News

SVPR and SACK talk preventing gender-based violence on campus

Following the AMS Walkout to stand against sexual assault and violence, Nadia Mahdi, ArtSci ’21 and Community Outreach Coordinator for Sexual Assault Center Kingston (SACK), and Barbara Lotan, Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Coordinator (SVPR), spoke to The Journal on support and resources offered at Queen’s.Continue...

Queen’s professors win Ideas Worth Teaching Award

Two Queen’s educators have won an Ideas Worth Teaching award for a business course that teaches students how to integrate traditional Indigenous ways of knowing with modern business practices in the workplace.Continue...

Features

The death of the paper textbook

Textbooks have always been an expensive requirement of attending university, but prices have risen considerably in recent decades.Continue...

The second first-years

The return to campus is one sign the pandemic may be coming to an end. However, the return to in-person learning hasn’t been easy for everyone. Beginning the semester without having a traditional first year has made the transition back to in-person learning challenging for some second-year students.Continue...

Editorials

Canada’s prison system needs to provide more rehabilitation options for drug addiction

Canada’s prison system provides too few resources or programs for people suffering from drug addiction—all it does is make the situation worse.Continue...

True workforce inclusivity must look beyond economics

The current pandemic labour shortage is causing Canadian employers to shift their attention to the greater than 600,000 Canadians with disabilities who have both the capability and desire to work. But inclusivity demands more than simply filling holes within the economy.Continue...

Opinions

The AMS Walkout was nothing but performative activism

On Sept. 27, we donned our raincoats and made our way to Summerhill to participate in a student-led walkout to show solidarity with survivors of sexual assault. With activism and advocacy being a large part of both our lives, it was only natural we would both attend.

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Queen’s must end its contract with Coca-Cola

On Sept. 21, the AMS Assembly officially motioned to “publicly oppose the Cold Beverage & Vending Supply Agreement that Queen’s University has with Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada Company.”Continue...

Arts

‘The Corrections’ is a cautionary tale worth revisiting

In the 20 years since its release, The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen has garnered a reputation as a modern literary classic—and with time, its warnings not to take those we love for granted have become more relevant than ever.Continue...

Local artist collective launches collaborative community

Forworld Studios, a newly founded artist collective, includes six artists from the Kingston community: Francisco (Fran) Corbett, William Carroll, Hayden Frasso, 4CiD R4BBiT (Browz), Michaela Zinsmeister, and Constance Intounas.Continue...

Sports

Queen’s Hall-of-famer Sheridon Baptiste speaks to ‘The Journal’ about his talk, “Let’s do our part, one kind act at a time”

Sheridon Baptiste, ArtSci ’89, is no stranger to being an athlete—and an exceptional one at that.Continue...

‘Gaels Tackle Hunger Food Drive’ initiative raises 1,126 pounds of food

On Sunday Oct. 3, the Queen’s Football team was stationed at the front entrance of Metro on Barrie Street collecting non-perishables for their annual initiative, the ‘Gaels Tackle Hunger Food Drive.’Continue...

Lifestyle

How to take control of your finances

With minimal education about financial literacy in high schools and universities, many students don't know where to begin when learning to navigate their finances as young adults. I’ve assembled a few tips to get you started on managing your finances responsibly and learning about financial literacy.Continue...

The Emma Chamberlain appeal

Watching Emma Chamberlain’s YouTube videos feels like being on FaceTime with your best friend.Continue...