Activism

Shameless Promenade flaunts name change

The fourth annual Kingston SlutWalk celebrated its birthday with a name change — to the Shameless Promenade.Continue...

Unifying the Indigenous and non-Indigenous

With this year’s Aboriginal Awareness Week, Queen’s Native Student Association (QNSA) sought to draw in more Indigenous students by involving
non-Indigenous ones.Continue...

Protestors gather against “anti-terrorism” bill

City Councillor Jeff McLaren hopes to use the momentum of a series of anti-Bill C-51 protests to encourage Kingston to officially take a stance against the bill.Continue...

QPID camps out to raise money for youth shelter

The spring weather couldn’t have come at a more convenient time for students participating in the nationwide 5 Days for Homelessness campaign this year.Continue...

Best Buddies spreads the word to stop a slur

More than 150 Queen’s students have pledged not to use the r-word, thanks to Best Buddies’ “Spread the Word to End the R-Word” campaign.Continue...

AuthenticallyU smashes eating disorder stigma

The first Eating Disorder Awareness Week (EDAW), hosted by AuthenticallyU, started with personal stories and will go out with a smash hit.Continue...

Nog hosts shave-off

In the midst of karaoke on Thursday night, two men held a shave-off at Tir Na Nog in order to raise awareness for head and neck cancer treatment.Continue...

Campaign goes inward

The Women’s Worth Week Committee ran a photo campaign this week on campus in anticipation of its annual initiative, asking students what makes them “distinctly beautiful”.Continue...

Speech Wall resurrected

Queen’s Students for Liberty (QSL) erected another Free Speech Wall on Monday, despite a severe backlash from the AMS and the University that lead to its removal last April.Continue...

Idle No More gains local following

Idle No More, the protest movement that’s been gaining ground both nationally and internationally since it began in December, will hit Queen’s this afternoon.Continue...

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