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Assembly passes stricter referendum rules

Issues of student fees and the nullification of the fall referendum were on the table at AMS assembly Thursday night.Continue...

How Queen’s ranks this year

Queen’s still sits behind McGill, UBC and U of T in university rankings recently released by The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) and Maclean’s Magazine.Continue...

Former Queen’s student appointed as new human rights commissioner

Queen’s alumna Renu Mandhane has been appointed as the new Chief Commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission.Continue...

From Queen’s to the Congo: students look to make a difference

Halfway through a month-long Indiegogo campaign to provide computers for schools in the Western Congo, the Queen’s Nyantende Foundation has raised $5,420, or 27 per cent, of its goal of $20,000.Continue...

Nullified referendum on the assembly table

At its biweekly meeting in the McLaughlin Room at 7 p.m. today, the AMS assembly will hold a closed session to discuss the fall referendum.

The referendum was...Continue...

Referendum tossed out, clubs say

Behind closed doors at a special AMS assembly meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 10, the assembly voted to nullify the results of the fall referendum, according to a student club chair.Continue...

AMS to review all positions following resignations

Following a string of resignations over the past few months, the AMS executive is taking the opportunity to review the roles and responsibilities of its salaried positions.

Since August,...Continue...

Queen’s researcher awarded for a lifetime of advancing cancer treatment

The Canadian Cancer Research Alliance (CCRA) has recognized Joseph Pater, a Queen’s researcher and founding director of National Cancer Institute of Canada (NCIC) clinical trials group, for a...Continue...

Uber starts up in Kingston

With Uber in town, Queen’s students no longer have to rely solely on taxis for a late night drive home.

As of Thursday, the ride-sharing service became available in Kingston along with...Continue...

AMS Board of Directors holds open meeting to discuss and review budget

Reports of audited financials and the Board of Directors Annual Report for 2014-15 was presented last Tuesday at the board’s fall Corporate Special General Meeting (CSPM)....Continue...

Dream courses in development

Queen’s is now offering funding for creative professors interested in rebuilding their course of choice.

Applications opened for the Principal’s Dream Course...Continue...

Bridging Palestinian and Canadian Aboriginal’s experiences

The SGPS club Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights (SPHR) hosted an event last Friday with the hopes of educating the Queen’s students about the parallels between the struggles of Canada’s indigenous and Palestinian peoples.Continue...

Contributors of the month

Caela Fenton

Caela, Lifestyle’s beloved columnist, is an amazing contributor who has dedicated hard work and enthusiasm to...Continue...

Nobel Laureate Arthur McDonald back at it

Queen’s Nobel Laureate Arthur McDonald has continued to receive recognition for his work at the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory laboratory (SNOLAB) — most recently winning the 2016 Breakthrough Prize...Continue...

Queen’s reviews allergy procedures

Queen’s has begun an extensive review of its existing procedures to ensure that students on campus with allergies are given the right accommodations.Continue...

Accidentally recorded Stauffer theft goes viral

It’s not unheard of that unattended items in Stauffer Library get stolen, but it’s rare that the thief is caught by a laptop webcam.Continue...

Queen’s votes not to divest from fossil fuels

Queen’s Board of Trustees’ Investment Committee announced on Nov. 6 that they will not be divesting Queen’s funds from fossil fuels.Continue...

Snowden visits campus via live feed

“I am just a citizen. I was the mechanism of disclosure. It’s not up to me to say what the future should be — it’s up to you,” NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden told a packed house in Grant Hall.Continue...

Portuguese ambassador celebrates new agreement with Queen’s

On Thursday, the Portuguese community of Kingston joined the Portuguese embassy and Queen’s University to celebrate a victory in language, literature and culture.Continue...

Queen’s closes theology programs

After nearly 175 years in existence, Queen’s has closed the doors on its theology programs.Continue...

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