October 1, 2016

News

NAM contract signed after a month long delay

For 118 years, Queen’s has given disciplinary and judicial power of its students, to their peers, through the country’s sole peer-lead non-academic disciplinary system. For the past year, the University’s Intake Office has limited the student government’s power by overseeing all cases brought to their judicial system.Continue...

Queen’s receives $3.7 million in funding towards cancer research

In a pair of black-gloved hands, on a stark white slide, a tumour stands in technicolor. It’s one of what’s now set to be many at Queen’s, with Thursday’s $3.7 million announcement.Continue...

Features

The duality of Peter E. Jones

It’s been a century and a half since The Indian Medicine-Man thesis was written, by Student No. 596. It’s not known when it was lost, but sometime between 1866 and now, it...Continue...

And a Rector does what?

When Cam Yung talks about policy, he uses his hands.Continue...

Editorials

A few counsellors not enough for thousands of struggling students

We have the statistics. We have the student mental health campaigns. We even have a student wellness centre being built slowly, but surely, in the PEC. But when it comes to tackling the mental health...Continue...

Hands-on learning is the future, whether hunting or not

Sometimes, you need to get your hands dirty.Continue...

Opinions

Talking Heads: Thoughts on the U.S. Presidential Debate?

"It made me feel so glad that I live in Canada." Rachel Heleniak, ArtSci '19

"I liked Hillary a lot more after watching it." Sam Boynton, ConEd '17

"Trump...Continue...

Ontario’s Indigenous Studies gap is bigger than post-secondary education

Students aren’t learning enough about Indigenous studies, but neither are their teachers.Continue...

Arts

The future of fashion

When I first met Jia Zhang, I had an epiphany about the cargo shorts I was wearing.Continue...

Reading between the lines

Last Saturday, I had a revelation. Sometimes, sexism doesn’t manifest itself as words but rather a lack thereof.Continue...

Sports

Saying goodbye to their second home

Leonard Coyle was paid 25 cents the first time he worked as a timekeeper for a Queen’s football game.Continue...

Turning trick shots into a scholarship

Across a running stream of water, over a bridge, and swiftly into a trunk isn’t detailing a fugitive’s tracks — it’s the improbable story of how Gaels’ football kicker Nick Liberatore put himself on the map and secured an athletic scholarship.Continue...

Lifestyle

Apps to keep you healthy

While technological tools aren’t enough to change your activity levels on their own, they can help kick-start your healthy habits.Continue...

Introducing S&M

Hi there, Journal readers! Our names are S and M, and together, we are yours truly: S&M. Convenient? We know. Clever? Maybe.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...