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Team CYS wins MCRC

Amid a tumultuous election week and problematic online voting, Team CYS has confirmed its leadership of the Main Campus Residents’ Council (MCRC).Continue...

Growing e-battle for student votes

The AMS election may be over, but the use of social media as a campaigning tool is just taking off, film studies professor Sidney Eve Matrix said.

“Long after the elections, many people involved will have learned valuable lessons about the power of social media,” Matrix said.Continue...

95.28 per cent for CESA team

Last night, the suspense finally came to an end for the three students running for the Concurrent Education Students Association (CESA) executive team.Continue...

Pleavin pulls off EngSoc presidential win

A punk band rocked the engineers at Clark Hall Pub late into the night as everyone waited impatiently to find out the results of the preferential ballots for the Engineering Society (EngSoc) presidency.Continue...

Live Blog: AMS Election Coverage

Live blog coverage of the AMS ElectionContinue...

Office sees spike in career appointments

Career Services faces challenges keeping up with demand during its winter rush as students gear up for the summer job hunt, Career Services Director Paul Smith said.Continue...

Johnson-Laing clean up ASUS

Doug Johnson, ArtSci ’12 and Robyn Laing, ArtSci ’11, sat side-by-side on the couch in Laing’s house as they eagerly awaited the results of this year’s ASUS executive election. In anticipation of the announcement, the duo and their company brought out the requisite champagne bottles at 8:30 p.mContinue...

Day’s big night ends in landslide

Last night, Nick Day was awarded the position of Queen’s 32nd rector.
He won 50 per cent plus one of the vote, so there was no need for a preferential ballot.Continue...

Passion not enough for PNF

Before the news came of their defeat, Team PNF and their supporters were full of excitement and anticipation.

“We’ve got great energy, great supporters, we’ve got everything we need,” vice-president (operations) candidate Kasmet Niyongabo said about an hour before the results were announced.Continue...

CHR wins by 9 per cent margin

After a long wait, AMS President Michael Ceci came bearing good news for the newly-elected team CHR.

President-elect Safiah Chowdhury, vice-president (operations)-elect Ben Hartley and vice-president (university affairs)-elect Chris Rudnicki had a tense lead up to victory.Continue...

MCRC Election Coverage

Main Campus Residents’ Council (MCRC) executive candidates Team CYS are hoping to pick up where they left off.Continue...

Contributors of the Month

Contributors of the MonthContinue...

News in Brief

News in BriefContinue...

Queen’s green champions

Queen’s engineering students are applying their skills in a real-world setting and giving back to the Kingston community with the Green Champion Hospital Fund.

Backed by the Faculty of Applied Science, the provincial government and the Ontario Hospital Association, the pilot project matches engineering students with industry mentors to help local hospitals find ways to streamline their energy use.Continue...

Polling the graduates

Queen’s 2009 exit poll results are in. The exit poll, which is in its 16th year, aims to gauge undergraduates’ experience during their time at Queen’s.

The University asks graduating students to complete an e-mail survey around March and then compiles the results.Continue...

$1 million for Aboriginal studies

Queen’s has received more than $1 million to improve resources and services for Aboriginal services.

The funding will go towards attracting and supporting Aboriginal students. It was announced by Kingston and the Islands MPP John Gerretsen on behalf of the provincial government on Jan. 22.Continue...

Campus Catchup

The University of Winnipeg has received a $4 million donation from local residents John and Bonnie Buhler, reported on Jan. 22. It is the largest private donation the university has ever received.

The money will go towards the construction of a new building named after the couple, the Buhler Centre.Continue...

COMPSA Elections

More than 170 computing students are set to vote on Feb. 2 and Feb. 3 in the Computing Student Association (COMPSA) elections. All candidates are proposing a better-organized, tighter-structured constitution.

Presidential candidate Eril Barkok, ArtSci ’12, said having already sat on COMPSA council, he’s looking forward to taking on more responsibility.Continue...

Concurrent Education Students

Concurrent Education Students’ Association (CESA) presidential candidate Anna Pfeiffer, vice-president (external) candidate Thea Pel and vice-president (internal) candidate Laura Sullivan want to make a tight-knit community tighter by becoming more inclusive.Continue...

AMS winter referendum statements

AMS winter referendum statementsContinue...

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