Advocacy

Queen’s Tissue and Organ Donor Advocates encourages students to give the gift of life

“People shouldn’t be dying on a waitlist.”Continue...

Queen’s lacks the social advocacy, progress, and morality it prides itself on

I never expected to be involved in social justice and advocacy.Continue...

Queen’s student Jaylyn Watson awarded with Crohn’s and Colitis Canada AbbVie IBD Scholarship

Queen’s student Jaylyn Watson, Nurs’ 22, was awarded the Crohn’s and Colitis Canada AbbVie Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Scholarship.Continue...

Online discussion of social issues should be accompanied by offscreen advocacy

When it comes to societal change, mass media is an important site for representation and advocacy, but it still has limitations. While talking about social issues online is important, these discussions should be accompanied by tangible action.Continue...

Student Superheroes: Advocates for strong identity and mental health

You don’t need to watch every Avengers movie to know that most superheroes keep their identities secret. Though they help save people from everything...Continue...

Our failure to acknowledge different perspectives sets back our progress

When I was in my final year of high school at a diverse school, I remember telling my friends I was planning to accept my offer to Queen’s.Continue...

AMS commissioner elected executive member of Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance

On May 17, Queen’s secured an executive position in the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA).

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Advocacy starts young

One of the first things I saw this morning was a Toronto Star article concerning more First Nations kids taking their lives, and chiefs calling for help to deal with the suicide crisis. In conversation with a friend about it, she said to me “I wish I could help, but as a student I just don’t know how.”Continue...

Library camp-out calls for action

In another life, Amelia Zheng says she would have been a child in need of a literacy program.Continue...

Sexual and Gender Fair promotes diversity

Last night, student-run group Education on Queer Issues Project (EQuIP) held a Sexual and Gender Diversity Resource Fair in Grant Hall, welcoming students and community members of
all identities.Continue...