News

Take Back the Night in photos

Take Back the Night is an event and non-profit organization committed to ending sexual, relationship and domestic violence internationally. Hundreds of events are held in over 30 countries annually – this Thursday, Kingstonians gathered at Confederation Basin to support the organization.Continue...

Queen’s, University of Gondar and Mastercard Foundation celebrate partnership

While most go to the Agnes Etherington Art Centre to celebrate art, guests gathered there this Wednesday to celebrate the collaboration between Queen’s and the University of Gondar. Upon arriving, guests were met with the sound of bagpipes and the scent of fresh Ethiopian coffee.Continue...

Features

Fighting for transparency with Queen’s haemophiliac dog colony

In the basement of Botterell Hall, below the scattered study spaces and underground lecture halls, lie some of Queen’s more contentious research labs.Continue...

The real cost of unpaid internships

Every year, thousands of students in Ontario trade in their sweatpants and backpacks for dress pants and briefcases as they transform into working interns. An increasing amount of students are undertaking internships, often unpaid, to bolster their resumes and increase their chances of getting hired after graduation.Continue...

Editorials

Smoking ban won’t positively impact universities

Banning smoking on university campuses may create more problems than it actually solves.Continue...

Being alone doesn’t have to be uncomfortable

Learning to be secure with being single is a difficult journey, but it will leave you feeling more whole than any counterpart ever could.Continue...

Opinions

Talking Heads: How are you dealing with the September heat?

“It’s too hot.” Stuart Lillico, Artsci ‘21 “Iced coffee and water,” Gelareh Hajian, Electrical dept. “Winter is coming,” Farzaneh Sadri, Mining dept.Continue...

Poor attention span for issues on campus

Hey Queen’s, I think it’s time we talk about our attention span issue. In the past year alone, we’ve forgotten an unacceptable number of incidents that at one point were major sources of disappointment or outrage.Continue...

Arts

Mixed up in Pot-Pourri

Tucked away in the offices of Queen’s Department of Cultural Studies is the experimental art space and lounge called “Pot-Pourri: A Collegiate Exhibition” in Mac-Correy B176.Continue...

Lee Maracle and others head to Kingston Writers’ Festival

This fall, Lee Maracle will be taking her latest book, My Conversations with Canadians , to the Kingston WritersFest, which runs from September 27 to October 1.Continue...

Sports

Back on his feet

Sitting in Toronto’s Women’s College Hospital, Alex Wilkie waited impatiently as his doctor re-evaluated his hip.Continue...

Point/Counterpoint: Which varsity team will most impress in the 2017-18 season?

A new season signifies a fresh start, a clean slate for those who struggled and a platform to build on for those who exceled during last year's 2016-17 varsity season. The Journal 's sports editors found it fitting to make their picks for which varsity team will impress most by season's end.Continue...

Lifestyle

Welcoming a new Powerpuff girl to the squad

Growing up, my sister and I established a solid after-school routine: come home, grab our Dunkaroos snack and turn on our television to catch the latest episode of The Powerpuff Girls.Continue...

A review of BoJack Horseman

For a show that centers around a cartoon half-horse half-man, BoJack Horseman prides itself on its use of a realistic perspective when talking about issues like the political climate, sexuality and mental health. Season four, which was released on Netflix September 8th, was no different.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...