News

Engineering Society donates 500 N95 masks to local medical facilities

The Engineering Society (EngSoc) had hundreds of N95 masks in storage for the construction of its annual Science Formal. Now, those masks will be used by local medical professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic.Continue...

Queen’s introduces academic adjustments over COVID-19

Queen’s will allow undergraduate students to take pass/fail grades and the ability to drop courses late without academic penalty.Continue...

Features

A century after Spanish Flu, Queen's grapples with a new pandemic

On March 16, when Principal Patrick Deane ordered undergraduate classes suspended, it was the first time in more than 100 years Queen’s ceased academic operations because of a public health crisis, and only the second time in the University’s history.

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Calls for sexual assault centre on campus unanswered for more than thirty years

In 1989, a report called for Queen’s to implement a sexual assault centre on campus. The same recommendation was suggested in 2015. In 2020, it still hasn’t happened.Continue...

Editorials

Darts & laurels 2019-20

COVID-19 updates: The majority of Queen’s academic operations transitioned online in March as students were encouraged to head home early for the summer due to public health concerns over novel coronavirus in Ontario.Continue...

News outlets spread information about the coronavirus, not fear

Contrary to popular belief, North American journalism about COVID-19 and its impacts isn’t sensationalism or fearmongering. It shows that reporters are doing their jobs to share information and accountability with the public.Continue...

Opinions

What COVID-19 can teach us about the climate crisis

The world is in the midst of what could become the deadliest global pandemic in living memory.Continue...

Talking Heads: What will you miss most about The Journal?

"Singing High School Musical and Jonas Brother songs at 3 a.m. with my buddies. Staying up late every Thursday to finish the paper with my friends has been an absolute privilege...Continue...

Arts

Remembering our favourite arts events from Volume 147

From Cirque du Soleil’s stop into the Leon’s Centre over the summer to the annual Froid’Art Festival, to a lowkey night meeting friends to listen to jazz at Musiikki, this year was full of high-quality art.Continue...

The Wilderness connects with fans via livestream

The Wilderness has proven there’s nothing more rock-and-roll than caring for yourself and others.Continue...

Sports

Sophie de Goede named Journal’s Female Athlete of the Year

As Queen’s only standing dual-sport varsity athlete, The Journal has selected women’s rugby and basketball player Sophie de Goede as its Female Athlete of the Year for the 2019-2020 season.Continue...

Dylan Young named Journal’s Male Athlete of the Year

For his dominance, versatility, and leadership on the pitch, Queen’s scrum half Dylan Young is The Journal’s Male Athlete of the Year.Continue...

Lifestyle

Last Words

When I walked into 190 University Avenue on May 1 and saw my name on the office door, I burst into tears.Continue...

Photographing our quarantine

Inspired by the Ryersonian ’s recent photo essay, in which four students were each given a disposable camera and had to document their day, the Lifestyle section sought to do the same at Queen’s. Then, the spread of coronavirus shut down the University and just about everything else.Continue...