News

Health Science Society sees contested and uncontested races

This year’s Health Sciences Society (HSS) executive elections will feature only one contested race for the position of vice-president (university affairs) (VPUA), between David Walji, HealthSci ’25, and Claire Lipton, HealthSci ’25.Continue...

Executive candidates face off at SGPS debate

SGPS executive candidates went head-to-head in a debate on Zoom before polls opened on Feb. 6 and 7.Continue...

Features

Battle of the bands: Unpacking Kingston-born bands

There’s a classic pub on Princess St., around the corner from the late-night 7-Eleven. You might know it: The Mansion.Continue...

Kingston wants to become the re-birthplace of psychedelics

A new frontier in mental health treatment is emerging in Kingston, centred around a class of drugs once considered almost too taboo to research.

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Editorials

Education is not one size fits all—balance is key

Although it's essential to make lectures engaging, professors should not sacrifice effective teaching structures in the interest of “fun.”Continue...

The AMS isn’t in great hands

Competition has been said to breed excellence, but in the case of this AMS election season, it’s left us with nothing more than controversy and disappointment.Continue...

Opinions

Conferences are the key to re-sparking a love for clubs

Clubs are in their era of revitalization.Continue...

English literature courses need more happy stories on their syllabi

Why aren’t happy experiences the ones we want to analyze as literary critics? Why do we so often gravitate toward sad or traumatic stories in English literature courses?Continue...

Arts

Rooftop Caravan grooves at The Mansion

This past Friday, student-led band Rooftop Caravan stormed into the Mansion with their guitars in hand and sunglasses on.Continue...

It’s time to diversify your weekend music

My first-time hearing ABBA was at my grandmother’s house, mixed into her oldie’s playlist with artists like Madonna, Earth, Wind and Fire, and Michael Jackson.Continue...

Sports

Sports in Brief: Feb. 7

The Queen’s Gaels cannot be kept dormant by cold weather—here’s what various varsity clubs have been up to in the winter semester.Continue...

Men’s Basketball still ranked fourth in the country

Queen’s Men’s Basketball took one loss and one win in Ottawa this weekend.Continue...

Lifestyle

This or that: Marvel versus DC

The DC Extended Universe has been a source of joy and fangirling material since I was old enough to sneak down after bedtime to watch TV with my dad. I spent countless nights marveling at the names and abilities of the characters, learning their motives, and being captivated by their backstories.Continue...

How to get happy and hydrated skin care

The freezing cold, uneven slush on the sidewalks that makes you look silly walking home, chilly winds, and the sun setting at 5 p.m.—these are only a few of the awful things accompanying the Kingston winter weather. Though dare I say, worst of all, is the feeling of coming home after a long day and your skin feeling like it’s never once been moisturized.Continue...