September 28, 2016

News

School of Computing to hire first tenure-track professor in 10 years

Max Garcia loves the Denver Broncos, and earlier this year he watched them win the highest accolade in the NFL. For him, that kind of joy isn’t easily topped.Continue...

University demonstrates instability in financial report

On Sept. 23, Queen’s released a draft of its audited consolidated financial statements, summarizing the last fiscal year, which ended April 30, 2016 with a surplus. That draft is set to go before the Board of Trustees for approval on Tuesday.Continue...

Features

And a Rector does what?

When Cam Yung talks about policy, he uses his hands.Continue...

Doctoring a different path

Traditionally medical students exclusively came from science backgrounds. However, due to evolving admission requirements for medical schools, the background of these students is at its most diverse.Continue...

Editorials

Banning electronics doesn’t guarantee engagement

If a student is so easily distracted by their phones or laptops in class, maybe the change should be in the teaching, not the electronics.Continue...

Voter turnout isn’t about the age, it’s about the demographic

Pushing for the voting age to be lowered to 16 misses the bigger picture of voter representation — or rather, who’s missing from the picture.Continue...

Opinions

Gord’s faith, Trudeau’s promises and the Liberal Party’s funding cap of 1996

Whether you watched it from your couch, or live right here in Kingston, Canadians everywhere will fondly remember The Tragically Hip’s emotional farewell.Continue...

Talking Heads: What were your thoughts on Richardson Stadium at the home opener?

"I left half way because of the rain, but it was pretty." Jenni Axelson, ArtSci '20

"It was nice. Super new-looking." Abby Hunter, ArtSci '20

"Definitely...Continue...

Arts

In conversation with Paper Ladies

The Journal met up with up-and-coming rockers and long-time friends, Paper Ladies, to talk about their washy sound, musical idols, and future aspirations, which may include a food truck.Continue...

Etsy’s tight knit community shares its craft with Queen’s

On Saturday, Etsy vendors transformed a normally hollow Grant Hall into a cozy, eclectic marketplace.Continue...

Sports

Football team picks up first win of the season

The Gaels picked up their first victory of the football season Saturday, with a 20-5 win over the University of Toronto Varsity Blues.Continue...

Wolever skins the Varsity Blues

After a rocky first 20 minutes to the game, the women’s soccer team turned in a high-quality performance against the University of Toronto’s Varsity Blues, beating them 4-0 to secure their third straight victory.Continue...

Lifestyle

Practising mindfulness isn’t for the restless

I wish I was one of those people who could be mindful and do Yoga nidra without needing to move or wonder who’s texting me, but sadly, I’m a restless soul.Continue...

Bite-sized banana bread

I have a tremendous amount of respect for people who can have only one slice of banana bread.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...