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Mayoral hopeful Rob Matheson criticizes Safety Initiative

In an interview with The Journal , Mayoral candidate Rob Matheson said the University District Safety Initiative (UDSI), was a “sledgehammer” in place of a “fly swatter.”Continue...

U.S. exchange rate causes purchasing power difficulties

In a report submitted to September’s Senate meeting, Martha Whitehead, vice-provost and head librarian, admitted the weak Canadian dollar hit the library’s purchasing power.Continue...

News in Brief: week 4

AMS strikes JDUC Working Group; City Council extends official patio season.Continue...

Senate motions to scrap 1918 ‘colour bar’ on Black medical students

This Tuesday, Edward Thomas brought a Notice of Motion to Senate seeking the repeal of a 1918 motion barring Black medical students’ entry to Queen’s.Continue...

Law school tense as Liberty Lecture approaches

Next Monday, Queen’s Faculty of Law will host National Post columnist Conrad Black and Professor of Business History Joe Martin for a lecture in praise of Canada’s founding father.Continue...

Students report long wait-times at walk-in clinic

Several students have reported long wait-times and rushed appointments at Health Services.Continue...

Results Released from Senate Engagement Survey

In a recent Senate Engagement Survey, a majority of respondents said they’re unhappy with the lack of time allotted to prepare for the body’s meetings.Continue...

In conversation with Steve France

Why are you running?

Not sky-rocketing, but steadily climbing rental rates. That will be addressed a lot [with] all the new developments in Williamsville because there are many high-density...Continue...

In conversation with Dylan Chenier

The Journal sits down with municipal candidates for Sydenham DistrictContinue...

In conversation with Matt Gaiser

The Journal sits down with municipal candidates for the Sydenham DistrictContinue...

In conversation with Peter Stroud

The Journal sits down with municipal candidates for the Sydenham District.Continue...

Direct entry applications up 15 per cent from last year

Undergraduate applications have increased by 15 per cent from 2017, according to Interim Provost Tom Harris’ Sept. 25 report to Senate.Continue...

Police investigating incident of assault in student hub

Kingston police are investigating an incident of assault and bodily harm in the student hub on Aug. 3 at approximately 2 a.m.

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Mayor, University defend safety initiative amid controversy

At AMS Assembly held last Thursday, Mayor Bryan Paterson and then-Acting Principal Tom Harris defended the University District Safety Initiative to attendees.Continue...

Voting system treats residence buildings as single units

Of the 17 residence buildings at Queen’s, eight are treated as a single unit in the City of Kingston’s voting system, creating barriers for students who wish to be placed on the voters List.Continue...

Campus phishing for solution to email scams

Sophisticated phishing emails are sweeping into students’ inboxes this fall.Continue...

Students protest Lindsay Shepherd talk

On Monday evening, roughly 30 students and supporters gathered outside Macdonald Hall to protest Lindsay Shepherd.Continue...

AMS seeks JDUC architect before vote

On Thursday night, AMS Assembly met in Wallace Hall for its first meeting of the academic year.Continue...

Residence Society denies all responsibility in sexual assault case

The Residence Society has denied all liability in a sexual assault lawsuit recently brought against the University, according to a statement from their lawyer Michael Hickey.Continue...

Ride-sharing bylaw put on hold

The Kingston Area Taxi Commission (KATC) has put the brakes on a controversial bylaw, before its Sept. 15 implementation date, regulating ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft.Continue...

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