News Archive: 2015

University District

New draft of sexual assault policy to be released this month

After an almost five-month hiatus in public announcements, Provost Alan Harrison has set deadlines for the final steps of the Queen’s sexual assault policy.Continue...

AMS executive fall semester in review

This semester hasn’t been all “sunshine and apple pie,” AMS President Kanivanan Chinniah said, but he says he and his team have done their best to play with the cards they were dealt.Continue...

Eight reports of iPhone theft at Ale House

Kingston Police received eight complaints of iPhone theft this past weekend at the Ale House.Continue...

Student fees no joke to Golden Words

When Kyle Beaudry arrived at a meeting on mandatory student fees, a crowd was waiting for him.Continue...

Beer to be sold in grocery stores

On Nov. 18, Charles Sousa, the Ontario finance minister announced that up to 60 licenses to sell beer could be authorized to grocery stores by the end of December.

Licenses to sell beer...Continue...

New online degree in Health Studies

The Faculty of Health Sciences will be introducing a new, entirely online degree for its Bachelor of Science Honours (BScH) program beginning in September 2016.

The program, called...Continue...

Senate discusses the direction of non-academic misconduct

At the last Senate meeting of 2015, discussion ranged from the continuing review of non-academic discipline to a policy on sexual misconduct.Continue...

Queen’s to fund scholarships for Syrian refugees

Queen’s University announced on Nov. 27 that they will be providing support for five Syrian refugees seeking a university education in Canada.

The five awards, which are part of the Syrian...Continue...

Contributors of the month

Kiera Liblik

Kiera Liblik is a hard-working and...Continue...

Queen's accounts on Paris attacks

For most Queen’s students the Nov. 13 terror attacks in Paris seemed a world away — but for some students, they were right outside their doors.Continue...

New drone technology emerges from Queen’s Human Media Lab

Researchers at the Queen’s Human Media Lab (HML) have unveiled drone technology that allows users to virtually construct three-dimensional structures.

HML’s BitDrone system was...Continue...

UPDATED: Reports of sexual harassment, verbal abuse in Political Studies

After almost a year of silence, reported incidents of verbal, physical and sexual harassment of teaching assistants (TAs) by undergraduate students in Political Studies have been revealed to students.Continue...

Students give feedback on potential Fall Reading Week

Over the past month, the AMS has opened the floor for students to voice their opinions on the possible implementation of a Fall Reading Week.Continue...

Apology

The Queen’s Journal, in a previous year and volume, published an article about Todd Speck, (ArtSci ’97), in both the print and online versions of the Journal, which contained a seriously defamatory statement about Mr. Speck.Continue...

Survey shows LGBTQ+ students want more safe spaces

There aren’t enough safe spaces on Ontario campuses, according to a survey published earlier this month by the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA).Continue...

Politics TAs sexually harassed and verbally abused, DSC presidents say

There have been reports of “credential questioning, verbal abuse, physical intimidation and sexual harassment” of teaching assistants by political studies students, according to an...Continue...

Fall referendum nullified, AMS says

AMS President Kanivanan Chinniah has confirmed that the fall referendum has been nullified after doubts arose surrounding the status of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO).Continue...

Drug bust in the University District

After an undercover police investigation, two current or former Queen’s students have been arrested with charges related to trafficking ecstasy and marijuana in the University District.Continue...

AMS NAD sees only three cases from May 1 to Oct. 5

While the AMS’s non-academic discipline (NAD) system handled 29 cases between May and October last year, only three have been processed during that same period this year.Continue...

Alumni give hospital patients a CleanSlate

For newborn infants in hospitals, the smallest exposure to germs can be deadly. A new device, created by Queen’s graduates, ensures that smartphones are one less risk to an infant’s health.Continue...

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