News

Provincial consultations leave faculty dissatisfied as pension changes loom

In 2009, the mandatory retirement age was eliminated in Canada on the basis of age discrimination. Ten years later, some senior post-secondary faculty might be forced out anyway.Continue...

Queen’s formally apologizes for Black medical student ban

More than a hundred years ago, Queen’s banned Black medical students from enrolling in the program. On April 16, the University apologized.Continue...

Features

As Student Choice Initiative threatens campus radio, CFRC pledges fight

Dinah Jansen remembers the first time she broadcast music over the airwaves at CFRC. It was Christmas Day, 2006, and in an unusual turn of events, she’d been asked by a friend to cover a music program in the empty basement studio underneath Carruthers Hall.Continue...

The Student Voices on Sexual Violence survey, by the numbers

During the winter of 2018, more than 100,000 Ontario students completed a survey about sexual violence. A year later, the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities published a summary report of the results.

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Editorials

Cartoon: For senior faculty, Ford crashes the party

Once Ontario’s 2019 budget bill is passed at Queen’s Park, senior faculty across the province’s post-secondary sector could soon face a choice between retirement and a decreased salary. Under the new law, the province will have the authority to reduce—including reduce to zero—salaries of post-secondary faculty, once they begin receiving pension payments. The choice between receiving pension payments and retiring won’t be an option for faculty because citizens must legally begin taking their pension at age 71 in Canada.Continue...

Opinions

Letter to the Editor: Mar. 23

Dear Editor, On March 21, 2019, Bobby Liang shed light on explicit expressions of classism and racism present at the Smith School of Business, speaking largely from his personal experiences as a...Continue...

Talking heads: what will you miss most about The Journal?

“The money.” Brigid Goulem, Vol 146 Arts Editor “Creating less than 2 minute videos with Amelia.” Christian Soriano, Vol 146 Assistant Video Editor “Tessa.” Chris Yao, Vol 146 Photo Editor “Meryl...Continue...

Arts

Broadway play comes to Kingston for one night only

In Kingston for one night only, Kinky Boots asked viewers to consider the question: What makes a man?

On April 24, the Broadway production of Kinky Boots came to Kingston...Continue...

The King’s Town Players present The Great Gatsby

In their debut performance of The Great Gatsby at the Domino Theatre on March 27, the King’s Town players took the audience back to prohibition, flapper glamour, and the roaring twenties.Continue...

Sports

Thank you, Queen's

You remember the commercial: “What’s Your Thing?”Continue...

Colour awards: Queen’s Journal edition

The Journal ’s sports editors dish out their own spin on the year that was for Queen’s AthleticsContinue...

Lifestyle

Best of Kingston 2019

We polled Queen’s students on their favourite locations around Kingston, from preferred coffee shops to campus’ finest bathrooms.Continue...

Peaks and pits of 2018-19 pop culture

The 2018-19 year in pop culture has been nothing short of eventful.Continue...