News

Court dismisses Student Choice Initiative appeal

The Ontario Court of Appeal unanimously dismissed Ontario’s appeal to bring back the Student Choice Initiative (SCI) on Aug. 4.Continue...

Queen’s releases 2021 Campus Climate snapshot report

On Jun. 29, the Queen’s Campus Climate (QCC) 2021 snapshot report, which details findings from the student experience survey, was publicized to students in an email from Principal Patrick Deane.Continue...

Features

How Eurocentric beauty standards get under the skin

The use of chemicals and potentially toxic makeup to meet societal expectations of beauty isn’t a new phenomenon. From ancient Egyptians who wore toxic eyeliner , to women in the 19th century covering their faces in opium while they slept, beauty products have been compromising health for centuries.Continue...

How Queen's students are celebrating Pride 2021

Amelia Cockerham, ArtSci ’22, is used to spending Pride Month surrounded by other people.Continue...

Editorials

Jagmeet Singh’s Tik Tok campaign should make voters think about the relationship between politicians and social media

New Democratic Party (NDP) leader Jagmeet Singh has gone viral for using Tik Tok videos to outline his political campaign. Although his strategy might be a move in the right direction, this union of politics and entertainment is a reminder of larger social media concerns.Continue...

The Texas government is pushing women down a rabbit hole of shame, isolation, and targeting

Even in the progressive Western world, there are women who are fighting for a chance to survive, let alone thrive.Continue...

Opinions

The Rector is the greatest unused asset at Queen’s

With the 2021 Rector Election coming up in September, students and the university must be aware of how integral the position is.Continue...

Putting your pronouns in your bio is not the revolutionary step you think it is

This pride month, I’ve had the privilege to actively reflect on what I want to advocate for within the LGBTQ2S+ community.Continue...

Arts

Skeleton Park Arts Fest hosts second 'Next Door' exhibition

Skeleton Park Arts Festival (SPAF) is an annual Kingston summer solstice tradition.Continue...

Kingston art thriving in Martello

Queen’s alumni David, ArtSci ’83, and Wendy Dossett, Con-Ed ’87, launched Kingston’s Martello Alley back in 2015.Continue...

Sports

Katie Bruggeling named Head Coach of Queen’s Rowing

On Jun. 22, Athletics and Recreation announced Katie Bruggeling as head coach of Queen’s Rowing. She replaces Rami Massarani.Continue...

Queen’s Professor provides insight into racial abuse following EURO 2020 loss

On July 11, Italy defeated England in a tense penalty shootout to win the UEFA European Football Championship (EURO) 2020.Continue...

Lifestyle

Living honestly, writing authentically: Learning to be truthful with myself

All I did in my first year of university was lie to myself. I didn’t know what I wanted to do socially or academically, but I kept telling myself I did.Continue...

Men of colour paved the path for Harry Styles’ genderless fashion

When I saw Harry Styles on the cover of Vogue wearing a dress, I knew the moment was monumental. His editorial, though striking, was also reminiscent of androgynous looks previously spearheaded by racialized pop culture icons.Continue...