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AMS Open Forum addresses Team ECN’s platform and vision

Amidst this year’s uncontested AMS executive campaign, Team ECN held an open forum in Wallace Hall to address the Queen’s community on policy and platform positions.Continue...

Three candidates envision the University’s future at Rector debate

On Jan. 24, students, administration and faculty alike gathered in Wallace Hall to witness the all-candidates debate between three third-year students running for the Office of the Rector.Continue...

Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) 2018 elections

After a completely uncontested election last year, the Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) is seeing two of five positions contested in the upcoming executive race. The Journal met with the candidates to hear about their motivation for running and some of the plans they have for the future of the SGPS.Continue...

Team Harmz and Gurj hope to make ASUS accessible to all students

As executive candidates in this year’s ASUS election, Team Harmz & Gurj believe they represent a catalyst for greater transparency and inclusivity in the ASUS governing body.Continue...

Executive Team Sagal & Alissa aiming for a unified ASUS

This year’s ASUS election sees a pair of third year students looking to draw on extensive student government and leadership experience in their bid for ASUS executive.Continue...

ASUS executive Team Eric & Dave propose anti-nepotism policy

Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) executive candidates Eric Nicol and David Bath are looking to revamp ASUS into an association that “works for everyone.”Continue...

Team JMT looks to ‘give back to the Commerce Society’

Even though this year’s Commerce Society (ComSoc) executive election sees an experienced team running uncontested, don’t expect Team JMT to rest on their laurels.Continue...

COMPSA executive debate recap

The Computing Students’ Association Executive debates on Monday night prompted discussions about the faculty society’s lack of visibility among other faculty societies.Continue...

Team Create aims to make Con-Ed faculty more inclusive

This year’s Con-Ed Student Association’s election will see one team focused on making the program an inclusive, supportive faculty with plenty of opportunities for students.Continue...

Engineering Society debate addresses financial sustainability

The Engineering Society (EngSoc) saw its executive candidates gather in the ILC atrium on Jan. 23 to respond to student questions about their experience, platform and vision for the society if elected.Continue...

COMPSA 2018 elections see only one contested position

This year, only one of three executive Computing Student’s Association (COMPSA) positions will be contested in a race of all second-year students.Continue...

EngSoc Executive candidates release platforms

All candidates declined requests for an interview, but did send brief summaries of their platforms to The Journal via email.Continue...

Queen's Machine Intelligence and Neuroevolution Design club attracts hundreds of students

During his time on campus, Cooper Midroni noticed that students have become increasingly more interested in artificial intelligence. Unfortunately, outside of their classrooms, the field is difficult to access.Continue...

Team FAM brings experience to Residence Society election

This year, Residence Society elections will see a team bringing their past experiences from within the society to the table.Continue...

Controversy surrounds ASUS election with two disqualifications

At approximately 6 p.m. on Jan. 22, two of three teams running for ASUS executive were notified of their disqualification for campaigning outside the designated period.Continue...

Rector candidate Afsheen Chowdhury prioritizing cultural change on campus

Ranging from policy adjustments to influencing a substantial cultural change on campus, Rector candidate Afsheen Chowdhury plans, if elected, to enact changes both on a small and large scale.Continue...

Blockchain group spearheading innovation at Queen’s

With the explosion of Bitcoin this past summer, there’s been a growing interest in the technology that was invented to power the cryptocurrency, blockchain. Queen’s Blockchain Innovation Community has formed to help advocate for blockchain research and potential applications on campus.Continue...

Rector candidate Alexandra da Silva hopes to augment student voices on campus

In pursuing the role of Rector, Alexandra da Silva wants to further represent student voices on campus.

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Rector candidate Jake Roseman hopes to unify student body

Rector candidate and current Residence Society President, Jake Roseman said he hopes to promote unity throughout the student body if elected for office.Continue...

Team ECN hopes to ‘breathe new life’ into AMS

Following ratification of the uncontested AMS executive team on Jan. 18, Team ECN has initiated a campaign they hope addresses students’ needs and invites them to increase their engagement with the AMS.Continue...

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