racism

Bye bye Miss America lies

In a supposedly progressive era, Western society is harbouring a dirty little secret — we’re not as multicultural and accepting as we pretend to be.Continue...

Issue 9: Darts & Laurels

Issue 9: Darts & LaurelsContinue...

Dismantling the culture of silence: Mental health and race

In November 2012, the Principal’s Commission on Mental Health released its final report with 116 recommendations for a mental health strategy at Queen’s. Of these recommendations, only a small portion (section 3.7: Vulnerable populations) address those who are socially marginalized and have greater experiences of stress.Continue...

‘Stolen by Smith’ Instagram account details systemic violence at Queen’s business school

QTBIPOC students are opening up about their experiences of systemic violence at Smith School of Business through a student-run Instagram account called Stolen by Smith.Continue...

Finding a safe space in a white and straight place

This piece uses “Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC)” to refer to the experiences of racialized students. We acknowledge this term is not universal. Continue...

Racism over coronavirus outbreak is senseless

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has a lot of people scared and looking for someone to blame.Continue...

Coronavirus doesn't justify racist aggression

The conversation around coronavirus is intimidating, but by standing in solidarity with Chinese students at Queen’s, we can combat the effects of the virus more effectively.Continue...

Our failure to acknowledge different perspectives sets back our progress

When I was in my final year of high school at a diverse school, I remember telling my friends I was planning to accept my offer to Queen’s.Continue...

Why we’re done complaining

I’m still angry after 19 years on Earth.Continue...

Post-themed party, racial insensitivity is alive and well on campus

To start the decade, news of the novel coronavirus made headlines, spreading panic and fear faster than the virus itself has spread.Continue...

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