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Annual conference doubles in size

For the first time, Queen’s Health and Human Rights Conference offered free admittance to its delegates after $16,650 in sponsorship by Queen’s departments, Schools and organizations was provided to the conference. This marks an approximate $4,000 raise compared to last year.Continue...

Campus catchup

Exploring what's happening on other campuses across the country.Continue...

Powwow points to problems

The fifth-annual educational powwow was celebrated on Saturday, focusing on promoting diversity amongst Aboriginal communities, although the theme isn’t one always seen at Queen’s, said Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre Director Janice Hill.Continue...

Student vote matters

An estimated 1,400 people voted in the on-campus advanced polls between Sept. 21 and 23 this year, the first year that advanced polls have been available on campus during a provincial election.Continue...

Candidates talk strategy

Local provincial candidates have adopted different strategies to secure the student vote in the approaching Oct. 6 election.Continue...

Plan presented to Queen's Senate

After almost a year of work, the Academic Planning Task Force presented its final plan to Senate on Sept. 27.Continue...

Leniency to vote

On Oct. 6 students can ask for academic leniency in order to vote in the Ontario provincial election for Kingston and the Islands.Continue...

OPIRG and Levana to remain in Grey House

After a month of uncertainty about their future club space, the Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) and the Levana Gender Advocacy Centre have been told by the AMS that they can remain in the Grey House for the next year.Continue...

Training mandatory for new graduate students

Students new to the School of Graduate Studies are now required to take an online course on accessibility.Continue...

News in brief

News in brief.Continue...

New med building opens

The Queen’s School of Medicine completed a new $77-million home at the corner of Arch and Stuart Streets.Continue...

Fine Arts returns students to building

Third-year students in the Fine Art program have returned to Ontario Hall after an administrative error forced their removal from the building last year.Continue...

News in brief

News in briefContinue...

Market expands on campus

The first farmer’s market at Queen’s was held five years ago outside Stauffer Library with eight vendors. This year, the market has 20.Continue...

Women fight for rights

In response to sexual assault awareness campaigns geared towards potential victims, the Greater Kingston Area Safe & Sober Community Alliance launched the Don’t Be That Guy campaign in Kingston this month.Continue...

McGuinty on education

Premier Dalton McGuinty visited Kingston on Sept. 1 as part of his cross-country tour.Continue...

Classes move to lecture and online mix

Lecture time for certain large first-year courses will be cut significantly in favour of online learning.Continue...

Commission to survey mental health

Principal Daniel Woolf announced the launch of a new commission this week to assess the state of mental health at Queen’s.Continue...

News in brief

News in brief.Continue...

Energy building

An innovative new laboratory on campus will test the applications of renewable energy sources in housing. The goal is to design a practical net-zero house — meaning that will generate as much energy as it consumes.Continue...

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