Championships.Continue...

Lifestyle

Show off your shoulders with a new trend

The off-the-shoulder top is making a comeback.Continue...

When watching TV becomes criminal

Piracy: illegal, or the cheapest way to watch movies and television shows?Continue...

In Focus

Frosh Week through the ages

Upper year students welcoming first-years to campus is one of the oldest traditions at Queen’s. But for nearly as long as the tradition has existed, it’s been accompanied by discussion and debate regarding the role of hazing in these activities.Continue...

A how-to for the halls

At some point in every university student’s life, they will be faced with the gut-wrenching food of their campus cafeteria.Continue...