News

AMS Director of Clubs resigns three months into term

In a July 21 email to all staff, Vice-President (University Affairs) Palmer Lockridge announced that Director of Clubs Emmy Vassos will be resigning from her position, effective July 31.Continue...

Annual Kingston Pride Parade sees remarkable turnout

Nearly 1,000 Kingston residents marched down Princess Street in support of the local LGBTQ community on June 17 for the city’s 28th annual Pride Parade.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...

Risk and control in a tug of war

Editorials

Athletes shouldn’t be expected to be neutral

Often known for their athletic ability rather than their way with words, athletes are taught to let their play do the talking. When it comes to politics, they are heavily criticized for transgressing the perceived boundaries of their profession.Continue...

Social media and academics don’t mix

Although it’s important to maintain a healthy balance of our social and academic lives, students too often fail to draw a defining line between the two.Continue...

Opinions

Talking heads: How do you feel about the Pier being closed?

“It’s closed?” Michael Williams, Msc ‘17.

“I’m neutral” Joobin Sattar, Medicine ‘19.

“It really sucks.” Madeline Legg, ArtSci ‘19.

“Devastated. I don’t know what I...Continue...

Increased awareness to reduce Earth’s pollution

When I was little, I had a book about sharks — I read it all the time and took it with me everywhere I went.Continue...

Arts

Scott Helman’s semi-charmed life

Although many artists today struggle to live up to the flawless vocals of a pre-recorded album in their live performances, Scott Helman is an exception to the rule.Continue...

Wolfe Island Music Festival Returns

18 years ago, Kingston’s Wolfe Island Music Festival was simply a dock party with a hay-wagon for a stage.Continue...

Sports

From Kingston to Vegas

It would be an understatement to say that Doug Davidson’s life has changed drastically since he graduated from Queen’s in 2013.Continue...

Pritchard encapsulated the spirit of Queen’s

Although June 3 was a tough day for Queen’s Athletics, it also gave people a chance to remember and appreciate a true friend.Continue...

Lifestyle

Grandma Liblik's Spanakopita Recipe

Throughout the school year, it's hard not to miss home-cooking. While we often have the luxury in the summertime of having dinner at home, we need to start preparing ourselves for when we are back in school without mom or dad to whip up our favourite meals. While we all have our family favourites, I always look forward to my grandma's spanakopita.Continue...

Best iPhone apps for the long commute to your summer job

Every day, so much of our time is wasted on mindlessly waiting around – we don’t even realize how much time we’re misusing.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...