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Homecoming 2022 recap: the sanctioned and unsanctioned

Following the fauxcoming celebrations the week prior, students gathered for unsanctioned Homecoming celebrations on Aberdeen St. in a similar fashion to years previous.Continue...

FAS hosts forums on Fine Arts program suspension

The Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) took a step forward in deciding the future of the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) at Queen’s in October.Continue...

Queen’s settles court case with Ph.D student alleging misappropriation of neuroscience research

Dr. Mark Lindsay, a chiropractor and Queen’s PhD student filed, a lawsuit against Queen’s University; Dr. Douglas Cook, chair of the Queen’s Division of Neurosurgery; Performance Phenomics Holding Corp.; and Voxel AI Inc., which was intended to be a re-branding.Continue...

Queen’s students can document sexual violence using VESTA

This article discusses sexual violence and may be triggering for some readers. The Journal uses “survivor” to refer to those who have experienced sexual assault. We acknowledge this term is not...Continue...

AMS sticker campaign supports Indigenous Climate Action

Stickers intended to raise awareness for Indigenous leadership in combatting the climate crisis are being distributed on campus.

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Student-run retailers speak to Queen’s branding trademarking issues

Some students on campus are saying external retailers threaten aspects of student-run operations.Continue...

Graduate student government to implement honorariums

The Society for Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) intends to pay volunteers for their labour, through honorarium.

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News in Brief: Oct. 28

With the rise of antisemitism on campus and in the Kingston community, it’s important for Jewish students to be aware of resources existing for support.

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Looking inside the AMS services budget

Queen’s students can ride the bus for ‘free’ after the Alma Mater Society (AMS) reinstated their $3,142,500 contract with Kingston Transit.

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Kingston emergency services and medical centres “disappointed” with Queen’s FOCO

Last weekend, students on campus gathered for “FOCO”, an unsanctioned gathering before the Queen’s

sanctioned homecoming weekend on Oct. 29.

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Debating union takes home two championship titles at Hart House

Two Queen’s Debating Union (QDU) teams brought championship titles back to Queen’s after competing at the University of Toronto (U of T)’s Hart House IV Tournament from Oct. 14 though Oct. 16.Continue...

United Way runs coats drive

Students can drop off their old winter coats for charity, thanks to a clothing drive.Continue...

Queen’s opens Indigenous Space in Albert St. Residence

A new Indigenous Space on campus was unveiled on Oct. 21 at the Albert Street Residence.Continue...

Bryan Paterson & Conny Glenn win municipal elections

From wild street parties to rat infested houses, the new Kingston municipal government hopes to solve campus issues by bridging the gap between Queen’s students and Kingston residents. The new...Continue...

Antisemitic vandalism occurs in Albert Street Residence

On Oct. 1, an incident of antisemitic vandalism occurred in Albert Street Residence in the form of an antisemitic symbol drawn on a fridge in one of the lounges.Continue...

Asbestos still a part of Queen’s campus

Asbestos is still a part of campus life—albeit unknowingly for most students.Continue...

Portsmouth candidate alleges voter apathy amongst Queen’s administrators

Oren Nimelman, candidate for city council in the Portsmouth District, said Queen’s is being apathetic towards the student vote.Continue...

Senators find Queen’s Senate ineffective

Senators had mixed feelings about the effectiveness of the Queen’s Senate during the 2021-22 school year, reflected by declining participation and engagement from past years.Continue...

‘Make it fair’: Faculty union and Queen’s in process of collective bargaining

Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) is lobbying for fair employment as the union representing faculty members and other staff.Continue...

Rami Maassarani runs for Sydenham District Councilor

Rami Maassarani, Sci ’12 and MASc ’15, council candidate for the District of Sydenham, will focus on affordability, sustainability, and working together as a community if elected.Continue...

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