Academics

Left out on writing?

An article published in the Journal on March 25 considered the status of student writing at Queen’s, as well as the impending preliminary report from the Academic Planning Task Force on April 28.Continue...

Wiki-, wiki-, what?

The so-called “Wikipedians” of Imperial College hope to turn Wikipedia into an official research tool, in acknowledgement of its enormous popularity among students.Continue...

Factoring in your GPA

Any students still enrolled at Queen’s as of May 1, 2011 will see some changes on their academic transcript.Continue...

Put yourself in creative spaces

Kingston and Queen’s’ artistic offerings are not what usually meet the eye of typical students, but the community’s vibrancy is impossible to ignore once you become involved.Continue...

EngSoc conferences help students to further engage in learning

With nine conferences, the Engineering Society (EngSoc) provides students with a wide range of opportunities to network, engage with concepts, and apply knowledge.Continue...

Queen's reputation needs maintenance, not complacency

The now infamous course “Taylor Swift’s Literary Legacy” is running this semester through the Queen’s English department.Continue...

Asking for help shows strength, not weakness

Many university students seem to believe that asking for help is a sign of weakness. However, recognizing when you need support and having the courage to seek it out is actually a sign of strength and academic engagement.Continue...

Uprooting ‘hustle culture’ and its toxic byproducts

I attended a competitive high school where I took AP classes, made honour roll every year, and graduated with awards—but competition wasn’t limited to academic achievement.Continue...

Academic culture is driving students to cheat

Academic misconduct is a direct product of academic culture. Only in changing that culture can we address cheating and plagiarism.Continue...

Anonymous submissions are the key to academic fairness

Queen’s University should implement the anonymous submission of assignments.

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