Activism

Kingston welcomes refugees

Last Thursday evening, Market Square filled with concerned citizens campaigning for the Canadian government to allow refugees from Syria into Canada....Continue...

Students support Chapel Hill

After three young Muslims were killed in Chapel Hill, North Carolina two weeks ago, people looked to the Queen’s University Muslim Students Association (QUMSA) to take a stand.Continue...

Fundraiser keeps mental health talk going

Grassroots fundraising for mental health sprouted at Queen’s this week, thanks to an initiative spearheaded by a student.Continue...

A hunger to help read

Two students living in Stauffer Library for the week are pitting Queen’s faculties against each other, Hunger Games -style, as they raise money for a charity that works to promote literacy in developing countries.Continue...

Criticism should bring Young down

“Rock stars don’t need oil” and a comparison of Fort McMurray to Hiroshima are probably two quotes you’ve heard about Neil Young’s recent comments.Continue...

Fighting cancer at Queen’s

Seven Queen’s students are leading the charge to remove tobacco sales and tanning beds from campus.Continue...

News in brief

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A 'subdued' history of activism

The heart of campus saw students protest yesterday in response to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the Gaza strip.Continue...

Students protest against pipeline

Last night around 80 protestors gathered in front of the JDUC to voice their opinions about the Northern Gateway Pipeline that’s set to transport an estimated 525,000 barrels of oil from Alberta’s oil sands to B.C.’s West Coast per day.Continue...

Support dwindles

Twenty-two years after Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life started in Kingston, event organizers have seen a decrease in donations for the event.Continue...

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