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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...

Mature students' second act in education

For many mature students, school days are filled with full-time jobs and mouths to feed at home.Continue...

How a 1960s Queen’s student utopia fell from grace

Princess Towers—an aging 16-storey apartment building that looms over the Hub—began its life as a student-run utopian commune in the 1960s.

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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...

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...

Students fleeing conflict find new home on campus

As a child, Bassam Al Hamidi didn’t drink Coke.Continue...

Canada’s founding father divides Kingston

Anywhere you turn in Kingston, there are ghosts of John A. Macdonald.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...

Legal decision affects USAT update

Ryerson University’s teaching evaluations can no longer affect an instructor’s promotion, tenure or advancement—and it may impact Queen’s.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...

Students face lawsuit during exams

More than ten years ago, Phil Lam won the first ever Golden Cockroach—a discontinued AMS award presented to landlords of the University District’s worst houses.Continue...

The politics of a classroom

For conservative students, entering a university classroom can be like walking a political tightrope.

According to some students at Queen’s,being in a tutorial where their viewpoints are...Continue...

Higher education but lower salaries for adjunct professors

For Andrew Bretz, the high turnover among adjunct professors is a threat to education.Continue...

Truth and Reconciliation at Queen’s, a year later

To commemorate the year following Queen’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) final report, Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe performers will be singing in the Agnes Etherington Atrium on Friday alongside a catered feast.

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Queen’s International Affairs Association saw three high-level terminations for sexual harassment last year

According to several former Queen’s International Affairs Association (QIAA) Core Executives, the club experienced three terminations based on allegations of sexual harassment in 2016-2017.Continue...

Barriers abound for students accessing mental health care on campus

Home to Student Wellness Services, the La Salle building sits at the very bottom of Queen’s campus, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of student life.

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The future of student life spaces at Queen’s

Despite being the home of many student services such as the P&CC, The Brew, Tricolour Outlet and Queen’s Pub, the JDUC has never truly acted as a hub for student life on campus.Continue...

A religious cult makes Kingston its home

In the shadow of a new multi-story student housing development on Princess St., a seemingly-innocuous local restaurant sprung up in the summer of 2016.

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