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Queen’s cracks down on jacket bars

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science is discouraging students from pursuing jacket bars involving alcohol this year, starting with the “Beers on the Pier” challenge.Continue...

Students and the University need to better protect Lake Ontario

Like it or not, you are Lake Ontario. Our bodies are about 60 per cent water, and the water we drink here in Kingston is from the lake—a lake that we often don’t do an adequate job of preserving.Continue...

Why Spikeball nets the love of Queen’s students

In the warm summer months, it’s practically impossible to visit Breakwater Park without spotting a game—or five—of the latest craze to hit the beach: Spikeball.Continue...

News in Brief: Month of July

Gord Edgar Downie Pier officially opens; Innovation & Wellness Centre to be named Mitchell Hall; AMS Human Resources Director resigns; Police confirm sexual assault investigation in University DistrictContinue...

To the Kingston Pier; I will wait for you

This summer, I plan to take full advantage of the beautiful and peaceful place that has been an essential part of the city I’ve called home for the past three years.

Just kidding – the pier is closed for the summer.Continue...

Talking heads: How do you feel about the Pier being closed?

“It’s closed?” Michael Williams, Msc ‘17.

“I’m neutral” Joobin Sattar, Medicine ‘19.

“It really sucks.” Madeline Legg, ArtSci ‘19.

“Devastated. I don’t know what I...Continue...

Letter to the editor: Civic-minded student swimmers at the pier

The PUC (Public Utilities Commission) dock at King and Beverley has been one of Kingston's favourite summer swimming spots for generations.Continue...