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Kingston mayor comments on $750,000 contribution from Queen’s

On Feb. 24, Queen’s announced a contribution of $750,000 to the City of Kingsto n, which will be paid in installments for the next five years.Continue...

SLC updates event sanctioning process

Earlier this year, the Student Life Centre (SLC) announced clubs are no longer required to submit event sanctioning forms to book booths in the Queen’s center.Continue...

ASUS launches textbook service

ASUS launched its new textbook service in January. The service allows students to sell and drop off secondhand textbooks, with ASUS working as a “consignment” by taking five per cent of textbook sales commissions to cover transactional fees.Continue...

38th Rector election continues in full swing

Laura Devenny, AMS Secretary of Internal Affairs, and Erica Johnson, Chief Electoral Officer, hosted a Rector info session for interested candidates on Mar. 1. Around eight students expressed interest at the event.Continue...

University announces task force to address street parties

In anticipation of St. Patrick’s Day, Queen’s is forming a task force to address street parties.Continue...

Ukrainian students rally for support

Politicians, Ukrainian student leaders, educators, and organizers gathered on Feb. 28 to discuss Russia’s recent invasion of Ukraine.

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‘Collecting with QPID’ fundraises for Kingston Youth Shelter

: Queen’s Project Initiative Development (QPID) will host their annual fundraiser for youth homelessness— called “Collecting with QPID”—from Mar. 7 to 11 and collect donations for the Kingston Youth Shelter .Continue...

In conversation with Vanessa Thompson

Having just arrived at Queen’s a month ago, Vanessa Thompson, assistant professor in Black Studies, is one of the first faculty members to form the newly established Black Studies minor program.Continue...

Editor in Chief of Queen’s Journal Volume 150 elected

Ben Wrixon, The Journal ’s current Senior Arts Editor, was elected Editor in Chief of Volume 150 on Feb. 20.Continue...

Queen’s to contribute $750,000 to City of Kingston over five years

Queen’s announced on Feb. 24 that $750,000 will be contributed to the City of Kingston over the course of five years in installments of $150,000 each year.Continue...

Queen’s & PSAC 901 reach tentative agreement

Following PSAC 901’s vote to strike on Feb. 14 , the union has announced a tentative agreement has been reached with Queen’s.Continue...

February AMS Assembly sees services moving from JDUC to LaSalle

AMS Assembly convened Feb. 17 to discuss some services’ move to the LaSalle building, Orientation Week for the upcoming year, managing partying on St. Patrick’s Day, and the upcoming rector election.Continue...

Social impact investing makes student debut in Kingston

The Kingston Social Value Fund (KSVF) was founded by Queen’s students to make socially driven investments in Kingston.Continue...

Haleigh Schreyer elected HSS President

The Health Sciences Society (HSS) executive election results were announced Feb. 14, a week later than expected due to an error that prevented BISC and online students from voting in time.Continue...

AMS VPUA petitions to bring back full O-Week

A petition to “ bring back Orientation WEEK ” is gaining traction among Queen’s students.Continue...

Lolo’s Kloset: an interview by Kesha Tabitha

What does mental health mean to the Black community today?Continue...

Queen’s graduate workers vote to strike

PSAC 901 members—including teaching assistants, teaching fellows, research assistants, and post-doctoral students—voted to strike on Feb. 14.Continue...

Freedom Convoy rolls through Kingston

On Feb. 12, the “ Freedom Convoy ” drove through Confederation Park at 1:30 p.m.

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'Journal’ staffer nominated for JHM award

The Journal’s Editorials Illustrator, Clanny Mugabe, has been selected as a finalist for the John H. McDonald (JHM) award in the category graphic/illustration of the year.Continue...

Team RMK elected next ComSoc executive

With 93 per cent of the vote of confidence, Tara Rezvan, Amanda Morwick, and Ethan Kibel—all Comm ‘22—announced their election as Commerce Society (ComSoc) executive.Continue...

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