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Fall Referendum results announced

Official Fall Referendum results were released on Wednesday, determining the financial future of many clubs.Continue...

Mayor, Principal talk police costs

Mayor Mark Gerretsen met with Principal Woolf this Tuesday to discuss compensation for Homecoming policing expenses, which Gerretsen estimates at $150,000.Continue...

TAPS could run dry

Despite a costly rebrand, the Underground isn’t faring as well as expected financially, according to AMS Vice-President (Operations) Nicola Plummer.Continue...

Queen’s gets a “D” on global health report card

The Queen’s branch of Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM) gave Queen’s a “D” grade in a report released today for its failure to improve access to life-saving drugs in low-income areas.Continue...

Students left out of Fall Referendum

Following last week’s Fall Referendum voting process, it was found that 20 students were excluded from the initial vote.Continue...

Student-created program introduced in classrooms

A new opportunity for blended learning is being tested in classrooms today.Continue...

Comic encourages Aboriginal education

A University organization is using a comic book to encourage young Aboriginal students to study engineering.Continue...

John Gerretsen announces retirement

After 40 years of service, Kingston Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) John Gerretsen has announced his forthcoming retirement.Continue...

OPIRG opted-out

The Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) has lost their opt-outable student proposal fee for the second time in two years, making the organization’s future uncertain.Continue...

Mayor makes mark with students

Mayor Mark Gerretsen was last night’s guest speaker at AMS Assembly, where he spoke to students about his opinions on Homecoming.Continue...

Garbage grind

A City-run waste audit will evaluate if our garbage is, in fact, garbage.Continue...

Confidential reports keep staff in check

ConfidenceLine, launched this week, offers University staff a discreet method of reporting concerns about professional and financial misconduct.Continue...

Jim Leech named next Chancellor

Jim Leech, president and CEO of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, has been chosen as the next Chancellor of Queen’s.Continue...

AMS, SGPS challenge City in provincial hearing

City and AMS lawyers wrestled over testimonials from City officials yesterday, as the Ontario Municipal Board hearing on city electoral boundaries entered its fourth day.Continue...

Hate crime victim takes on homophobia in talk

Karen Dubinsky, who was subject to a hate letter alongside her partner Susan Belyea last summer, addressed hate crime and social progress in a guest lecture on Wednesday.Continue...

PSAC ratifies collective agreement

Following 18 months of negotiations, the University ratified its collective agreement with PSAC Unit 2 yesterday.Continue...

Vexed votes

A technical error has postponed voting for the Fall Referendum by a day, pushing back the release of the results.Continue...

OMB appeal commences cross-examination

Yesterday marked the beginning of the five-day Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing against the City of Kingston, regarding City Council’s decision to realign its electoral districts.Continue...

News In Brief

Jim Leech named Chancellor, School of Business creates joint program with Chinese university.Continue...

Second Homecoming sees tamer crowd

Heavy rain led most students indoors and off Aberdeen St. for the second weekend of Homecoming, with less arrests and tickets issued as a result.Continue...

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