Features Archive: 2015

1 grad counselor, 4,000 students

Grad students experiencing mental illness can expect to wait for a session with their school-specific counselor.Continue...

Opposition to Commerce student rankings grows

Terry Zhang, Comm’ 18, says academic rankings are worth a second look.Continue...

Castle's future in question

For almost two years, a series of dismissals, resignations and curriculum changes have rocked the Queen’s Bader International Study Centre (BISC) with scant attention from main campus.Continue...

Low donations won’t hinder goal

While Queen’s Initiative Campaign has raised $551,000,000 for Queen’s, one faculty lags behind.Continue...

Budget cuts divide university

Queen’s custodial staff have continued to cope with layoffs as the University navigates a series of financial woes.Continue...

A new home away from home

Kevin Rush, a former Wilfrid Laurier student, says transferring to Queen’s wasn’t as simple as it sounds.Continue...

Cardiac Gaels: An oral history of the 2011 Queen's women's hockey playoff run

A historic hockey game took place on March 2, 2011, witnessed by just 312 spectators in a university rink.Continue...

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

March 26, 2016Continue...

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...

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