Student Politics

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...

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...

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...

Clark Hall Pub to stay closed for the entire 2020-21 year

As COVID-19 continues to limit public gatherings, the Engineering Society announced Clark Hall Pub will remain closed for the 2020-21 school year.Continue...

Advocating for students, OUSA annual campus meeting goes online

The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) has shifted its annual campus meeting to a virtual platform, prioritizing student financial aid, quality of education in the context of online learning, racial equity, and student mental health.Continue...

AMS Assembly discusses feedback on remote term, student elections

AMS Assembly met over Zoom on Thursday evening for their third meeting of the 2020-21 academic year.Continue...

ASUS report looks at improving student experience with remote learning

Though the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) recognizes the University has worked to make remote learning successful in Queen’s first virtual semester, the Society’s new report shows students believe there’s room for improvement.Continue...

AMS Compensation Policy to be presented to Board of Directors

The AMS has updated its plan to compensate students for consultations with the Society.Continue...

AMS Assembly: Society discusses details of compensation policy

AMS Assembly met over Zoom on Oct. 8 for its second meeting of the 2020-21 school year.Continue...

The Tea Room reopens with mobile order option

The Tea Room, which suspended operations in March, reopened last Monday with a take-out only operation and a new mobile order option after assessing how it could operate safely.Continue...

AMS advocates for more safe social spaces on campus

The AMS is advocating for the University to treat safe social spaces as part of essential safety protocol during the remote term.Continue...

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