News

Queen’s alum named Canadian ambassador to climate change

When speaking about her new role as Canadian climate change ambassador, Jennifer MacIntyre focused on potential: “If you ask about the challenges, I think my brain switches immediately to the opportunity.”Continue...

Accelerated medical program welcomes student from Iqaluit

When Anchaleena Mandal received her acceptance into the Queen’s University Accelerated Route to Medical School (QuARMS) program, she was both ecstatic and genuinely surprised.Continue...

Features

From silent sisterhood to outspoken alliance

There were five women in the class of 1884. While each would go on to have a prosperous career — a writer, a medical missionary, a teacher, a professor and a doctor — their journeys were not without struggle. Their graduation marked an important moment in history and the beginning of a new era for women at Queen’s.Continue...

Editorials

Preventing Sexual Assault on public transit is as important as reporting it

The TTC is laying a much-needed foundation to respond to sexual assault, but must fill the holes in their approach to sexual assault prevention along the way. Recently, the TTC has announced their...Continue...

Coding should be available in classrooms, not compulsory

Over the past few decades, coding has gone from an obscure skill to one of the most marketable abilities someone can have their resume. In an increasingly tech driven world, coding can and will...Continue...

Opinions

What I’ve learned from Queen’s

If you could tell yourself something before going into your last year of undergrad at Queen’s, what would it be?Continue...

Talking heads: What would you tell your first year self?

“Save your flex dollars for exam season” Carson O’Sullivan ArtSci ‘18

“Get involved in extra curricular activities and be patient. Four years will go by fast.” Samuel Fumat ArtSci ‘...Continue...

Arts

The argument for fandom

Fandom. Sometimes it feels like a dirty secret, instead of something that’s actually a truly fulfilling part of my life.Continue...

Kingston prepares for apocalypse

Between nukes, climate change and super bugs, I’d take the TEOTWAYKI — a small cabin that doubles as artist Mike Macron’s latest post-apocalyptic artexhibit – for protection.Continue...

Sports

Callender ‘honored’to wear Maple Leaf at FISU tournament

When Laura Callender found out she was selected to represent Canada at the 2017 Summer Universiade this coming August, she felt a myriad of emotions. While taken aback by the announcement, she was simultaneously thrilled for the exciting challenge.Continue...

Abraham nets second NHL shot

Although Hockey Canada listed the odds of making it to the NHL as a Canadian-born prospect as 4000-1, Queen’s defenceman, Spencer Abraham, hopes to bend the trend in his favour.Continue...

Lifestyle

Books that will change how you think forever

How do you know when you’ve read a really good book? I know it when I find myself wondering about it, long after I’ve turned over the last page. Just like the people we love, the best books are the ones that stay in our lives for a long time. Here are some of my favourites that I’ve recently read, and fully recommend for various occasions this summer.Continue...

Bringing Big City Cookie Dough to Kingston

With the rise of viral food videos over the past year, thanks to pages like Tasty and Goodful, everyone has become a devoted food blogger. From Instagram posts of smoothie bowls to Snapstories of unicorn Frappaccinos, food photography has become a social media staple. Recently, edible cookie dough has been on-trend – especially with restaurants like Junked Food Co. in Toronto and DŌ in NYC selling cookie dough by the scoop.Continue...

In Focus

The art and science of ArtSci frosh week

How do you inspire 2500 teenagers to bond with each other, on a shoestring budget, in four days or less? You cover them with shaving cream and hope for the best.Continue...

Commerce Frosh Week: from probation to commendation

Following two year’s worth of changes made to their week’s events, training and culture, Commerce’s faculty orientation week has been cleared of their probationary status.Continue...