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Queen’s subcommittee to review Duncan Campbell Scott degree

A subcommittee of Queen’s Senate has been formed to review the honorary degree of Duncan Campbell Scott.Continue...

Queen’s implements new HR strategic plan

Queen's Human Resources Department released a new strategic plan for 2022-25, entitled “Empowering Our People.”Continue...

Black student associations respond to racist incident at AMS debate

Several Black student associations on campus spoke to The Journal about the recent events involving the distribution of a racist image of a candidate in the now-concluded AMS executive election. The candidates’ team, ERA, dropped out of the running .Continue...

KMV wins contested AMS executive election

AMS executive elections concluded on the night of Feb. 7, with polls closing at 9 p.m. and results being announced shortly thereafter.Continue...

Health Science Society sees contested and uncontested races

This year’s Health Sciences Society (HSS) executive elections will feature only one contested race for the position of vice-president (university affairs) (VPUA), between David Walji, HealthSci ’25, and Claire Lipton, HealthSci ’25.Continue...

Executive candidates face off at SGPS debate

SGPS executive candidates went head-to-head in a debate on Zoom before polls opened on Feb. 6 and 7.Continue...

AMS denies access to elections complaint records

After the racist incident which occurred last week at the AMS executive and undergraduate trustee debate, the AMS released a timeline of events involved in the incident.Continue...

Queen’s responds to AMS debate incident

Queen’s is encouraging students to take cybersecurity modules in response to an incident at the AMS executive debate on Feb. 2.Continue...

Team ERA drops out of AMS election

At around 2:50 p.m. on Feb. 4, Team ERA—Elisabeth McHarg, ArtSci ’23, Ryan Chen, Kin ’23, and Alicia Parker, ArtSci ’24—asked to be removed from the AMS elections ballot.Continue...

Racist image of AMS executive candidate made public

At the AMS executive and undergraduate trustee debate held on Feb. 2 in Theological Hall, an incident occurred involving one of the candidates.Continue...

Team ATP elected next ASUS executive

Amaiya Walters, Preston Harrison, and Therese De Rivera were announced as the new Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) executive team in Jan. 31.Continue...

BFA students feel program suspension imminent

The waiting game continues. Claire Dobbie, BFA ’23, and co-president of the Fine Arts DSC, said there’s a general feeling of tiredness and burnout for current BFA students who continue to advocate for the program to continue without suspension.Continue...

Person arrested for sexual assault on Queen’s campus

Kingston Police attended the Queen’s Centre on Jan. 31 at 6:10 p.m. following a call by Queen’s Campus Security and Emergency Services.Continue...

Teams ERA, KMV, and TBD face off at AMS executive debate

AMS executive candidate teams ERA, KMV, and TBD went head-to-head in a debate in Theological Hall before polls open on Feb. 6 and 7. It was the first-time teams debated in person since 2020.Continue...

Team ERA campaigns to provide value to students

Team ERA wants to “revitalize” the AMS through advocacy, financial accessibility, and student wellness.Continue...

Team KMV wants to make first-year students aware of the AMS

This year’s three-way contested AMS executive election includes Team KMV, who emphasized making students aware of AMS services right from their first year at Queen’s.Continue...

Team TBD is running to unify Queen’s students

The candidates making up team TBD are counting on passion, not experience, to win students’ votes in the upcoming AMS election.Continue...

Al-Rawi runs for undergraduate trustee uncontested

The undergraduate trustee position is up for grabs this year, as Jaya Sharma, HealthSci ’24, and current trustee’s term comes to an end. The position will be elected along with the AMS executive on Feb. 6 and 7.Continue...

Senate discusses changes to Orientation and reading week dates

As Senate opened on Jan. 31, AMS president Eric Sikich asked questions via Zoom regarding the sessional dates surrounding Orientation Week and the University’s “competing priorities.”Continue...

Engineering Society results out: 'We're handing it off to a beautiful group'

The air was electric in Clark Hall Pub on Feb. 1 as former, current, and incoming Engineering Society (EngSoc) executive members and fellow students gathered to watch the in-person announcement of EngSoc elections winners for the first time since 2019.Continue...

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