News

In internal emails, administration called Student Choice Initiative a “significant risk” to Queen's

Members of the University’s senior administration expressed marked concerns about the Student Choice Initiative and its potential impact on Queen’s, according to dozens of emails obtained by The Journal through a freedom of information request.Continue...

Bursary applications surge after OSAP cuts

By the end of February this year, Queen’s had received more bursary applications from incoming students than it had in the entire admissions cycle the year before. A month earlier, the province announced it would cut $670 million from the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP).Continue...

Features

University ordered to pay thousands for relocating professor

Since 1998, philosophy professors have occupied the third floor of Watson Hall. In 2013, one professor was forced to leave.Continue...

Students grapple with cuts to OSAP

Victoria Preston-Walker, Arts ’20, was prepared to graduate in the spring of 2020 with a degree in philosophy and psychology. In the wake of cuts to the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP), she won’t.Continue...

Editorials

Letter from the editors: Our commitment to cover the climate crisis

Today, The Journal became a signatory to Covering Climate Now —an international coalition of more than 60 journalistic publications that have committed to covering the climate crisis with the language and urgency it deserves.Continue...

Digital textbooks shouldn’t leave print in the dust

Physical textbooks aren’t just a relic of past learning styles—they remain a valuable resource for post-secondary students faced with rapid modernization.Continue...

Opinions

Queen’s offers students a chance to make their mark

When you return home after your first semester at Queen’s, you might struggle to describe why it feels so special to be part of the Queen’s community.Continue...

Talking Heads: What are you most looking forward to about the first week back at school?

“Probably Orientation Week." Callum Stephenson, Kin '20 “For all of my friends to come back to town." Olivia Doheny, ArtSci '20 “How peaceful Kingston is." Sophia Ku, ArtSci '20Continue...

Arts

Northern Canadian artwork travels south to Kingston

Cape Dorset prints are famous for depicting Northern Canadian landscapes and lifestyle, but they’re rarely shown in their original form in Southern Ontario.Continue...

Kick and Push takes theatre on a tour of the town

In its fifth year alone, the Kick and Push theatre festival has taken off, expanding into a month-long celebration of Kingston’s vibrant culture and history.Continue...

Sports

Graham departs university basketball with FISU swan song

Over the course of July, Queen’s Tanner Graham represented Canada and the Gaels in Naples, Italy, as he competed in the International University Sports Federation (FISU) Summer Universiade.Continue...

In conversation with Nate Hobbs

Nate Hobbs completed his fifth year at Queen’s this past spring and left the program as one of its best. He ends his tenure with the Gaels ranked second all-time in passing yards, third in passing touchdowns, second in completions, as well as holding the record for throwing the longest passing touchdown in Queen’s history—a 108-yard strike to Matteo del Brocco.Continue...

Lifestyle

Overcoming inadequate feelings as a first-year student

One month into my first year at Queen’s, I wanted to drop out and go home. There wasn’t anything wrong with Queen’s. In fact, it was the opposite: there was something wrong with me—or so I told...Continue...

Journal staff’s favourite spots on campus

Queen’s campus is full of nooks and crannies where students can hang out, and everyone seems to have a personal favourite.Continue...