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Masking at Queen’s will not be mandatory this fall

Come September, masks will be encouraged, but not mandatory.Continue...

AMS terminates Social Issues Commissioner

The AMS terminated the 2022-23 AMS Social Issues Commissioner (SIC) leading into the Canada Day long weekend.Continue...

Class of ’26 looks forward to first year at Queen’s

In a somewhat post-pandemic world, Queen’s incoming students are set to have a different experience than first-years in the past two years.Continue...

SGPS works to get representation for Indigenous graduate students

The Queen’s Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) is committed to finding an Indigenous Student Liaison before the start of the fall semester.Continue...

Queen’s HanVoice supports North Korean defectors’ resettlement efforts in Canada

A pop-up museum in Toronto offered a snapshot of North Korean life beyond the country’s missile tests and strongman dictator.Continue...

Uncovering leaders: ‘Owen the Rector’

Owen Crawford-Lem, ArtSci ’23, was elected in March 2022 as Rector—one of the three highest officers of the University.

He is already known as “Owen the Rector”...Continue...

ASUS works to combat sexual violence with SeQure app

After evaluating an alternative sexual violence prevention app, ASUS opted to add safety features to Queen’s existing SeQure app.Continue...

Queen’s sees $2.6 million uptick in entrance scholarships

Queen’s has surpassed its budget for spending on merit-based scholarships for the second year in a row.Continue...

Queen’s professor discusses Canadian implications of Roe v. Wade

The implications of the recent overturn of U.S. Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade have become a hot topic of discussion, both in the U.S. and at Queen’s.Continue...

AMS changes pay-grid for service staff starting Oct. 1

To comply with changing minimum wage legislation, the AMS is increasing pay for all waged and salaried AMS staff by 50 cents per hour.Continue...

A look into Bader College’s financials

The Bader International Study Centre is currently rebranding to “ Bader College .”Continue...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau makes announcement at Queen’s

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stopped at Mitchell Hall to announce the construction of a $1.5 billion Umicore electric vehicle battery manufacturing facility in the Loyalist Township.Continue...

Kingston police investigate University District sexual assault

Kingston Police are actively investigating a sexual assault that took place in the University District on July 1.Continue...

Queen’s celebrates classes of 2020, 2021, and 2022

After a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic, Queen’s convocation returned to celebrate the classes of 2020, 2021, and 2022.Continue...

Largest Kingston Pride festival held since start of pandemic

Kingston Pride had a “normal” Pride festival this June after facing COVID-19 restrictions for the past two years.Continue...

The story of the first pride flag raising at Queen’s

This June, the pride flag adorned campus crosswalks and buildings, and flew at the corner of Union and University. This hasn’t always been the norm.Continue...

Queen’s association works to create safe space for queer staff

Queen’s University Association for Queer Employees (QUAQE) works to create a space for employees to be themselves in their workplace. Alexandra Pederson, QUAQE co-founder, said the association has two goals: to advocate and to create a network for queer Queen’s employees.Continue...

City of Kingston ‘committed’ to long-term relationships with Indigenous community

The City of Kingston is looking to provide community support and funding for Indigenous events and initiatives on and beyond National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21.Continue...

Orientation Week concert returns with surprise performers

Surprise performers will welcome incoming first-year students to Queen’s in the return of the Orientation Week concert this September.Continue...

Queen’s academic serves as external committee member in research misconduct investigation

When allegations of researchers partaking in unethical practices surface, universities and federal agencies investigate these claims, according to a Queen’s professor.Continue...

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