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Queen’s student arrested a second time in poisoning case

On Apr. 12, Kingston Police arrested a Queen’s graduate student who was charged for poisoning his colleague and former roommate back in January.Continue...

Incoming AMS Assembly recap

On Apr. 9, the incoming AMS assembly met for the first time in Wallace Hall. During the assembly, the incoming 2018-2019 AMS Executive explained their priorities for the upcoming summer months.Continue...

News in Brief

Woolf announces appointment of two new senior administrators; University to review Student Code of ConductContinue...

Gary Bennett sits down with The Journal

Gary Bennett is the PC candidate for Kingston and the Islands.Continue...

Ian Arthur sits down with The Journal

Ian Arthur is the NDP candidate for Kingston and the Islands.Continue...

Robert Kiley sits down with The Journal

Robert Kiley is the Green candidate for Kingston and the Islands.Continue...

Sophie Kiwala sits down with The Journal

Sophie Kiwala is the incumbent Kingston and the Islands provincial representative.Continue...

Human Rights Office appoints new roles to meet anti-racism recommendations

To continue the promotion of inclusivity and anti-racism efforts on campus, the Human Rights Office has created two new positions that will provide strategies to promote institutional inclusivity at Queen’s.Continue...

Principal Daniel Woolf drops two spots on 2018’s Sunshine List

On Mar. 23, the Ontario government released 2018’s Sunshine List, revealing Ontario’s public employees who made more than $100,000 in 2017.Continue...

Numerous students report being egged in University District

Although it’s a bad thing to egg a house or car, it’s worse to egg a human being. Despite this, several students have reported being egged in the University District in recent years.Continue...

University to discuss drafting freedom of expression guidelines

Early in March, McMaster University released drafted guidelines for freedom of expression and acceptable protest on campus. The guidelines followed controversial University of Toronto professor Jordan Peterson’s speech on campus from the year before.Continue...

2018 provincial budget focuses on mental health, employment

On Mar. 28, the Ontario provincial government released their 2018 budget which focuses on healthcare, mental health, education and Indigenous issues.Continue...

AMS Year in Review

In her final interview with The Journal this year, AMS President Jennifer Li said serving the student body has been an honour.Continue...

Search for new principal continues, consultation firm hired

In the months since Principal Daniel Woolf announced he wouldn’t be seeking a third term as principal, the search for his replacement has become active. The recruitment process, which officially began in January of this year, is now fully underway.Continue...

School of Graduate Studies increases support for Indigenous grad students

In light of the Truth and Reconciliation Committee Task Force (TRCTF) final report released in April 2017, the School of Graduate Studies (SGS) has introduced new initiatives aimed at enhancing support for Indigenous graduate students on campus.Continue...

Queen’s student writes award-winning essay honouring trustee

Following his submission of an essay on the late Ernie Checkeris, Queen’s Curriculum Studies PhD student Jackson Pind won a Government of Canada History Award and a $2,000 cash prize.Continue...

News in Brief: Winter Week 11

The Dunin-Deshpande Queen’s Innovation Centre (DDQIC) has announced it will expand its summer entrepreneurship program abroad to the Bader International Study Centre (BISC).Continue...

Provincial poll show demand for job security for university professors

The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) has released the results of their 2018 poll, which aimed to gauge Ontarians’ perspectives on the current state of precarious employment faced by many university professors in the province.Continue...

Students collaborate with Cycle Kingston to reduce bicycle theft on campus

Between 40 and 100 bicycle thefts have been reported every year on campus since 2000. This year, a group of Health Studies students have set out to teach the Queen’s community how to protect themselves.Continue...

University releases new Strategic Research Plan

On Apr. 17, Senate will vote to approve a new Strategic Research Plan (SRP) put forward by the University on Mar. 26.Continue...

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