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Queen’s to implement Multi-Factor Authentication

With students spending more time online for remote learning, Queen’s is cracking down on cybersecurity.Continue...

Kingston Police called to 40-person party in University District

Kingston Police were called to a party in the University District over the weekend that had between 35 and 40 people in attendance.Continue...

AMS advocates for more safe social spaces on campus

The AMS is advocating for the University to treat safe social spaces as part of essential safety protocol during the remote term.Continue...

Queen’s Student Constables take up post in residences

Queen’s Student Constables are set to begin helping dons create safe living spaces in residence next week through reinforced pandemic protocol.Continue...

Commerce Society collects data from student body to lobby for Commerce curriculum changes

As part of the University-wide move to implement equity, diversity, inclusion, and Indigeneity (EDII) action plans, the Smith Commerce Society has opened a line of communication with Commerce students regarding course material, curriculum composition, and learning environments at the Smith School of Business.Continue...

AMS Social Issues Commission collaborates with University on workshop series for Gender-Based Violence Awareness Month

For Gender-Based­ Violence Awareness Month, the AMS Social Issues Commission (SIC) and the Sexual Violence Prevention & Response Office (SVPRO) are exploring the effects of intersectionality on how survivors cope, heal, and find support.Continue...

AMS develops proactive safety policy for Homecoming

As the annual party weekend approaches, the AMS is developing a proactive policy to encourage safe behaviour during Homecoming.Continue...

Queen’s sees 38 per cent increase in first-generation university students since 2017

The First-Generation Student Admission Pathway was launched in 2017 with the goal of recruiting first-generation students—those who would be the first in their families to attend university—to come to Queen’s.Continue...

QBACC plans physically distant events for students

With the pandemic prohibiting many of their usual events, Queen’s clubs are finding creative solutions to maintain student engagement.Continue...

Senate: Principal talks remote homecoming, virtual convocation in fall term

Queen’s Senate started the 2020-21 year with a meeting on Sept. 29 through video-chat platform Zoom.Continue...

Grocery Checkout sees substantial decrease in traffic during remote term

Grocery Checkout, the grocery store located inside the Queen’s Centre, is navigating unusual circumstances during the pandemic.Continue...

Queen’s commemorates Residential School survivors on Orange Shirt Day

Orange Shirt Day events have taken a different shape this year because of COVID-19, but that hasn’t stopped the Aboriginal Teacher Education Program (ATEP) from delivering a remote experience on Sept. 30 through social media.Continue...

AMS President demands more respect from University administrators

AMS President Jared den Otter asked the University to show student leaders more respect through consultation and collaboration in pandemic-related planning at the Board of Trustees meeting on Sept. 25.Continue...

Residence Society budget more than halved

With residence operating at half capacity, the Residence Society (ResSoc) budget has also been sliced in half.Continue...

Commerce Society de-ratifies All Year Social 

Amidst a reckoning of racial justice on campus, the Smith Commerce Society de-ratified a committee club embroiled in long-standing controversy.Continue...

Principal Deane calls Queen’s global rankings ‘depressing’

Principal Patrick Deane called the global standing of Queen’s a “critically important issue” in his address to the Board of Trustees on Sept. 25.Continue...

Online panel to discuss the upcoming US election

Whether they’re eligible to vote or not, students who are following the impending US presidential election are invited to engage in the conversation at an upcoming panel event.Continue...

Queen’s announces COVID-19 case total at 13

In an email to students on Monday evening, Queen’s announced that students in residence have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last four days, bringing the total number of cases involving Queen’s students to 13.Continue...

Homemade e-bike catches fire outside Douglas Library

The fire department was called to a fire outside Douglas Library on Friday morning.Continue...

Queen’s confirms four new positive cases of COVID-19

The University confirmed four new cases of COVID-19 in the Queen’s community on Friday afternoon.Continue...

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