News

AMS ratifies new Rector Candidate at first assembly of the year

The AMS held its first Assembly of the 2021-22 school year on Sept. 21. The agenda included discussing President Zaid Kasim’s upcoming speech to the Board of Trustees, ratifying a new candidate for Rector, approving budget items for the year, and exploring the possible introduction of policy papers to guide the AMS’s advocacy.Continue...

SWS Advisory Committee initiates monthly meetings with student representatives

In April, Student Wellness Services (SWS) announced that it would form a Student Advisory Committee after student concerns on the service. The Committee is now working on initial projects for the 2021-22 academic year.Continue...

Features

Coming to Canada as a refugee

Since confederation in 1867, more than 17 million individuals have come to Canada seeking opportunities from abroad. These folks came from all walks of life, and many were fleeing persecution.Continue...

The power of the student vote

On Sept. 20, Canadians will be heading to the polls for the second time in two years. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the snap election on Aug. 15.Continue...

Editorials

Gatekeeping in the trans community is baseless and harmful

The internet allows the LGBTQ+ community to connect more easily than ever before—but not all spaces are as safe as they may seem.Continue...

Ontario must take larger strides towards preventing sexual violence on campuses

The Ontario government has announced new regulatory amendments addressing instances of sexual violence at postsecondary institutions in an attempt to protect survivors. Although a commendable action, the amendments are still a far cry from a satisfying solution to the prevalence of sexual violence on campuses.Continue...

Opinions

Queen’s needs to redefine its policy when addressing sexual violence

The sexual violence that occurred over frosh week at Western isn't an isolated incident.Continue...

Who you should vote for this federal election

Students and candidates from the Liberal, Conservative, and New Democratic parties make their case.Continue...

Arts

Augmented reality pop-up is a new take on yesterday’s medicine

Artists Jenn Norton, Emily Pelstring, and 10-year-old Edie Soleil have released an augmented-reality pop-up called After the Witch of Malleghem.Continue...

Kingston WritersFest kicks off this week

The Kingston WritersFest is back this September.Continue...

Sports

Women’s soccer finds homegrown talent in Lauren Varey

The Women’s Soccer Team has recruited a player from its own backyard.Continue...

Checking back in with the Queen’s Esports Association

At a time when most club members might still be getting their bearings with school, members of the Queen’s Esports Association (QEA) are acting like varsity athletes—putting in countless hours of weekly practice and preparation for their upcoming competitive season.

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Lifestyle

Achieving the 'that girl' aesthetic is harder than you think

It’s been exactly one year and one month since I slurped on a bowl of authentic Taiwanese beef noodle soup. One year and one month since I've seen my parents, not through a small black screen, but in person.Continue...

It’s not middle school, I have body hair

As a brown girl, I was blessed with naturally thick, healthy, wavy brown hair. I have the bushy-brow look that’s been in style for the last few years—even though I pluck them every two weeks to make sure I have two eyebrows instead of one.Continue...