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Kathleen Ryan Hall: ‘the paths of which we have come’

It was the opening ceremony of Kathleen Ryan Hall on May 14, 1982. Principal Ronald Watts stood onstage in the old Medical Quadrangle behind Summerhill while a string quartet performed. The speeches, music, and light wind of that afternoon are captured on one cassette tape, kept carefully in the building its audio commemorates.Continue...

Making music accessible to all

A man walks into Joe’s MILL and asks to borrow an instrument.Continue...

Meet the lawyer who’s defending students against Kingston landlords

In a small office on Bagot St., John Done works into the evening. On the wall is a child’s crayon drawing of a house in the sunshine. He’s taken the case of a young boy who’s been suspended from school twice this year. The boy's mother says his behaviour arises naturally from his disability—but the school board disagrees.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...

Strength in numbers is clear for Queen’s female politicians

Jessica Dahanayake (Sci ’20), AMS vice-president (Operations), sometimes second-guesses herself in her role as part of the Society’s executive. The student politician says these doubts are intertwined with concerns about how she is perceived as a woman in a political position.

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Navigating the orgasm gap

Abby Duncan, ArtSci ‘22, is fed up with the casual sex she’s had at Queen’s. From inattentive partners to poor communication, the second-year student has had her fair share of disappointing encounters.Continue...