News

Mac-Corry revitalization focused on “active learning”

As a part of an ongoing revitalization project being conducted by the university, the southern wing of Mackintosh-Corry Hall will be renovated this year to transform small-sized lecture halls into...Continue...

Hugh Horton to take over as Executive Director of the Bader International Study Centre

After a three-year directorial vacancy, the Queen’s Bader International Study Centre (BISC) has new leadership.Continue...

Features

From silent sisterhood to outspoken alliance

There were five women in the class of 1884. While each would go on to have a prosperous career — a writer, a medical missionary, a teacher, a professor and a doctor — their journeys were not without struggle. Their graduation marked an important moment in history and the beginning of a new era for women at Queen’s.Continue...

Editorials

Out with Shakespeare, in with Wagamese

One Canadian school board has gone against the Anglo-centric grain of Canadian English classes by introducing a new curriculum focused on Indigenous Canadian literature, drawing attention to the wider lack of First Nation representation in a Canadian education.Continue...

Ambrose’s ‘parting gift’ long overdue for Canadians

Canadian judges, both future and current, need an updated education on sexual assault law if they are going to preside over cases.Continue...

Opinions

Learning outside the classroom

At the surface, Queen’s University strives to promote a culture that is receptive to diversity and encouraging in the journey of self-discovery. In reality, both silent and spoken expectations allow that ideology to become warped, reinforcing time and time again that success is synonymous with superiority.Continue...

Letter to the Editors: May 29

In response to "Extending library hours extends expectations"Continue...

Arts

Shipping out to Stockholm’s Moderna Museet

Somehow between all my exchange's failed Finish lessons and close calls with airport secuirty, I managed to dive into Scandinavian modern art with Stockholm's Moderna Musseet.Continue...

From canvas to conservation

“The dream is to one day work in the Louvre and work on the restoration of the Mona Lisa.”Continue...

Sports

Queen’s recruitment goes to great lengths to recruit star athletes

In the United States, the way colleges approach athlete recruitment is a lucrative business. After years with their eyes on young talent, recruitment offices spend inordinate amounts of time and...Continue...

Wakefield taking one last shot at glory

Jess Wakefield has known for a while that this past season, her fourth with the women’s hockey team, wouldn’t be her last. Taking advantage of the U Sports rule that allows athletes to continue...Continue...

Lifestyle

How to get the best deal on Airbnb

Do you want to travel the world but your bank account is telling you it’s not in your budget to stay in the Paris Ritz Carlton? No worries, with Airbnb you can achieve your dream of travelling the world without bankrupting yourself.

Like with anything else in life, it is important to know the best tips and tricks to make sure you have the best – and safest time – possible.

Having stayed in nine Airbnbs across five countries, I’ve picked up a few tricks to successfully select an Airbnb and make the most of the experience.Continue...

Battle of the streaming bands: Spotify Premium vs. Apple Music

Everyone knows that to have a picture-perfect, movie-magic kind of summer, you need the perfect summer soundtrack, but that picture-perfect moment can be gone in a second if you spend it arguing with your friends over who is going to stream the music.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...