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First AMS ‘Student Advocacy Symposium’ taking place this weekend

On Sunday, the AMS will host its first-ever Student Advocacy Symposium.Continue...

Club to hold climate rally next week

Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) has organized a community rally on Mar. 15 to show support for action on climate change in Kingston.Continue...

Kingston declares Climate Emergency

On Tuesday night, city councillors voted unanimously to declare a climate emergency in Kingston.Continue...

Queen’s partners with U of T to advance entrepreneurship

Queen’s is prioritizing post-grad student success with their latest university partnership.Continue...

Research assistants bargain against two-year wage freeze, lack of intellectual property

Queen’s research assistants have spent five years fighting for fair wages—but they might not see any improvements for another two years.Continue...

Smith School teams up with Catalyst Canada

The Smith School of Business has announced a strategic partnership with Catalyst Canada to explore diversity and inclusion in the workplace.Continue...

Social Issues Commission hosts conference on racism and inclusivity

As Black History Month came to a close, the Committee Against Racial and Ethnic Discrimination (CARED) sought to continue the conversation about race on campus.Continue...

News in Brief

The motion for a climate emergency declaration took centre stage at Tuesday night’s city council meeting, but council also discussed reports and briefings regarding other ongoing city concerns.Continue...

Peer Support Centre hosts annual Cares Week

From March 4 to 8, the Peer Support Centre held a series of events dedicated to fostering mental, physical, and emotional wellbeing on campus.Continue...

Prestige Portraits signed on as new AMS grad photographers

Following a 20-year relationship with grad photographers Taylor Studios, Studio Q has opted for a new vendor—a decision the former’s owner, Robert Taylor, says could lead to the business’s bankruptcy.Continue...

News in Brief: Kingston police seek assistance identifying break and enter suspects

Two suspects broke into the south side doors of the Invista Centre on Gardiners Road Feb. 27 at approximately 4:19 a.m., stealing cash from an ATM.Continue...

OUA limits Homecoming football games to two weekends

Students looking to travel for Homecoming parties across Ontario will have just two weekends to doso in 2019-20, with the OUA moving to curb Homecoming crowd sizes.Continue...

Black History Month events conclude

While Black History Month has ended, student clubs are aiming to keep its message relevant.Continue...

AMS Assembly outlines cuts and restructuring

Student Choice Initiative cuts and changes

AMS President Miguel Martinez provided a presentation to Assembly on Thursday outlining the changes to the Society following the Student Choice...Continue...

What you need to know from February’s Senate meeting

During the Feb. 26 Senate meeting, the University expressed plans to support student enrollment next year through direct communication and financial support programs.Continue...

Queen’s librarian heading to Harvard

After 15 years working at Queen’s libraries, Martha Whitehead will pack her bags and head for Harvard library this June.Continue...

News in Brief

Aesculapian Society to depart from AMS, join SGPS

Last week, medical students in the Aesculapian Society voted to become a member society of the SGPS.

Effective Sept. 1, 2019, the Society...Continue...

City Council to vote on declaring climate change emergency

At its first meeting in March, Kingston City Council will vote on a motion calling the city to declare a climate emergency.

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University establishes working group for graduate experience

A new working group is in the process of drafting recommendations that could potentially change the graduate experience at Queen’s.Continue...

Anti-smoking campaign aims to “Make Quit Memorable”

Students Joseph Lee, ArtSci ’18, and Jennifer Dal Cin, ArtSci ’19, want campus to “Leave the Pack Behind” through their anti-smoking cessation campaign, Make Quit Memorable.Continue...

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