racism

Nazi graffiti found in student housing district

On Thursday Nov. 17, graffiti depicting Nazi symbolism was found on a fence in a backyard near Earl and Victoria Street.

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Issues on race and cultural appropriation at Queen’s attracts national attention

Early this week, photos from a ‘Beerfest’ party, held last Saturday at a house in the University District appeared on Facebook, subsequently gaining national attention.Continue...

It may not be thought-provoking, but it works

Leaving offensive costumes at the door protects other students, but not explaining why may be a missed opportunity.Continue...

Complex cultures need complex curriculums

When students of colour open their textbooks to read about Canadian history and culture, they shouldn’t have to look to just one chapter to see themselves, if they’re reflected at all.Continue...

A Decade of Editorials

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Diversity doesn’t belong on the backburner

Time and time again, Queen’s whiteness has been acknowledged by the University, by its students and its faculty. But we must ask — why hasn’t it changed?Continue...

Edmonton student unfairly punished

Exposing racism shouldn’t lead to punishment.Continue...

Make room for students of colour

As Kofi Annan said, “Education is, quite simply, peace-building by another name.” But what happens when this isn’t the case for people of colour? What happens when the endeavour for a higher education is “whitewashed” and surrounded by a culture of whiteness?Continue...

Time for Mizzou to step up its game

As the University of Missouri’s president resigns, the university has a chance to straighten out their priorities and face the history they’ve long ignored.Continue...

I’m not your racism meter

I know that as a student at Queen’s — a school with a diversity problem — there’d be a risk of facing racism. What I didn’t expect was to be turned into everyone’s token person of colour (POC) friend that they could use as a point of reference.Continue...

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