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Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre space set to expand

On Oct. 11, Director of Indigenous Initiatives Janice Hill (Kanonhsyonni), revealed that Queen’s would be expanding the Four Directions Aboriginal Centre.Continue...

Student objects to pornographic course materials

On Wednesday, Maria Shuster posted a video on Facebook — which was removed hours later — of her professor displaying pornography in class. While Shuster felt the explicit material was “uncomfortable,” her professor stands by the choice to include it.Continue...

Features

Featurette: When royalty came to campus

Since Queen Victoria signed the Royal Charter for ‘Queen’s College at Kingston’ 175 years ago, the campus has been host to royal guests on nearly 20 different occasions.Continue...

Homecoming: Looking back on a 91 year tradition

While street parties and pancake keggers have now become a staple for Homecoming, the original ‘alumni weekend’ — as it was called until the 1950s — was a nostalgic reunion of friends and a passing-on of traditions to a younger generation.Continue...

Editorials

Mental health survey is a positive way to reach out

Though providing preemptive resources for incoming students is a great step towards shedding light on the serious issue of mental health on campus, the efforts can’t stop there.Continue...

Academia should have a destination outside of university walls

Since their conception in the Middle Ages, universities have been to the benefit of a particularly fortunate — and therefore limited — group.Continue...

Opinions

Talking Heads: How do you deal with the stress of midterms?

"Just accepting it and trying to make it a valuable university experience," Jacob Neufang Commerce '20.

"In a constant state of emotional distress and inquiring how to become a...Continue...

Enough is enough

As an Indigenous law student and former Deputy Commissioner of Indigenous Affairs for the AMS, I would like to speak to the overall silencing of Indigenous voices by governing bodies at Queen’s.Continue...

Arts

Down Inside: a glimpse into Canadian prisons

Thousands of citizens are incarcerated in Canadian prisons every year, housed in over 200 different facilities. In his new book, Down Inside , Kingston author Robert Clark offers a glimpse into the realities of life behind these closed doors.Continue...

Queen’s Poetry Slam returns full force

Run monthly, Queen’s Poetry Slam invites one and all to share their spoken word poetry in a scored competition. There are two rounds, allowing each poet three minutes for the chance to show off their best couplets and metaphors.Continue...

Sports

Football clinging to playoff hopes

Queen’s football have their sights set on the playoffs — but they’ll need their fair share of luck along the way.

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Lloyd gets shot on international stage

While his Gaels were busy extending their perfect record, Kainoa Lloyd was spending his time in Uruguay making a name for himself.Continue...

Lifestyle

Is Harvey Weinstein the final straw for sexual harassment?

Sexual harassment is something that’s sadly been somewhat normalized in our culture —catcalling, sexist comments and inappropriate touching is engrained and often overlooked in society.Continue...

Demi Lovato's Simply Complicated reveals story of struggle and success

In my mind, Demi Lovato has always been a role model.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...