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Clark Hall Pub to stay closed for the entire 2020-21 year

As COVID-19 continues to limit public gatherings, the Engineering Society announced Clark Hall Pub will remain closed for the 2020-21 school year.Continue...

Queen’s releases new Campus Wellbeing Framework

Wellbeing is a critical factor in the success of individuals, the community, and the University, according to Queen’s new Campus Wellbeing Framework.Continue...

Queen’s researcher creates platform to support LGBTQ2+ cancer patients

A researcher at Queen’s is part of the team working to support LGBTQ2+ cancer patients.Continue...

Advocating for students, OUSA annual campus meeting goes online

The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) has shifted its annual campus meeting to a virtual platform, prioritizing student financial aid, quality of education in the context of online learning, racial equity, and student mental health.Continue...

Canada’s Indigenous Veterans

Zoogipon Ikwe didn’t know her great-grandfather served in the First World War until she began researching her own genealogy.Continue...

‘[I]t’s inspiring to think about the leadership Indigenous students have shown on campus’

Following the racist incidents throughout the past year at Queen’s, Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre is installing a permanent display of Indigenous flags in front of the centre following various acts of vandalism.Continue...

Truth and Reconciliation Commission Task Force releases third report

The Queen’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission Task Force (TRCTF) released its third annual Implementation Report in September.Continue...

History of Katarokwi

This territory was originally Ojibwe territory way back before anybody came and settled here.Continue...

AMS Assembly discusses feedback on remote term, student elections

AMS Assembly met over Zoom on Thursday evening for their third meeting of the 2020-21 academic year.Continue...

Vigil held in memory of Anthony Aust

More than 200 people gathered in Springer Market Square on Sunday afternoon to show solidarity against racism and police violence.Continue...

Queen’s School of Medicine received a report demanding diversity action in July. It still hasn’t publicly acknowledged it.

Queen’s Aesculapian Society (AS) submitted a document detailing research, resources and demands to the School of Medicine Admissions Committee on July 1. Since then, the AS has looked to the School to provide public support and acknowledgement of the report.Continue...

Queen’s announces new strategies for prioritizing equity and diversity in undergraduate admissions

The University announced changes to its recruitment process on Wednesday to prioritize equity and diversity in undergraduate admissions.Continue...

Student speaks out after ARTH 292 offers no course material for final six weeks of classes

When Queen’s announced courses for the fall term would be held online, the University assured students that learning standards would be up to par with the in-person experience. Instead, one course offered by the art history department stopped offering course material halfway through the semester.Continue...

Queen’s to open 300 additional spots in residence

An additional 300 students will be accommodated in Queen’s residences in the winter term.Continue...

Queen’s begins welcoming international students back to Kingston

Following months of COVID-19 travel restrictions, Queen’s has begun welcoming international students back to Kingston.Continue...

November Senate: The search for the new dean of Smith School of Business continues

Queen’s Senate met over video-chat platform Zoom this past Tuesday.Continue...

Queen’s radio station hosts 15th annual funding drive

Campus radio station CFRC 101.9 FM is hoping to raise $15,000 as part of its 15th annual funding drive from Nov. 1 to Dec. 31.Continue...

Step Above Stigma co-organizes event supporting Black Health Alliance

Queen’s charity Step Above Stigma (SAS) collaborated with a local Kingston athlete to raise awareness and money for supporting the mental health of Black Canadians.Continue...

QSSET to replace USAT as survey of student learning experience

Queen’s is launching a new survey to assess teaching during a remote semester, replacing the traditional USATs.Continue...

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