News

Queen’s ranks fourth for disclosures of non-consensual sexual violence in Ontario

In a province-wide survey, 73,708 of 116,627 university students reported disclosing incidents of sexual harassment at their respective post-secondary institutions.Continue...

After ‘respectful’ St. Patrick’s Day, ticketing drops

The AMS, University, and Kingston Police all reported a more civil St. Patrick’s Day than previous years—citing the University District Safety Initiative (UDSI) as a factor in the decreased number of tickets issued over the weekend.Continue...

Features

Realizing the duty to acknowledge

Queen’s was established 58 years after the British Crown acquired present-day Kingston. But that happened centuries after it was first inhabited.

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How climate change will shape Kingston

In 2050, Kingston moves to Ohio.Continue...

Editorials

Canada’s university admissions process fails to make the grade

Though Canada doesn’t currently face the same bribery challenges levied against U.S. colleges, our own host of inequities are inherent in our university application system.Continue...

Social media influencers set a dangerous precedent for healthy eating

The average Instagram athlete curates their daily posts like a diet: they’re around 34 per cent training tips, 19 per cent lengthy motivational posts, 47 per cent healthy recipes, and they show no sign of anything resembling real life.Continue...

Opinions

Talking heads: what is your favourite part of spring?

“The part where it becomes summer.” Kayvon Mihan, Comm ’21 “Outdoor activities with friends. ” Michelle Kong, Comm ’21 “The first time you can sit on a patio.” Sarah McCallum, Comm ‘21Continue...

Being a minority at the Smith School of Business

Queen’s commerce’s roots as a traditionally white-dominated, expensive program has created many social pitfalls for its marginalized studentsContinue...

Arts

Student doc recounts album’s creative process

Christian Parry loves to sing in the shower.Continue...

Serial Killers in television reflect a hostile society

When crimes against women are sensationalized in pop culture, viewers need to step back and reassess.Continue...

Sports

Becoming a world-class athlete in six races

Makenna Fitzgerald looked around, trying not to let the imposter syndrome take over—“What am I doing here?” she thought to herself.Continue...

Defeat in U Sports quarterfinals ends men’s hockey’s postseason run

The men’s hockey team suffered a tough season-ending loss last Friday night, ending their postseason campaign just six days after hoisting their first OUA title in 38 years.Continue...

Lifestyle

Missed Connections at Queen's: Saint Patrick's Day Edition

If you spent St. Patrick’s Day milling around Aberdeen Street or dancing your heart out in a friend-of-a-friend’s backyard, chances are you met someone memorable.Continue...

Overcoming adversity to become a leader

I spent the 14-hour drive from my home in Bedford, Nova Scotia, to my first day at Queen’s shaking.Continue...