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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...

2018 faculty society elections results

After a long campaign, election season has come to an end for four faculty societies, leaving them with their official 2018-19 executive teams.Continue...

Alex da Silva elected 36th Rector

Alex da Silva has been voted the next University Rector for the 2018-20 term, beating out opponents Afsheen Chowdhury and Jake Roseman for the position. Da Silva will succeed Cam Yung – who has...Continue...

Team Sagal & Alissa elected ASUS executive 2018-19

After being disqualified, reinstated and put on a temporary campaign blackout, Team Sagal & Alissa has been elected the 2018-19 ASUS executive team. When they take office on May 1, they’ll be the first all-female ASUS executive in at least 17 years.Continue...

Stèfy McKnight elected President of Society of Graduate and Professional Students

With 52.5 per cent of the vote, Stèfy McKnight has been elected President of the Society for Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS).Continue...

Live tweet updates: Election Night

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ASUS executive candidates debate recap

One thing was clear at the ASUS executive debate Friday night in the Lower Ceilidh of the JDUC: each team has a very different vision for the future of ASUS.Continue...

Student Maintenance and Resource Team dissolved after six years of operation

After beginning operations in 2012, the AMS’ landscaping service Student Maintenance and Resource Team was dissolved earlier this month.Continue...

CESA open forum highlights Team CReaTe’s platform and goals

At an open forum in Dunning Hall on Jan. 26, the ConEd Student Association (CESA)’s uncontested executive team revealed how their platform will address issues about the council’s budget and how they plan to increase student participation in the association.Continue...

Team FAM discusses challenges facing the Residence Society at open forum

On Jan. 25, Residence Society (ResSoc) candidate Team FAM answered student-submitted questions at an open forum. Topics covered ranged from inclusivity for students living in residence to increasing student engagement at ResSoc events.Continue...

AMS to review elections policy following unprecedented team dissolution

Following the dissolution of Team ECN on Jan. 28, an executive team will now be appointed at a special meeting of the AMS Assembly. Team ECN’s dissolution presents an unprecedented situation in AMS history, prompting the elections team to review their current policies and procedures.Continue...

Queen’s students affected by McMaster security breach

After a cyber intrusion at McMaster University in November, some Queen’s students have been notified their admissions information may have been compromised.Continue...

Updated: current AMS President calls for Special Assembly to determine next year's AMS executive

On Jan. 29, AMS President Jennifer Li released a statement announcing a special assembly to determine next year’s AMS executive on Thursday, Feb. 1 at 7:30 pm in Wallace Hall.Continue...

SGPS stripped of $120,000 in new tentative agreement

After a previous collective agreement between the University and Public Service Alliance Canada Local 901 (PSAC) expired in April of 2017, the two sides reached a new tentative agreement on Dec. 20 of that same year. PSAC Local 901, a union that represents professional graduate students, has been at the bargaining table with Queen’s for months.Continue...

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