Student Politics

Bus-It Program terminated for 2021-22 academic year

Thanks to COVID-19, the traditional AMS Bus-It Program has been scrapped for another year.Continue...

At AMS Assembly, Principal Deane answers questions about JDUC redevelopment

The AMS was joined by Principal Patrick Deane at a special meeting of its Assembly last Thursday to learn more about The Conversation and the semester ahead.Continue...

Rector equity grant provides $1,800 in funding

The Office of the Rector Equity Partnership Grant has been distributed to three equity groups on campus.Continue...

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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ASUS seeks increased student fees to fund ASUS 130 proposals

Students can expect to see a proposed ASUS fee increase on their referendum ticket this coming February.Continue...

News in Brief: Student fee reimbursements after adjustments made

The AMS has readjusted certain student ancillary fees to reflect service operations during the ongoing pandemic.Continue...

EngSoc hopefuls debate rebuilding process after COVID-19

Candidates for the Engineering Society’s (EngSoc) Vice-President (Operations) and Junior Senator positions went head-to-head in a debate hosted Tuesday night on Zoom. Continue...

Two candidates compete for EngSoc junior senator

Two candidates are competing for the position of Junior Senator in the Engineering Society (EngSoc) for the 2020-21 year.Continue...

Race heats up for EngSoc’s VP Operations

Both Salma Ibrahim, Sci ’22, and Benjamin Frosst, Sci ’22, have entered the EngSoc election for Vice-President (Operations) with extensive experience in the Society’s financial operations.Continue...

In debate, ResSoc Presidential candidates discuss first-year experience during COVID-19

Sunday’s Residence Society (ResSoc) presidential debate, held on Zoom, saw both presidential candidates speak to the future of residence during COVID-19.Continue...

New Nursing Society executive team focus on reconnecting students

The Nursing Science Society (NSS) executive team is looking forward to reviving the Nursing community at Queen’s in their new roles.Continue...

ResSoc candidates compete for presidential position

Two candidates are on the ballot for next year’s Residence Society President: Jared Fernyc and Roshael Chellappah.Continue...

For fourth year in a row, just one team running for AMS Executive

At the AMS Executive, Undergraduate Trustee, and Referendum Groups information night on Jan. 18, only one team was in attendance for information about securing their names on the AMS executive election ballot.Continue...

Student government elections to be held online

As the Province continues to enforce lockdown, the AMS is taking precautions to ensure the virtual election cycle upholds the same standard as previous years.Continue...

AMS Assembly: new transfer credit program established for Chinese international students

AMS Assembly met last Thursday over Zoom for its final meeting of 2020.Continue...

COMPSA to hold Town Hall meeting on remote learning

After a full semester of online learning, the Computing Students Association (COMPSA) will be holding a Town Hall meeting this Friday at 5 p.m. over Zoom to reflect on the remote student learning experience.Continue...

AMS Fall in Review

As the fall semester draws to a close, The Journal sat down with the AMS executive team to review their progress and the status of the goals outlined in their platform.Continue...

The Tea Room closes for remainder of the year

After reopening in September, the Tea Room has shut its doors for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year.Continue...

Nursing Science Society and Psychology department creating mental health workshops for nursing students

The Nursing Science Society (NSS) and the Queen’s Psychology department are working together to support the mental health of nursing students.Continue...

ASUS calls for discussion of BIPOC student experience

The Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) has issued a call for discussion of the BIPOC student experience at Queen’s, both on and off-campus. These conversations will be facilitated in Equity Focus Groups­—BIPOC-only spaces which will be used to inform policy, advocacy, and resources.Continue...

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