Human Rights Office

Racism alive but subtle at Queen’s

In her first week at Queen’s, Toni Akinwumi was approached by an intoxicated female student who said, “Oh my God, there’s a black chick. Oh my God, that’s crazy. I have no black friends — be
my friend.”Continue...

Queen’s has failed sexual assault survivors

Queen’s administration should be condemned for lacking an official policy for handling sexual assaults on campus.Continue...

Sexual assault at Queen's

Longform feature on the silence surrounding sexual assault at Queen's — and the stories of some who survived it.Continue...

Human Rights Office appoints new roles to meet anti-racism recommendations

To continue the promotion of inclusivity and anti-racism efforts on campus, the Human Rights Office has created two new positions that will provide strategies to promote institutional inclusivity at Queen’s.Continue...

Fighting for control in reporting sexual assault

In March of 2015, one Queen’s student found out that the man she was preparing to go to trial against for sexually assaulting her had been elected to the University Senate, one of Queen’s highest governing bodiesContinue...

Affirmative action taken by Queen's Socialists executive

On Nov. 20, the Queen’s Socialists (QS) will be holding an election to fill three vacant positions on their executive team. However, the requirements for self-nomination have prompted concern from both the AMS and the Queen’s Human Rights Office.Continue...