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Peer Support Centre Cares Week

From Mar. 5 to 9, the Queen’s Peer Support Centre (PSC) took to campus to remind students about an integral component of academic success: self-care.Continue...

Barb Lotan speaks to sexual violence response efforts this past year

For Queen’s Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Coordinator Barb Lotan, the past school year has shown a strong commitment from the University towards better addressing sexual violence on campus.Continue...

Undergraduate Orientation Review Working Group releases final report

Following a six-month consultation period with faculties and students across the board at the University, the Undergraduate Orientation Review Working Group (UORWG) released their final report on Mar. 1.Continue...

Artificial Intelligence comes to the Smith School of Business

On Feb. 28, the Queen’s Smith School of Business launched a new graduate program that integrates artificial intelligence (AI) into business studies — making it the first of its kind in North America.Continue...

News in Brief

Federal, provincial governments contributing nearly $78 million for public transit

On Mar. 16, provincial and federal funding to expand Kingston’s public transit systems was announced by MPP...Continue...

St. Patrick’s Day sees unprecedented crowd size, collapsed roof

This past St. Patrick’s Day, students flooded the intersection of Aberdeen and William to celebrate the Irish holiday.Continue...

AMS holds annual corporate general meeting

On Mar. 15, the AMS held their annual corporate general meeting to update students on the state of the corporate side of the AMS. The meeting included various presentations on budgets and risk and ended with the election of four students to the AMS Board of Directors.Continue...

SGPS elects 2018-19 President following second election period

Following a nullified presidential election, an investigation into an election infraction and a second election period, the Society of Graduate and Professional Students has elected current Vice-President (Community) Tyler Morrison as President for the 2018-19 year.Continue...

Bader International Study Center struggles with stagnant enrollment, financial problems

For years, the Bader International Study Center (BISC) has been touted as the crown jewel of Queen’s international experience. Despite this feeling, annual reports reveal the BISC’s struggles with low enrolment and financial instability over the last half decade.Continue...

Campus sustainability club organizes protest against Kinder Morgan pipeline

As protests continue in British Columbia (BC) against the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline, students and members of the Kingston community rallied at Springer Market square on Mar. 10 to voice their opposition to the contentious project.Continue...

Queen’s Native Student Association hosts Annual Indigenous Awareness Week

Every year, Indigenous Awareness Week (IAW) is one of the main endeavours taken on by the Queen’s Native Student Association (QNSA). With daily events planned by QNSA, this year’s theme is “exploring Indigenous identities.”Continue...

Student’s car stolen from University district following break-in

On Tuesday morning, Sarah Stern’s housemates noticed her car was missing from their driveway on Frontenac Street. After looking around, the students realized their house had been broken into and the keys to Stern’s vehicle had been stolen from the home.Continue...

Round-up: Black History Month at Queen’s

For African and Caribbean Students’ Association (ACSA) co-president Elorm Vowotor, Black History Month is a time to highlight “the stories, the history, [and] the struggles” of Black individuals.Continue...

MPP Sophie Kiwala announces provincial funding for new Queen’s research teams

On Wednesday morning, MPP Sophie Kiwala and Queen’s Vice-Principal (Research) John Fisher announced nearly $3 million in provincial funding for 17 researchers at the University.Continue...

Professional Student Teaching Assistants to Join PSAC local 901

On Mar. 9, Queen’s voluntarily recognized professional student teaching assistants (TAs) in the Juris Doctor and Doctor of Medicine programs are falling under the umbrella of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) bargaining unit.Continue...

Queen’s park catch-up

After a chaotic leadership election, Toronto businessman and former city councillor Doug Ford won the Ontario Progressive Conservative leadership race on Saturday night.Continue...

OUSA General Assembly passes three policy papers

The second Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) General Assembly of the school year took place at Laurentian University this past weekend. Three new policy papers were discussed and passed by the delegates in attendance.Continue...

News in Brief: Winter week 9

Nuisance party bylaw will not be in effect for St. Patrick’s Day; over 60 electric vehicle charging stations planned for main campus; 2018-19 AMS corporate head managers hiredContinue...

Nobel Prize Laureate speaks to full house at Isabel Bader Centre

On Monday, both levels of the Isabel Bader Centre’s auditorium were filled in anticipation for a lecture by Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Barish.Continue...

Student starts online fundraiser to repair shattered Grant Hall window

Less than 24 hours after it was smashed at an anti-Jordan Peterson protest, one Queen’s student started an online fundraiser to repair a century-old stained glass window at Grant Hall.Continue...

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