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Storied Queen’s radio station fails to secure mandatory fee in Winter Referendum

When the results for the AMS Winter Referendum arrived Tuesday night, all but one fee were successful.

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After Senate debate, fall term break to be attached to Thanksgiving

The controversy over the fall term break has come to a conclusion.Continue...

Pushing for sustainability, campus coffee shops to launch reusable cup giveaway

Common Ground, The Brew and The Tea Room will be giving away reusable cups to students on Feb. 5 as part of a new collaborative initiative to reduce single-use waste.

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Students start late-night Princess Street ramen shop

By day at 342 Princess St., one might be familiar with the Soup Can, a restaurant specializing in homemade soup, sandwiches, and pretzels. By night, from Thursday to Saturday, 10 p.m. to 2:30 a.m., the store is transformed into a late-night ramen shop.

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University suspends Queen’s delegation to China after coronavirus outbreak

Tuesday’s Senate meeting, the first of the semester, included discussion of the fall term break, the closure of the Chown Hall investigation , and international students at Queen’s.

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School of Medicine honours Holocaust survivor who advanced leukemia treatment

On Wednesday evening, only two days after the day of commemoration for the victims of the Holocaust, Queen’s School of Medicine honoured Halina Robinson, a Holocaust survivor who went on to play a role in the discovery of Vinca alkaloids, which are used in the treatment of leukemia.

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Panel discussion grapples with hate speech, free speech

The past few years have seen a series of hateful incidents on Queen’s campus. A Wednesday panel discussion about free speech and hate speech cited all of them.

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SGPS Council votes to divest

Following months of deliberation, SGPS Council voted to relinquish the Society’s investments in oil and gas on Jan. 14.

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Team AJA voted next AMS executive

As voting closed Wednesday night, 28.3 per cent of AMS members voted to elect next year’s undergraduate student leaders.Continue...

At open forum, rector candidate talks support, community, and change

Ahead of the election for Queen’s 37th rector, uncontested candidate Sam Hiemstra said he’s shifting the narrative of his campaign.Continue...

AMS executive open forum recap

Team AJA, the uncontested AMS executive candidates, fielded questions about sustainability, City relations, and accessibility during an AMS open forum on Jan. 25.

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Students from Wuhan organize to send medical supplies home

Queen’s students Hedi Zhou, LifeSci ’21, and Yaxuan Li, BEd ’20, spent Christmas break with their families in Wuhan. A month later, they’re gathering medical supplies to send back home.

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Graduate Peer Support Centre fee up for mandatory status

Following the opening of the Graduate Peer Support Centre last September, the SGPS is hoping to establish a new mandatory student fee for the Centre.

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SGPS candidates share vision for 2020-21 school year

This year’s Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) executive candidates—all uncontested except those vying for vice-president (Graduate)—have common goals in mind.

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The Uno boys

One night in early January, three Queen’s students were at Kame Sushi and Bento on Division St. eating ramen when, they tell The Journal , they realized they hadn’t done anything whack in a while.

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Team MKV elected as ComSoc’s next executive

Team MKV secured a vote of confidence from students to become the Commerce Society’s 2020-21 executives on Jan. 27.

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Team Bold hopes to improve CESA’s current systems

Team Bold decided on a three-pillar platform to work toward the improvement of the Concurrent Education Student Association (CESA).

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Military searches for missing Private in University District

The Kingston Military Police is requesting the public’s assistance to locate Private Michal Beaman, missing since Friday, according to a Monday press release.Continue...

Senate will take up motion to extend fall term break pilot

Senate will motion next week to extend the current iteration of the fall term break into a fourth year, extending its pilot past the three-year timeline and kicking a review of the policy down the road.

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ASUS Executive debate recap

ASUS executive candidates faced off in an open debate on Thursday for their final discussion ahead of elections on Jan. 28 and 29.Continue...

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