Features

Mind the confidence gap

The confidence gap is 40 per cent—the difference between the 100 per cent qualifications women feel they need for a job and the 60 per cent men do, according to a Harvard Business Review study.Continue...

The women of Queen’s, as told through their campus paper

The first female Editor in Chief of The Journal took over while World War I raged overseas.Continue...

From a school of one to a campus of 24,000

When Kori Altenpohl walked into CHEM 112 three years ago, she had classmates for the first time.

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A campus history written in war

It was 1919. For the students entering or returning to Queen’s after the Great War, campus wouldn’t be the same.Continue...

Head judicial officer fired after investigating AMS president

After investigating the conduct of AMS President, Miguel Martinez, the Society’s head judicial officer was fired on Tuesday morning.Continue...

The 1978 disappearance of a 27-year-old Queen’s lab technician goes unsolved

Forty years ago, Christine Ziomkiewicz vanished without a trace. She was last seen on June 23, 1978. The following decades revealed little of the 27-year-old Queen’s lab technician’s disappearance...Continue...

Mature students' second act in education

For many mature students, school days are filled with full-time jobs and mouths to feed at home.Continue...

How a 1960s Queen’s student utopia fell from grace

Princess Towers—an aging 16-storey apartment building that looms over the Hub—began its life as a student-run utopian commune in the 1960s.

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Meet the students behind mental health conversations on campus

As mental health struggles abound, some students have taken peer support upon themselves.Continue...

As citywide opioid busts increase, campus prepares

Maybe it would all have been different if Emily* hadn’t fallen that day.Continue...

Invisible disabilities slip through the cracks

When Kaitlyn MacDonald entered Landmark Cinemas in Kingston this summer, she started to cry.Continue...

Students fleeing conflict find new home on campus

As a child, Bassam Al Hamidi didn’t drink Coke.Continue...

Canada’s founding father divides Kingston

Anywhere you turn in Kingston, there are ghosts of John A. Macdonald.Continue...

How Everett A. Collins’ portrait was removed from Richardson Hall

In his 1952 eulogy, former Queen’s trustee Everett A. Collins—who supported quotas on Jewish students—was called a friend to “strangers in a strange land.”Continue...

Legal decision affects USAT update

Ryerson University’s teaching evaluations can no longer affect an instructor’s promotion, tenure or advancement—and it may impact Queen’s.Continue...

The unclear rules of student-TA relationships

As students and teaching assistants (TAs) return to classes, some will bond over more than their lessons. As of Fall 2017, the University employed 1,850 TAs in a wide range of departments, class sizes, and duties. But intimate relationships between some students and TAs might often be overlooked.Continue...

Students face lawsuit during exams

More than ten years ago, Phil Lam won the first ever Golden Cockroach—a discontinued AMS award presented to landlords of the University District’s worst houses.Continue...

The politics of a classroom

For conservative students, entering a university classroom can be like walking a political tightrope.

According to some students at Queen’s,being in a tutorial where their viewpoints are...Continue...

Higher education but lower salaries for adjunct professors

For Andrew Bretz, the high turnover among adjunct professors is a threat to education.Continue...

Truth and Reconciliation at Queen’s, a year later

To commemorate the year following Queen’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) final report, Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe performers will be singing in the Agnes Etherington Atrium on Friday alongside a catered feast.

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