OPIRG

OPIRG lacking, sent packing

This week, the local chapter of the Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) lost a referendum vote to receive an AMS opt-out fee, the second time in two years it’s been unsuccessful in this attempt.Continue...

Campaign an insult game

Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) will no longer collect a $4 opt-outable student fee. On Wednesday, 62 per cent of voters cast ballots against the fee that has been in place since 1992. Until now, it was successfully renewed every three years.Continue...

Others reallocated

In addition to the Kingston Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG), the Levana Gender Advocacy Centre and EQuIP, two other student groups were removed from their Grey House space by the AMS.Continue...

Poor housekeeping

The safe space in the Grey House, a place that caters to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered and Questioning (LGBTQ) students, is at risk.Continue...

Grey House groups face removal

OPIRG, the Levana Gender Advocacy Centre and EQuIP have been given until September 30 to move out of the Grey House.Continue...

Fighting for Grey House

The recent AMS decision to evict several longstanding campus groups from the Grey House reflects an abuse of power and disregards the importance of both the historical and contemporary work of these groups.Continue...

Student Constables and Golden Words denied fee increases in referendum

Along with the exhilaration of AMS executive and Rector elections came an unfortunate announcement for Student Constables and Golden Words staff.Continue...

Referendum tossed out, clubs say

Behind closed doors at a special AMS assembly meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 10, the assembly voted to nullify the results of the fall referendum, according to a student club chair.Continue...

OPIRG launches campaign to combat sexual violence on campus

With the release of a new report on sexual assault at Queen’s on Tuesday, the Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) has launched a new campaign focusing on preventing sexual violence....Continue...

A night of healing

This past Saturday, the Common Ground (CoGro) Coffeehouse stage welcomed students to reveal their personal struggles with depression, racism and transphobia through various art forms.Continue...

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