Campus Catch Up from The Queen's Journal, Sept 21st 2021

NewsQueen’s students see long line-ups at polling station

On Sept. 20, Queen’s students headed to the polls to vote in the 44th federal election. The Journal interviewed student voters about their experiences on election day.

  “I found it really inaccessible that so many people have to be banished to this little area [MacGillivray-Brown Hall],”

      —Kate Hartman, Sci ’23

For many students, this election marked the first time they could vote—some experienced barriers in the process of registering to do so.  Read the full story here.

Asbah Ahmed, Assistant News Editor
SportsQueen’s wins football season opener against Carleton

The Gaels started their season with an 18-6 victory. The game saw starting quarterback James Keenan pass for two touchdowns and kicker Nick Liberatore knock through one field goal.

“You know there’s going to be a ton to clean up, especially after Week One, and that’s exactly what happened,”

   —Steve Snyder, Head Coach

The game was one of good execution for head coach Steve Snyder, but he was quick to note there certainly remains room for improvement. Read the full story here.

Jack Burnham, Contributor

LifestyleThe inside scoop on delicious, affordable vegan eats at Queen’s

At first glance, finding affordable vegan options on campus—especially late-night food—can seem like a massive feat. However, after two years of hunting and searching, I’m here to officially tell you it doesn’t need to be difficult. There are sneaky vegan spots all over campus. 

Whether you eat strictly vegan food or like to opt for more environmentally sustainable eats, this list applies to everyone. 
Read the full story here.

—Madeleine McCormick, Assistant Lifestyle Editor


Arts: New Agnes exhibit challenges politics of solitude

Predominantly featuring the works of Dutch artists from the 17th century, the exhibit explores the history and politics of solitude. The Journal spoke with curator Suzanne van de Meerendonk about its creation and how its themes translate to the present.

“I realized that [the Agnes] had a lot of works that showed figures in solitary states in a variety of contexts,” she said. Read the full story here. 

—Ben Wrixon, Arts Editor


Catch-up on last week's campus news: 

News: New Harassment & Discrimination Policy effective Sept. 1

On Sept. 7, Queen’s announced the new Harassment and Discrimination Prevention Response Policy (H&D Policy) took effect on Sept. 1. 

The policy is intended to smooth the intake process for individuals initiating complaints and reports of harassment or discrimination through the University Secretariat Office. Read the full story here. 

—Sydney Ko, News Editor
Recent reads

News: Queen’s Pub will remain closed under JDUC construction

Queen’s Pub (QP) will remain closed in the 2021-22 academic year. The Journal spoke with AMS Vice-President (Operations) Tiana Wong on the decision not to re-open.

“We are not planning to open Queen’s Pub for this academic year in 2021-22 as it will not be able to be operational while the JDUC is under construction,” Wong said. Read the full story here.

Sydney Ko, News Editor


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  • Dinah Jansen
    published this page in News 2021-09-21 09:20:21 -0400