As Kingston businesses get the green light to reopen under adjusted COVID-19 guidelines, the AMS said its on-campus services will be gradually reopening.
Thanks to COVID-19, the traditional AMS Bus-It Program has been scrapped for another year.
The AMS was joined by Principal Patrick Deane at a special meeting of its Assembly last Thursday to learn more about The Conversation and the semester ahead.
The Office of the Rector Equity Partnership Grant has been distributed to three equity groups on campus.
AMS Assembly gathered Friday over Zoom to discuss club fees, University operations, and its affiliation with the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA).Matthew Melon, commissioner of external affairs, presented the findings of the Special Committee on External Alignment, the committee struck to analyze the AMS’ membership with OUSA. OUSA is the organization that represents Ontario’s 150,000 students to the Province.
Students can expect to see a proposed ASUS fee increase on their referendum ticket this coming February.
The AMS has readjusted certain student ancillary fees to reflect service operations during the ongoing pandemic.
Candidates for the Engineering Society’s (EngSoc) Vice-President (Operations) and Junior Senator positions went head-to-head in a debate hosted Tuesday night on Zoom.
Two candidates are competing for the position of Junior Senator in the Engineering Society (EngSoc) for the 2020-21 year.
Both Salma Ibrahim, Sci ’22, and Benjamin Frosst, Sci ’22, have entered the EngSoc election for Vice-President (Operations) with extensive experience in the Society’s financial operations.
Sunday’s Residence Society (ResSoc) presidential debate, held on Zoom, saw both presidential candidates speak to the future of residence during COVID-19.
The Nursing Science Society (NSS) executive team is looking forward to reviving the Nursing community at Queen’s in their new roles.
At the AMS Executive, Undergraduate Trustee, and Referendum Groups information night on Jan. 18, only one team was in attendance for information about securing their names on the AMS executive election ballot. 
Two candidates are on the ballot for next year’s Residence Society President: Jared Fernyc and Roshael Chellappah.
As the Province continues to enforce lockdown, the AMS is taking precautions to ensure the virtual election cycle upholds the same standard as previous years.
AMS Assembly met last Thursday over Zoom for its final meeting of 2020.

AMS Fall in Review

November 26, 2020
As the fall semester draws to a close, The Journal sat down with the AMS executive team to review their progress and the status of the goals outlined in their platform. 
After a full semester of online learning, the Computing Students Association (COMPSA) will be holding a Town Hall meeting this Friday at 5 p.m. over Zoom to reflect on the remote student learning experience.
The Nursing Science Society (NSS) and the Queen’s Psychology department are working together to support the mental health of nursing students.
After reopening in September, the Tea Room has shut its doors for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year.
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