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Keg party shut down by Kingston Police prior to St. Patrick's Day

On Thursday March 16, Kingston Police pulled up to a student house on Earl Street around 1:45 p.m. and left with 17 seized beer kegs and taps.

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Connections made between Queen's and Iqaluit

While Week 8 of this semester likely saw many students camped out in libraries, Justine Aman was having a unique learning opportunity outside the walls of campus. The third year sociology student spent March 8 to 12 in Iqaluit, Nunavut at the Arctic Youth Ambassador Caucus.Continue...

AMS services located along east wall of JDUC to close due to cold

On Thursday, March 16 the AMS executive released a statement regarding the temporary closure of certain AMS services including the Peer Support Centre, Academic Grievance Centre and Housing Resource Centre.Continue...

Queen's researchers to receive $4.5 million from Ontario government

On March 14, Queen’s physicist Ryan Martin received $250,000 to establish a world class facility for his neutrino research — but in the speeches from administrators and dignitaries, his former PhD supervisor Arthur McDonald was referenced even more than he was.Continue...

Committee on Racism, Diversity and Inclusion presents recommendations

Before hearing the entire question, Yolande Chan gave a one-word answer to what the biggest obstacle will be for the newly formed Committee on Racism, Diversity and Inclusion. “Time.”Continue...

Senate celebrates 175 years of meetings, acknowledges Indigenous traditions

This Tuesday, a procession of Senators donned in historic academic robes entered the special 175th Senate meeting in Wallace Hall, while the sound of bagpipes carried throughout the JDUC.Continue...

Annual General Meeting provides updates on the state of AMS and non-academic misconduct

Students gathered in the lower ceilidh of JDUC on Monday evening as AMS President Tyler Lively called to order the 2017 AMS Annual General Meeting (AGM).Continue...

New board members elected at Corporate General Special Meeting

At the annual Corporate General Meeting of the AMS Board of Directors on Thursday evening, representatives of services and groups from across the AMS packed themselves in to the New Medical Building to listen to a presentation on budgets for the year and the future of Queen’s corporate services.Continue...

Conservative Party candidate speak at Queen's town hall

As Canadians spend the next few months waiting to see who the next leader of the Conservative Party of Canada will be, Queen’s students had the opportunity to hear from one candidate, Michael Chong.Continue...

Student blog post directed at University criticizes mental health resources

To whom it may concern at Queen’s University, I should be graduating in May. This should be my final semester. Instead I am leaving. Two near suicide attempts and one leave of absence later, I realized you were not worth my time, money or health.”Continue...

$23.9 million awarded to Canadian Frailty Network

On Friday afternoon in the BioSciences Complex, Faculty of Health Sciences Dean Richard Reznick made a substantial announcement: the Queen’s-based Canadian Frailty Network (CFN) was given $23.9 million in renewal funding for the next five years.Continue...

Reports detail finances and rector suggests social justice centre on campus to Board

After an hour of scheduled closed session, the March 3 meeting of the Board of Trustees was largely devoted to student and faculty representatives informing the Board of developments in their various departments in recent months.Continue...

AMS Head Managers hired

On March 6, the AMS announced hiring for their eight head manager positions for 2017-18.Continue...

Senate approves Fall Term Break for 2018-19 academic year

As the recommendation from the Fall Term Break Task Force was announced at the Feb. 28 Senate meeting, a murmur passed through the crowd of attendees.Continue...

Queen’s interdisciplinary water research receives $5 million donation

On Feb 24, the University received a $5 million donation from Ross J. Beaty, which will give way to the creation of the Beaty Water Research Centre, to be located in the new Queen’s Innovation and Wellness Centre.Continue...

Two Queen’s students proclaimed finalists of NSERC video contest

Two Queen’s students will have the chance to showcase their academic research as they gear up to compete in the finals of the Science, action! video contest hosted by The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).Continue...

Academic assistants ratify collective agreement

The academic assistant bargaining unit, led by their United Steelworkers (USW) Local 2010-01 representatives, reached a tentative collective agreement with Queen’s Administration on Feb. 2.Continue...

School of Computing posts application for second tenure-track position since 1995

After hiring their first tenure track professor in over 20 years this January, the School of Computing has opened up applications for another tenure track position scheduled to begin July 1.Continue...

Principal’s Implementation Committee on Racism, Diversity, and Inclusion launches website

The Principal’s Implementation Committee on Racism, Diversity, and Inclusion has launched its website detailing the work and progress of the committee.Continue...

Senate votes for closure of PHE program, creates new law professorship

The Feb 28 Senate meeting began with a lengthy discussion and debate regarding the implementation of a Fall Term Break, and followed with several other initiatives, including the official closing of the Physical Education program and the welcoming of a new law professor.Continue...

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