News

Students to protest OSAP changes on campus

Last Thursday, Ontario’s government released sweeping changes to OSAP—and on Tuesday Queen’s students will take to University and Union to protest the decision.Continue...

Queen’s researchers find possible cancer treatment update off Japanese coast

On the other side of the planet, two Queen’s researchers found a toxin that could improve the treatment of aggressive cancers off the coast of Japan.Continue...

Features

STI rates rising, but sex-ed adrift

Most first-year students in residence know they can get condoms for free or cheap from their Dons or the Sexual Health Resource Centre (SHRC) on campus.

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Mind the confidence gap

The confidence gap is 40 per cent—the difference between the 100 per cent qualifications women feel they need for a job and the 60 per cent men do, according to a Harvard Business Review study.Continue...

Editorials

Student Choice Initiative casts doubt on the future of a free student press

Services like campus newspapers provide practical employment opportunities, but they also give students a voice and hold our leaders accountable.Continue...

Don't replace health with self-care

While self-care is important, treating it as a cure-all for school-related stress, poor mental health, and general wellness can be dangerous.Continue...

Opinions

Tuition cuts miss the mark

The cost of higher education is arguably the most important political issue student’s face.Continue...

Talking heads: how are your New Year's resolutions going?

“I don’t have any.” Matthew Kooij, Eng ’20 “Good—drinking a lot of water, haven’t done readings yet, though.”Connie Trin, ConEd ’19 “Well, I’ve eliminated many toxic people from my social...Continue...

Arts

Pop-punk rockers Glass Cactus move into The Mansion

Glass Cactus will bring the edgy, emotive spirit of pop punk to town this weekend.

The Toronto-based, indie-alt band will be returning to Kingston this Friday when they play The Mansion....Continue...

Erez and the Pearlz make their musical debut

Erez Zobary almost lost her singing voice once—but she won’t let it happen again.Continue...

Sports

Women’s hockey sweeps weekend series

In their strongest weekend of the 2018-19 season, the women’s hockey team (11-7-0-0) defeated the nationally-ranked sixth Western Mustangs (11-3-0-4) 5-2 and the Windsor Lancers (0-14-2-2) 2-1.Continue...

Gaels weekend road round-up: week 14

Five of Queen’s six winter varsity teams were on the road this weekend, with men’s hockey and both volleyball teams splitting their games, while men’s and women’s basketball faltered in a pair of games in Ottawa.Continue...

Lifestyle

Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened' goes up in flames

A massive marketing campaign of models and influencers extolled the inaugural Fyre Festival’s glamour, promising a weekend of high caliber musicians, gourmet meals, and luxury accommodations.

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What’s Facebook’s status after 2018 scandals?

Not too long ago, the #10YearChallenge would've taken over our newsfeeds for a few days before dropping out of cultural relevancy, as most internet trends do.Continue...