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Queen’s Black Academic Society asks University for $12,000 minimum to support Black lives

Together with other campus groups, the Queen’s Black Academic Society (QBAS) has raised $11,000 for organizations that support Black lives. Now, they’re asking Queen’s to match that.Continue...

AMS terminates Bus-It Program for upcoming year

As COVID-19 limits public transit in Kingston, the AMS has terminated the Bus-It Program for the 2020-21 school year.Continue...

'This is just a start': AMS, ASUS donate $1,000 in support of Black lives

The AMS and the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) each announced they had donated $1,000 to organizations supporting Black lives on June 3.Continue...

Queen’s responds to anti-racism protests

In various statements, the University and student leaders have addressed the anti-racism protests sweeping the United States and Canada over the last week.Continue...

Hundreds gather for Black Lives Matter vigil in Skeleton Park

Hundreds gathered in Skeleton Park on Tuesday evening to mourn lives lost to police brutality.

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Student fees regain mandatory status

Several student fees regained mandatory status for the 2020-21 year due to the suspension of the Student Choice Initiative (SCI).Continue...

“Pride—It’s All of Us”: Pride Month moves online due to COVID-19

After COVID-19 preventative measures brought an end to in-person public events throughout the summer, Pride Month celebrations have been moved online.Continue...

While tuition unaltered, Queen’s reduces summer student fees

While tuition remains the same, the University has adjusted ancillary fees for the summer term to reflect current operations.Continue...

In conversation with new provost, Student Wellness Services director

The University welcomed two prominent figures to its staff in March: Mark Green, provost and vice-principal (academic); and Cynthia Gibney, executive director (student wellness services).Continue...

AMS Executive adds COVID-19 pillar to platform

Though Team AJA is adapting their platform to reflect the ongoing pandemic, they’re still hoping to deliver all the promises from their January campaign.Continue...

SGPS offers virtual office hours to students

While SGPS President Justine Aman said the Society is focused on staying up to date with the needs of graduate and professional students, she acknowledged there’s more work to be done.Continue...

Over 10,000 alumni participate in Queen’s Community Connections Project

As COVID-19 continues to upset routine interactions, Queen’s is addressing the health effects of social isolation on senior citizens.Continue...

Queen’s promises to prioritize accessibility concerns ahead of online semester

As the University determines the logistics of offering the fall term remotely, it’s keeping the issue of accessibility in the discussion.Continue...

Queen’s to offer single occupancy residence in fall

Queen’s is planning to open its residences in the fall, but not at full capacity.Continue...

Queen’s to implement COVID-19 testing facilities, flu immunization program

As planning for the fall term continues, Queen’s has committed to establishing COVID-19 testing facilities on campus and undertaking a mass influenza immunization program.Continue...

The Alibi, local Kingston bar, permanently closes its doors

The Alibi, a local Kingston bar, has permanently closed its doors because of the operational challenges associated with COVID-19.Continue...

On Sunshine List, Richard Reznick moves to second place

Breaking his four-year streak, Richard Reznick, dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, was the second-highest earner at Queen’s in 2019.Continue...

Queen’s student named one of top 25 environmentalists under 25

When The Starfish recently recognized 25 young leaders as “Canada’s Top Environmentalists Under 25,” Queen’s student Sebastien Molgat, ArtSci ’20, was on the list.Continue...

Queen’s medical student leads initiative supporting rural Canadians

Medical students across Canada have teamed up to support Canadians living in rural and isolated communities during COVID-19.

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