Policy

Don’t ignore the unknown

We can’t ignore “smaller” countries when it comes to international security.Continue...

UOttawa lawsuit warranted but preventable

“Win as a team, lose as a team” is an admirable motto — but such sentiments should be left on the ice rink.Continue...

Queen’s has failed sexual assault survivors

Queen’s administration should be condemned for lacking an official policy for handling sexual assaults on campus.Continue...

Ethical purchases not guaranteed

Six years ago, the University’s athletics apparel provider, Russell Athletics, came under fire after alleged unethical labour practices took place in one of its outsourced factoriesContinue...

Restricting choices creates more problems

History has been littered with examples of righteous authorities attempting to shape the behaviour of individuals, for often ill-advised reasons.Continue...

Ban still not good enough

The decision to extend an alcohol-in-residence ban to Frosh Week 2012 is a discouraging sign from Queen’s administration.Continue...

LWT’s final Assembly drags on in debate over Student Activity Fee Policy

In the last Assembly for this year’s AMS executives, Tyler Lively, president, and Dave Walker, vice-president (Operations), faced accusations of being “out of touch” with students, after proposing a motion regarding changes to the Student Activity Fee Policy.Continue...

Assembly votes on Isabel space grant and OUSA renewal

Before proposed changes to the Student Activity Fee Policy triggered a period of pointed questioning directed at Team LWT, this year’s final AMS Assembly approved structural changes to Non-Academic Misconduct policy and agreed to renew the University’s membership with Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA).Continue...

Eligibility alteration for AMS Speaker divides student leaders

AMS Assembly devolved into heated debate and accusations of personal bias on Dec. 1 when a motion arose that could potentially affect the upcoming January executive elections — namely, the eligibility of AMS Speaker Palmer Lockridge.Continue...

Former BISC students discuss incidents of sexual misconduct

Every year, over 5,000 km away from Queen’s main campus in Herstmonceux, England, more than a hundred first year students begin their studies at Queen’s Bader International Study Center (BISC) with the same excitement as any first year students. During the 2014-15 academic year, however, the first two months alone would offer a very different experience.Continue...

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