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AMS Annual General Meeting discusses future of services

At the AMS Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on Mar. 11 in Wallace Hall, Society President Miguel Martinez spoke to Assembly about the state of the AMS and shared his hopes for where it will go next.Continue...

Indigenous Awareness Week focuses on solidarity and sovereignty

On Mar. 15, Queen’s Native Student Association (QNSA) will host a screening of the film Indian Horse to cap off Indigenous Awareness Week (IAW) 2019.Continue...

Queen’s professor honoured with Women in Mining award

After a career spanning over 30 years, Queen’s professor Heather Jamieson has been recognized with a prestigious mentorship award.Continue...

Queen's launches 2019 National Survey of Student Engagement

Last month, Queen’s launched the 2019 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) for first- and fourth-year students.Continue...

Non-academic misconduct statistics published for 2018

Between May 1, 2018 and Mar. 8, 2019, 26 of 100 Non-Academic Misconduct (NAM) cases were launched through the AMS’ Judicial Affairs Office.Continue...

AMS Symposium sees low turnout

The inaugural Student Advocacy Symposium saw a low attendance rate despite mandatory advance registration.Continue...

Queen’s receives first sexual violence report

At its March meeting, the Queen’s Board of Trustees received the University’s first sexual violence report.Continue...

AMS executive had access to case files during Judicial Affairs shutdown

Last November, the Judicial Affairs Office (JAO) shut down for three weeks.Continue...

Queen’s student talks mental health at Jack Summit

Queen’s student Grace Wedlake attended the annual Jack Summit to discuss mental health before a federal minister.Continue...

Board of Trustees conditionally approves JDUC redevelopment

After spending years seeking studentapproval for the JDUC redevelopment, the AMS has one final challenge: raising $10 million in donor funding.Continue...

First AMS ‘Student Advocacy Symposium’ taking place this weekend

On Sunday, the AMS will host its first-ever Student Advocacy Symposium.Continue...

Club to hold climate rally next week

Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) has organized a community rally on Mar. 15 to show support for action on climate change in Kingston.Continue...

Kingston declares Climate Emergency

On Tuesday night, city councillors voted unanimously to declare a climate emergency in Kingston.Continue...

Queen’s partners with U of T to advance entrepreneurship

Queen’s is prioritizing post-grad student success with their latest university partnership.Continue...

Research assistants bargain against two-year wage freeze, lack of intellectual property

Queen’s research assistants have spent five years fighting for fair wages—but they might not see any improvements for another two years.Continue...

Smith School teams up with Catalyst Canada

The Smith School of Business has announced a strategic partnership with Catalyst Canada to explore diversity and inclusion in the workplace.Continue...

Social Issues Commission hosts conference on racism and inclusivity

As Black History Month came to a close, the Committee Against Racial and Ethnic Discrimination (CARED) sought to continue the conversation about race on campus.Continue...

News in Brief

The motion for a climate emergency declaration took centre stage at Tuesday night’s city council meeting, but council also discussed reports and briefings regarding other ongoing city concerns.Continue...

Peer Support Centre hosts annual Cares Week

From March 4 to 8, the Peer Support Centre held a series of events dedicated to fostering mental, physical, and emotional wellbeing on campus.Continue...

Prestige Portraits signed on as new AMS grad photographers

Following a 20-year relationship with grad photographers Taylor Studios, Studio Q has opted for a new vendor—a decision the former’s owner, Robert Taylor, says could lead to the business’s bankruptcy.Continue...

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