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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...

No experience required for the AMS

When Maggie Fisher applied to work at Common Ground in first year, she had no previous experience in the food industry.Continue...

Sexual assault at Queen's

Longform feature on the silence surrounding sexual assault at Queen's — and the stories of some who survived it.Continue...

Student publications forge on without AMS opt-out fees

Last October, Ultraviolet Magazine ’s $0.50 opt-out student fee proposal was rejected in the AMS fall referendum.Continue...

Navigate the network

About 80 per cent of the jobs found today are found through networking, according to Queen’s Career Services.Continue...

Lecture halls prepare for a face-lift

An instructor stands at the front of an auditorium, lecturing to dozens or hundreds of students. This is the basis of many university courses — but it can be ineffective.Continue...

Queen’s grads head to college

In 2012, Justin Andrews decided that university and law school weren’t for him.Continue...

Residence price tag too high for some

In her first year at Queen’s, Elysha Roeper found herself staring down a bill for over $10,000 — to be paid immediately. She decided the residence experience wasn’t worth the price.Continue...

Queen’s at war

Two-and-a-half years after Arthur Thorne Darby left Queen’s, a German artillery shell exploded next to him, driving shrapnel into his chest and hip.Continue...

The true cost of an unpaid internship

Queen’s summer student internships are all paid positions — but many outside employers aren’t as generous.Continue...

Gender discourse sparks tension

Before the alleged assault of a student, Janice Fiamengo’s anti-feminist talk and a poster campaign against a Queen’s professor, Mohammed Albaghdadi had no idea his new club would be so divisive.Continue...

Restaurant takeover

It’s hard to ignore your cravings in downtown Kingston.Continue...

Providence goes with outpatients

In late 2013, Providence Mental Health Services announced a string of cuts to be implemented by the end of March — a reduction in the number of its beds, the removal of two wards and the elimination of 60 full-time positions.Continue...

Selling to students, for students

The media follows us everywhere — even into our campus buildings.Continue...

Overt to covert

In January, I wore a hijab for 18 days. I'm a non-Muslim woman, but I wanted to conduct a social experiment to experience what it's like to cover on a daily basis.Continue...

Alumna reveals sobering epidemic

Success and alcoholism are two words that seem as far-removed as night and day. Experience with both, however, is what led Ann Dowsett Johnston to writer the 2013 book, Drink: The Intimate Relationship between Women and Alcohol.Continue...

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