Featurettes

‘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.Continue...

‘I want to be the friend that they can rely on’: Queen’s Student Activists, part six

Nati Pressmann, ArtSci ’25, has a long family history of Jewish activism.Continue...

‘There are going to be people taking the torch after me’: Queen’s Student Activists, part four

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.Continue...

‘Don’t be afraid to make a fuss’: Queen’s Student Activists, part three

“I’ve been able to find my community here.”Continue...

‘Existence is resistance’: Queen’s Student Activists, part two

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.Continue...

Understanding the sociological aspects of—and preventing—racist and misogynistic Zoom bombings

Earlier this year, a virtual event hosted by the School of Religion was subject to an attack. Continue...

Kingston police combat human trafficking increase with education

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.Continue...

More than a consignment dress boutique

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.

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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...

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...