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Former students create first "smart bike"

Former Queen’s students have developed Valour, the first bike ever that connects to a mobile phone via Bluetooth.Continue...

ITServices proposes new electronic information policy

A policy framework for the security of electronic information has recently been proposed by Queen’s ITServices.Continue...

Queen’s plans to add 3,000 students over next two years

Senate has approved enrolment targets for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 school years, as well as issuing projections for the 2016-17 year.Continue...

PaperFold bends the limits of smartphone tech

Queen’s professor Roel Vertegaal and student Antonio Gomes have recently revealed their latest project, a groundbreaking foldable smartphone called PaperFold.Continue...

Murderer briefly escapes

A man serving a life sentence for murder went missing for two days from Collins Bay Institution.Continue...

Prof target of poster campaign

Posters accusing Queen’s philosophy professor Adèle Mercier of being a “rape apologist” were plastered around campus this afternoon.Continue...

KCVI and QECVI to close

Despite protest from the community, Kingston Collegiate and Vocational Institute (KCVI) will be closing down, along with Queen Elizabeth Collegiate and Vocational Institute (QECVI).Continue...

Custodial jobs thrown out

Two weeks ago, the University, citing budget cuts, laid off 17 members of custodial staff and reduced hours for six others, generating an angry response from members of Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 229.Continue...

Ten-year enrolment strategy approved

Queen’s Senate approved a paper last week outlining its guiding principles for enrolment plans for the next 10 years.Continue...

Winter exec review

With less than a month left in their term, this year’s AMS executive hope that they have better prepared the AMS for the future.Continue...

Malicious blue light activations decrease

Malicious blue light activations have reduced since last year, according to Campus Security.Continue...

Nuri talks journalism

With the talk “Journalism in Exile: Ayub Nuri on Freedom of Expression in Iraq”, this year’s Queen’s International Affairs Association (QIAA) Speaker Series has come to a close.Continue...

Results questioned

Kevin Wiener has been elected the new president of the Queen’s Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS), but the election results are now in question due to an online voting malfunction.Continue...

No to casino, group says

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation, a Crown Corporation of the Government of Ontario, has proposed the construction of a casino in the heart of downtown Kingston.Continue...

Walk comes on heels of controversy

The third annual SlutWalk took to the streets of Kingston last Sunday afternoon.Continue...

Ukraine's pain illuminated

Queen’s students held a candlelight vigil for the crisis in Ukraine outside the Queen’s Centre on Thursday night.Continue...

Campus donations unequal

Though Queen’s Initiative Campaign has raised 80 per cent of its fundraising goal, not all faculties are keeping up.Continue...

Men’s Issues Awareness event sparks controversy

Hundreds of students packed into Ellis Hall auditorium Thursday night to listen to and debate Janice Fiamengo’s controversial men’s issues talk.Continue...

Student assaulted

A Queen’s student was physically assaulted outside of her home near Victoria Park last night around 11 p.m.Continue...

Putting money where media is

The AMS Annual General Meeting (AGM) Tuesday night saw three Queen’s media services fight for funding from the student body.Continue...

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