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Campus waste stations to launch

After years of a scattered disposal system, 15 new strategically-placed waste stations will make their debut on campus - some of which will include the school’s first organic waste bins.Continue...

Homecoming liveblog 2

Follow along as we liveblog the celebrations of the night of Saturday, October 19, 2013.Continue...

Survey criticized

Kingston shelter workers are criticizing the methodology of a city-run homelessness survey administered Wednesday night.Continue...

School looks to suspend program

With a decline in applications, the School of Religion has unanimously requested to temporarily suspend admissions to its theology programs for two years.Continue...

Team takes top place at global competition

Queen’s Solar Design Team went global at an energy engineering competition held in California last week, placing sixth overall out of 19 international teams as part of Team Ontario.Continue...

Martha’s Table seeks funds to feed impoverished

This year, Martha’s Table is hoping to keep their bowls filled.Continue...

Barlow promotes Blue Future

International best-selling author Maude Barlow spoke to a full crowd on Wednesday night to promote her most recent book, which highlights solutions to the global water crisis.Continue...

Mayor’s tweet sparks criticism

Kingston Mayor Mark Gerretsen is condemning the actions of the four Kingstonians alleged to have assaulted six Queen’s students last week, despite some contention regarding his word choice.Continue...

Tim Hudak talks conservative policy on campus

Conservative Party of Ontario leader Tim Hudak came to campus Wednesday as a part of early campaigning in the Kingston areas.Continue...

Laptops lifted

Sixteen break-and-enters were reported to the Kingston Police Force over Homecoming weekend, with Macbook Pros being the most commonly stolen item.Continue...

Charity Week charts funds for its first year

From Sept. 30 to Oct. 4, the Queen’s University Muslim Student Association (QUMSA) rallied in support of the first annual Canadian Charity Week campaign.Continue...

Rooftop cracks cause campus leaks

Water leaks in both Stauffer Library and the JDUC were reported during the past week, following heavy rainfall over the weekend.Continue...

French studies admission suspension revisited

The department of French studies is meeting with the School of Graduate Studies (SGS) and the Faculty of Arts and Science on Oct. 17 to discuss the future of the program.Continue...

Group contests city count

The City of Kingston is set to survey homeless people in the downtown core next week, despite strong opposition from local social groups.Continue...

Muslim students subject to hate crime

Six Queen’s students are the victims of a hate crime that took place on Sunday, according to
Kingston police.Continue...

Colour captures

Roughly a quarter of Queen’s students were diagnosed with a mental illness in 2012, a statistic that led students to rally for mental health awareness on campus.Continue...

Sustainability Week seeks more students

Despite a strong message, organizers of this year’s Sustainability Week said they would have liked to see a stronger turn out.Continue...

First-time food drive donates first batch

Despite the heavy rain, the Queen’s Gives Back initiative collected 276 cans of food on Sunday, as they took to the streets in a food drive for the United Way.Continue...

Project Red disputes contest policy

Student sponsorship program Campus Perks has changed their policy after a Queen’s student claimed they permitted cheating in a recent contest they hosted.Continue...

Mayor takes issue to Principal over Homecoming

Kingston Mayor Mark Gerretsen is calling for the University to cover the City’s policing costs following Saturday’s unsanctioned Aberdeen St. party.Continue...

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