May 26, 2016

News

Trailer catches fire in University District

Move-out week can be a stressful time for students, but for five Queen’s students, their Sunday included a trailer fire.Continue...

Taxi driver and passenger violently attacked by group

Detectives for the Kingston Police (KP) are looking for witnesses of a violent assault of a taxi driver by eight to 10 assailants that occurred earlier this month.Continue...

Woolf presents new draft of Student Code of Conduct

“Daniel, we’re back at it again,” AMS President Kanivanan Chinniah said as he introduced Principal Daniel Woolf to speak about the future of Non-Academic Misconduct (NAM) system.Continue...

News: Year in Review 2015-16

This year The Journal’s news section covered a variety of topics ranging from academic freedom to Bieber Fever. The following is a collection of the news highlights from the year.Continue...

Sunshine List at Queen's over the years

The Ontario Sunshine List names all earners in public institutions, including Queen's, whose incomes surpass $100,000 annually. The Journal compiled the top five earners over the last five years at Queen's.Continue...

Campus catch-up: Sexual assault at UBC

Students at the University of British Columbia were shaken this Friday by news of another sexual assault on their campus after a year of sexual assault controversies.

A string of assaults...Continue...

Studio Q, one year later

Studio Q’s first year on campus “was a year for learning,” said Lauren Abramsky, the service’s Head Manager.Continue...

AMS executive year in review

It’s been one year since Team CBW was acclaimed as the AMS executive, and as their term ends, they say they’re finally hitting their stride.Continue...

Learning Outcomes Framework to go to vote

Queen’s Senate will be voting on a new Learning Outcomes Framework for students in April.Continue...

Scholarship created for Indigenous law students

On March 24, the Queen’s Law Students Society (LSS) announced the creation of a new Aboriginal Entrance Scholarship for aspiring Indigenous lawyers.Continue...

Israeli Apartheid Week divides Queen’s clubs

At the corner of University and Union on Tuesday, “soldiers” patted down students at a demonstration designed to imitate checkpoints run by Israeli defense forces.Continue...

ASUS and PHEKSA talk merger

Shortly after an announcement that admissions to the Physical and Health Education program will be suspended, talks have begun concerning a potential merger between the Arts and Science...Continue...

Federal budget alters funding to post-secondary institutions

The new federal budget will bring significant changes for post-secondary students in the 2016-17 academic year.Continue...

AMS representatives lobby federal government in Ottawa

AMS President Kanivanan Chinniah and AMS Vice President Sarah Letersky have been in Ottawa since Monday to lobby the federal government.Continue...

Queen’s Climate Action Plan challenged at Senate

At the start of the March 22 Senate meeting, Principal Daniel Woolf said the recent influx of letters the Senate received about a fall reading week proposal had been submitted too late for consideration.Continue...

Students struggle to access Isabel

Students attempting to use spaces at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts often face large fees — at times hundreds of dollars — despite the centre’s mandate to enhance students’ skills in the arts.Continue...

Physical and Health Education program suspended

Queen’s will be suspending admissions to the Physical and Health Education starting September 2017.Continue...

Banking on a new bill

According to Queen’s professor Jonathan Rose, a new face on Canadian bills may also change the way the Bank of Canada makes decisions.Continue...

AMS to lobby federal government

After consulting with other universities, the AMS executive will head to Ottawa at the end of this month to lobby the federal government on student issues.Continue...

Program to improve access to Aboriginal self-identification

New funding from the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities aims to make self-identification more accessible and impactful for Aboriginal students at Queen’s.Continue...

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