University District

Investigating fowl play

An unexpected wake-up call ruffled some feathers in the University District last week with the discovery of some unclaimed chickens wandering free.Continue...

Catcalling: should it be criminal?

I asked a street harasser, “Why?” His answer was simple, but spoke volumes.Continue...

Landlord agreements not always legal

When Madi Trenholm found a broken oven in her new apartment, she thought she would just have to ask her landlord to fix it.Continue...

The divide

When crossing from one part of William St. to the other, over Barrie St. — where William becomes disconnected, rather than running in a straight line — it’s easy to see the stark external differences between houses in the University District and the houses outside.Continue...

In defence of the District

While the Journal's editorial on Tuesday Sept. 20 was well written, I want to take this opportunity to respond directly to some of the ideas stipulated within it.Continue...

Not ready for new name

On Sept. 15, AMS Assembly passed a motion to rebrand the Student Ghetto as the University District.Continue...

“Daughter Drop off” sign sparks small protest outside of Brock St. House

One day after Queen's welcomed the Class of 2021, a group of individuals chose to protest a contenious sign hung outside a Brock Street home from September 3.Continue...

University District draft report released

In the wake of the AMS’ inaugural University District Summit in February, a first draft report detailing the findings, identified problems and proposed solutions was released on March 31.Continue...

University District Summit highlights future development challenges

In a new initiative by AMS Municipal Affairs Commissioner (MAC) Francis Campbell, this Saturday’s University District Summit brought together students, permanent residents, University staff and landlords to discuss the most pressing development and integration issues in Kingston.Continue...

Nazi graffiti found in student housing district

On Thursday Nov. 17, graffiti depicting Nazi symbolism was found on a fence in a backyard near Earl and Victoria Street.

According to Kingston Police Media Relations Officer Steve Koopman...Continue...

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