December 7, 2016

News

Senate votes to take immediate action

While entering through the front-door of Robert Sutherland Hall, Queen’s senators were confronted head-on with issues of diversity on campus during their Tuesday meeting.Continue...

You can be unconsciously racist, McMaster expert says

“Denial of racism is also racism,” McMaster Assistant Professor, Ameil Joseph said.Continue...

Senate consults with Fall Term Break Task Force following contentious debate

Following a contentious discussion regarding diversity at Queen’s at this Tuesday’s meeting, Senate returned to it’s regular business.Continue...

Three members of the Provost's team accept re-appointment

A Gazette article last Friday announced that three members of Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Benoit-Antoine Bacon’s senior leadership team have accepted reappointments.Continue...

ITS Services warns of email phishing attempt

Last Thursday, ITS Services issued a warning regarding a phishing attempt on thousands of Queen’s email accounts.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...

Break in to Student Life Centre results in theft of master keys

Friday morning upon coming into work, AMS staff discovered that the Student Life Centre (SLC) in the JDUC had been broken into overnight and a pair of master keys — with access to the whole building — were stolen.Continue...

Former BISC students discuss incidents of sexual misconduct

Every year, over 5,000 km away from Queen’s main campus in Herstmonceux, England, more than a hundred first year students begin their studies at Queen’s Bader International Study Center (BISC) with the same excitement as any first year students. During the 2014-15 academic year, however, the first two months alone would offer a very different experience.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...

Gummo named as 2017 Rhodes Scholar

“Policy interests me as a tool for change,” Claire Gummo, ArtSci ’16, said.Continue...

Students raise upward of $3,000 during Christmas Wish fundraiser

For someone who comforts students in their free time as a hobby, Carly Robertson is even more cheerful than usual. “I was like WHOAAAAAAAA! WOWW! That’s fast!” she wrote to The Journal.Continue...

Senate modifies policy on student withdrawals and non-academic misconduct

At the Nov. 1 meeting of the Queen’s Senate, policy surrounding the governing body’s involvement within non-academic misconduct was formally revised and passed. This policy dictates the response to any student caught violating the Student Code of Conduct.Continue...

Canadian Senator offers advice to Queen’s students

After serving more than thirty years in the Canadian Senate, Anne Cools knows politics.Continue...

Second year Economics students dies in motor vehicle accident

On Nov. 23, the Queen’s Gazette informed the Queen’s community of the death of Rachel (Wei Yu) Zhang, a second-year student from China, who died as a result of injuries sustained during a motor vehicle accident in Markham, Ontario on Nov. 18.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...

Kingston Police confirm no incident after Morris Hall emergency call

At approximately 5:00 a.m on Nov. 24, multiple patrol officers responded to a call at Queen’s Morris Hall residence building concerning a single student in their residence room, according to a Kingston Police report.Continue...

Vice Principal of Research to depart for Ryerson University by February 2017

On Nov. 23, Principal Daniel Woolf announced that Vice Principal (Research) Steven Liss will be stepping down as of February 28, 2017 in order to pursue a new job as the Vice President of Research and Innovation at Ryerson University.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...

North Korean defector tells her story at Queen's

Audrey Park was 10 years old when she escaped on foot from North Korea.Continue...

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