Student Politics

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...

Uncovering leaders: the experiences of the undergraduate trustee

Queen’s Undergraduate Trustee Jaya Sharma, HealthSci ’24, plans to utilize her position in student government to its full potential.Continue...

AMS Assembly reports missing key members

Certain faculty societies did not submit monthly reports to AMS Assembly last year outlining the work their executive leadership undertook.Continue...

Owen Crawford-Lem elected 38th Rector

After months of vacancy, Owen Crawford-Lem, ArtSci ’23, has been elected Rector for the 2022-24 term, beating out five opponents: Caitlin Sankaran-Wee, ArtSci ’24, Leo Yang, ArtSci ’25, Sahiba Gulati, ArtSci ’23, William Bruce-Robertson, ArtSci ’25, and Emils Matiss, MA ’22.Continue...

Haleigh Schreyer elected HSS President

The Health Sciences Society (HSS) executive election results were announced Feb. 14, a week later than expected due to an error that prevented BISC and online students from voting in time.Continue...

Team RMK elected next ComSoc executive

With 93 per cent of the vote of confidence, Tara Rezvan, Amanda Morwick, and Ethan Kibel—all Comm ‘22—announced their election as Commerce Society (ComSoc) executive.Continue...

'Everything counts': Team ETC voted next AMS executives

As voting closed Wednesday, the AMS election saw an 11.5 per cent voter turnout.Continue...

HSS sees contested elections for all executive positions

This year’s Health Sciences Society (HSS) elections will see a contested ballot for every executive position.Continue...

AMS considers changing its mandate in first Assembly of 2021-22 school year

Described as “pivotal” by AMS President Zaid Kasim, the AMS held its first Assembly of the summer on May 20.Continue...

‘The best shot that they could’: AMS Year in Review

As their term comes to a close, The Journal sat down with Team AJA to reflect on their experiences as AMS executive in the 2020-21 year.

Jared den Otter, AMS president, Alexia Henriques,...Continue...

ASUS hires new General Manager as part of ASUS 130 reform

As part of its ASUS 130 initiatives, the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) has revamped its permanent staff position to implement a General Manager.Continue...

ASUS becomes ASSES for April Fool’s Day

For April Fool’s Day, the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) played the biggest prank of all: a fake rebranding.Continue...

AMS Assembly: Queen’s to be back in “full-gear” by September

AMS Assembly met Thursday evening on Zoom to discuss the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA), ratify commissioners, and hear from special guest speaker, Dr. David Walker....Continue...

Nursing Society implements virtual wellness group for nursing students

The Nursing Science Society (NSS) has introduced a new avenue for nursing students to connect with one another on the topic of wellness.Continue...

Good Times Diner launches educational speaker series

ASUS Good Times Diner has resumed normal operations post-lockdown, sharing Sunday night take-out meals with students and individuals across the community from its kitchen in Chalmer’s United Church.Continue...

AMS services reopen for business

Three weeks after the province-wide lockdown was lifted and Kingston entered the green zone, some AMS services are set to reopen.Continue...

Project to bring more green spaces to campus

Students can expect to see more green spaces on campus next year.Continue...

Team RTZ announces 2021-22 Senior Management team

The incoming AMS executive team has completed hiring for the 2021-22 AMS Senior Management team.Continue...

AMS restructure creates new job opportunities for students

The AMS restructured its internal operations and application process this year to provide more equitable and productive student opportunities.Continue...

February Assembly: AMS discusses revisions for Student Code of Conduct

AMS Assembly gathered Thursday over Zoom to discuss service reopening, University policy revisions, and the AMS transition period.Continue...

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