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Professor talks policing the Freedom Convoy

Canada has made global news with the “Freedom Convoy” movement and its actions in Ottawa and other parts of the country. The movement is calling on governments at various levels to remove COVID-19 restrictions, particularly those related to masking and vaccine mandates.Continue...

HealthSci works to improve vaccine literacy in KFL&A

Queen’s Health Sciences has been awarded $440,000 for a project promoting COVID-19 vaccination across the Kingston, Frontenac, Lexington, and Addington (KFL&A) region.Continue...

Queen’s updates mandatory masking requirements

Earlier this month, Queen’s announced new masking requirements. All students, staff, faculty and visitors are expected to wear ASTM F2100 Level 2 medical-grade masks indoors on-campus. The new policy will take effect Feb. 28.Continue...

Bags of Promise looks to support youth facing homelessness

Queen’s and the Royal Military College of Canada co-founded Bags of Promise , a student organization that seeks to support youth experiencing homelessness in Kingston.Continue...

Candidate Profiles: Team RAD hopes to boost COMPSA engagement

This year, the Computing Students’ Association (COMPSA) sees one team running for executive.Continue...

Queen’s introduces online portal to manage student accommodations

Ventus Accommodations Management for Students is the product of two years of development and research, a streamlined experience for both Queen’s students and faculty.Continue...

ASUS fundraises for SACK

ASUS is hosting a fundraiser at Common Ground Coffeehouse (CoGro). 20 per cent of proceeds for every London Fog drink sold will go towards the Sexual Assault Centre of Kingston (SACK) .Continue...

Queen’s Medical Students partner with CoverContraceptiON

CoverContraceptiON is paving the way for Ontarians to receive complete access to contraceptives.Continue...

HSS executive candidates appear at open forum

The Health Sciences Society (HSS) Open Forum, held on Feb. 6, saw eight candidates running for the three contested positions of president, vice-president (operations), and vice-president (university affairs).Continue...

PSAC 901 to hold strike mandate vote Feb. 14

PSAC 901 has announced they’re back at the bargaining table with Queen’s.Continue...

AMS services moving to LaSalle in early March

AMS services and offices are planning to move to temporary locations ahead of the JDUC revitalization renovations, a project slated to start in May 2022.Continue...

'Everything counts': Team ETC voted next AMS executives

As voting closed Wednesday, the AMS election saw an 11.5 per cent voter turnout.Continue...

Queen’s students speak on return to in-person learning

Queen’s students are returning to in-person classes on Feb. 28. For many students, online coursework posed challenges in the realm of academics, extracurriculars, and social lives.Continue...

$400,000 donated by former Board of Trustees member under investigation

David Sharpe, Law ’95, resigned from Queen’s Board of Trustees and as chair of the Queen’s Law Dean’s Council in 2021.Continue...

HSS sees contested elections for all executive positions

This year’s Health Sciences Society (HSS) elections will see a contested ballot for every executive position.Continue...

HREO launches Black History Month at Queen’s

The Human Rights and Equity Office (HREO)kicked off Black History Month at Queen’s with an opening ceremony on Feb. 1.Continue...

Mandatory Bus-it fee passes at AMS Winter Referendum

On Feb. 1 and 2, Queen’s students cast their electronic ballots for the AMS winter referendum.Continue...

Uncontested EngSoc election sees Danielle Rivard elected president

On Feb. 3 Engineering (EngSoc) voters elected Danielle Rivard, Sci ’23, President, Evan Wray, Sci ’22, Vice-President of operations (VPO), and Jane Cohen-Wallis, Sci ’24, Vice-President of Student Affairs (VPSA).Continue...

‘Community, Authenticity, Advocacy, and Celebration’: ComSoc candidates talk change in faculty

Election season continues as the Commerce Society (ComSoc) prepares to elect a new executive.Continue...

Candidate Profiles: Uncontested EngSoc candidates talk pandemic recovery

This year, all Engineering Society (EngSoc) positions up for election—president, vice-president of operations (VPO), vice-president of student affairs (VPSA) and junior senator—are uncontested.Continue...

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