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Team BPN encourages student advocacy in ComSoc contested election

Team BPN is encouraging student advocacy ahead of the contested Smith Commerce Society (ComSoc) executive election.Continue...

SGPS executive candidates explain their vision for next year in Q&A

This week, candidates running to be the next executive of the Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) sat down with The Journal . Here’s what they had to say:Continue...

Despite alumni pushback, Queen’s remains firm in de-naming Sir John A. Macdonald law building

In the face of some alumni resistance to removing Sir John A. Macdonald’s name from the law building, Queen’s is standing by its decision to strip the building’s name....Continue...

QBACC calls for increased accessibility to Queen’s mental health services

Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) is calling for Queen’s Mental Health Services (QMHS) to address the limitations of their care.Continue...

Making plans for Reading Week? Remember it’s essential travel only right now

As students consider making plans for Reading Week, the Provost is reminding students to stay home to protect the community from the spread of COVID-19.Continue...

Principal provides update on the Declaration of Commitment to Address Systemic Racism

Principal Patrick Deane released an update to the student body addressing progress made to combat anti-Black, anti-Indigenous racism at Queen’s, which he’d originally released in August as an 11–point Declaration of Commitment to Address Systemic Racism .Continue...

Queen’s plans two Homecoming weekends in October

It’s official: double HOCO is a go, pandemic permitting.Continue...

In conversation with the new Executive Director of the Sexual Assault Centre Kingston

The Sexual Assault Centre Kingston (SACK) announced Jan. 25 it had appointed Maryam Pandi as the new Executive Director on its team.Continue...

‘Reform Student Wellness’ Instagram account details mental health inaccessibility at Queen’s

Queen’s students are speaking out about their experiences with Student Wellness Services (SWS) through an Instagram account called ‘Reform Student Wellness’.Continue...

AMS executive debate: Teams RTZ and TIA go head-to-head

AMS executive candidates faced off in a debate held over Zoom on Wednesday evening for their final discussion prior to the election next week.

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School of Religion apologizes for “distressing violation” by hacker at Zoom event

The School of Religion released a statement acknowledging the “disturbing incident” that happened during an event it hosted Tuesday afternoon.Continue...

Live updates: AMS Executive and Undergraduate Trustee debate night

Need help breaking down the debates? The Journal has you covered. Splitscreen with the debate live stream and follow along for instant updates and analysis.

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Queen’s Zoom lecture hacked with violent images including swastikas

Queen’s Hillel, the Jewish cultural club on campus, acknowledged a violent incident that occurred at a public event hosted by the School of Religion in a statement Tuesday night.

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Vivian Yang voted next ResSoc Vice-President Judicial Affairs

As voting closed Monday night, Vivian Yang was announced the next residence society (ResSoc) vice-president of judicial affairs the following morning via email.Continue...

One active case of COVID-19 at Queen’s

Queen’s is reporting one active case of COVID-19 in the Queen’s community as of Monday evening.Continue...

Candidate Profiles: two candidates compete for Undergraduate Trustee

Jaya Sharma, BHSc ’24, and Seyon Shelvachandren, Nurs ’24, are competing for the position of Undergraduate Trustee in this year’s election.Continue...

Anonymous Instagram page documents international student experiences

A new Instagram account called 'International at Queen’s' is using its platform to share concerns about the international student experience.Continue...

ASUS Election runs uncontested this year

Presidential candidate, Alyth Roos, ArtSci ’22, and Vice-President candidate Brandon Aldworth, ArtSci ’23, are the only team running in the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society’s executive election this year.Continue...

Candidates for ResSoc Vice-President of Judicial Affairs debate key issues for upcoming year

Students competing for the position of Residence Society (ResSoc) Vice-President of Judicial Affairs (VPJA) went head-to-head in a virtual debate Sunday night.

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AMS Assembly: Assembly renews membership with OUSA

AMS Assembly gathered Friday over Zoom to discuss club fees, University operations, and its affiliation with the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA).

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