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Doug Ford makes campaign stop in Kingston

At a routine campaign stop in Kingston on Sunday afternoon, Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford evaded a pointed question posed to him by The Journal regarding his plan for tuition affordability and how he would fund it.Continue...

Queen's Athletics will not insure Queen's Bands Cheer

In the midst of an ongoing lawsuit, Queen’s University Athletics has chosen not to insure the Queen’s Bands Cheer team. A historic part of Queen’s football games and national parades, the Queen’s Bands Cheer team has been unable to stunt for months.Continue...

Former senior fellow sues Queen's over faculty appointment

In an ongoing lawsuit, a former senior fellow at the Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG) is suing Queen’s for an alleged breach of contract, according to court fillings obtained by The Journal .Continue...

University faces lawsuit over weight machine malfunction

A former Queen’s Law student is seeking $500,000 in damages after a weight machine in the Athletics and Recreation Centre (ARC) malfunctioned, causing serious injuries, according to court documents obtained by The Journal.

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Several departures mark shuffle of Queen's senior administration

In Nov. 2017, Principal Daniel Woolf told the Joint Board/Senate Committee he wouldn't seek a third term as Queen’s University’s principal.

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Hearing scheduled in $11.5 million expropriation case against Queen’s

A three-year-old ongoing expropriation case between Queen’s and a professor has a ten-day hearing scheduled, according to a recent decision published by the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT).Continue...

New group seeks to fill need for concussion peer support on campus

Jesse Topley (Bsci) and Lauren Van Patter (PhD) have established a peer support group for students suffering from concussions.Continue...

Certificate in Urban Planning Studies passes at senate

At an April 17 Senate meeting, the university approved a new certificate in Urban Planning Studies, which will be available in September.Continue...

AMS commissioner elected executive member of Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance

On May 17, Queen’s secured an executive position in the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA).

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School of Public Policy and Global Affairs recommended

At the final Senate meeting of the year on April 17, a new Queen’s School of Public Policy and Global Affairs was recommended.Continue...

Student-run course selection tool remains popular two years on

Back for its third summer, the founder of popular student-run website QU Birdhunter says the service has become a “bigger success” than he could have imagined.Continue...

String of break and enter, theft cases reported in University District

Kingston Police have confirmed several break and enters were reported in the University District between May 10 and May 22. Three of the cases occurred on Alfred Street and one on Beverley Street.Continue...

Campus Catch-Up: post-exam news

Queen’s retrofits for sustainability; Kingston Green candidate Robert Kiley named deputy party leader; OUSA releases joint report on campus sexual violence; new athletics space announced in IWC; research institute to be headquartered at Queen’sContinue...

Interim decision reveals allegations against Queen’s Faculty of Law

According to an Apr. 6 interim decision published by the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO), Queen’s faces multiple allegations of discrimination from former student Nadia Noor.

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Report recommends city council approve three-year license for bike sharing start-up

In a report slated for May 1, 2018, Commissioner of Community Services Lanie Hurdle recommended a three-year license for bike sharing company Dropbike to operate across Kingston with a minimum of 200 bicycles.Continue...

UPDATE: PhD candidate charged in poisoning case to remain in custody after bail hearing

On Apr. 23, Queen’s PhD candidate Zijie Wang was denied bail and remanded back into custody. Wang, who faces four criminal charges, is accused of poisoning his former roommate and colleague with dangerous chemicals.Continue...

Queen’s student arrested a second time in poisoning case

On Apr. 12, Kingston Police arrested a Queen’s graduate student who was charged for poisoning his colleague and former roommate back in January.Continue...

Incoming AMS Assembly recap

On Apr. 9, the incoming AMS assembly met for the first time in Wallace Hall. During the assembly, the incoming 2018-2019 AMS Executive explained their priorities for the upcoming summer months.Continue...

News in Brief

Woolf announces appointment of two new senior administrators; University to review Student Code of ConductContinue...

Gary Bennett sits down with The Journal

Gary Bennett is the PC candidate for Kingston and the Islands.Continue...

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