News

University District

AAC Academic Grievance Centre

Team Sagal & Alissa elected ASUS executive 2018-19

After being disqualified, reinstated and put on a temporary campaign blackout, Team Sagal & Alissa has been elected the 2018-19 ASUS executive team. When they take office on May 1, they’ll be the first all-female ASUS executive in at least 17 years.Continue...

Stèfy McKnight elected President of Society of Graduate and Professional Students

With 52.5 per cent of the vote, Stèfy McKnight has been elected President of the Society for Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS).Continue...

Live tweet updates: Election Night

The Journal has you covered for everything elections.Continue...

ASUS executive candidates debate recap

One thing was clear at the ASUS executive debate Friday night in the Lower Ceilidh of the JDUC: each team has a very different vision for the future of ASUS.Continue...

Student Maintenance and Resource Team dissolved after six years of operation

After beginning operations in 2012, the AMS’ landscaping service Student Maintenance and Resource Team was dissolved earlier this month.Continue...

CESA open forum highlights Team CReaTe’s platform and goals

At an open forum in Dunning Hall on Jan. 26, the ConEd Student Association (CESA)’s uncontested executive team revealed how their platform will address issues about the council’s budget and how they plan to increase student participation in the association.Continue...

Team FAM discusses challenges facing the Residence Society at open forum

On Jan. 25, Residence Society (ResSoc) candidate Team FAM answered student-submitted questions at an open forum. Topics covered ranged from inclusivity for students living in residence to increasing student engagement at ResSoc events.Continue...

AMS to review elections policy following unprecedented team dissolution

Following the dissolution of Team ECN on Jan. 28, an executive team will now be appointed at a special meeting of the AMS Assembly. Team ECN’s dissolution presents an unprecedented situation in AMS history, prompting the elections team to review their current policies and procedures.Continue...

Queen’s students affected by McMaster security breach

After a cyber intrusion at McMaster University in November, some Queen’s students have been notified their admissions information may have been compromised.Continue...

Updated: current AMS President calls for Special Assembly to determine next year's AMS executive

On Jan. 29, AMS President Jennifer Li released a statement announcing a special assembly to determine next year’s AMS executive on Thursday, Feb. 1 at 7:30 pm in Wallace Hall.Continue...

SGPS stripped of $120,000 in new tentative agreement

After a previous collective agreement between the University and Public Service Alliance Canada Local 901 (PSAC) expired in April of 2017, the two sides reached a new tentative agreement on Dec. 20 of that same year. PSAC Local 901, a union that represents professional graduate students, has been at the bargaining table with Queen’s for months.Continue...

AMS Open Forum addresses Team ECN’s platform and vision

Amidst this year’s uncontested AMS executive campaign, Team ECN held an open forum in Wallace Hall to address the Queen’s community on policy and platform positions.Continue...

Three candidates envision the University’s future at Rector debate

On Jan. 24, students, administration and faculty alike gathered in Wallace Hall to witness the all-candidates debate between three third-year students running for the Office of the Rector.Continue...

Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) 2018 elections

After a completely uncontested election last year, the Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) is seeing two of five positions contested in the upcoming executive race. The Journal met with the candidates to hear about their motivation for running and some of the plans they have for the future of the SGPS.Continue...

Team Harmz and Gurj hope to make ASUS accessible to all students

As executive candidates in this year’s ASUS election, Team Harmz & Gurj believe they represent a catalyst for greater transparency and inclusivity in the ASUS governing body.Continue...

Executive Team Sagal & Alissa aiming for a unified ASUS

This year’s ASUS election sees a pair of third year students looking to draw on extensive student government and leadership experience in their bid for ASUS executive.Continue...

ASUS executive Team Eric & Dave propose anti-nepotism policy

Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) executive candidates Eric Nicol and David Bath are looking to revamp ASUS into an association that “works for everyone.”Continue...

Team JMT looks to ‘give back to the Commerce Society’

Even though this year’s Commerce Society (ComSoc) executive election sees an experienced team running uncontested, don’t expect Team JMT to rest on their laurels.Continue...

COMPSA executive debate recap

The Computing Students’ Association Executive debates on Monday night prompted discussions about the faculty society’s lack of visibility among other faculty societies.Continue...

Team Create aims to make Con-Ed faculty more inclusive

This year’s Con-Ed Student Association’s election will see one team focused on making the program an inclusive, supportive faculty with plenty of opportunities for students.Continue...

Pages