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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...

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...

Own up to society's racist basis

Racism exists at Queen’s. Don’t think it’s an issue? That’s because you haven’t heard about it.Continue...

Queen’s Baja team in top five

The Queen’s Baja racing team ended their 2011 season with a fifth place finish at a weekend in Peoria, Ill. last month. It’s the best result the Queen’s team has seen since a gold medal in 2008.Continue...

Tara Henley’s comments about the CBC exemplify how not to criticize journalism

To maintain the integrity and accountability of Canadian journalism, criticism of media outlets is a must. Tara Henley’s accusations towards the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), however, are proof that not all criticism is productive.Continue...

Representation is crucial for feeling comfortable in your own skin, especially at predominantly white institutions

My first day on campus, I put on my headphones and turned on Google Maps.Continue...

The realities of being a young woman of colour in politics

I never understood why women of colour are so underrepresented in Canadian politics.Continue...

Sexual liberation while racialized

Sexual liberation has always been core to the feminist movement. In North America, for a long time, that has looked like sexual liberation for white women and white women only, which is a subject being increasingly explored as academics of colour are given overdue space in the field of sexology.Continue...

Feeling beautiful in white-dominated spaces

I came out of high school dripping with confidence. I was secure in the body I had, proud of my features—moments of insecurity were present but bearable.Continue...

The complexities of race and motherhood scorch the screen in Little Fires Everywhere

I binged all eight episodes of Little Fires Everywhere in two days and marveled at the intelligence and artistry of the show for weeks after.Continue...

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