News

AMS Executive accused of censoring student voices regarding Bikes and Boards closure

The first AMS Assembly of the 2017-18 school year began on Thursday with criticism against the AMS executive for their response to the closure of Bikes and Boards and continued with ratifying Vice-President (Operations) Chelsea Hollidge, who replaced Brian McKay following his resignation last month.Continue...

Four Queen’s students receive Canada’s largest STEM scholarship

Since 2011, the Schulich Leader scholarship program has provided 270 high school graduates with scholarships valued at up to $100,000. This year, Queen’s had four students who were named Schulich Leaders.Continue...

Features

Featurette: The dark history of homophobia at Queen’s

While Queen’s still has a long way to go to being fully inclusive to members of the LGBTQ+ community on campus, it has certainly taken strides from its past.Continue...

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...

Editorials

Sexual liberation hasn't cheapened sex

Seeing sex as a commodity that governs our social, romantic and economic standing in society is a flawed view of today’s dating world.Continue...

HIV deserves full disclosure

People living with HIV face social stigma that makes sharing their condition with others throughout their day to day lives a difficult and contentious subject.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...

Sports

Game In Photos: Queen’s Gaels vs Western Mustangs

The photos below feature men’s rugby hosting OUA rivals Western on September 23, 2017, in which the Gaels came out on top 26-8.Continue...

Women’s hockey host Queen’s Invitational

Women’s hockey opened the annual Queen’s Invitational Tournament last Friday on a high-note.Continue...

Lifestyle

The strength of 'This Is Us'

Family dramas that feature the complicated lives of several lead characters is nothing new – just look at Parenthood , Six Feet Under or even Gilmore Girls . What makes NBC series This Is Us different is the fact that it’s one of the first TV shows to address issues like obesity, adoption and the negative effects of fame head on.Continue...

The smart way to drink coffee

Between Starbucks, Tim’s, CoGro and countless other on-campus outlets, it’s safe to say Queen’s students have infinite access to a variety of coffee beverages. While caffeine consumption isn’t inherently bad, poor coffee-drinking habits can certainly take a toll on a university student’s wellbeing.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...