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Protests spark righteous anger

Last Friday, members of the First Nations, activists, environmentalists and many others held peaceful demonstrations across Canada. The Idle No More movement has swept up the nation, causing an awakening over important issues that can’t be ignored.Continue...

A 'subdued' history of activism

The heart of campus saw students protest yesterday in response to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the Gaza strip.Continue...

Art and climate intersects at museums around the world

Art museums across the world have been the setting for the latest climate protests as activists have taken throwing everything from soup to mashed potatoes on famous paintings.Continue...

At present, we doth protest in vain, methinks

During my four years on Queen’s campus, I’ve seen my fair share of protests. I used to disapprove of them, especially protests against certain lecturers or guest speakers. I believed there’s more value in asking a question—challenging an opponent directly—than picketing their appearance.Continue...

We need protections from the ‘freedom convoy’ in Ottawa that don’t involve the police

Canada is failing when it comes to protecting citizens and holding perpetrators accountable without police involvement. The continuing violence and hatred from those participating in the “freedom convoy” protests outside Parliament Hill is a prime example of our country’s glaring shortcomings.Continue...

Talking Heads: Why are you walking out for Wet’suwet’en?

“The reason why I’m here today is to stand in solidarity with some of our Indigenous peers here on campus, and the ongoing efforts towards reconciliation within Canada.” Auston Pierce, ArtSci ‘20 Continue...

More than a hundred gather at Kingston train tracks to protest Coastal GasLink pipeline

More than one hundred of protesters gathered at the train tracks outside of Kingston’s VIA Rail station on Sunday to protest the Coastal GasLink natural gas pipeline that is set to run through Wet’suwet’en territory in B.C.

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Two men arrested near campus after causing disturbance, insulting women

A dramatic scene unfolded Thursday afternoon as two men wearing offensive signs were arrested on the corner of University Ave. and Earl St. for making anti-women statements to students passing by.Continue...

Rignam Wangkhang believes Hong Kong needs help

Tsering Dorjee Wangkhang was one of the first two Tibetans to immigrate to Canada.Continue...

“Tear gas and rubber bullets”: Queen’s student caught in Hong Kong campus protests

What was meant to be an opportunity to learn Mandarin abroad was cut short when Kelsey—a Queen’s student whose name has been changed to protect her identity—found herself entrenched in Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests.

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