News

Hillel Queen’s brings Holocaust survivor to campus

On Nov. 13, students filled Dupuis Auditorium and listened to Esther Fairbloom tell her life story. A survivor of the Holocaust, Fairbloom travelled from Toronto to Kingston to give her address as part of Holocaust Education Week hosted by Hillel Queen’s.Continue...

University to strike working group addressing cannabis legalization

On Nov. 1, the Ontario Liberal government announced its proposed Cannabis Act which, if passed, would regulate the sale of cannabis in Ontario by July 1, 2018.Continue...

Features

Drug use on campus persists

Illicit drug use among university students might be more common than our parents would like to think.

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USAT revision process has a long way to go

With the end of the semester in sight, students and faculty alike are preparing for the annual 15 minutes of class time where the students do the evaluating.Continue...

Editorials

Discouraging discussion is no way to protect free speech

Freedom of speech and the preservation of educational discourse are things that need to be protected on university campuses. However, this protection won’t come about by promoting fear and...Continue...

Canadians need an Indigenous Supreme Court Judge

On Dec. 15, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has the opportunity to choose an Indigenous judge for the Supreme Court of Canada.Continue...

Opinions

Campus workers on strike against inequality

Being a millennial looking in this job-market is tough. As a graduate student at Queen's University, my peers and supervisors have told me time and time again to start planning for a career...Continue...

Talking Heads: How are you dealing with week 10?

"Calling my mom and getting soul food with friends," Sierra Gaudreault LifeSci'19.

"It’s going, it’s not the best but it’s going," Connor Dougherty Commerce'18...Continue...

Arts

The Glorious Sons head home

When The Glorious Sons hold their own personal homecoming show in Kingston’s K-Rock Centre this February, things will be different from their days grinding out a career in the Limestone City.

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Columbus is a quiet, captivating debut

Academic-turned-filmmaker, Kogonada quietly reflects on the inscrutability of life in his feature-length debut titled Columbus. What else can we expect from an academic in Hollywood?Continue...

Sports

Cross country misses out on gold at U Sports Championship

Going into last Sunday’s U Sports National Championships, the women’s cross country team knew they had a target on their back.Continue...

Emilio Frometa making impactful plays off the field

For Emilio Frometa, football has never been his sole focus.Continue...

Lifestyle

A tour outside of Kingston

A lot of university and college students take advantage of their four-month vacation from school to travel around the globe. But when you’re working with a tight budget and are stuck working full time for the summer, spending a month backpacking across Europe might simply be out of the question.Continue...

The psychology behind selfies

In the modern world of social media, selfies are seen and taken on a daily basis. The word selfie was even added to the Oxford English online dictionary in 2014. Most people have discovered the perfect angle at which to hold their phone in order to take their best selfie. This is a very popular trend with millennials and we often get judged for it, but what are the reasons behind why we post them?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...