Frosh

The pragmatic advice I wish I received in first year

I have nothing but nostalgia for first year, but there are certain aspects of being a Queen’s student I wish I had known about. You know, to save time.Continue...

There’s a club for that?

Whether you’re an activist or an astronomer, university is more than lectures and tests.Continue...

Orientation Week in photos

Two FRECS (Engineering frosh leaders) sporting their “EngCut” hairstyles.

Two ArtSci frosh getting messy during Frosh Olympics.

Engineering frosh...Continue...

Existere meets an evolving campus

On Monday and Tuesday, social action theatre troupe Existere kicked off this year’s Frosh Week with six performances for thousands of first-year students in Grant Hall.Continue...

A Sentimental look back at first year

As an incoming second-year student, reminiscing about my first year in residence isn’t too difficult. I can still vividly remember the sound of my peers’ warnings that our Don was making rounds and can picture my neighbour sitting at his desk, guitar in hand, strumming out Stairway to Heaven.Continue...

A bucket list for your first year at Queen’s

The four years you spend at university are the best and the fastest years of your life — so I’m told. There are so many amazing experiences to have in Kingston, in residence and on campus, that...Continue...

Existere doesn’t compare

Existere is a theatrical treasure in Frosh Week that helps incoming students embrace the fears and excitement of coming to university — because if there’s anything High School Musical taught us, it’s that when you’re feeling frustrated and anxious, it’s nothing a little song and dance can’t fix.Continue...

Kingston Hot Spots

One of the best parts of going to school at Queen’s is the town it’s inContinue...

Know your Frosh Weeks

Of course you’re excited for your Orientation Week, but how much do you know about the others?Continue...

Dorm room decorating

When I moved away for university, one of the things I was most excited about was getting to decorate my new dorm room and I chose a bohemian theme involving lots of colours, patterns and elephants for my small single room — a design decision I came to regret fairly quickly as my taste changed.Continue...

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