News

As Kingston goes yellow, all COVID-19 cases at Queen’s resolved

The University has reported all cases of COVID-19 are resolved in the Queen’s community as of Wednesday afternoon.
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Some international students at Queen’s face a winter break away from home

As the semester wraps up, many students are making plans to safely travel home for the holidays. For international students, staying in Kingston isn’t a decision that’s easily made.Continue...

Features

Being a sugar baby at Queen’s

For Kate*, sugar babying —engaging in a kind of dating where one partner financially supports the other—started as a way of earning some additional income.Continue...

‘When we think of Indigenous peoples, we think of the past’: Students and educators confront the lack of Indigenous education in school systems

“When we think of Indigenous peoples, we think of the past,” said Anne Godlewska, professor in Geography and Planning. “But there’s been a sustained process of assimilation which has not stopped.”Continue...

Editorials

As we integrate more with technology, unplugging is no longer the solution

Even before the pandemic, smartphones and laptops were attached to us by the hip. Over the past few months, this invasion of technology into our lives has only been exacerbated as we work from home or connect with loved ones online. We’re now constantly plugged into our devices—but is that really such a bad thing?Continue...

Arts students deserve more credit

Despite the creativity and perseverance necessary to pursue a degree and career in the arts, Arts students are consistently labelled as less motivated, less driven, and less realistic than their STEM counterparts.Continue...

Opinions

Consumers cannot be blamed for unethical consumption

While leading a clean lifestyle has always been important, it’s now become a popular trend. Unfortunately, not everyone has the means to participate.

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The downward trend in student engagement matters

Student engagement has been trending downward for the last 10 years.

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Arts

The Journal talks to an animator on Pixar’s 'Soul'

Inspired by her late grandfather, Emilie Goulet wanted to be an animator since early childhood, which makes her work on Pixar’s Soul , a film that explores themes of celebrating life and embracing death, feel like a culmination of the ambitions he nurtured in her.Continue...

The Blue Stones release new EP ‘Live on Display’

To make up for all the cancelled concerts this year, The Blue Stones have captured the atmosphere of live music on their new EP, featuring performances of their singles at Smash Salvage, an antique store in Hamilton.Continue...

Sports

A history of Queen’s Football: a new sport for a new school

When today’s students zip through Mackintosh-Corry Hall between lectures for a reprieve from the winter wind, few, if any, are aware they’re standing on hallowed ground.Continue...

Semester Review: How are athletes coping with their pandemic regimens?

There’s little doubt that being prevented from playing your sport of choice—especially at the varsity level—is a bit of a drag.Continue...

Lifestyle

Staff Picks: Best holiday song

The snow has arrived in Kingston, and with it comes end-of-semester assignments and exams. But we should keep our chins up: the winter break is right around the corner.Continue...

Three safe ways to be social during winter break

This winter break, I’ll be spending my holiday apart from my friends—but that doesn’t mean we won’t still hang out.Continue...