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The real cost of unpaid internships

Every year, thousands of students in Ontario trade in their sweatpants and backpacks for dress pants and briefcases as they transform into working interns. An increasing amount of students are undertaking internships, often unpaid, to bolster their resumes and increase their chances of getting hired after graduation.Continue...

Seeking graduation: the strategy behind sugaring

To help offset the rising cost of university, students both on campus and across Canada have taken to a modern twist on an old — fashioned arrangement.Continue...

From silent sisterhood to outspoken alliance

There were five women in the class of 1884. While each would go on to have a prosperous career — a writer, a medical missionary, a teacher, a professor and a doctor — their journeys were not without struggle. Their graduation marked an important moment in history and the beginning of a new era for women at Queen’s.Continue...

Risk and control in a tug of war

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...

Fighting for control in reporting sexual assault

In March of 2015, one Queen’s student found out that the man she was preparing to go to trial against for sexually assaulting her had been elected to the University Senate, one of Queen’s highest governing bodiesContinue...

A divide in nations divides campus

This time last year, students passing the corner of University and Union were stopped and searched.

The simulated checkpoint was a...Continue...

Unquantifiable

Alcoholism in plain sight

“It really became a game of ‘let’s do [it] one more time, and if I can not get blackout, then I’m good.’ It was just like Russian roulette.”...Continue...

From then to now

Queen's was established after an Imperial Royal Charter was signed on October 16, 1841 by Queen Victoria, making Queen's the second university in Ontario - Upper Canada at the time.Continue...

After the ‘glass ceiling’ breaks

“We still care, and that’s why it’s important to have women in power, or people of colour in power because representation goes a long way — I still stand for the belief that at the end of the day...Continue...

Examining Queen's Alive's right to live

When Amanda Collins walked into Mac-Corry and caught sight of the Queen’s Alive booth, she first noticed the stack of bookmarks that read “Women DO regret their abortions!” and then she noticed...Continue...

From FDR to Trump

“It was very interesting when the election happened and for some people here it wasn’t real for them, when it was real for me.”Continue...

The 'first family' of Queen's

Three siblings who built a school's cultural and athletic legacyContinue...

Why are male nurses outnumbered?

For Griffin Bastedo, being one of the six male students that make up the first year nursing program makes him feel special, rather than a minority.

“We’re nicknamed the ‘murses’,” Bastedo...Continue...

The student who came back to life

“I had died around 3 or 4 a.m. and they found my body at 8:30 a.m.”Continue...

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...

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