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Queerientation kicks off with flying colours

The Education on Queer Issues project (EQuIP), an Education Committee of the AMS Social Issues Commission, is hosting Queerientation 2014 this month.Continue...

Orientation organization runs smoothly

Led by about 1,000 upper-year student leaders, approximately 5,000 students participated in Orientation Week activities last week.Continue...

Liberal Party gears up for election

After Ted Hsu, Liberal MP for Kingston and the Islands, announced that he won’t seek reelection, aspiring Liberal politicians have jumped into action.Continue...

OPIRG Kingston’s Alt-Frosh week focuses on activism, diversity

For the Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) Kingston, the end of frosh week and the first week of classes won’t be the end of first-year-oriented activities.Continue...

Queen’s gears up for second Homecoming

From Oct. 17-19, Queen’s will celebrate the second year of Homecoming after a five-year ban.Continue...

Frosh week liquor offences decrease drastically

According to preliminary data from the Kingston Police Force (KPF), frosh week has seen an 83 per cent drop since 2012 in the number of Liquor Licence Act tickets issued in the University District.Continue...

Sci '18 captures tam just shy of two-hour mark

Just under two hours after they started, Sci ’18 climbed the Grease Pole and captured the tam, improving on the previous year by five minutes.Continue...

New mandate agreement highlights strengths

A new strategic mandate agreement was signed by the province and the University on Aug. 7, highlighting the University’s strengths in student retention, research and outreach, among others.Continue...

Residents evacuated due to gas leak

Residents at Division St. between Colborne and Elm Streets were evacuated from their homes on Tuesday after a natural gas line was struck at Division and Colborne.Continue...

Kingstonians decry police violence

“No justice, no peace, disarm the police” was one slogan chanted the evening of Aug. 20 by a group of protesters gathered at Market Square.Continue...

Executive summer in review

In the first four months of their term, the AMS executive has made steps towards accomplishing all items outlined in their platform.Continue...

Boycott divides students

The Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) is distancing itself from a recent vote by the Ontario branch of the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) to join the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.Continue...

Campus catch-up

News from campuses around Canada.Continue...

Queen's aims to internationalize

The number of international undergraduate students accepting admission to Queen’s has increased by 79 per cent from the 2013-14 academic year, bringing 281 international students to Kingston this September to begin their degrees.Continue...

Men's mental health group to address substance abuse

A $1.7 million grant from Movember Canada will allow Dr. Heather Stuart, Bell Canada Mental Health and Anti-Stigma chair; Shu-Ping Chen of Public Health Services; and Terry Krupa, School of Rehabilitation Therapy, to create a campus-wide effort to improve men’s mental health relating to substance use, involving a team of 25 male students.Continue...

Twenty-year relationship with China continues

Queen’s has renewed a two-decade-long relationship with the Chinese Ministry of Land and Resources (MLR), signing a memorandum of understanding this week.Continue...

Queen's professors, alumni recognized for contributions to research

Professor James Low has been named a member of the Order of Canada for his contributions as an academic and as the founder of the Museum of Health Care.Continue...

Queen's ranked 277th internationally

The 2014 rankings established by the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) has placed Queen’s University 277th out of the top 1,000 world university institutions.Continue...

Successful first year for QSuccess

QSuccess, the peer-mentoring program that assists in the first-year transition process, has increased its capacity this upcoming year from 100 to 300 spaces.Continue...

Research assistants move closer to unionizing

The formation of a union of graduate student research assistants (RAs) at Queen’s is moving slower than expected.Continue...

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