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News in Brief: Nov. 18

Queen’s students, faculty, and staff were notified in an email from the Office of the Provost on Wednesday to mask up when in proximity with others indoors.Continue...

Queen’s Commerce club suspended after serious incident

Queen’s Finance Association (QFA) activities were suspended on Nov. 3 following a serious incident of non-academic misconduct.Continue...

Man with Hitler tattoo spotted at ARC

This article includes descriptions of antisemitism and may be triggering for some readers.Continue...

Education workers strike sparks response on campus

Queen’s stakeholders and local unions are commenting on the recent education workers strike action.

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SGPS hosts mental and physical health town hall

The Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) hosted a Mental and Physical Health Town Hall at Kingston Hall on Nov. 8.Continue...

Principal Deane lobbies to end university tuition fee freeze

Principal Patrick Deane is lobbying the provincial government to end the current tuition fee freeze—to ensure the University receives adequate fundingContinue...

Six people awarded Distinguished Service Award

The Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts was home to the Distinguished Service Awards reception on the evening of Nov. 4.Continue...

Turkish pastry shop opens in University District

A new business opened at the end of October at the intersection of Division and Earl St., offering students and community members traditional Turkish delights.Continue...

Queen’s Arab Student’s Association connects Arab students on campus

The Queen’s Arab Students’ Association (QASA) is offering a dedicated space for Arab students at Queen’s.

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EngSoc fundraises for Movember

The Engineering Society (EngSoc)’s Movember committee wants to raise over $10,000 this month for men’s health and reach all faculties.Continue...

EngSoc seeks new logo

Students are competing to have their design become the new Engineering Society (EngSoc) emblemContinue...

Kingston protestors push for Canadian sanctions against Iranian regime

Outside City Hall, demonstrators linked arms in solidarity with anti-government Iranian protestors on Oct. 29.Continue...

AMS Assembly ratifies fall referendum fees

The AMS held Assembly in the upper floors of Beamish-Munro Hall on Thursday night with the fall referendum as the main point of discussion—Assembly ratified the fees various clubs and organizations proposed.Continue...

Ontario government recommends sexual violence policy changes

In response to student concerns concerning consent, abuse of power, and being silenced in cases of faculty or staff sexual misconduct against students, the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU) proposed legislative changes on Oct. 27.Continue...

International students in Canada can now work over 20 hours per week

The Government of Canada amended their policies for international students on student visas in Canada. The change in policy allows for international students to work off-campus in excess of 20 hours per week.Continue...

Homecoming presents challenges for local Kingston businesses

Kingston’s local businesses encountered positive sales combined with “challenging” customers during Queen’s Homecoming last weekend.Continue...

Queen’s micro-credentialing programme fosters neurotech industry

Neurotechnology innovations have already begun to wedge themselves from a dystopian medical treatment into everyday life, and now Queen’s is entering the playing field.Continue...

Senate discusses Indigenous Student Verification Policy

At Senate on Tuesday, Principal Patrick Deane spoke to student involvement in elections, the exploitation of international students, and tuition freezes. The meeting was held in a hybrid format with senators joining from Robert Sutherland Hall and through Zoom.Continue...

HOCO in photos

“Hocoween” photo contest winner announcedContinue...

US midterm elections are looming, here are the key issues

The US midterm elections are just around the corner, and for voters down south and Americans at Queen’s, the election is an important chance to decide the future direction of US policy.Continue...

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