BIPOC

How Eurocentric beauty standards get under the skin

The use of chemicals and potentially toxic makeup to meet societal expectations of beauty isn’t a new phenomenon.Continue...

Queen’s hires BIPOC Equity Ambassadors for undergraduate admissions period

Five BIPOC Equity Ambassadors have been hired to help connect with prospective undergraduate students about their lived experiences at Queen’s.Continue...

You should believe the lived experiences of BIPOC as soon as you hear them

Any claim requires some sort of evidence to back it up. When it comes to racism on campus, the lived experiences of BIPOC students should be evidence enough. Yet these experiences are completely devalued at Queen’s and viewed in a way that’s inherently white supremacist.Continue...

‘A safe haven’: The impact of Stolen by Smith, as told by QTBIPOC students and faculty

On July 3, the Stolen by Smith Instagram account launched.Continue...

Queen’s must do more for its BIPOC students than lip-service politics

In 1849, Robert Sutherland was the first Black Canadian student at Queen's.Continue...

Queen’s new anti-racism initiatives are reactive, not proactive

Queen’s committed to three anti-racism initiatives on June 10 in response to student calls to action. This response, The Journal Editorial Board feels, is only a reaction to pressure from students, rather than a proactive measure that should’ve come years earlier.Continue...

Finding a safe space in a white and straight place

This piece uses “Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC)” to refer to the experiences of racialized students. We acknowledge this term is not universal. Continue...