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Federal budget 2019 tackles student loans

The federal government’s 2019 budget hopes to target rising student loans and relieve the payment process.Continue...

Queen’s Hyperloop team to compete in California

The Queen’s Hyperloop Design Team is travelling to California for the final stage of Elon Musk’s SpaceX competition.Continue...

Everything that happened at March Senate

On Tuesday, the Senate Meeting handed out the Margaret Hooey Governance Award to Student Senator Afsheen Chowdhury.Continue...

White Coats Black Doctors: responding to adversity with resilience

Last Thursday, campus hosted White Coats Black Doctors for the second year in a row.

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Campus blue lights abused over St. Patrick's Day weekend

Over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend, blue light emergency phones were misused nine times—all were identified as mischief calls.

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Distinguished speaker Cindy Blackstock discusses inequalities for First Nations children

In 1999, Jordan River Anderson of Norway Cree House Nation was born in a Manitoba hospital.Continue...

News in Brief: Queen's student receives scholarship award

On International Women’s Day, three Queen’s students received the Bank of Canada’s Master’s Scholarship Award for Women in Economics and Finance.Continue...

AMS President ‘took no part in decision to terminate’ former Judicial Affairs Manager

A $15,000 external investigation has cleared AMS President Miguel Martinez of multiple allegations, including potential involvement in the termination of former Judicial Affairs Manager Brandon Tyrrell.Continue...

AMS Assembly votes to withdraw from Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance

On Thursday, the AMS convened for the final Society meeting of the 2018-19 academic year.Continue...

Queen’s ranks fourth for disclosures of non-consensual sexual violence in Ontario

In a province-wide survey, 73,708 of 116,627 university students reported disclosing incidents of sexual harassment at their respective post-secondary institutions.Continue...

After ‘respectful’ St. Patrick’s Day, ticketing drops

The AMS, University, and Kingston Police all reported a more civil St. Patrick’s Day than previous years—citing the University District Safety Initiative (UDSI) as a factor in the decreased number of tickets issued over the weekend.Continue...

Former Queen’s students sentenced to three years in prison for robbery

On Feb. 18, 2018, two Queen’s students committed a violent robbery a block away from McBurney Park—changing the course of their careers as students.Continue...

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Local teen faces bail hearings for terrorism charge, Ellis Hall break-in provokes Kingston Police investigationContinue...

AMS to host Community Development Summit

On April 6, the AMS will host its second annual Community Development Summit.Continue...

Judge allows $20 million lawsuit against Queen’s to move forward

Last month, an Ontario Superior Court judge ruled a $20 million lawsuit brought by former medical student, Wajahat Khan, could proceed against Queen’s in civil court.Continue...

Bake sale funds epilepsy support

On Wednesday, the ARC hosted a bake sale raising funds for Epilepsy South Eastern Ontario—a non-profit dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with epilepsy through resources including education and group support.Continue...

SGPS hosts Queen’s International Women’s Conference

On Mar. 16, the SGPS hosted the Queen’s International Women’s Conference in Robert Sutherland Hall—continuing the celebration one week after International Women’s Day.Continue...

Kingston aims to keep graduating Queen’s students

The City of Kingston is asking Queen’s commerce students how to keep graduates in the city.Continue...

AMS Social Issue Commission hosts workshop on Intervention & Awareness

On Mar. 18, the AMS Social Issues Commission held an active bystander workshop focused on oppression in everyday life.Continue...

Queen’s secures $1 million for research

On Wednesday, the University announced it had been granted over $1 million in research funding.Continue...

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