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Dean of Law to step down in June

The Dean of the Faculty of Law, Bill Flanagan, has announced he won’t seek another term after 11 years at the school.Continue...

Antje McNeely named Kingston’s next Chief of Police

Queen’s alum Antje McNeely will be sworn in as Kingston’s 17th Chief of Police on Nov. 30.Continue...

Over 100 party-goers to appear in court under new Initiative

Four days after students arrived at Queen’s, Kingston Police ticketed 115 people for six different violations under the new University District Safety Initiative.Continue...

Students in limbo after City denies occupancy permit

On Aug. 31, The City of Kingston denied an occupancy permit to a newly constructed Princess Street apartment building—a day before the tenants’ fall semester move-in.Continue...

Landlord sues 12 student properties, 11 go unrepresented

This year, landlord Phil Lam filed lawsuits against 12 different groups of students living in his properties in the University District. Of the 12 cases, only one group had legal representation.Continue...

Student told her outfit is ‘indecent’ according to ARC policy

A student wearing a sports bra while working out is the most recent subject of increased policy enforcement in the Athletics and Recreation Centre (ARC).Continue...

ClimaCube wins big at Dunin-Deshpande

Student-run start-up ClimaCube won $30,000 in seed funding at the annual Dunin-Deshpande Summer Pitch Competition, hosted at the Isabel Bader Centre on Aug. 23.Continue...

Uber regulations to come into effect mid-September

The Kingston Area Taxi Commission’s (KATC) bylaw regulating Uber will come into effect on Sept. 15.Continue...

Search for new principal costing nearly $100,000

The search for Principal Daniel Woolf’s replacement is costing the University nearly $100,000, according to documents The Journal obtained through a freedom of information request.Continue...

Premier Ford mandates universities draft free speech protections

On Aug. 30, Premier Doug Ford announced Ontario universities must create policies protecting freedom of speech on all provincially-funded campuses.Continue...

Queen’s community mourns Professor Andrew Bretz

After spending only a year at Queen’s, Professor Andrew Bretz passed away on Aug. 21 and left behind a legacy of excellence in research and teaching. He was 42.Continue...

Saudi medical students to remain at Queen’s

Saudi Arabian medical students training at Queen’s will be allowed to complete their studies, according to a statement from the University.Continue...

Storm floods buildings across campus

Significant flooding hit Queen’s campus on Wednesday during an afternoon of severe thunderstorms and heavy rain.Continue...

Queen's to lose 79 Saudi students

After recent diplomatic tensions between Canada and Saudi Arabia, 79 international students studying at Queen’s will be returning home before the fall term begins.Continue...

Botterell renovation nearly $2 million overbudget

Following the recommendation of the Capital Assets and Finance Committee, the Board of Trustees approved a $1.9 million budget increase for the ongoing renovation of Botterell Hall on May 11.

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Tea Room under renovations to promote sustainability

The Tea Room is currently undergoing renovations to increase environmental sustainability.

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Environmental group launches initiative for plastic-free campus

Last Monday, the Society for Conservation Biology Kingston Chapter [SCB] launched a petition asking Queen’s to transition into a plastic-free campus.Continue...

The Journal finalist for Fraser MacDougall Prize

Queen’s student newspaper is a finalist for the 2018 Fraser MacDougall Prize for Best New Canadian Voice in Human Rights Reporting.Continue...

AMS, University not consulted on location of new provincial pot store

The AMS and the University weren’t consulted on the location of the new Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS), set to open this fall.Continue...

News in Brief: Month of July

Gord Edgar Downie Pier officially opens; Innovation & Wellness Centre to be named Mitchell Hall; AMS Human Resources Director resigns; Police confirm sexual assault investigation in University DistrictContinue...

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