diversity

Address campus racism at the root

Diversifying Queen’s population and academic curriculum are critical to ensuring that unintentional discrimination and racism don’t persist on campus.Continue...

Commentary: lack of diversity manifests on stage and behind the scenes in Queen’s theatre

Dhanish Chinniah, director of 2019’s Fun Home , was the second visible minority to direct a Queen’s Musical Theatre production since 2012.Continue...

It’s time to start decolonizing methods of mental wellness

Mental wellness isn’t a one-method-fits-all system—especially for people of colour (POC).Continue...

Oscars 2020: Parasite, Jojo Rabbit, and more

After a few years of controversy over the lack of diversity in nominees and award-winners, the 2020 Oscars saw audiences reasonably content with this year’s results.Continue...

Diversity in Canadian media should start on campuses

Student newspapers are the training grounds for the next generation of journalists—and the starting points for much-needed newsroom diversification.Continue...

Strength in numbers is clear for Queen’s female politicians

Jessica Dahanayake (Sci ’20), AMS vice-president (Operations), sometimes second-guesses herself in her role as part of the Society’s executive. The student politician says these doubts are intertwined with concerns about how she is perceived as a woman in a political position.

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Patrick Deane talks diversity and social equity at forum

At Principal Patrick Deane’s first open forum of the semester on Tuesday, he answered questions about diversity and student equity groups.Continue...

Netflix should be held accountable for ingenuine commitments to diverse TV

With evidence showing diversity attracts bigger audiences and greater profit, it’s unsurprising TV has recently been overwhelmed with voices that have traditionally been silenced. It’s also no surprise that, in recent months, Netflix—the streaming giant and production company—has advertised itself as a platform for diverse storytelling.Continue...

At first Trustees meeting, principal pledges to restructure office for accessibility

The Board of Trustees gathered for its first meeting of the 2019-20 academic year on Sept. 27—marking Principal Patrick Deane’s first official appearance in front of the Board since he assumed his office on July 1.Continue...

Lizzo’s possible Grammy nomination is a win for music industry diversity

Lizzo’s hit empowering song “Truth Hurts” is poised to be nominated for the 2020 Grammys—two years after its initial release.Continue...

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