coronavirus

A century after Spanish Flu, Queen's grapples with a new pandemic

On March 16, when Principal Patrick Deane ordered undergraduate classes suspended, it was the first time in more than 100 years Queen’s ceased academic operations because of a public health crisis, and only the second time in the University’s history.

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What COVID-19 can teach us about the climate crisis

The world is in the midst of what could become the deadliest global pandemic in living memory.Continue...

News outlets spread information about the coronavirus, not fear

Contrary to popular belief, North American journalism about COVID-19 and its impacts isn’t sensationalism or fearmongering. It shows that reporters are doing their jobs to share information and accountability with the public.Continue...

Stop the narrative that the COVID-19 pandemic is benefiting the environment

Perpetuating the false narrative that the coronavirus pandemic is saving the environment is one of countless examples where misinformation is shared across the Internet because it makes readers feel good—without fact-checking.Continue...

COVID-19 forces cancellation of end-of-year gallery

After a year of hard work, excitement, and preparation, Queen’s Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA) majors have had to cancel their much-anticipated final art show.Continue...

Local journalism shows its value during COVID-19 pandemic

The value of local journalism during the COVID-19 pandemic is its ability to pursue stories of human kindness.Continue...

Queen's Players decide to cancel winter show

Queen’s Players’ winter sketch comedy show, The Tonight Showhemian Rhapsody: An Evenin’ wif the Big Fab Woolf, was set to open this Wednesday, March 18.Continue...

Social distancing, but make it artsy

Last Friday, Queen’s halted classes and transitioned to online courses to minimize the spread of Coronavirus. With students returning home and social distancing recommendations in effect, campus arts events are in peril.Continue...

COVID-19 updates: Fourth case confirmed in Kingston

Faculty of Arts and Science cancels in-person classes for the remainder of the term; SGPS rep raises concerns over School of Graduate Studies preparation.Continue...

Racism over coronavirus outbreak is senseless

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has a lot of people scared and looking for someone to blame.Continue...

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