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11 active cases of COVID-19 at Queen’s

Queen’s is reporting 11 active cases of COVID-19 off-campus as of Thursday evening, including one new case this week.Continue...

String of Zoom hackings across Canadian universities appear to be racially motivated

Early in February, a Queen’s event run by the School of Religion was subject to a racist and homophobic Zoom hacking.Continue...

ACSA Culture Show goes online

Amidst the pandemic, the African and Caribbean Students’ Association (ACSA) has worked to transfer its annual Culture Show to an online platform.Continue...

Queen’s pushes start date for JDUC redevelopment

The University announced on Feb. 16 that it will defer the start of the JDUC redevelopment by one year to May 2022.Continue...

Justine Aman secures second term as SGPS President

As voting for the Society of Graduate and Professional Studies (SGPS) election closed Feb. 12, incumbent Justine Aman won a vote of confidence to continue for a second year as the President of the SGPS.Continue...

Team AmPLify voted next CESA Executive Team

Team AmPLify was voted CESA’s next executive on Feb. 12.Continue...

Senate: University planning full return to campus in Winter 2022

Queen’s Senate met Tuesday over Zoom to discuss the sinking of Laurentian, the University’s mission, and the plan for returning to campus.Continue...

QBAS celebrates Blackness this Black History Month

This month, Queen’s Black Academic Society (QBAS) is celebrating Blackness and fostering productive discussions about Blackness at Queen’s.Continue...

Former AMS Social Issues Commissioner Bunisha Samuels awarded legal scholarship to pursue anti-racist efforts

Bunisha Samuels, ArtSci ’20, has been named one of the first recipients in a new Scotiabank program for law students intending to pursue anti-racist advocacy in their legal careers.Continue...

Queen’s to receive additional $195,800 provincial funding for student mental health

Queen’s will be receiving additional funding from the Ontario government to increase mental health resources for students.Continue...

Ford government to appeal Student Choice Initiative court ruling in March

Over a year after it was struck down in court,...Continue...

Editors in Chief of Queen’s Journal Volume 149 elected

Aysha Tabassum and Shelby Talbot were elected the next Editors in Chief of The Journal, Volume 149, last Friday.Continue...

Jared Fernyc voted next ResSoc Vice President of Residential Affairs

As voting closed Wednesday night, Jared Fernyc was elected the Residence Society’s (ResSoc) incoming Vice-President of Residential Affairs (VPRA).Continue...

Team RTZ voted next AMS executive

As voting closed Wednesday, an 18.2 per cent turnout rate elected next year’s student leaders.Continue...

Queen’s reports two new cases of COVID-19

Queen’s reported two new cases of COVID-19 during the week of Feb. 8–14, as of Wednesday night.Continue...

AMS Services to gradually reopen

As Kingston businesses get the green light to reopen under adjusted COVID-19 guidelines, the AMS said its on-campus services will be gradually reopening.Continue...

Alumni fundraise for youth mental health in honour of Bethany Yan

Two Queen’s alumni are undertaking an initiative for youth mental health in honour of their best friend Bethany (Boat) Yan.Continue...

Student-founded platform fundraises for Indigenous charity

A Queen’s master’s student and residence don have started an online platform to sell face masks designed by Indigenous artists.Continue...

Bus-It Program terminated for 2021-22 academic year

Thanks to COVID-19, the traditional AMS Bus-It Program has been scrapped for another year.Continue...

At CESA debate, executive teams present similar platforms with some key differences

CESA Executive Teams BluEJay and AmPLify went head to head at a debate Monday evening over Zoom.Continue...

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