Investigations

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...

STI rates rising, but sex-ed adrift

Most first-year students in residence know they can get condoms for free or cheap from their Dons or the Sexual Health Resource Centre (SHRC) on campus.

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Mind the confidence gap

The confidence gap is 40 per cent—the difference between the 100 per cent qualifications women feel they need for a job and the 60 per cent men do, according to a Harvard Business Review study.Continue...

From a school of one to a campus of 24,000

When Kori Altenpohl walked into CHEM 112 three years ago, she had classmates for the first time.

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Head judicial officer fired after investigating AMS president

After investigating the conduct of AMS President, Miguel Martinez, the Society’s head judicial officer was fired on Tuesday morning.Continue...

The 1978 disappearance of a 27-year-old Queen’s lab technician goes unsolved

Forty years ago, Christine Ziomkiewicz vanished without a trace. She was last seen on June 23, 1978. The following decades revealed little of the 27-year-old Queen’s lab technician’s disappearance...Continue...

As citywide opioid busts increase, campus prepares

Maybe it would all have been different if Emily* hadn’t fallen that day.Continue...

Invisible disabilities slip through the cracks

When Kaitlyn MacDonald entered Landmark Cinemas in Kingston this summer, she started to cry.Continue...

The unclear rules of student-TA relationships

As students and teaching assistants (TAs) return to classes, some will bond over more than their lessons. As of Fall 2017, the University employed 1,850 TAs in a wide range of departments, class sizes, and duties. But intimate relationships between some students and TAs might often be overlooked.Continue...