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Racist image of AMS executive candidate made public

At the AMS executive and undergraduate trustee debate held on Feb. 2 in Theological Hall, an incident occurred involving one of the candidates.Continue...

Team ATP elected next ASUS executive

Amaiya Walters, Preston Harrison, and Therese De Rivera were announced as the new Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) executive team in Jan. 31.Continue...

BFA students feel program suspension imminent

The waiting game continues. Claire Dobbie, BFA ’23, and co-president of the Fine Arts DSC, said there’s a general feeling of tiredness and burnout for current BFA students who continue to advocate for the program to continue without suspension.Continue...

Person arrested for sexual assault on Queen’s campus

Kingston Police attended the Queen’s Centre on Jan. 31 at 6:10 p.m. following a call by Queen’s Campus Security and Emergency Services.Continue...

Teams ERA, KMV, and TBD face off at AMS executive debate

AMS executive candidate teams ERA, KMV, and TBD went head-to-head in a debate in Theological Hall before polls open on Feb. 6 and 7. It was the first-time teams debated in person since 2020.Continue...

Team ERA campaigns to provide value to students

Team ERA wants to “revitalize” the AMS through advocacy, financial accessibility, and student wellness.Continue...

Team KMV wants to make first-year students aware of the AMS

This year’s three-way contested AMS executive election includes Team KMV, who emphasized making students aware of AMS services right from their first year at Queen’s.Continue...

Team TBD is running to unify Queen’s students

The candidates making up team TBD are counting on passion, not experience, to win students’ votes in the upcoming AMS election.Continue...

Al-Rawi runs for undergraduate trustee uncontested

The undergraduate trustee position is up for grabs this year, as Jaya Sharma, HealthSci ’24, and current trustee’s term comes to an end. The position will be elected along with the AMS executive on Feb. 6 and 7.Continue...

Senate discusses changes to Orientation and reading week dates

As Senate opened on Jan. 31, AMS president Eric Sikich asked questions via Zoom regarding the sessional dates surrounding Orientation Week and the University’s “competing priorities.”Continue...

Engineering Society results out: 'We're handing it off to a beautiful group'

The air was electric in Clark Hall Pub on Feb. 1 as former, current, and incoming Engineering Society (EngSoc) executive members and fellow students gathered to watch the in-person announcement of EngSoc elections winners for the first time since 2019.Continue...

Students reflect on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day took place on Jan. 27, with several Queen’s students and organizations helping to educate the student body.Continue...

Islamophobia an ongoing issue in Canadian society

To mark the sixth anniversary of the Quebec City Mosque massacre, Queen’s Muslim Societies Global Perspectives held a panel and discussion forum to discuss Islamophobia in Canada.Continue...

SGPS executive candidates advocate for better funding for students

With election season underway, three positions are up for grabs on the SGPS executive. Polls open on Feb. 6 and 7.Continue...

Online students seek opt-in to AMS membership fee

Some online students—particularly Health Sciences students—are speaking out about their relationship with the AMS fee slate.Continue...

Petition calls to dismantle Queen’s Autism Speaks Canada branch

Vera Aube, ArtSci ’23, was diagnosed with autism over the winter break. After three and a half years at Queen’s, they now feel “validated” to speak out on behalf of the neurodivergent community.Continue...

Queen’s graduate students use AI to Get A-Head

Mental health and therapy at Queen’s can be done with Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology.Continue...

Queen’s faculty association to potentially strike at end of February

With the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) ready to strike if the University does not make concessions during upcoming negotiations, students are wondering where they fit in.Continue...

TedXQueensU conference is back

TedXQueensU is hosting a two-day in-person conference and executives want students to attend.Continue...

Engineering Society executive candidates debate ahead of election

Engineering Society (EngSoc) executive candidates congregated in the ILC Atrium on Jan. 25 to debate for elected positions with Engineering students watching.Continue...

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