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Accessing awareness at Queen’s

The construction near Bracken Health Sciences Library has raised questions of accessibility
around campus.Continue...

Death still shaking campus

In the wake of Cameron Bruce’s tragic death, the Queen’s community is coming to grips with what happened while a police investigation continues.Continue...

Taking a stand

A little rain can’t stop women on a quest to reclaim the streets. Annie Chau, a community educator at the Sexual Assault Centre Kingston (SACK) helped organize this year’s Take Back the Night event.Continue...

Academic plan raises new debate

Tensions were high at Duncan McArthur Hall on Wednesday as students, faculty, staff and community members discussed 41 pages of academic recommendations.Continue...

In memory of Cameron Bruce

Cameron Bruce will be deeply missed by all who knew him. He will be remembered for his outgoing personality, commitment to his community and warm spirit.Continue...

News in brief

Queen’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science is experiencing a steady increase in admission of female engineers into its department and construction for the new Queen’s School of Medicine is on target to be substantially completed by Mar. 31, 2011.Continue...

School of Religion to integrate by 2012

Queen’s and the School of Religion are considering integrating as soon as 2012.Continue...

Think small to save big in residence

This year, Queen’s Housing and Hospitality are continuing to offer ‘economy’ double-occupancy rooms. Students admitted into residence are offered an opportunity to save up to 50 per cent on their housing costs if they agree to spend the year with a roommate in what was designed as a single room.Continue...

AMS Special Project reveals history

AMS Special Project explores history of marginalized identities at Queen’s over 169 years.Continue...

First-year student found dead outside Vic Hall

A first-year Queen’s student was found dead yesterday morning in the parking lot behind Victoria Hall residence. The name of the student has not yet been released.Continue...

Initiative to address international students’ needs

Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) is doing a great job in focusing on International Student issues, but students should be more active within the SGPS and the University in general.Continue...

Excavating Jordan

For six weeks in Jordan this summer, Queen’s students learned what working on a real archaeological dig site is like.Continue...

Board of Trustees goes to Parliament

The Queen’s Board of Trustees is trying to reduce the number of elected members and to do so, they will require parliamentary approval.Continue...

Fighting for mental health

Eric Windeler lost his son to suicide last March and is now on a crusade to promote mental health awareness at Queen’s. He is focusing on helping other young adults who are transitioning into university.Continue...

CHR is up to par

Since taking office in May, the new AMS Executive has been busy trying to put their plans from their promise-filled campaign into action.Continue...

Academic plan extended for consultation

The finalization of the University Academic Plan was originally set to begin in September but has been extended into 2011.
“Over the past several months, concerns have been expressed that the time for consultations in particular areas of the university was insufficient over the winter,” Principal Woolf wrote in an on June 30 email to the entire University.Continue...

Queen's Alumni the new Governor General

Queen’s former law professor and Faculty of Law alumni David Johnston, has been appointed as Canada’s next Governor-General.
Don Carter, Dean of Queen’s Faculty of Law ’85-’90, was both a classmate and friend to Johnston when they studied together at Queen’s.Continue...

Queen's parking increases by 750 spots

This year Queen’s staff and faculty should find it easier to find park on main and west campus due to the addition of two underground facilities with a total of 750 spots.
All University employees, registered students and persons who work in University-owned buildings may apply for a parking permit and with more spaces available more permits will also be made available, Queen’s Financial Director David Crabb told the Journal in an e-mail.Continue...

In the heat of it

Staying cool in the summer heat can be challenging, particularly during a heat wave like the one just experienced in Kingston.
Helen Driver, a professor in Medicine and Psychology, said high temperatures can disrupt regular sleeping patterns and can negatively impact health.Continue...

Debate over discount

Kingston businesses are worried that a special discount offered by Queen’s Event Services will negatively affect them this summer. The ‘Loved Ones Special’ lets faculty and staff at both Kingston General Hospital and the University bring their friends and family to stay in residence for as little as $32 per night.Continue...

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