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A Presbyterian past

Despite more than a century as a secular institution, vestiges of the University’s Presbyterian heritage continue to impact student life today.Continue...

A universal chaplain

As a chaplain, Yasin Dwyer’s career has been unique — working with everyone from radicalized inmates to students at Queen’s.Continue...

The typical Queen’s student

As the university’s population grows, the typical Queen’s student is more difficult to define than you’d expect.Continue...

Wait times persistent barrier to student health

Over the last half-decade, Queen’s has dramatically changed the way it provides student health services, but it has yet to make lengthy waiting times a thing of the past.Continue...

Moving out of the “monster house”

Mould, flooding, poor insulation and inadequate locks were the norm for student housing in 2010 — often in converted “monster houses”.Continue...

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...

Editors' Note

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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...

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