News

Queen’s students can vote in Kingston municipal election

All Canadian post-secondary students—even those from outside of Kingston—can cast their ballot in the upcoming October Ontario municipal elections.Continue...

SGPS organizes orientation activities for graduate and professional students

If you had a time machine and could take a one-way trip to any point in the future or in history, where would you go?Continue...

Graduate Student Trustee election underway

The Graduate Student Trustee position is currently up for grabs. The SGPS is actively working to run the election for the position.Continue...

Queen’s remembers the Queen

Queen Elizabeth II passed away peacefully at Balmoral Castle on Sept. 8. The current King and Queen Consort will remain in Balmoral and return to London on Sept. 9.Continue...

Fentanyl product seized in Kingston

Fentanyl is making its way to the streets of Kingston, and the local police want the public to be informed.Continue...

Queen’s Endowment fund goes green

Queen’s Endowment fund planted a new investment strategy to meet sustainability goals and maintain long-term performance.Continue...

DDQIC pitch competition celebrates ‘10 years of innovation’

The Dunin-Deshpande Queen’s Innovation Centre (DDQIC) held their annual summer pitch competition in the Mitchell Hall atrium on Aug. 18.Continue...

Roots and Wings empowers Kingston youth

Queen’s students can help empower and educate Kingston youth on social justice issues by volunteering at Kingston-based Roots and Wings (R&W) .Continue...

Federal government recognizes two Queen’s research affiliates

The Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG), headquartered at the Queen’s Operational and Statistical Centre, is “the biggest and most sophisticated clinical trial unit in the country,” Director of CCTG Janet Dancey said in an interview with The Journal .Continue...

Queen’s move-in day returns

Approximately 4,600 first-year students began their journey at Queen’s with residence move-in day on Sept. 5. Ann Tierney, vice provost and dean of student affairs, spoke to The Journal outside Victoria Hall on move-in day about the logistics.Continue...

Students for Human Rights Action empowers students to be global citizens

This past year, Ovith Thiyagalingam, Comm ’22, founded Students for Human Rights Action (SFHRA) , a policy and research website that builds awareness about global issues and provides calls to action for students who want to make a tangible impact.Continue...

Kingston Police searching for ‘a few good people’

Kingston Police are hosting a recruiting event for The Kingston Police Community Volunteers (KPCV) at their headquarters on Sept. 17.Continue...

Donald Gordon Centre workers unanimously approve wage parity deal

After recent concerns around pay equality between staff the Donald Gordon Hotel and Conference Centre and main campus, workers and employers have come to a resolution.Continue...

AMS implements policy changes to Social Issues Commission

After the termination of the Social Issues Commissioner (SIC) in July, the AMS is planning on implementing policy changes throughout the organization.Continue...

Queen’s remembers Isabel Bader

Queen’s is mourning the loss of Isabel Bader, LL.D ’07, a major donor to the school alongside her late husband Alfred Bader, who passed away in 2018.Continue...

Queen’s opens new Albert Street residence

By the end of this week, first-year Queen’s students will be calling the university’s newest residence at 156 Albert Street home.Continue...

AMS introduces Lettuce Love Gardens

Nestled outside the LaSalle building is the AMS’ newest environmental initiative: the Lettuce Love Gardens.Continue...

Queen’s Student Wellness promotes its reproductive health services

Queen’s University Student Wellness Services (SWS) showed their support for all student’s pregnancy decisions with a post on their @queensuniversitybewell Instagram page last month.Continue...

StuCons Head Manager steps down

Queen’s Student Constables (StuCons) is missing a key member of their leadership team as Orientation Week approaches.Continue...

AMS summer in review

With the fall semester kicking off, AMS Executive Team ETC—composed of President Eric Sikich, Vice-President (University Affairs) Callum Robertson, and Vice-President (Operations) Tina Hu—shared their goals, concerns, and aspirations for students.Continue...

Pages