August 31, 2015

Features

Sex in the city

Whether on the street, within massage parlours or at a strip club, sex is a commodity to be sold in Kingston.Continue...

“Wolfpack” rumours spread through Law School

If you ask first-year law students about the “Wolfpack”, there are a few things they’ll likely tell you.Continue...

Accessibility progress slow at Queen’s

When Andrew Ashby went to give a talk on accessibility in Jeffrey Hall last year, he couldn’t enter the lecture hall in his wheelchair.Continue...

Prayer space expands on campus

While Queen’s was founded by pious Scottish Presbyterians, students with religious beliefs today are in a firm minority.Continue...

Landlord agreements not always legal

When Madi Trenholm found a broken oven in her new apartment, she thought she would just have to ask her landlord to fix it.Continue...

Racism alive but subtle at Queen’s

In her first week at Queen’s, Toni Akinwumi was approached by an intoxicated female student who said, “Oh my God, there’s a black chick. Oh my God, that’s crazy. I have no black friends — be
my friend.”Continue...

Student entrepreneur to speak at TEDx

When Afraj Gill emigrated from India in 2000, he never thought he’d write for The Globe and Mail l while in university.Continue...

Students campaign against voter apathy

Some students and professors believe that voter turnout in student government elections will never improve.Continue...

Student parents say they need support

When Logan Weaver told her classmates that she had a child, most of them stopped speaking to her.Continue...

Devoted to democracy

From submitting essays in Mackintosh-Corry Hall to co-authoring a best-selling book on Canada’s democracy, Alison Loat has always had a passion for politics.Continue...

From a castle to Kingston

Aaron Tang’s favourite part of spending first-year at Herstmonceux Castle was weekend trips to Amsterdam and Paris.Continue...

Hope dims for off-campus blue lights

Stationing blue lights around campus has made them ideal for accessing emergency services — but there are currently no lights off-campus.Continue...

New mayor brings fresh start

As Kingston’s new mayor has familiarized with his role, town-gown relations have become a pressing issue.Continue...

Lack of space limits progress

Despite a Queen’s-wide focus on mental health, the University’s counselling services still lack the infrastructure they need.Continue...

Revising exam study strategies

Many students focus on rote memorization and cramming to prepare for exams — but these strategies are rarely the most helpful, according to education professor John Kirby.Continue...

Unions and admin adopt adversarial approach

As Queen’s faces a $456 million pension solvency deficit, many full-time jobs at the University have been reduced to part-time positions, according to the president of the local Canadian Union for Public Employees (CUPE).Continue...

Queen’s cracks down on jacket bars

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science is discouraging students from pursuing jacket bars involving alcohol this year, starting with the “Beers on the Pier” challenge.Continue...

Underground meets tough competition

The Underground has made strides to improve, but students aren’t seeing it, according to AMS Vice-President of Operations Justin Reekie.Continue...

Barriers to abortion persist

After finding out she was pregnant, a Queen’s student decided to terminate her pregnancy — but waited over a month for an abortion appointment.Continue...

Aberdeen to be cleared

A police camera is currently installed on the corner of Aberdeen and William Streets, ready to be activated for
Homecoming weekend.Continue...

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