orientation

With great frosh comes great responsibility

As incoming first-year students settle into their rooms in residence or their own places off-campus, they take a big step. They’re adapting to a new living environment and are fostering connections with individuals they may very well spend the next four years with.Continue...

Sexual Violence Bystander Intervention Training Program has successful week of training

After expansion and additional hiring, the Sexual Violence Bystander Intervention Training Program received a positive reception to training throughout Orientation Week.Continue...

University needs to do more to get rid of move-in signs

Move-in day signs in the student district have been targeting and intimidating new students for decades.Continue...

Several Con-Ed Teaches de-leadered prior to Orientation Week

Prior to the start of 2017 Orientation Week, several Concurrent Education faculty orientation leaders were de-leadered due to their alleged participation in a ‘hickey party.’ The tradition, practiced annually by Teaches, was brought to the attention of the Senate Orientation Activities Review Board (SOARB) last year.Continue...

Young Gaels adjust to Queen’s

Aside from exam season, it’s hard to find a more hectic time at Queen’s than the seven-day span from move-in day to the start of classes.Continue...

Reaching for the tam

Every September, first-year engineering students enthusiastically attempt to remove a tam from the top of a grease-covered pole in a pit of mud, an annual engineering Orientation Week event known...Continue...

Point/Counterpoint: Is the University’s drinking ban during Orientation Week effective?

Two students present opposing arguments to whether or not the University's Orientation drinking policy is realistic.Continue...

Know your Frosh Weeks

Of course you’re excited for your Orientation Week, but how much do you know about the others?Continue...

Drinking violation write-ups drop in residence

Write-ups filed by dons in residence for underage drinking, open alcohol and possession of beer bottles during Orientation Week have decreased since 2012.Continue...

Orientation organization runs smoothly

Led by about 1,000 upper-year student leaders, approximately 5,000 students participated in Orientation Week activities last week.Continue...

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