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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
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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...

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...

Hundreds gather for Black Lives Matter vigil in Skeleton Park

Hundreds gathered in Skeleton Park on Tuesday evening to mourn lives lost to police brutality.

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Rap provides outlet for students on campus

At Queen’s, the rap and hip-hop scene has created a platform for students to discuss their university experience, specifically from the perspective of racialized students.

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Welcoming a new Powerpuff girl to the squad

Growing up, my sister and I established a solid after-school routine: come home, grab our Dunkaroos snack and turn on our television to catch the latest episode of The Powerpuff Girls.Continue...

Racism, Diversity and Inclusion final report brought to Senate

After 12 weeks of intensive consultations and drafting, the Principal’s Implementation Committee on Racism, Diversity and Inclusion (PICRDI) presented its final report to Principal Daniel Woolf on April 10, outlining a potential future for racial inclusion at Queen’s.Continue...

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