News

Principal Deane will not reinstate Boyd, third party to review Athletics department

Principal Patrick Deane is sticking by the University’s decision to fire former track coach Steve Boyd, but has acknowledged Boyd’s termination could have been handled better.

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Board of Trustees clarifies its climate change endorsement

Before the Board of Trustees voted on the agenda at its May 8 meeting, Donald Raymond, chair of the Board, addressed the community’s “misinterpretation” of its earlier climate change recommendations.Continue...

Features

Expecting Queen’s alum reflects on role of midwives during pandemic

Doulton Prudil, Comm ’10, is expecting to give birth any day now.Continue...

“I need to leave now”: Queen’s exchange students recount coming home

Hailey Rodgers, Comm ’21, had been back from Cambodia just a few days when her exchange university announced that anyone who had left Thailand in the past 10 days must enter quarantine.Continue...

Editorials

Darts & laurels 2019-20

COVID-19 updates: The majority of Queen’s academic operations transitioned online in March as students were encouraged to head home early for the summer due to public health concerns over novel coronavirus in Ontario.Continue...

News outlets spread information about the coronavirus, not fear

Contrary to popular belief, North American journalism about COVID-19 and its impacts isn’t sensationalism or fearmongering. It shows that reporters are doing their jobs to share information and accountability with the public.Continue...

Arts

Remembering our favourite arts events from Volume 147

From Cirque du Soleil’s stop into the Leon’s Centre over the summer to the annual Froid’Art Festival, to a lowkey night meeting friends to listen to jazz at Musiikki, this year was full of high-quality art.Continue...

The Wilderness connects with fans via livestream

The Wilderness has proven there’s nothing more rock-and-roll than caring for yourself and others.Continue...

Sports

Football’s Cameron Lawson drafted by Montreal Allouettes

Just over a week ago, all of Cameron Lawson’s hard work paid off.Continue...

Ejaz Causer, McKinley Hunt named top varsity athletes at 84th Colour Awards

Thursday night marked the 84th annual Colour Awards, honouring the best varsity athletes throughout the Gaels’ 2019-2020 seasons.Continue...

Lifestyle

Last Words

When I walked into 190 University Avenue on May 1 and saw my name on the office door, I burst into tears.Continue...

Photographing our quarantine

Inspired by the Ryersonian ’s recent photo essay, in which four students were each given a disposable camera and had to document their day, the Lifestyle section sought to do the same at Queen’s. Then, the spread of coronavirus shut down the University and just about everything else.Continue...