Student drinking habits and Canada’s new guidelines

Even one drink a week could harm your health, the Canadian Center on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) declared on Jan. 17.
February 14, 2023

Something borrowed, something red, yellow, and blue: Discovering Queen’s weddings

‘Be my valentine’, turns into ‘be my bride’ when planning a Queen’s-themed wedding to commemorate your undergraduate relationship.
April 1, 2022

‘Being a Queen’s student, you have so much power’: Queen’s Student Activists, part eight

When Jane Mao, MEd ’23 and ArtSci ‘21, was in the first year of their undergrad, Queen’s students were divided over a racist Halloween party held off-campus. At the time, Mao’s main goal was to avoid dropping out.
March 25, 2022

‘One university, one body, one unity’: Queen’s Student Activists, part seven

When Husna Ghanizada, HealthSci ’23, started at Queen’s, she was already thinking of how to bring justice to this campus.
Nati Pressmann, ArtSci ’25, has a long family history of Jewish activism.
Samara Lijiam, ArtSci ’23, has wanted to be a part of the Social Issues Commission (SIC) since grade 12 before she arrived at Queen’s.
“I’ve been able to find my community here.”
For Fatin Noor, Comm ’23, it was down to Queen’s Commerce and Ivey at Western University. A Google search of Canada’s top business school and a desire to explore an environment different than the one she grew up in is what pushed her to select Queen’s.
Earlier this year, a virtual event hosted by the School of Religion was subject to an attack.
From shuttling victims along the 401 to predators using Snapchat and Instagram to target girls as young as 12, human trafficking is no small problem in Ontario.
In November, the City reported 55 per cent of Kingston’s homeless population were women. Dawn House Women’s Shelter and Spread the Love Boutique want to make sure no one forgets.  
As mental health struggles abound, some students have taken peer support upon themselves.
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.”
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