August 31, 2016

News

Faculty of Arts and Science cuts credit allotment

At Queen’s, students have historically been allotted 24 units of outside-faculty courses towards their graduation requirements, as well as one elective within the Faculty of Law.Continue...

Queen’s suspends professor for a month after insubordination investigation

On June 29, Queen’s administration sent a letter to engineering Professor Morteza Shirkhanzadeh, asking him not to attend work or perform duties for a month. It’s the third time in a year he’s been suspended without pay.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

Complex cultures need complex curriculums

When students of colour open their textbooks to read about Canadian history and culture, they shouldn’t have to look to just one chapter to see themselves, if they’re reflected at all.Continue...

Fight childhood obesity with screens

Children are becoming increasingly influenced by media and are almost constantly engaged with TV or its other forms. This should be seen as an opportunity to educate, not exploit.Continue...

Opinions

Point-counterpoint: How do comic book fans respond to the new Iron Man?

Big changes are happening for the character of Iron Man in the Marvel comics, written by Brian Michael Bendis.

Earlier this month Marvel Comics announced a new development in their ...Continue...

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...

Arts

The Hip Files

A student band in the eyes of their student newspaperContinue...

Storefront Festival opens doors in Kingston

This July, a series of productions took place along downtown Princess Street, using abandoned storefronts as their stages.Continue...

Sports

Queen’s grad finds success in NHL

As a defenceman on the men’s hockey team at Queen’s, the possibility of bringing the Stanley Cup home to Oshawa was a long shot for Ryan van Asten.Continue...

From Oil Thigh to O Canada

After breaking onto the scene as one of the most dominant players in women’s rugby, Emma Chown temporarily swapped her tri-colour uniform for a red and white kit.Continue...

Lifestyle

Being the one in four

It’s a typical university party, with alcohol, loud music and friends. One privileged white male and one unconscious girl.Continue...

I miss the old Kanye

Kanye West isn’t totally unlike cilantro. Some people go crazy for cilantro, they love it in their burritos, in their curry, their smoothies salads and pretty much anything else. Some people just really, really like cilantro.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...