April 30, 2017

News

Racism, Diversity and Inclusion final report brought to Senate

After 12 weeks of intensive consultations and drafting, the Principal’s Implementation Committee on Racism, Diversity and Inclusion (PICRDI) presented its final report to Principal Daniel Woolf on April 10, outlining a potential future for racial inclusion at Queen’s.Continue...

Keren and Prescott resign

After 72 hours of fervor over a decision by the incoming AMS Assembly to elect Alexander Prescott as their Speaker, both Prescott and Commissioner of Social Issues Lea Keren tendered their resignations to the AMS on Wednesday.Continue...

Features

The pledge against fraternities

Only one year since their inauguration last March, the Kappa Sigma fraternity near Queen’s now boasts around 40 “brothers”. From focusing on philanthropy and building...Continue...

Editorials

Federal budget needs breakdown, not buzzwords

While the 2017 federal budget received the stamp of approval from Principal Daniel Woolf for its purported support of science, innovation and post-secondary education, there are empty promises hidden beneath the trendy jargon and buzzwords.Continue...

Darts & laurels 2016-17

Darts Costume party deemed racist online: A series of photographs from a ‘Beerfest’ costume party surfaced on social media, sparking national media attention and heated debates...Continue...

Opinions

Talking Heads: What will you miss most about working for The Journal?

“Flirting with my coworkers.” Ghazal Baradari-Ghiami, Vol 144 Video Editor

“Living across the street.” Blake Canning, Vol 144 Assistant News Editor

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Extending library hours extends expectations

Whether it’s your first year at Queen’s or your last, by now we’ve all likely heard the familiar sound of a student bragging about the hours they spent in the library cramming for an exam or desperately scrawling out a paper that should’ve been done and edited days before. As students, we often wear these hours in the library like a badge of honor.Continue...

Arts

Collective Reflections breaks down barriers

While the weather was hinting towards spring, the Tea Room also took last Wednesday to give a reminder of positive things ahead.Continue...

No Subtitles for Saxton Award

It was their own experience at Queen’s that pushed student playwrights Bushra Afreen, ArtSci ’17, and Nina Riccarelli, ArtSci ’16, to write a piece depicting the daily experiences of being a minority in a predominantly white community.Continue...

Sports

Winter clubs look to summer for training

As temperatures rise outside, the competitive season for many winter sports comes to an end. Not for the Nordic Skiing or Figure Skating teams.Continue...

Varsity athletes reflect on five-year careers

Graduating Varsity players talk their five years at Queen'sContinue...

Lifestyle

Food for thought: insecurity at Queen’s

Insecurity is a form of anxiety and lack of confidence that most people suffer from at one time or another. While everyone experiences it differently and at different times, it’s familiar.Continue...

The funeral march of the penguins

On November 14, a virtual anti-Trump rally was held on Club Penguin. Just two months later, the Disney-owned online gaming platform announced it was shutting down for good.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...