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SGPS presidential election results nullified by Judicial Committee

In a statement released Feb. 7, the SGPS Judicial Committee announced the nullification of the Presidential election results. The committee said in the statement, “no other election or referenda questions are affected by this decision.”Continue...

Students to vote on fee for JDUC revitalization in special referendum

On Feb. 12 and 13, students will have the opportunity to vote in a special referendum either for or against a student fee that would fund the JDUC revitalization project.Continue...

Six students receive Agnes Benidickson Tricolour Award

On Feb. 5, six students received the Agnes Benidickson Tricolour Award — the highest tribute paid to a student for their valuable and distinguished leadership at the University.Continue...

City Council moves forward on ranked voting referendum in special meeting

On Feb. 6, city councillors moved forward with plans to propose ranked ballot voting in municipal elections in a referendum set for this fall. At Tuesday’s special meeting, councillors confirmed the wording of the question that will appear on the referendum ballot.Continue...

Increased engagement at Intercultural Awareness program

Following increased demand for intercultural training, the Queen’s University International Center offers an improved comprehensive Intercultural Awareness Certificate Training Program to all members of the community to promote inclusion and safety on campus.Continue...

AMS Special Assembly ranked ballot vote results cause confusion

Last week, the incoming AMS Executive was appointed at a seven-hour-long special meeting of Assembly. AMS President Jennifer Li called the meeting after the dissolution of Team ECN, as the appointment of a new executive team was required.Continue...

Third annual QHacks a success for tech advocacy on campus

Over 500 students from across North America came together in Beamish-Munro Hall this past weekend to participate in the third annual QHacks 36-hour hackathon.Continue...

PHEKSA presidential candidate profiles

While two candidates compete to be the President of the Physical Health Education and Kinesiology Student Association (PHEKSA), they have platforms that share similar themes. Each candidate wants to ensure the faculty stays tight-knit and the faculty’s voice is present in the Queen’s community.Continue...

News in Brief: Kingston Police catch-up

Queen’s grad student arrested for poisoning colleague

Kingston Police were called to campus on Jan. 29 following a report of poisoning between two graduate students.

A Jan. 30 press...Continue...

Graduate & professional students vote against transit access fee

In this week’s referendum, graduate and professional students voted against the renewal of the “Bus-It” student fee, which provides low-cost transit access for Queen’s students. The vote — if ratified — would mean graduate and professional students pay $912 per year for transit opposed to $90.Continue...

University update on capital projects

At Tuesday’s Senate meeting, Vice-Principal (Finance and Administration) Donna Janiec presented an update on the current and planned capital projects undertaken by the University. According to her, this is the “first time in a number of years” Senate has received any such update.Continue...

Engineering Outreach Office receives award for Indigenous youth education

The Engineering Outreach office’s Aboriginal Access to Engineering program has two main goals: to educate Indigenous youth and provide them with strong role models. On Jan. 18, these efforts were honoured through a national award.Continue...

Queen’s marketing students start cannabis awareness campaigns

For a group of Queen’s marketing students, a class project about cannabis awareness has become an educational campaign across classrooms in Kingston.Continue...

Panel discussion remembers Quebec mosque massacre one year later

On Jan. 29, Muslim Societies Global Perspectives hosted a panel discussion to mark the one-year anniversary of the Quebec City mosque massacre. The room was full with approximately 50 members of the Queen’s and Kingston community.Continue...

Queen’s Dining app on campus to increase student access to food options

To increase access to dining information and options on campus, Queen’s Hospitality has launched a new mobile app for students.Continue...

Jan. 30 Senate meeting recap

Following an extensive presentation on the University’s ongoing and planned capital projects, the first Senate meeting of 2018 heard Principal Daniel Woolf’s priorities for his final 18 months in office and the approval of six new degree programs.Continue...

AMS Special Assembly appoints 2018-19 executive team

Following an unprecedented seven-hour-long AMS Assembly, Team MLM emerged as the AMS Executive-elects for the 2018-19 school year.Continue...

Graduate and professional students ratify collective agreement

Ever since a previous collective agreement between Queen’s and Public Service Alliance Canada Local 901 (PSAC) expired in April, the two parties have spent the past few months negotiating a new deal. On Dec. 20, PSAC 901 reached a tentative agreement with the University.Continue...

Live tweet updates: AMS Special Assembly

Couldn't make it to Assembly tonight? The Journal has you covered.Continue...

AMS announces executive appointment process

On Jan. 31, the AMS announced the process by which they’ll be appointing a new executive at a Feb. 1 special meeting of AssemblyContinue...

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