racism

New AMS committee to tackle institutional racism head-on

“If you look at the reports that have been produced throughout the years, there’s definitely work to be done,” AMS Social Issues Commissioner Lea Keren said.Continue...

Winter break news roundup

While campus saw a mass exodus for winter break, the University, Kingston Police and national funding groups chugged along with new developments.Continue...

Board of Trustees addresses racism, strategic framework and student needs

On Friday, Dec. 2 the Queen’s Board of Trustee’s commenced their quarterly meeting in Richardson Hall with an address from Principal Daniel Woolf on the issues of racism facing campus in recent weeks.Continue...

Letters to the Editors: December 1

Responsibility lies in allyship

The students who wore culturally appropriative costumes at Beerfest last week have been labelled as racists or bigots. Whether or not...Continue...

Students protest admin response to campus party

As Senate members and visitors entered Robert Sutherland Hall for their monthly meeting on Nov. 29, they were welcomed at the front doors by a crowd of students holding signs that read “my culture is not a costume” and “institutional silence is violence” among others.Continue...

You can be unconsciously racist, McMaster expert says

“Denial of racism is also racism,” McMaster Assistant Professor, Ameil Joseph said.Continue...

This semester, I’ve felt more like a minority than ever

Two years ago, my shoulders didn’t automatically hunch when walking down Union St.Continue...

Principal Woolf issues statement about off-campus party

On Monday evening, Principal Daniel Woolf issued a public statement on his blog, concluding that no formal punitive process will be undertaken through the Queen’s Student Code of Conduct.Continue...

ASUS Faculty Board Meeting discusses campus racism

On Nov. 25, the Arts and Science Faculty Board modified their regular business to pass a two-part motion in response to the week’s events on campus, and issues raised around race and racism.Continue...

Queen’s student called racial slur downtown

Two weeks ago, an incident of hate speech occurring on Princess Street and towards a Queen’s student was reported to Kingston Police.Continue...

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