athletics and recreation

CrossFit caught in crossfire

The conflict that took place between CrossFit Tricolour and Queen’s administration this past year has left me feeling like the University cares more about protecting the status quo than pursuing student-driven innovation and change.Continue...

PEC now open for use

The future of the Physical Education Centre (PEC) is under discussion after the three gyms at the Centre were reopened last week.Continue...

Team struggles to move forward

A Queen’s-imposed sanction means the men’s baseball team will play this season with only six returning players.Continue...

The somber side of sports

Countless Gaels athletes have been sent for rehab at the ARC after major injuries cut their seasons short.Continue...

Queen’s looking for full-time success

In an attempt to bring more consistent success to their athletic programs, Queen’s announced earlier this summer that they will be investing in full-time coaching positions for men’s and women’s soccer and rugby.

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Is there room for trans athletes? The answer is up to Queen’s

It’s unclear where trans students fit in Canadian Interuniversity Sports (CIS), but institutions can ensure that space is made for students who can’t check one gender box or the other.Continue...

Richardson Stadium then-and-now

In December 2015, the $20 million revitalization of Richardson Stadium commenced construction after the Golden Gaels football season.Continue...

Company that installed Queen’s turf sued in US for defects

FieldTurf — the company that installed the artificial turf on Tindall Field — has been named in over 160 lawsuits for defective and malfunctioning products installed between 2006 and 2009.Continue...

Faculty requests that admissions be temporarily suspended for Physical and Health Education program

Last week, students in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies (SKHS) were notified via email that the faculty would be requesting a suspension of admissions into the Bachelor of Physical and Health Education (BPHE) program beginning in September 2017.Continue...