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Vigil held in Market Square sends message: 'power to the peaceful'

A sombre group of roughly 400 students and Kingstonians gathered in Springer Market Square on Monday evening for a candlelit vigil for victims of a Quebec shooting, that left six dead on Sunday night after a gunman stormed a mosque in the Sainte-Foy neighbourhood of Quebec City.Continue...

ResSoc Executive debates draw Facebook Live audience of 1,300

On Sunday night, in front of a small crowd in the Victoria Hall lobby, Residence Society (ResSoc) Executive candidates Team CPR and Team IWJ debated over the future of the society.Continue...

Undergraduate Computer Science research journal launched

Last Friday, the Arts and Science Faculty Society (ASUS) formally launched its new project, called The DATA Journal, establishing a website and creating anticipation for their first issue.Continue...

Elections Team alters AMS Exec campaign rules

Six days into the AMS Executive races, the Elections Team has received approximately 15 complaints from both teams, with about half meriting “substantial” responsive action.Continue...

Bell renews mental health research funding

On Jan. 24, the atrium of the BioSciences Complex was abuzz. A live band played for numerous attendees dressed in white t-shirts and bright blue toques, there to witness a joint announcement between Queen’s University and Bell Let’s Talk.Continue...

Memorandum approved, Kingston and Queen’s begin formal partnership

On Jan. 24, Kingston City Council unanimously approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to create a formal strategic partnership between Queen’s University and the City.Continue...

ASUS Exec and Senator Debate Recaps

ASUS election debates revealed two distinct perceptions of the society — that it’s failed and that it’s inspired.Continue...

EngSoc candidates square off in president & senator debate

On Wednesday night, the foyer of the ILC was crowded, not only for the complimentary pizza, but to hear the EngSoc presidential and senator candidates answer questions.Continue...

Uncontested Trustee candidate faces forum

On January 26, the AMS held an an open forum for the uncontested Undergraduate Student Trustee election, with sole candidate Victoria Chappell, ArtSci ’19.Continue...

Engineering Society Vice-Presidential candidate debate recap

On Tuesday night, the candidates in the race to be next year’s Engineering Society (EngSoc) Vice Presidents hashed out their perspectives on general issues and platforms in the EngSoc VP debate.Continue...

Queen’s receives $24.2 million to jumpstart Scholars Program in Ethiopia

Backed by a $24.2 million (USD) grant from The MasterCard Foundation, a 10-year “Scholar’s Program” partnership between the University of Gondar and Queen’s has been launched.Continue...

CESA candidate open forum questions about community

On Monday night, Dunning Hall hosted the Concurrent Education Students’ Association (CESA) Candidates Forum, an opportunity for CESA executive candidates to present their platforms and answer questions from community members.Continue...

Live in for Literacy sets up camp at Stauffer

In the Stauffer foyer this week, a long table sits in front of a small tent. Inside, two campers are roughing out one week in the library, only taking breaks to shower or attend class.Continue...

Recap: AMS executive candidates’ debate

An audience flocked to Wallace Hall on Tuesday to hear the AMS executive candidates answer student-submitted questions and hash out differences in their platforms.Continue...

Student Election Coverage 2017

The knowledge, the candidates and the controversiesContinue...

Golden Words seeks approval during mandatory fee review

After a proposed fee increase was denied in last year’s winter referendum, Engineering Society satire publication Golden Words is noticeably absent from the list of 2017/18 fee increase bids.Continue...

Exception made for Lockridge prior to final Assembly decision

For AMS Secretariat Miguel Martinez, an unprecedented decision in AMS Assembly was preceded weeks in advance, by a conversation behind office doors. For him, the decision came down to the placement of a comma.Continue...

AMS website infected with virus

On Jan. 18, an anonymous hack originating in the Ukraine was successful in infecting virus information into the Alma Mater Society website, at myams.org.Continue...

SGPS to forgo signing of non-academic misconduct agency agreement

After pushing off signing an agency agreement — which would allow the Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) to execute their jurisdiction over non-academic misconduct cases — in favour of an internal review, the society has decided to forgo signing for the foreseeable future.Continue...

Queen’s unveils renewed nano-tech labratory

A short drive north of campus, Queen’s Innovation Park houses facilities for research and development. On Jan. 19, in a media-focused tour, they revealed a revamp and rebrand for their nano-technology lab.Continue...

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