Football misses playoffs after Homecoming loss to Ottawa
Before the football team (3-5) took the field on Saturday against the UOttawa Gee-Gee’s (6-2), their chances at making a playoff run looked bleak. Needing a win against the OUA’s second-best team, along with three separate results to go their way in OUA action—some of which appearing entirely unlikely—their season looked doomed.
On Homecoming Saturday their foremost goal—a win against Ottawa—fell short as the team’s season came to an end in a 27-22 loss.
Kingston takes back the night
Hundreds strike for climate action on campus
On Thursday night, students and Kingston residents gathered at Confederation Basin to march for Take Back the Night—an annual event protesting sexual and domestic violence.
On its 40th anniversary, Sexual Assault Centre Kingston (SAC) chose the theme “reclaiming our bodies, our spaces, our voices” in an effort to raise awareness about sexual and domestic violence.
On Friday afternoon, hundreds of students, faculty, and members of the Kingston community marched through campus to demand climate action from Queen’s administration.
Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) and Divest Queen’s, both student-run groups, organized the strike and presented demands to the University. The strike was one of many taking place around the country.
Mayoral candidates debate at City Hall
Queen's Frosh Week 2018
On Thursday night, mayoral candidates gathered in City Hall to answer questions from the Kingston community.
Candidates Eric Lee, Rob Matheson, Bryan Paterson, and Vicki Schmolka discussed making the city attractive to young people and the retail sale of cannabis.
Before the start of the 2018 academic year, a variety of events, including frosh Olympics, coverall painting, and Academic 101 are held to orient and welcome new students.
Men's volleyball seeded sixth at U Sports Championships
The Gaels won their first Forsyth Cup since 2011-12 last weekend, snapping McMaster's streak of six consecutive titles.
Having secured gold at the OUA Championships, the men’s volleyball team is headed to nationals.