racism

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...

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.

According to Kingston Police Media Relations Officer Steve Koopman...Continue...

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...

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