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Thousands of dollars taken from eight victims during Homecoming

“$1,445 was stolen from me.”Continue...

Queen’s professor discusses Pandora Papers

Following the leak of over 13 million documents, The Journal sat down with Professor and Associate Dean of Academic Policy Arthur Cockfield to discuss the Pandora Papers.Continue...

Queen’s professor talks Islamic History Month

October marks the 15 th Islamic History Month in Canada. The recognition of this month creates space for learning about, accepting, and appreciating Islamic culture in the face of pervasive intolerance tainting the Muslim experience.Continue...

SVPR and SACK talk preventing gender-based violence on campus

Following the AMS Walkout to stand against sexual assault and violence, Nadia Mahdi, ArtSci ’21 and Community Outreach Coordinator for Sexual Assault Center Kingston (SACK), and Barbara Lotan, Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Coordinator (SVPR), spoke to The Journal on support and resources offered at Queen’s.Continue...

Queen’s professors win Ideas Worth Teaching Award

Two Queen’s educators have won an Ideas Worth Teaching award for a business course that teaches students how to integrate traditional Indigenous ways of knowing with modern business practices in the workplace.Continue...

Fall Term Break Task Force hosts consultations

To make comprehensive recommendations on future fall term breaks, Queen’s Fall Term Break Task Force launched a survey for the Queen’s community.Continue...

Queen’s Art Conservation partners with National Gallery for diversity initiative

A new internship program is working to provide increased opportunities for students of visible minorities in the department of Queen’s Art History & Art Conservation.Continue...

Queen’s clubs take part in Sustainability Month

October marks the beginning of AMS Sustainability Month. This year, the student society has split the month into three different themes: agriculture, fashion sustainability, and waste management.Continue...

Canada HomeShare provides affordable housing for students

As Kingston faces increasing rent prices year by year, Canada HomeShare seeks to “hit two birds with one stone” through its pairing program.Continue...

Queen’s remembers Jacob Downey

The Queen’s University community remembers, reflects on, and mourns the loss of Jacob Downey, ArtSci ’25. Downey passed away on Sept. 29. He was 18 years old at the time of his passing.Continue...

AMS Director of Human Resources position will remain vacant

Following the recent resignation of the Director of Human Resources (HR), the AMS executive said they will not be filling the vacancy. The AMS has hired two directors of HR since the beginning of the academic year.Continue...

Sole rector candidate dropped out Sept. 30

On Oct. 4, the AMS office of the Secretariat announced Rector candidate, Maya Morcos , has succeeded her name from the ballot prior to voting days.Continue...

‘Save the Evidence’ campaign hopes to restore Mohawk Institute Residential School

Launched by Woodland Cultural Centre, the ‘Save the Evidence’ campaign aims to raise awareness and support for the restoration of the former Mohawk Institute Residential School in Brantford, ON.Continue...

'The Journal' sits down with Principal Patrick Deane

“I want to bring the university back from COVID building on what new things we discovered and learned about ourselves, and I want to make the institution stronger than it was before.”Continue...

‘Truth and Reconciliation Commission & Me’: Centre for Teaching and Learning hosts webinar

In honour of the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Queen’s Educators come together on Sept. 30 for the “Truth and Reconciliation Commission & Me” webinar. With over a hundred attendees, the webinar sought to educate Queen’s faculty on how they can respond to the TRC’s call to action.

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Commerce club hosts case competition for local Indigenous business

On Sept. 26, the Queen’s Commerce Corporate Competition (Q3C) held a case competition in partnership with Tipi Moza .Continue...

PSC TALKS Week kicks off Oct. 18

TALKS Week, the Peer Support Centre (PSC)’s annual week-long campaign, is back again this year to show students the importance of strong support systems.Continue...

ASUS talks health and safety on campus

On Sept. 28, ASUS hosted a virtual Q&A session with Samantha Buttemer, associate program director for the Public Health and Preventative Medicine (PHPM) program at Queen’s, to encourage conversation around health and safety concerning COVID-19 on campus.Continue...

Senate votes to approve introduction of new Black Studies program

On Sept. 28, the first senate meeting of the academic year took place, kicking off with discussions on the approval of a new Black Studies program, Truth and Reconciliation, and the student-led Walkout .Continue...

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