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Residence Don raises concerns about new contract

After being presented with a revised contract for the 2020-21 year, residence dons have raised concerns about new revisions and the drafting process.Continue...

At Senate, Queen’s says no exchange in Hong Kong next term

At its last meeting of 2019, Queen’s Senate wrapped up discussion about the fall term break and food insecurity, moving into discussion about issues that will likely dominate the winter term.Continue...

Rector election to be held in January

When the AMS gathered for its final assembly of the semester on Nov. 28, Rector Alex da Silva announced an election for a new rector will be held in January.Continue...

Deane talks Student Choice Initiative, Wellness Services at Special Assembly

When Principal Patrick Deane appeared at AMS Special Assembly on Monday, the first question he was asked was about the Student Choice Initiative (SCI).Continue...

Queen’s announces next Provost

The search for Queen’s next provost and vice-principal (Academic) is over, the University announced Wednesday.Continue...

AMS Fall in Review

As the fall semester draws to a close, The Journal sat down with the AMS executive team to review the status of the goals outlined in their September platform.

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Student group and AMS push for period accessibility

To enhance accessibility to period products on campus and education about menstruation, Queen’s Period implemented its “take one, leave one” campaign this fall.Continue...

Student Choice Initiative struck down in divisional court

In a unanimous decision, the Ford government’s Student Choice Initiative (SCI) was ruled unlawful by the Divisional Court of Ontario on Thursday.

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City shifts University District Safety Initiative communications plan

Kingston "demolished" its University District Safety Initiative (UDSI) communications budget for 2018 on one month of signage on campus, according to emails obtained by The Journal through a freedom of information request.Continue...

Updated alcohol policy to be implemented next spring

After nearly a year of review, Queen’s revised alcohol policy is nearing implementation.

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Patrick Deane talks graduate studies at Principal’s Conversation

Principal Patrick Deane met with graduate students and professors on Monday to discuss the future of graduate studies at Queen’s—the third meeting in a Conversation series Deane hopes will inform the University’s next long-term plan.Continue...

Province yet to release full sexual violence survey results

Nearly nine months after the provincial government released initial data from the Student Voices on Sexual Violence survey , there is still no timeline for the release of the remaining results.Continue...

QBACC heading back to Board of Trustees with more student support

On Sept. 27, Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) representatives presented the Board of Trustees with a list of demands to address the climate crisis on campus. Two months later, little headway has been made.

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“Tear gas and rubber bullets”: Queen’s student caught in Hong Kong campus protests

What was meant to be an opportunity to learn Mandarin abroad was cut short when Kelsey—a Queen’s student whose name has been changed to protect her identity—found herself entrenched in Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests.

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Campus radio station hit hard by Student Choice Initiative

After the Student Choice Initiative (SCI) was announced in January, CFRC station manager Dinah Jansen was prepared to fight for the radio’s relevance. When the final opt-out numbers arrived last week, she discovered the station had lost a third of its student revenue.Continue...

Environmental group hopes to make Queen’s plastic-free

Using a five-year plan, the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) Kingston chapter hopes to lead Queen’s to a plastic-free campus.

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Computing Student’s Association to survey students on fall reading break

The Computing Student’s Association (COMPSA) will send out a survey to gauge student opinion on the fall term break, according to COMPSA President Nana Boateng.Continue...

Arts and Science Faculty Board rejects 2021-22 academic calendar

At a Nov. 8 Arts and Science Faculty Board meeting, a motion to approve the 2021-22 academic calendar year was rejected.Continue...

Indigenous Studies degree approved by Arts and Science faculty

After years of planning, Queen’s is introducing a new Indigenous Studies degree program.Continue...

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