Investigations

The relationship between climate change and human health

Eight years ago, Dr. Anna Gunz, a pediatric intensivist in London, saw her first patient who was impacted by climate change.Continue...

Sexual health, Kingston, and Queen’s

According to experts at Queen’s, sexual health is an individualized process that goes beyond STIs and is something students should care about.Continue...

‘I imagine we die in the same way we live’: Investigating deathcare in Kingston

Aileen Stewart, a deathcare guide in Kingston, told The Journal she got into the business of deathcare through her daughter, who was training to be a midwife at the time.Continue...

Transforming Indigenous healthcare, one person at a time

This article discusses anti-Indigenous racism and the atrocities committed in Residential Schools and may be triggering for some readers. Continue...

A critical look into Queen’s dining

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, communities have pushed local food sourcing and systems in anticipation for any affairs that may cause another food shortage.Continue...

Queen’s reputation, on the classroom level

Queen’s prides itself on being one of the top research universities in Canada, founded on Oct. 16 1841 and predating confederationContinue...

Kingston needs more family doctors, but where are they?

In the late winter of 2007, Blair Frost made his way from his small coastal hometown of Yarmouth, N.S., to Kingston.Continue...

Incoming racialized students face uncertainty about September

When Sam Zhang, graduating CÉGEP student, found out he was accepted to the Commerce program at Queen’s, he was thrilled.Continue...

Exploring the gender-affirming healthcare system in Kingston

Kingston resident Alex Haagaard first began seeking out medical gender transition in early 2021.

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How Eurocentric beauty standards get under the skin

The use of chemicals and potentially toxic makeup to meet societal expectations of beauty isn’t a new phenomenon.Continue...

Calls for sexual assault centre on campus unanswered for more than thirty years

In 1989, a report called for Queen’s to implement a sexual assault centre on campus. The same recommendation was suggested in 2015. In 2020, it still hasn’t happened.Continue...

"I want help": Queen's student athletes call for more support

Student-athletes are immensely privileged—they have access to cutting-edge training equipment and techniques, advanced sports medicine, tutors, and alumni networks. But while the ‘student’ and the ‘athlete’ are accounted for, the person can often be forgotten.Continue...

The alumni with power in Canada's fossil fuel industry

Queen’s has at least 11 alumni above the senior vice-president level at eight of Canada’s 10 largest fossil fuel companies, a The Journal inquriy has found.Continue...

After a decade, Principal Woolf prepares to depart

Every year, the principal of Queen’s University loses 1,800 sugar cookies to Stauffer Library.Continue...

Inside Queen's unpublished foreign investments

When Queen’s passed a new responsible investment policy in 2017, it promised to publish its complete holdings across all portfolios. In the following two years, it didn’t.Continue...

Realizing the duty to acknowledge

Queen’s was established 58 years after the British Crown acquired present-day Kingston. But that happened centuries after it was first inhabited.

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How climate change will shape Kingston

In 2050, Kingston moves to Ohio.Continue...

The curtain on animal research at Queen’s lifts an inch

If Air Canada wasn’t going to fly the monkeys, Queen’s would find another way.Continue...

Following OSAP changes, international student tuition could rise

The Province’s recent changes to OSAP are costing Ontario universities a collective $360 million—and international students may help cover the difference.Continue...

Altruism meets voluntourism

For many university students, a trip spent mixing volunteer work with tourism in the developing world is a rite of passage.Continue...

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