News

As new alcohol policy approaches implementation, student governments push back

Before the public consultation period ended for Queen’s proposed alcohol policy on Tuesday, the University received overwhelming feedback from multiple student governments and faculties opposing some of its revisions.Continue...

Engineering Society wellness centre shuttered

The Engineering Wellness Centre closed permanently on Oct. 9 after almost four years of operation due to a lack of funding and support staff.Continue...

Features

The year Rhinos invaded Queen’s

Birds have, for too long, held a monopoly as political parties’ mascots.Continue...

For Kingston Penitentiary, a dark history revisited

Canada’s most notorious prison officially closed its doors on Sept. 30, 2013. Now, in 2019, questions surrounding the legacy of the Kingston Penitentiary have risen to a fever pitch.Continue...

Editorials

Millennials aren’t stingy, they’re saving for the future

Saving money used to be regarded as a smart practice.Continue...

Access to controversial reads should be up to students

School administrators banning books because of their authors’ past aren’t condemning the artists’ actions—they’re taking away an opportunity for students to learn and broaden their worldview.Continue...

Opinions

Individuals have just as much responsibility as governments to address the climate crisis

Over a week at the end of September, millions of people around the world—predominately young people—took to the streets to protest a lack of political and social action to mitigate the effects of our changing climate.Continue...

Talking Heads: What takes less time than voting?

"Getting ready today." Camilo Sebastian & Marcus Davis, ArtSci '22 Continue...

Arts

Queen’s Reads brings focus and feeling to refugee crisis

When two-year-old Alan Kurdi’s death received global attention, the conversation about the Syrian war took on a new tone—and his aunt, Tima Kurdi, was a large part of that shift.Continue...

Queen’s prof nominated for Governor General’s Award

Armand Garnet Ruffo’s life has always been marked by treaties.Continue...

Sports

Striking a balance at Homecoming

Whether you’re talking about school spirit or pure celebratory ecstasy, Homecoming (Hoco) is one of the most important dates of the year for the Queen's community. This year’s iteration, to be held on Oct. 19, is hoping to strike
a balance between the two.Continue...

Two heads are better than one

Sitting with a record of 2-4, the Gaels are admirers when looking at the playoff picture.Continue...

Lifestyle

How joining Queen’s Bands changed my university experience for the better

During my first year at Queen’s, I was relatively uninvolved.Continue...

Gaels going viral: Four Queen’s YouTubers get candid

Apart from academics and part-time jobs, most Queen’s students pursue a handful of hobbies. From joining clubs that satisfy our interests to going for runs along the waterfront, we fill our spare time with simple activities that make us happy.Continue...