February 12, 2016

News

2016-17 SGPS executive elected

The Society for Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) has announced the results of the 2016 SGPS election and referendum .

Saba Farbodkia was elected for...Continue...

SGPS debate sees little contention

With five of the six positions uncontested, this year’s graduate society all-candidates’ debate saw more cohesion than contention.Continue...

Features

Results not guaranteed: Queen's study drugs

Four years ago, hundreds of students filed into the rows of desks lining the inside of Grant Hall. The rectors listed instructions, some students fidgeted and one second-year student took a seat.Continue...

The ups and downs of graduate student supervision

For graduate students, there’s one central relationship that keeps them in tune with their research and the university — their supervisor.Continue...

Editorials

An open letter to the AMS

When newspapers make a factual error, we print a correction. This ensures that we’re transparent and don’t mislead readers. In light of the AMS’s misrepresentation of The Journal’s editorial, they might be advised to do the same.Continue...

It’s not all jokes for female comedians

Women are a small minority in the stand-up comedy world — but it isn’t because women aren’t funny.Continue...

Opinions

Talking Heads: What are you doing for reading week?

What are you doing for reading week?Continue...

Computer Science is here to stay

Take 10 seconds to look around you. What do you see? I bet your smartphone, tablet or laptop are within arm’s reach.

Magical though they may seem, these products are not the result of the...Continue...

Arts

Some light reading for reading week

As the weather outside goes from premature spring back to the gloom of February, many — myself included — find themselves spending reading week alone in Kingston. A book can provide a well-needed escape.Continue...

Reelout wheels out of Kingston

The Reelout Queer Film + Video Festival screened its closing gala to an enthusiastic crowd this past Saturday, wrapping up an entertaining, illuminating and educational nine-day celebration of sexual and gender diversity in film.Continue...

Sports

Athletes get real about stereotypes

As Emily Hazlett sat at the back of the packed Duncan McArthur Hall last month, she couldn’t help but tear up.Continue...

A different kind of fatherly advice

Russ Holmberg isn’t an official assistant coach for Queen’s women’s hockey program, but that doesn’t prevent him from providing his opinions to the team.Continue...

Lifestyle

A step into African culture

By no means would I ever label myself a dancer. As a child, even with the effort and support of my parents — and the trial and error of every form of dance under the sun — it just never worked out.Continue...

A beginner’s guide to strength training

So you want to get big and strong? It’s a simple process: lift, eat well, rest and repeat.Continue...
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In Focus

Frosh Week through the ages

Upper year students welcoming first-years to campus is one of the oldest traditions at Queen’s. But for nearly as long as the tradition has existed, it’s been accompanied by discussion and debate regarding the role of hazing in these activities.Continue...

A how-to for the halls

At some point in every university student’s life, they will be faced with the gut-wrenching food of their campus cafeteria.Continue...