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Queen’s tests 400 students at COVID-19 testing centre in first week

After its first week of operations, the Queen’s COVID-19 testing centre is provoking mixed responses from student users.Continue...

‘I got my test results seven days after I showed symptoms’: Students worried the University can’t stop an outbreak

Nick, whose name has been changed for safety reasons, is a first-year engineering student living in residence who developed COVID-19 symptoms on Sept. 14. He was moved into the isolation residence at David C. Smith Hall the next day.Continue...

Queen’s to install free menstrual product dispensers next week

After COVID-19 related delays, the University shared it will be installing dispensers for free menstrual products on Sept. 28.Continue...

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences hangs Pride and Indigenous flags

Months after the flags at the Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre were vandalized, the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies (SKHS) hung Pride and Indigenous flags in the windows of its building.Continue...

SGPS petitions against ARC fee for graduate students

Amidst the pandemic, the Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) is advocating for the University to grant refunds to graduate students who request their ARC fee back.Continue...

New dining hall take-out option creates additional waste

As Queen’s adapts to the “new normal” in residence, sustainability has taken a back seat to health and safety.Continue...

Advocacy Coalition hopes to improve communication between students and University administration

Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) and the Undergraduate Trustee have partnered to form an Advocacy Coalition addressing systemic inequities on Queen’s campus.Continue...

Queen’s Black Academic Society offers first-year mentorship program

Queen’s Black Academic Society is launching a remote mentorship program to pair self-identifying Black first-year students with an upper year mentor who can help them navigate the transition to Queen’s.Continue...

Reducing the campus carbon footprint: new app will help students make sustainable food choices

In the Queen’s University Climate Action Plan, Queen’s committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2040. The app NetZero hopes to help the University and its students achieve this goal.Continue...

AMS Assembly: compensation policy for student labour in the works

AMS Assembly met over Zoom on Thursday evening for its first meeting of the 2020-21 academic year.Continue...

Student in residence tests positive for COVID-19

The University announced on Thursday that a student living in residence has tested positive for COVID-19.Continue...

Queen’s declares remote winter term

The University announced on Tuesday that most courses will be delivered remotely in the winter term.Continue...

Queen’s prepares for an outbreak with new Incident Command Structure

Just days after a Queen’s student tested positive for COVID-19, the University shared its plans for managing an outbreak of the virus in the community.Continue...

Peer Support Centre launches remote mental health support during pandemic

The AMS Peer Support Centre (PSC) relaunched full-time drop-in mental health services on Sept. 8—but this term, they’re online.Continue...

Queen’s Law launches Anti-Racism Working Group

Following Queen’s senior administration’s declaration of commitment to anti-racism , the Queen’s Faculty of Law formed an Anti-Racism Working Group.Continue...

What do those Quiet Streets signs even mean?

As the pandemic continues to influence how and when people choose to travel, a community group has stepped up to create safer routes across town.Continue...

Student Life Centre’s Business Market shifts online

To maintain the safety of Queen’s students during the pandemic, the Student Life Centre (SLC) has moved online to conduct the Student Business Market on Sept. 30.Continue...

Public Health confirms second positive test for COVID-19 in Queen’s community

A second case of COVID-19 in the Queen’s community was reported on Monday afternoon by Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health.Continue...

AMS to reimburse some student fees in fall term

As the pandemic continues to affect the delivery of campus services, the AMS has confirmed it will be reducing some of its fees.Continue...

‘I think we can be successful as a community’: in conversation with Mayor Bryan Paterson

Following the introduction of new safety guidelines in outdoor spaces to reduce the risk of COVID-19, Mayor Bryan Paterson urged students to follow safety precautions and maintain a limited social bubble.Continue...

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