Category Archives: Tricolour Spirit

The Baders: A tale of two hearts

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“Everything that has any connection with you, Alf, seems enchanted,” Isabel Overton remarked in one of her hundreds of love letters to beau Alfred Bader. A philanthropic and art collecting pair, the Baders are Queen’s most generous donors; having gifted the university with millions of dollars over the years, many scholarships, as well as funding the purchase of Herstmonceux Castle, donating over 100 ... Read More »

Make Your Homecoming Tradition


The ReUnion Street Festival was the epitome of what Homecoming is all about: spirit, community, and tricolour pride. Students and alumni were offered a venue to come together in celebration of their alma mater and Gaels of all ages attended the event to toast the place where it all began. At a meeting between the AMS and our city partners, one gentleman ... Read More »


Homecoming 2013

So you might have heard people talking about the ReUnion Street Festival around campus, but what is all the hype really about? Is it a closed off street party? Can underage students attend? Will alumni be there? What will it add to Homecoming? All of these questions and more will be answered below about Queen’s NEW addition to Homecoming 2014! Seeking ... Read More »

Boo Hoo Usurps Eril Berkok as AMS President


Meet Boo Hoo the Bear, your new AMS President!In his spare time, He enjoys sitting in Student Life Centre Spaces, Taking long walks in the JDUC, Loves Supporting Student-Run Services, Submits Complaints to Non-Academic Discipline, Lounging like he owns the place, Collaborating with Commissioners,  Discussing Provincial Lobbying Strategies, Reminiscing about Queen’s Memories and Traditions  Discussing Urgent Matters with Friends,   ... Read More »

By Students, For Students

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Every time you grab a chai latte from Cogro for your 8:30am class, catch up with friends over a plate of nachos at QP, buy a bus ticket from Tricolour Outlet, or print an essay at P&CC you spent all night working on, your dollars are going right to your classmates and friends here at Queen’s. Every student service is non-profit and run by ... Read More »

Looking to Get Involved


Are you looking to get involved next year? When you think about the upcoming year, you start to realize that it might be fun to find a way to get connected to your school that goes a little more in depth than simply visiting the ARC. Whether you’re interested in social issues, marketing, or are just trying to find your ... Read More »

15 Throwback Photos to get you excited for Homecoming 2.0


We’re not that different than we used to be back then, but if these Queen’s #throwback photos don’t get you pumped for Homecoming 2.0, we don’t know what will. Meet some alumni, and share your Queen’s stories with them. Have a great weekend and Go Gaels Go!   15. We still have copious amounts of school spirit, and we’re still ... Read More »

21 Animals to Relieve Your Exam Stress: Part 2

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Exams are stressful, so we’ve put together a (second) collection of cute animal photos & videos to relieve some stress! From cats, to dogs, to goats, here are some adorable stress-relief photos for you to enjoy & share. Want to see the original post again? You can check it out here. Ps. While these are all extremely cute (and will ... Read More »

Queen’s University Announces A New Mascot


Queen’s University and the AMS are proud to announce that after months of deliberation and consultation Queen’s has decided to replace Boohoo the bear as the official mascot! The decision to adopt a new mascot came shortly after university administrators and the AMS were informed that Boohoo was not, in fact, a real bear. “It is a crying shame really. I’ve ... Read More »

Valentines Cards for our Inner-Nerds


With Valentine’s day upon us, here are some cute/funny/creative valentines day cards from some big philosophers, historical figures and writers (created by Ben Kling). These are all fun and good, but remember to have a fun but safe valentines day, no matter what you are doing. (for some sexual-health resources/advice, check out the SHRC’s column series!) And finally, this… Read More »

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