News

Senate considers alternatives for remote learning

On Jan. 25, the Senate convened to discuss questions surrounding academic programs at the Smith School of Business, graduate student supervision policy, and COVID-19 updates for the community.Continue...

Team ETC takes audience questions at open forum

On Jan. 27, the AMS held their executive candidate open forum for uncontested Team ETC.

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Features

International student struggles with medical school tuition

Gilmar Gutierrez, Meds ’22, first came to Canada from Ecuador to attend the University of British Columbia. After he graduated, he went on to attend medical school at Queen’s with hopes of becoming a psychiatrist in the future.Continue...

How apps are shaping the pandemic dating scene

Dating is difficult and frustrating in the best of times. The pandemic has only made the reality of dating worse.Continue...

Editorials

Team ETC can push the AMS forward—but they must be willing to learn on the job

As COVID-19 continues to leave students standing on shaky ground, undergraduate students at Queen’s need clear communication and support from their leaders.Continue...

It’s time to recognize the problem with hockey culture

In October 2020, Kyle Beach, a former Chicago Blackhawks player, accused Brad Aldrich, the team’s video coach, of sexually assaulting him during the Blackhawks’ 2010 Stanley Cup run.Continue...

Opinions

Queen’s needs to approach accommodations with empathy

Queen’s policy for academic consideration should reflect an empathetic approach to dealing with students requesting accommodations.Continue...

Letter to the Editor: January 24

Dear Office of the Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic),

Thank you for responding to my initial email but I take issue with all of your major points (you should consider updating your rather outdated form response).Continue...

Arts

Omar El Akkad reflects on his writing journey

In November 2021, Queen’s graduate Omar El Akkad took home the Scotiabank Giller Prize for his novel What Strange Paradise. Continue...

23rd ReelOut Queer Film Festival promotes kindness and inclusivity

Kingston’s ReelOut Queer Film Festival is returning online from Jan. 27 to Feb. 7, delivering a variety of LGBTQ+ films to excited audiences.Continue...

Sports

Everything to know about the return of varsity sports and recreation at Queen’s

Both varsity athletes and recreationally active students have lots to look forward to following recent return-to-sport announcements from Ontario University Athletics (OUA) and Athletics and Recreation (A&R).Continue...

Queen’s alum Chris Patrician heading to the Beijing Winter Olympics for bobsleigh

Chris Patrician, ArtSci ’14, will represent Canada at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics for bobsleigh.Continue...

Lifestyle

Student housing horror stories

When the first drops of water hit my bed, I was getting ready to leave for work. The sound of my housemate’s showering upstairs wasn’t the thrum of white noise it usually was. I squinted at my ceiling, and watched a drop of water fall onto my duvet.Continue...

In an industry gatekept by nepotism and whiteness, I have to seek my own creative catharsis

No matter where I go, I see media reflecting a society that centers on whiteness, no matter how “inclusive” they claim to be.Continue...