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Mayor hesitant to relax public drinking rules

In its 2019 budget, the Ontario government outlines provisions that could relax rules surrounding alcohol consumption. If implemented, it will be up to municipalities to decide whether alcohol can be consumed in public areas such as parks.Continue...

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This May, recently-retired Queen’s professor, Jacalyn Duffin, was inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of fame—joining five others dubbed ‘medical heroes’ for their contributions to the field.Continue...

Student groups take Ontario to court over Student Choice Initiative

On May 24, the Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario (CFS-O) filed an application for Judicial Review at the Superior Court seeking to quash the Ford government’s proposed Student Choice Initiative (SCI).Continue...

Provincial consultations leave faculty dissatisfied as pension changes loom

In 2009, the mandatory retirement age was eliminated in Canada on the basis of age discrimination. Ten years later, some senior post-secondary faculty might be forced out anyway.Continue...

Queen’s formally apologizes for Black medical student ban

More than a hundred years ago, Queen’s banned Black medical students from enrolling in the program. On April 16, the University apologized.Continue...

At first assembly, incoming AMS executive presents vision

On Monday, the AMS held its annual incoming assembly, providing the new executive—Team AJW—with a chance to present their priorities to the body.Continue...

‘Racist and hateful’ graffiti appears on campus

Overnight Thursday, the Agnes Etherington Art Centre’s outdoor display of its Soundings exhibition—which features the work of Indigenous artists using sound as a call for decolonization—was vandalized with racist graffiti.Continue...

AMS Executive Team hires Senior Management

The incoming AMS Executive team, consisting of President Auston Pierce, Vice-President (Operations) Jessica Dahanayake, and Vice-President (Student Affairs) William Greene, have assembled their senior management team.Continue...

AMS year in review

In their final interview with The Journal , this year’s AMS executive looked back on the successes and challenges of their term.Continue...

AMS President and former Judicial Affairs Manager respond to external investigation report

Last week, the AMS published results from an external investigation which cleared President Miguel Martinez of multiple allegations.Continue...

The legacy of the Dean of Women

Many visitors to the Deans of Women Tower Lounge in Ban Righ Hall miss the female portraits hanging on the wall, as their role is largely unknown on campus today.Continue...

The future of TAPS after the Student Choice Initiative

Despite an approximated $200,000 TAPS deficit, the Underground will operate as usual next year.Continue...

Journal staff wins Amnesty International Youth Media award

On Thursday, The Journal ’s Features Editor Samantha Fink won Amnesty International’s Youth Media Award.Continue...

The Student Choice Initiative, explained

When Premier Doug Ford’s government announced the establishment of the Student Choice Initiative (SCI) on Jan.17, questions abounded.Continue...

Global Development Studies students host Indigenous Expo

On Saturday, Global Development Studies (DEVS) students hosted the first ever Indigenous Exposition.Continue...

New course at Queen's delves into Kingston’s treaty land

Before the British army established Kingston in 1793, the Huron called the territory Ka’tarohkwi.Continue...

News in Brief

Faculty of Law announces new dean

On July 1, Mark Walters will begin his five-year term as Queen’s Faculty of Law dean.

He was selected following a search...Continue...

Kingston youth charged with terrorism granted bail

After facing charges of facilitating terrorist activity and spending two months in custody, a Kingston youth was granted bail on Wednesday.Continue...

Research assistants gain equal pay with teaching assistants

After weeks of campaigning and years of fighting for fair wages, Queen’s research assistants have earned equal pay with teaching assistants.Continue...

Residence dons required to perform room checks during exam period

On Mar. 14, Residence Life informed students that Dons would be performing room checks throughout the exam period.Continue...

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