December 11, 2016

Features

Rising tuition leading to empty cupboards

“It’s the remix to ignition, college student edition, eating ramen for dinner, can’t afford my tuition.”Continue...

Contemplating the co-op

$20,000 and a new business isn’t bad for a summer’s work.Continue...

In photos: Remembering Queen’s contribution to WWI

At the dawn of World War I, the European powers and their allies came together to defend themselves and their country against the threat of war. Canada and Queen’s were no exception.Continue...

The human side of technology

The Queen’s Human Media Lab looks like it belongs in a different reality than the limestone building it’s housed in.

Located on the...Continue...

The art of saving a program

After a close brush with program closure, the Queen’s Fine Art program can be remembered as the program that just wouldn’t die.

Queen’s Fine Art program focuses on painting, printmaking...Continue...

How doctor assisted death is changing in Kingston

Kingston General Hospital (KGH), located on the south side of Queen’s campus was one of the first hospitals in the country to begin carrying out the legislation.Continue...

A long way from home

Yaman Alankar’s childhood home may no longer exist.

Tucked into the Syrian suburb of Zamalka, on a Friday morning the house would fill with the smell of cooking fūl, a bean breakfast dish...Continue...

The hidden gender disparity in ECE

“I took a class in third year where there were more Michaels than girls in my class,” said Emily Townshend, a sixth-year engineering student.Continue...

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...

Doctoring a different path

Traditionally medical students exclusively came from science backgrounds. However, due to evolving admission requirements for medical schools, the background of these students is at its most diverse.Continue...

Eleven years after blowing the whistle

A story about research allegations and academic freedomContinue...

Queen’s degrees: just a click away

Like most Queen’s students, Jessica Guthrie-Mohsen comes from Ontario and had graduated from her high school with honours. Unlike most Queen’s students, Guthrie-Mohsen has never actually stepped foot on Queen’s campus.Continue...

Robert Sutherland: the first Black grad’s long road to recognition

The man who saved Queen’s University was likely born a slave to unknown parents.Continue...

Features: Year in Review 2015-16

This year’s investigations ranged from campus drug use to Queen’s sports history to vulnerable student groups and lacking resources on campusContinue...

As campus goes green, food waste lingers

While the recently unveiled Climate Action Plan has set goals for a more sustainable campus, food waste efforts aren’t making headlines.Continue...

New resources, old barriers for Aboriginal students

When Melanie Gray began at Queen’s, feeling like she belonged was the exception.Continue...

Campus leaves international grad students vulnerable

In her home country, Samantha* was a good student with a burgeoning social life — but when she arrived at Queen’s for her graduate studies, she found herself falling behind.Continue...

Syrian refugee gets fresh start in Kingston

After three years of traveling from Syria to Lebanon to Jordan, Peter — a refugee escaping from the Syrian Civil War — finally arrived in Kingston on Boxing Day.Continue...

Beneath the skin of faculty diversity

While Sarah Saeed, ArtSci ’19, has only been at Queen’s for under a year, she says she’s already tired of the lack of diversity among her professors.Continue...

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