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Kingston region enters grey zone as province shuts down

The provincial government has pulled the emergency brakes on its reopening, moving the entire province into the grey lockdown zone—including the Kingston region.Continue...

AMS Assembly: Queen’s to be back in “full-gear” by September

AMS Assembly met Thursday evening on Zoom to discuss the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA), ratify commissioners, and hear from special guest speaker, Dr. David Walker....Continue...

Queen’s reports 71 active cases

Queen’s is reporting 71 active cases of COVID-19 as of Thursday evening, including six in residence and 65 off-campus.Continue...

‘It was like a ghost town’: Inside Queen’s isolation residence

Queen’s isolation residence is mandatory for students living in residence who are being tested for COVID-19; however, some students are concerned about the food and water quality and academic impact of isolation.Continue...

Queen’s using Student Code of Conduct for off-campus public health violations but not acts of racism

Queen’s is applying the Student Code of Conduct to off-campus public health infractions, but not off-campus acts of racism.Continue...

Following months of student advocacy, Smith School of Business releases EDII Strategy and Action Plan

Smith School of Business released its EDII Strategy and Action Plan in March with an aim to take responsibility and hold itself accountable to principles and values of equity, diversity, inclusion and Indigeneity (EDII).Continue...

Nursing Society implements virtual wellness group for nursing students

The Nursing Science Society (NSS) has introduced a new avenue for nursing students to connect with one another on the topic of wellness.Continue...

Tricolour Outlet and Queen’s Black Academic Society collaborate on sticker pack

After months of planning, Tricolour Outlet (TRO) launched a sticker pack in collaboration with Queen’s Black Academic Society (QBAS). One hundred per cent of the proceeds will go towards an organization of QBAS’s choosing.Continue...

Student Life Centre hosts panel discussion on solidarity in climate crisis activism

When four youth panellists joined together on Wednesday for a discussion about the climate crisis, they brought attention to how it intersects with lived experiences and social injustices.Continue...

Court hears appeal for Student Choice Initiative

The Ontario Court of Appeal heard the appeal for the Student Choice Initiative (SCI) on Tuesday.Continue...

After first year as director, Cynthia Gibney looks to incorporate student 
feedback into Student Wellness Services

Following her first year as Executive Director at Student Wellness Services (SWS), Cynthia Gibney said she’s looking to put the needs of the students first.Continue...

SOARB EDII working group addresses Orientation Week concerns brought forward by ‘Stolen by Smith’ and ‘Erased by FEAS’

Following documentation of negative Orientation Week experiences on student-run Instagram accounts “Stolen by Smith” and “Erased by FEAS,” which were consistent with the results of student surveys over a number of years, the Senate Orientation Activities Review Board (SOARB) formed a working group last summer to focus on equity, diversity, inclusion and Indigeneity (EDII) issues as they relate to Queen’s Orientation Week.Continue...

Rohit Shukla voted next SGPS Vice-President (Graduate)

Rohit Shukla was elected Vice-President (Graduate) of the Society of Graduate and Professional Studies (SGPS) for the 2021-22 year on March 18.Continue...

Queen’s administration questioned on lack of student support following rise of anti-Asian racism

At its March Senate meeting, senators questioned Principal Patrick Deane and Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Mark Green about student support following the rise of anti-Asian racism.Continue...

Canadian Federation of Students to advocate for student groups in Student Choice Initiative Appeal

Prior to the appeal of the Student Choice Initiative (SCI) on March 23, the Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario (CFS-O) is preparing to advocate for the autonomy of student organizations.Continue...

Kingston region moves into yellow zone

The Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) region has moved into the yellow zone today due to the rapidly increasing number of positive COVID-19 cases in the community.Continue...

Queen’s reports 61 active cases of COVID-19

Queen’s is reporting 61 active cases of COVID-19 as of Thursday evening, including 14 in residence and 47 off-campus.Continue...

Public Health says widespread variant transmission catalyzed extended Class Order

Following the announcement of a six-week extension of the Class Order that limits indoor and outdoor gatherings to five people, Kingston’s public health unit said the decision was based on the transmission of variants of concern in the community.Continue...

City Bylaw Enforcement attended six calls on St. Patrick’s Day

City Bylaw Enforcement, Kingston Police, and Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox and Addington Public Health thanked residents for upholding public health protocols on St. Patrick’s Day in a joint...Continue...

Dan School of Drama and Music cancels student event due to new COVID-19 travel restrictions

In response to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Kingston, the Dan School of Drama and Music cancelled another student event.

The Isabel Quartet Student Composition was scheduled...Continue...

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