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LGBTQ+ specific health content in development for Queen’s nursing

Two Queen’s professors and a Queen’s student are creating LGBTQ+ specific healthcare content for the University’s nursing program.Continue...

AMS Board of Directors releases action statement following complaints shared on social media

After Instagram account ‘AMSxposed’ launched in August to document alleged working conditions within the AMS, the Society’s Board of Directors has taken several immediate actions to address the allegations made against the AMS.Continue...

SeQure app launches new COVID-19 tracker

As Queen’s attempts to prioritize health and safety leading into the fall term, it’s asking students to track their own symptoms through SeQure.Continue...

Queen’s community participates in Scholar Strike

Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Mark Green released a statement on Sept. 4 supporting members of the Queen’s community who chose to participate in the Scholar Strike initiative.Continue...

Allegations against AMS permanent staff member determined to be “unfounded”

AMS Board of Director’s Ad Hoc Committee announced on Sept. 11 that allegations made against a Permanent Staff member at the AMS were determined to be unfounded.Continue...

Walkhome introduces criminal record check for all future employees

All future Walkhome employees are now required to receive a criminal record check completed prior to employment.Continue...

'[It's] off the table': Queen's students condemn frosh week partying

Following warnings from the University and the City of Kingston, some Queen’s students are doing what they can to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.Continue...

City closes Gord Downie Pier and Breakwater Park Beach Area

The City of Kingston closed the Gord Downie Pier and Breakwater Park Beach Area for the season on Saturday morning.Continue...

Move-in week sees Queen’s residences open for business

As the University undertakes move-in week from Sept. 1-5, Queen’s residences are once again housing students.Continue...

‘[W]e do not have jobs to formally offer as of now’: Queen’s reopening plan doesn’t account for AMS service staff

When the AMS interviewed service staff in the winter term for the 2020-21 year, the Society was never certain it would be able to offer work during the pandemic.Continue...

'Consent at Queen’s’ highlights prevalence of sexual violence on campus

Instagram account ‘Consent at Queen’s’ launched on Aug. 20 to raise awareness about instances of sexual violence and address consent culture within the institution.Continue...

TAPS to remain closed during 2020-21 year

This week, COVID-19 claimed another local business: The AMS Pub Services (TAPS).Continue...

Commerce Society releases updates on EDI action items

Leading into the fall term, the Commerce Society (ComSoc) has updated students on the status of its Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Action Plan.Continue...

Tricolour Outlet opens new online store

The Tricolour Outlet reopened Sept. 1 with a revamped online store and revised operations for the upcoming school year.Continue...

University establishes guidelines for safe return to campus

With the school year starting next week, the University is working closely with KFL&A Public Health to ensure all campus safety guidelines meet provincial standards.Continue...

City to enforce restrictions on social gatherings during pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, students living off-campus can expect to be fined for attending unauthorized social gatherings.Continue...

Queen’s maintains ancillary fees for 2020-21 academic year

Whether or not students choose to return to campus in September, they’re still expected to pay their mandatory ancillary fees this fall.

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COVID-19 pushes Queen’s orientation week online

Following the University’s May 21 decision to move the fall term online, the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) announced a virtual orientation was underway for incoming students.Continue...

A look inside: The Journal tours Victoria Hall and Leonard Dining Hall ahead of move-in

The Journal toured Victoria Hall and Leonard Dining Hall on Friday morning to see how COVID-19 will change traditional operations in the fall term.Continue...

Instagram account ‘AMSxposed’ documents alleged working conditions in student government

Instagram account ‘AMSxposed’ launched Monday to document the alleged “unhealthy, unjust, and at times illegal experiences of student workers” within the Alma Mater Society (AMS).Continue...

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