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First in a series of plinths honouring Indigenous peoples unveiled on campus

As part of the new Queen’s Remembers initiative, students and faculty gathered on Oct. 16 to witness the unveiling of an informative plinth dedicated to Indigenous history.Continue...

Homecoming 2017 recap

Each year, Homecoming celebrations send the Kingston community into disarray – and this year was no exception.Continue...

Features

Featurette: When royalty came to campus

Since Queen Victoria signed the Royal Charter for ‘Queen’s College at Kingston’ 175 years ago, the campus has been host to royal guests on nearly 20 different occasions.Continue...

Homecoming: Looking back on a 91 year tradition

While street parties and pancake keggers have now become a staple for Homecoming, the original ‘alumni weekend’ — as it was called until the 1950s — was a nostalgic reunion of friends and a passing-on of traditions to a younger generation.Continue...

Editorials

Efforts to control Homecoming parties needs a new approach

The tradition of holding homecoming weekends gathers thousands of partiers together at universities across the country year after year.Continue...

The value of unpaid internships

Despite lacking deserved financial compensation, unpaid internships have a lot to offer young people.Continue...

Opinions

The ignored meaning of athletes’ protests

As it’s widely known by now, a majority of NFL athletes have decided to kneel in protest during the American national anthem. While some NHL and MLB players have joined their NFL counterparts, these protests have predominantly come from NFL athletes.Continue...

Talking Heads: What are you most excited about for homecoming?

“My out of town friend’s coming to visit,” Calum Cook ArtSci ‘19.

“In the semester everyone’s off doing their own thing, but homecoming brings us all together,” Nick Scholey LifeSci...Continue...

Arts

100 minutes, 100 years, two artistic spaces

On Oct. 12, The Agnes Etherington Art Centre and Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre held a celebration to recognize their 60th and 40th anniversaries, respectively.Continue...

Serena Ryder braves Homecoming showers

Serena Ryder’s Homecoming performance this weekend was less of a concert and more a night spent catching up with an old friend.Continue...

Sports

Football team shines on Homecoming

Queen’s football just can’t seem to take their foot off the gas pedal.

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Game In Photos: Queen’s Gaels vs York Lions

With Game In Photos, The Journal ’s staff photographers hope to capture the ebbs, flows and emotions of Queen’s varsity sports teams in action.Continue...

Lifestyle

Taking My Seat: complacency in politics is so freaking political

In having the opportunity to voice my opinion every other week on matters relating to politics, I know I’m incredibly privileged. As Canadians, we are similarly fortunate enough to have voices in democracy and vote for our leaders.Continue...

Psychology of procrastination

As students, it’s safe to say most of us are all very familiar with procrastination. Whether you’ve fallen into its trap yourself, or you’ve seen it first hand from your housemates, procrastination is all around university campuses.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...