Health

Recommendations for HCDS released

A report on the external review of Health, Counselling and Disability Services (HCDS) conducted in October has been released, and will serve as HCDS’s guide to improving its services.Continue...

Talk about it — period

The discomfort menstruation evokes speaks to greater issues of muted conversations on health.Continue...

Barriers to abortion persist

After finding out she was pregnant, a Queen’s student decided to terminate her pregnancy — but waited over a month for an abortion appointment.Continue...

Meditation room required

The creation of a meditation and prayer room in Stauffer Library is a worthwhile initiative.Continue...

Provost releases mental health report

The University is developing a plan to expand its mental health resources on campus, according to a report released by the Provost’s Advisory Committee on Mental Health (PACMH) in June.Continue...

An alternative option

From our experiences at Queen’s more than 50 years ago to what we’ve experienced in recent years, we believe that addressing mental health issues should be a priority for students and the
Queen’s administration.Continue...

Email shouldn’t mean derailment

Queen’s made me cry.Continue...

Obesity due to inequality

A recent study shows that national rates of obesity for adolescents between 12 and 19 didn’t rise during the 2000s. However, “among teens from poorer, less well-educated families, obesity has continued to rise”.Continue...

Let’s talk about sex

I’m a 20-something living with an invisability and yes, I have sex.Continue...

What’s the beef with veganism?

I’m worried that I won’t have enough to eat this Thanksgiving.

I’m a vegan, and it’s not just the turkey that I’ll be missing, but also the pumpkin pie, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, stovetop stuffing, ‘creamed’ spinach, candied yams and rice pudding.Continue...

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