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In face of funding cuts, Golden Words keeps its shine

The Student Choice Initiative (SCI) is no joke to Golden Words editors Seth Davis and Oren Katz.Continue...

‘Our community expects better’: Kingston Police respond to Homecoming

The three reported criminal incidents occurred on Saturday with police laying charges for one of the incidents, while the rest remain under investigation.Continue...

Truth and Reconciliation Commission publishes second annual report

This September, Queen’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission published its second annual Implementation Report, detailing statistics on Indigenous presence at Queen’s.Continue...

US blacklists Chinese tech company funding research at Queen's

Citing human rights abuses, the United States placed iFlyTek, a Chinese technology company currently funding research at Queen’s, on its trading blacklist on Oct. 7, halting the company’s work with American firms.Continue...

Chancellor Leech awarded honorary degree from RMC

Chancellor Jim Leech will receive an honorary degree from RMC for his business, volunteer, and academic achievements at the 116th Convocation on Nov. 15. Leech is a graduate of both RMC and Queen’s.Continue...

Contributor of the month: October

Nathan Gallagher

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Nearly a thousand rally against racism

A week after a racist and homophobic note was found on the door of a fourth-floor common room in Chown Hall, nearly a thousand students, faculty and staff rallied to condemn it.

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Gerretsen wins second term in Kingston and the Islands

Kingston and the Islands Liberal candidate Mark Gerretsen was re-elected for a second term, capturing more than 45 per cent of the vote on Oct. 21.Continue...

Court hears first arguments in CFS-O lawsuit over Student Choice Initiative

The Ontario Divisional Court heard arguments from the Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario (CFS-O) and the York Federation of Students (YFS) during the first hearing in the groups’ legal challenge against the province’s Student Choice Initiative (SCI) on Oct. 11.Continue...

University suspends sexual violence disclosure requirement

Following criticism from students and faculty , the University suspended a requirement under the Queen’s sexual violence policy that required non-health care professionals to provide the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Coordinator (SVPRC) with a student’s name, email address, and student number following a disclosure of sexual violence.Continue...

In rare unanimous vote, AMS Assembly won’t endorse new alcohol policy

AMS Assembly gathered on Oct. 15 for its second meeting of the school year, voting to reject the University’s proposed alcohol policy and passing a motion to make paying the AMS membership fee mandatory to vote in student elections.Continue...

After sixteen years, Dean of Smith School of Business resigns

After almost two decades of running the Smith School of Business at Queen’s, David Saunders has resigned as dean.Continue...

“We’re going to let this strengthen us”: students of Chown Hall floor speak to racist note

Emily* was on her way to class on the morning of Oct. 10 when she found a note taped to the wall in her common room on the fourth floor of Chown Hall.Continue...

As new alcohol policy approaches implementation, student governments push back

Before the public consultation period ended for Queen’s proposed alcohol policy on Tuesday, the University received overwhelming feedback from multiple student governments and faculties opposing some of its revisions.Continue...

Engineering Society wellness centre shuttered

The Engineering Wellness Centre closed permanently on Oct. 9 after almost four years of operation due to a lack of funding and support staff.Continue...

Vehicle crashes into Brock Street house, damages estimated at $150,000

At approximately 2:42 p.m. on Tuesday, a vehicle crashed into a house on the corner of Brock and Frontenac St.

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Peer Support Centre launches partnership with CARED

The Peer Support Centre (PSC) has partnered with the Committee Against Racial and Ethnic Discrimination (CARED) to provide support for Black and Indigenous and/or Persons of Colour (BIPOC).Continue...

Students for Students partners with AMS to raise donations for low-income students

As low-income students face the first semester of funding cuts from the Ontario government , a student-run bursary has teamed up with the AMS to provide some relief.Continue...

University to publish report this fall addressing campus food insecurity

The University has formed a working group to address food insecurity in the Queen’s community, according to Tom Harris, interim provost and vice-principal (Academic).Continue...

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