News

University faces lawsuit over residence sexual assaults

After a series of alleged sexual assaults in Victoria Hall residence rooms, a former Queen’s student is taking legal action to hold the University vicariously liable.Continue...

Kingston Pride Parade marches down Princess Street

On June 16, Kingston’s LGBTQ+ community gathered in McBurney Park to celebrate Pride Day and march down Princess Street for the city’s annual Pride Parade.

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Features

The politics of a classroom

For conservative students, entering a university classroom can be like walking a political tightrope.

According to some students at Queen’s,being in a tutorial where their viewpoints are...Continue...

Higher education but lower salaries for adjunct professors

For Andrew Bretz, the high turnover among adjunct professors is a threat to education.Continue...

Editorials

Student ticketing initiative is no safety solution

The University District “Safety” Initiative is about punishment—not progress.Continue...

Exclusivity has no place at Trinity Western

Canada’s Supreme Court struck down Trinity Western University’s proposed exclusive enrolment practices—and not a moment too soon.Continue...

Opinions

Talking Heads: What do you think of the World Cup?

“I’m annoyed when people ask because I don’t watch it.” Songyang Zhoue Con-Ed ‘19 “It’s a great spectacle of sport.”William Hodgson-WalkerArtSci ‘19 “It’s fun to go out for beers and watch it.”...Continue...

Adopting a different model for campus debate

Across the country, university students are arguing more but accomplishing less.Continue...

Arts

Ramna Safeer saves self with poetry

When Ramna Safeer ArtSci ’18, first opened the email telling her that her book was going to be published she thought there was a mistake.Continue...

Alias Grace brings Kingston to the small screen

When Sarah Polley was 17, she asked Margaret Atwood for the rights to turn her historical fiction novel Alias Grace into a TV show—Atwood said no.Continue...

Sports

Gage B. Foster remembered

On June 8, family, friends and teammates were delivered the tragic news of the passing of first year Queen’s student, Gage B. Foster.Continue...

Greenaway headed to France to pursue pro hockey career

Unlike many fellow graduating athletes this year, Darcy Greenaway isn’t letting the end of his university experience mark the final chapter of his hockey career.Continue...

Lifestyle

How to get the ‘summer look’ without the beach

According to social media, the arrival of summer means we should all be chilling on a rooftop patio, tanning on a beach, travelling around the world or lounging at a cottage. But this isn’t really the reality for most university students.Continue...

Four summer TV shows worth stepping out of the sun for

The notion of summer seems to confuse television makers worldwide. Networks have to keep producing shows—it’s still their job—but they’re also mindful of people taking a much needed break from their screens to soak up the sun.

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In Focus

The art and science of ArtSci frosh week

How do you inspire 2500 teenagers to bond with each other, on a shoestring budget, in four days or less? You cover them with shaving cream and hope for the best.Continue...

Commerce Frosh Week: from probation to commendation

Following two year’s worth of changes made to their week’s events, training and culture, Commerce’s faculty orientation week has been cleared of their probationary status.Continue...