August 3, 2015

In Focus

A how-to for the halls

At some point in every university student’s life, they will be faced with the gut-wrenching food of their campus cafeteria.Continue...

Commerce on probation

This year, Commerce orientation leaders can expect to be watched more closely after a body of the University Senate put them on probation last September.Continue...

Kingston’s hot spots

There are many hidden and not-so-hidden gems in Kingston — but it can be overwhelming to find them in your first term.Continue...

Talking Heads: What did you expect coming to Queen's?

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Student clubs inspire and infuriate

With over 250 student-run clubs, Queen’s has more clubs per capita than any school in North America except Harvard.Continue...

Drinking decisions

As incoming first-year students are likely already aware, Queen’s residences are alcohol-free during Frosh Week.Continue...

The balancing act

For incoming first-years, the mere prospect of experiencing university can be overwhelming.Continue...

Major decisions, minor worries

Decision-making is tough. That’s a fact of life.Continue...

Venture outside the bubble

There’s more to Kingston than Queen’s. Here’s what to look forContinue...

Alcohol education a priority

For the fourth consecutive year, alcohol will be banned from residence buildings during Orientation Week.Continue...

How to support a friend with a mental illness

Even after recognizing the symptoms of mental illness in a friend, it isn’t always clear what steps to take next.Continue...

The Scottish connection

Orientation week at most universities includes your average frosh week fare: activities, concerts and students finding their footing in a new place.Continue...

Common space to increase in 2015

The class of 2018 will find themselves with less space in residence than future first-year students.Continue...

Frosh Q&A

We asked a few upper-year students to give their advice and relieve their first-year jitters.Continue...

What can $8.75 buy?

Every first-year meal plan at Queen’s comes with 200 meal equivalencies — meals that can be traded for up to $8.75 worth of tax-exempt food items at campus food retailers.Continue...

Opportunities beyond the books

By now, you’ve probably heard of the numerous extracurricular activities you can be a part of at Queen’s. But with over 450 to choose from — how do you know which ones you’ll enjoy?Continue...

A new home-coming

It’s hard to predict what the homecoming weekends this fall will look like.Continue...

Venturing out

There is no one-size-fits-all advice for new university students. I hope though, that as a recent university graduate, I can offer you a sliver of guidance for the four years that lie ahead of you.Continue...

Treat yourself to a taste of Kingston

The top places in town for food and drinkContinue...

The minor difference

When choosing your classes, adding a minor to your major can increase your chances of future employment, according to Career Services.Continue...

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