August 23, 2016

In Focus

Kingston Hot Spots

One of the best parts of going to school at Queen’s is the town it’s inContinue...

Point/Counterpoint: Is the University’s drinking ban during Orientation Week effective?

Two students present opposing arguments to whether or not the University's Orientation drinking policy is realistic.Continue...

Undergraduate certificate programs at Queen’s

If you think you’re limited to only your chosen degree plan at Queen’s, you may want to think again.Continue...

Know your Frosh Weeks

Of course you’re excited for your Orientation Week, but how much do you know about the others?Continue...

Talking Heads: If you could give advice to your first-year self, what would it be?

Talking Heads: If you could give advice to your first-year self, what would it be?Continue...

Frosh Week through the ages

Upper year students welcoming first-years to campus is one of the oldest traditions at Queen’s. But for nearly as long as the tradition has existed, it’s been accompanied by discussion and debate regarding the role of hazing in these activities.Continue...

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...

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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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...

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...

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