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Kingston Pride Parade marches down Princess Street

On June 16, Kingston’s LGBTQ+ community gathered in McBurney Park to celebrate Pride Day and march down Princess Street for the city’s annual Pride Parade.

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University launches new certificate in Mohawk language and culture

On June 21, the University announced the launch of a new certificate in Mohawk language and culture for Tyendinaga community members.Continue...

Clubs office to perform bi-weekly space audits

Starting this fall, the Queen’s Clubs office will be performing bi-weekly space audits of club space to ensure groups cooperate with regulations.Continue...

Trial ends for murder of Queen’s alum Mark Ernsting

On June 15, 24-year-old Calvin Nimoh was sentenced to life imprisonment without eligibility for parole after he was found guilty of the first-degree murder of Queen’s alum Dr. Mark Ernsting.Continue...

Three new members join Board of Trustees

On June 21, Queen’s Board of Trustees announced the appointment of three new members whose three-year terms began June 1.Continue...

News in Brief: Month of June

Following recommendations made by the Truth and Reconciliation task force, Four Directions is under construction for expansion and revitalization. The centre will be reopening this fall; On June 20, the City of Kingston announced this year’s Civic Awards recipients.Continue...

Street party ticketing will send students to court

Students ticketed in the University District during major street party periods will now wind up in front of a judge and be subject to Non-Academic Misconduct (NAM).Continue...

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...

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