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Address campus racism at the root

Diversifying Queen’s population and academic curriculum are critical to ensuring that unintentional discrimination and racism don’t persist on campus.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...

Own up to society's racist basis

Racism exists at Queen’s. Don’t think it’s an issue? That’s because you haven’t heard about it.Continue...

Queen’s Baja team in top five

The Queen’s Baja racing team ended their 2011 season with a fifth place finish at a weekend in Peoria, Ill. last month. It’s the best result the Queen’s team has seen since a gold medal in 2008.Continue...

Welcoming a new Powerpuff girl to the squad

Growing up, my sister and I established a solid after-school routine: come home, grab our Dunkaroos snack and turn on our television to catch the latest episode of The Powerpuff Girls.Continue...

Racism, Diversity and Inclusion final report brought to Senate

After 12 weeks of intensive consultations and drafting, the Principal’s Implementation Committee on Racism, Diversity and Inclusion (PICRDI) presented its final report to Principal Daniel Woolf on April 10, outlining a potential future for racial inclusion at Queen’s.Continue...

ASUS Faculty Board Meeting discusses campus racism

On Nov. 25, the Arts and Science Faculty Board modified their regular business to pass a two-part motion in response to the week’s events on campus, and issues raised around race and racism.Continue...

Issues on race and cultural appropriation at Queen’s attracts national attention

Early this week, photos from a ‘Beerfest’ party, held last Saturday at a house in the University District appeared on Facebook, subsequently gaining national attention.Continue...

BISC100 is silencing immigrant voices overseas

“You’re all immigrants now,” my first-year professor announced to an audience of mostly white, affluent first-years on exchange in Britain.Continue...

If diversity isn’t Senate’s job, they can make it their responsibility

It’s time University administration stopped skimming over the difficult issues that affect us all.Continue...

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