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Body of St. Lawrence student found in river

Ken Kilabuk is being remembered as a kind, funny man by his girlfriend of over four years, Meghan Mike.Continue...

Brainstorming in Boston

A recent trip to Boston has helped jumpstart plans for an innovation hub in Kingston.Continue...

Investigating the effects of energy drinks

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating an alleged link between Monster Energy drinks and five deaths and one non-fatal heart attack dating back to 2004.Continue...

Sharing stories of inspiration

Sunday marked the third annual TEDx conference at Queen’s.Continue...

Merging Main and West councils

Two residence councils could soon be joined if a new proposal is successful.Continue...

Policy in progress

A new policy for compulsory non-tuition-related student fees is in the process of being finalized at Queen’s.Continue...

Campus catchup

Campus catchupContinue...

News in brief

News in briefContinue...

Wind farm project halted

A court-ruled motion to dismiss claims against the provincial government will postpone plans to build a windmill farm in Lake Ontario near Kingston until further studies are done.Continue...

Dental program for low-income families denied

At a City Council meeting on Tuesday, 29-year-old mother of two Chantelle Robinson told councillors she believes the only thing stopping her from getting a job is her bad teeth.
Robinson presented her case to City Council on Tuesday before a motion to fund $100,000 worth of dental coverage for low income Kingston residents was lost to a tie vote of 6-6.Continue...

Animals to come to campus for stress

Students looking to alleviate stress this exam season will soon have the opportunity to do so through an unusual resource.Continue...

College student found dead

Kingston Police confirmed on Sunday morning that the body they found in the Cataraqui River was that of missing St. Lawrence College student Ken Kilabuk.Continue...

News in brief

News in briefContinue...

Men take on misogyny

When Dan Vena came to do his Masters in Gender Studies at Queen’s last year, he was shocked by what he described as a hyper-masculine campus culture.
Vena approached one of his fellow classmates, Colin Hastings, also MA ’14, and together they created the idea for a new campus group, Men Who Like Feminism.Continue...

Raising awareness about Islam a joint effort

When Mohamed Bayoumi was planning this year’s Islamic History Month in Kingston, he once again turned to Queen’s students to make the events possible.Continue...

Students protest against pipeline

Last night around 80 protestors gathered in front of the JDUC to voice their opinions about the Northern Gateway Pipeline that’s set to transport an estimated 525,000 barrels of oil from Alberta’s oil sands to B.C.’s West Coast per day.Continue...

City bans smoking in parks

Changes to the smoking bylaw in Kingston has prohibited smoking in parks, playgrounds and select bus stops.Continue...

Bikes to get lanes

The City of Kingston will discuss whether new designated cycling lanes should be implemented at a meeting Tuesday, with Queen’s campus at the heart of some of these proposed additions.Continue...

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News in briefContinue...

Enrolment has potential

The University is looking into establishing a planning committee to propose a new enrolment strategy by spring 2013, says Provost Alan Harrison.Continue...

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