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All fees pass in AMS Fall Referendum

Between Oct. 29 and 30, students voted in the AMS Fall Referendum. The results, issued on Wednesday, saw all fees pass.Continue...

Queen’s professor to create new brain scanner

Dr. DJ Cook has teamed up with medical professionals to create a handheld scanner capable of detecting bleeding in the brain.Continue...

News in Brief

The Saturday Club celebrates 120 years; Human Rights Office report late

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Architects present vision of new JDUC at town hall

The AMS hosted a town hall on Monday for students to learn more about the JDUC revitalization ahead of the upcoming January referendum.

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WWF launches new student engagement program on campus

This fall semester, the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) has launched a new student engagement program to draw attention to the declining population of animal species in Canada.Continue...

PhD student Zijie Wang pleads guilty to poisoning former colleague

A former Queen’s chemistry PhD candidate pleaded guilty to two charges last Thursday and admitted to poisoning his former roommate and colleague with a lethal substance.Continue...

Byron Ruttan presses civil claim against Ontario decades after experiencing child abuse in Jean Royce Hall

Child abuse victim Byron Ruttan will wait another year to see the province in court after a judge recently set the trial date for his civil claim for Sept. 23, 2019.Continue...

News in Brief: Week 8

Office of University Ombudsman under review; University introduces new graduate childcare initiative.Continue...

Two men exposed themselves in University District, police warning says

Kingston Police and Campus Security issued a warning Wednesday after two acts of indecent exposure in the University District.Continue...

Queen’s to implement new free speech policy before January

The University expects a new free speech policy by mid-December, weeks before the Ford government’s January 2019 deadline.Continue...

Homecoming draws crowd of 10,000, only 85 tickets

While a crowd of approximately 10,000 gathered in the University District on Homecoming, Kingston Police said they gave out a mere 85 tickets in a press release on Monday.Continue...

Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre doubles space

A year after its announcement, Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre doubled its space on Monday afternoon.Continue...

Queen’s researcher to be inducted into Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Dr. Jacalyn Duffin is skeptical of distinctions—even one calling her a medical hero.Continue...

Queen’s professor releases guide to pronouns

On Tuesday, Queen’s professor Dr. Lee Airton released Gender: Your Guide to help navigate pronoun use in today’s evolving society.Continue...

Queen’s Professor to lead $4 million-dollar Lyme disease research initiative

On Oct. 15, The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Federal Government announced Queen’s will be spearheading an interdisciplinary research project tasked with addressing Lyme disease.Continue...

News in brief: week 7

Dr. Anne Ellis wins F. Estelle Simons research award; Dr. Curtis Nickel receives Mostafa Elhilali AwardContinue...

Senate to vote on ‘major’ changes to Public Health Sciences PhD program

Next Tuesday, Senate will vote to approve “major” changes to the Public Health Sciences PhD program, citing its outdated scope.

The proposal to update the program, approved by the dean of...Continue...

Homecoming 2018 in Photos

The Journal ’s photo editor captures highlights from Homecoming weekend.Continue...

Mayor Bryan Paterson sweeps into second term

On Monday, Mayor Bryan Paterson swept Kingston’s municipal election, earning a convincing win for his second term.Continue...

Dismissed BISC Employee files for disability discrimination, citing depression

Adrian Thomas, the former general manager of catering services at the Bader International Study Centre (BISC), claimed he was terminated because of his mental illness.Continue...

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