News

AMS terminates Social Issues Commissioner

The AMS terminated the 2022-23 AMS Social Issues Commissioner (SIC) leading into the Canada Day long weekend.Continue...

Class of ’26 looks forward to first year at Queen’s

In a somewhat post-pandemic world, Queen’s incoming students are set to have a different experience than first-years in the past two years.Continue...

Features

Incoming racialized students face uncertainty about September

When Sam Zhang, graduating CÉGEP student, found out he was accepted to the Commerce program at Queen’s, he was thrilled.Continue...

Exploring the gender-affirming healthcare system in Kingston

Kingston resident Alex Haagarde first began seeking out medical gender transition in early 2021.

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Editorials

Queen’s students deserve paper and digital ballots

11.5 per cent—that’s the proportion of students who decided the fate of near $20 million budget.Continue...

Crime isn’t black and white—reporting shouldn’t be either

Over the past few months, various stories have circulated in the news about violent criminals being released after their sentences despite the potential risk of them reoffending.Continue...

Opinions

Clubs should improve communication to increase first-year engagement

September will be a watershed moment for the Queen’s student experience. After three years of unsettledness, classes and clubs are finally moving back in person.Continue...

Queen’s Clubs aren’t showing true solidarity during Pride

The first time I experienced queer joy was in June of 2019 at a local queer prom.Continue...

Arts

Smokii Sumac talks poetry, identity, and Queen’s Writer’s Residency

Tucked away in Elgin, Ontario, Smokii Sumac spent two weeks at Queen’s Biological Station (QUBS)—the university’s wildlife research centre—in the company of two well-established Canadian authors.Continue...

Kingston’s best places to catch live music

Whether you’re a seasoned Kingston veteran or an incoming first-year student, knowing the top venues to catch live music is key to having a great time in the Limestone City.Continue...

Sports

Looking ahead to sports this fall

This fall, it’s time for students to fill the stands.Continue...

What happens to graduated Gaels?

When athletes graduate from Queen’s, they’re not only leaving Kingston, but also leaving behind an integral part of their identity.Continue...

Lifestyle

What upper-year students wish they knew in first year

After a couple of years at Queen’s, you may look back with regret on your first year, wishing you had known this or that.Continue...

Navigating campus dining with dietary restrictions

This article discusses disordered eating and may be triggering for some readers. The Canadian Mental Health Association Crisis Line can be reached at 1-800-875-6213. Continue...