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From a castle to Kingston

Aaron Tang’s favourite part of spending first-year at Herstmonceux Castle was weekend trips to Amsterdam and Paris.Continue...

Hope dims for off-campus blue lights

Stationing blue lights around campus has made them ideal for accessing emergency services — but there are currently no lights off-campus.Continue...

New mayor brings fresh start

As Kingston’s new mayor has familiarized with his role, town-gown relations have become a pressing issue.Continue...

Lack of space limits progress

Despite a Queen’s-wide focus on mental health, the University’s counselling services still lack the infrastructure they need.Continue...

Revising exam study strategies

Many students focus on rote memorization and cramming to prepare for exams — but these strategies are rarely the most helpful, according to education professor John Kirby.Continue...

Unions and admin adopt adversarial approach

As Queen’s faces a $456 million pension solvency deficit, many full-time jobs at the University have been reduced to part-time positions, according to the president of the local Canadian Union for Public Employees (CUPE).Continue...

Queen’s cracks down on jacket bars

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science is discouraging students from pursuing jacket bars involving alcohol this year, starting with the “Beers on the Pier” challenge.Continue...

Underground meets tough competition

The Underground has made strides to improve, but students aren’t seeing it, according to AMS Vice-President of Operations Justin Reekie.Continue...

Barriers to abortion persist

After finding out she was pregnant, a Queen’s student decided to terminate her pregnancy — but waited over a month for an abortion appointment.Continue...

Aberdeen to be cleared

A police camera is currently installed on the corner of Aberdeen and William Streets, ready to be activated for
Homecoming weekend.Continue...

No experience required for the AMS

When Maggie Fisher applied to work at Common Ground in first year, she had no previous experience in the food industry.Continue...

Sexual assault at Queen's

Longform feature on the silence surrounding sexual assault at Queen's — and the stories of some who survived it.Continue...

Student publications forge on without AMS opt-out fees

Last October, Ultraviolet Magazine ’s $0.50 opt-out student fee proposal was rejected in the AMS fall referendum.Continue...

Navigate the network

About 80 per cent of the jobs found today are found through networking, according to Queen’s Career Services.Continue...

Lecture halls prepare for a face-lift

An instructor stands at the front of an auditorium, lecturing to dozens or hundreds of students. This is the basis of many university courses — but it can be ineffective.Continue...

Queen’s grads head to college

In 2012, Justin Andrews decided that university and law school weren’t for him.Continue...

Residence price tag too high for some

In her first year at Queen’s, Elysha Roeper found herself staring down a bill for over $10,000 — to be paid immediately. She decided the residence experience wasn’t worth the price.Continue...

Queen’s at war

Two-and-a-half years after Arthur Thorne Darby left Queen’s, a German artillery shell exploded next to him, driving shrapnel into his chest and hip.Continue...

The true cost of an unpaid internship

Queen’s summer student internships are all paid positions — but many outside employers aren’t as generous.Continue...

Gender discourse sparks tension

Before the alleged assault of a student, Janice Fiamengo’s anti-feminist talk and a poster campaign against a Queen’s professor, Mohammed Albaghdadi had no idea his new club would be so divisive.Continue...

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