News

Dismissed BISC Employee files for disability discrimination, citing depression

Adrian Thomas, the former general manager of catering services at the Bader International Study Centre (BISC), claimed he was terminated because of his mental illness.Continue...

SGPS survey reveals 3 out of 10 graduate students feel they are not thriving

An SGPS survey sent to students last fall and winter has found 3.2 out of 10 graduate students feel they aren’t thriving, want skills managing stress and anxiety and feel isolated by lack of designated campus space.Continue...

Features

How a 1960s Queen’s student utopia fell from grace

Princess Towers—an aging 16-storey apartment building that looms over the Hub—began its life as a student-run utopian commune in the 1960s.

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Meet the students behind mental health conversations on campus

As mental health struggles abound, some students have taken peer support upon themselves.Continue...

Editorials

Low-income students should have the right to pay tuition themselves

Using student loans to pay tuition fees enables students to spend money responsibly. Taking that ability away manifests stereotypes about how low-income students can’t manage their money.Continue...

NHL’s lack of domestic violence policy sets dangerous precedent

The National Hockey League’s (NHL) lack of domestic violence policy sets a poor example for youth and sports fans worldwide.Continue...

Opinions

Roundtable: Cannabis Act has shortcomings

The Cannabis Act has incredible potential to drive both economic and societal progress in Canada. However, the federal government’s current marijuana regulation only benefits privileged members in our society.Continue...

Roundtable: Marijuana is a health issue, not a criminal issue

Legalizing cannabis in Canada is a landmark liberalization that highlights a reformed approach to substance use—one based on principles of prevention, harm reduction and enforcement.Continue...

Arts

Printmaking at the Agnes relives horrors of First World War

Artistic interpretations of the war to end all wars aren’t hard to find.Continue...

Rich Aucoin tours for charity

If biking is good for your health, Rich Aucoin should be a fitness guru by now.Continue...

Sports

Drawing the hard line on banned substances

Spending three hours waiting to have to pee was something Jack* never thought he’d have to do in his life.Continue...

Playoff implications abound for football on Homecoming

Coaches rarely utter the phrase, “Winning is everything.”Continue...

Lifestyle

Queen’s students and alumni share their most memorable Homecomings

Whether it’s running down Aberdeen Street or connecting with past generations of Gaels, Homecoming is an unforgettable experience in the Queen’s community.Continue...

A guide to the perfect movies to watch while legally high

This week comes with many blessings: midterms winding down, friends visiting for Homecoming, and, of course, Canada’s legalization of marijuana.Continue...