News

AMS seeks JDUC architect before vote

On Thursday night, AMS Assembly met in Wallace Hall for its first meeting of the academic year.Continue...

Residence Society denies all responsibility in sexual assault case

The Residence Society has denied all liability in a sexual assault lawsuit recently brought against the University, according to a statement from their lawyer Michael Hickey.Continue...

Features

Canada’s founding father divides Kingston

Anywhere you turn in Kingston, there are ghosts of John A. Macdonald.Continue...

How Everett A. Collins’ portrait was removed from Richardson Hall

In his 1952 eulogy, former Queen’s trustee Everett A. Collins—who supported quotas on Jewish students—was called a friend to “strangers in a strange land.”Continue...

Editorials

Simons’ lingerie line trivializes Canadian women’s success

Naming lingerie after an accomplished woman without her permission diminishes her success—instead of celebrating it.Continue...

The world needs better men, not more gentlemen

The age-old concept of “gentleman” describes a courteous man, specifically in his behaviour toward the opposite sex.Continue...

Opinions

The difficulties of being a working class student

Post-secondary institutions are more open and accessible to certain societal classes than they’ve ever been before.Continue...

Talking Heads: what is your favourite part of fall?

"Pumpkin pie or crunchy leaves." Kayvon Mihan, Comm'21

"The nice mix of hot and cold weather." Sara Abdella, ArtSci'22

"Halloween and getting to dress up like a cat—I love cats...Continue...

Arts

Frank Turner talks upcoming Ale Show

Frank Turner won’t tell you what he thinks.Continue...

Queen’s Reads brings the GTA closer to YGK

Mainstream depictions of Toronto are welcome, but Catherine Hernandez has a darker, more intimidating story to tell of one of its inner-city communities: Scarborough.Continue...

Sports

Rachel Hickson climbing to all-star status

Only three years into her rugby career, women’s rugby’s Rachel Hickson is just warming up.Continue...

Golf team starts season with a bang

It was a busy weekend for the Queen’s golf team: they played two tournaments in two days this past Saturday and Sunday.Continue...

Lifestyle

Facing our fears in float therapy

In high school, I had nightmares where I was horrifyingly buried alive. A few years later, I was asking Kingston’s Immerse Spa to drop me into a pitch-black sensory deprivation tank. You can imagine my internal shock.Continue...

In defense of a 15 dollar minimum wage

This coming January, Ontario is set to join Alberta, New York and California in increasing its minimum wage to $15.Continue...