Features

New kid in the narcotics neighborhood?

Contrary to police statistics, local bar and security staff claim an increase in use of MDMA in Queen’s nightlife.Continue...

Queen's still in the red

University ran a $14.7 million dollar deficit in the 2009-10 fiscal year.Continue...

The currency of a Queen’s grade

The Journal looks at how a Queen’s mark matches up to other Canadian Universities.Continue...

Queen’s absent from world rankings

University administration decided not to participate in Times Higher Education’s top 200 because of concerns over the the survey’s new research methods.Continue...

Talking about communication

Students, faculty and administration discuss the topic of teachers with English as a second language.Continue...

Shock therapy: Not like the movies

Head of Queen’s psychiatry says Queen’s faculty members administer Electroconvulsive Therapy on a regular basis to over 10 patients at local healthcare facility.Continue...

Council candidates weigh in

The Journal talks to candidates in surrounding districts about Queen’s, Town-Gown relations and student issues.Continue...

Prescription drugs used unprescribed?

Psychology department head says effects of ADHD treatment drugs like Adderall aren’t soley beneficial.Continue...

Teaching fellowships in the ring

Cost effectiveness and experience for future professors make Teaching
Fellows an attractive alternative.Continue...

Many faces in mayoral race

Mayoral candidates talk to the Journal’s Jake Edmiston about Kingston, Fauxcoming and Town-Gown relationsContinue...

Classrooms full of H’art

Students with intellectual disabilities from the H’art School bring enthusiasm and a love of learning to Queen’s.Continue...

Rules of engagement

Campuses of decades past may have had an aura of activism, but dean says students are as involved as ever.Continue...

Weekend events under debate

Second Fauxcoming will decide fate of Queen’s defunct tradition.Continue...

Heritage or hundreds of thousands?

City council committee wants Queen’s spend over $300,000 to restore 1920s chimney and windows on new arts centre.Continue...

Two months, two bikes and five provinces

Environmental studies student Mike McHugh hit a railroad track and flipped over his handlebars on the first day of a two-month cross-Canada bike tour.Continue...

Douglas yarn unravels

Blueprints from 1916 show construction of Douglas Library was true to Toronto architects’ original plans.Continue...

Where do all the stolen bikes go?

Police say they’re anticipating a surge in stolen bikes reports in the coming weeks. Kingston Police crime analyst Jason Key said the repopulated Queen’s campus is an attractive destination for bike thieves.Continue...

Queen's gets up to speed

Checking back every day during September to see if a spot finally opened in that course you’ve been trying to get into is a reality with the current administrative system, QCARD.
Luckily, there's a $33.5 million University investment being launched this year to remedy that problem and others caused by Queen's 30 year old mainframe.Continue...

Martin receives honorary degree

Many academics worry the tradition of awarding honorary degrees has become warped in recent years. But according to administration, Queen’s has safe guards to maintain the tradition’s credibility.Continue...

The cost to volunteer abroad

When Seetha Ramanathan got off the plane in Quito, she was under strict instructions. She was given the name of a government-regulated taxi company that would take her straight to her placement. A driver was waiting with her name on a sign.Continue...

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