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Mackintosh-Corry, Jeffery Halls see custodial issues

Over the course of the last year, more than one building on campus has found itself battling an infestation of flies, mice or bats.Continue...

Board of Directors bars guests

The AMS Board of Directors decided at its Jan. 12 meeting to restrict students from attending its bi-weekly meetings.Continue...

In the Andes, new evidence of climate change

Queen’s scientists published a study earlier this month that shows new evidence of climate change in tropical Andean lakes.Continue...

AMS to seek $12.50 festival fee

The AMS is asking for a $12.50 mandatory student fee to help cover the costs of next year’s ReUnion Street Festival, intended to become an annual event.Continue...

Recommendations for HCDS released

A report on the external review of Health, Counselling and Disability Services (HCDS) conducted in October has been released, and will serve as HCDS’s guide to improving its services.Continue...

SGPS debate sees little conflict or attendance

Monday’s SGPS debate lasted only two hours, seeing very little argument between candidates.Continue...

ComSoc executive elected after six-day delay

After a lengthy delay, the 2015-16 Commerce Society (ComSoc) executive was finally elected on Sunday.Continue...

Three of five positions uncontested in SGPS elections

Queen's Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) is holding executive elections on Feb. 11-12.Continue...

Vol. 143 Editors in Chief elected

Journal Features Editor Sebastian Leck and Editorials Editor Anisa Rawhani were voted in as incoming Editors in Chief for Volume 143 (2015-16) of the Journal.Continue...

Women underrepresented in technology fields

When Faculty of Education Professor Lynda Colgan asks young students to draw a scientist, they usually draw a character with a lab coat, glasses and “crazy hair”.Continue...

Aboriginal numbers up

Though new resources and initiatives at Queen’s have led to a 93 per cent increase of Aboriginal students over the last three years, members of the Aboriginal community say the University could still be doing more.Continue...

AuthenticallyU smashes eating disorder stigma

The first Eating Disorder Awareness Week (EDAW), hosted by AuthenticallyU, started with personal stories and will go out with a smash hit.Continue...

Admin aware of Torcolacci problems in 2011

Though Principal Daniel Woolf was unaware of complaints against Melody Torcolacci’s teaching until Wednesday morning, a former student claims the University was made aware of the complaints he filed in 2011.Continue...

Queen’s looks at divestment

Following a push from students and campus groups, the University has launched discussions on fossil fuel divestment.Continue...

Queen's professor slammed for alleging link between vaccines and autism

A tweet criticizing Queen’s Health 102 professor Melody Torcolacci for teaching that vaccines cause autism went viral last night, but it’s only the most recent in a series of complaints about her teaching.Continue...

Queen’s to expand student services in light of increased enrolment

The University has created an ad hoc committee to develop a strategic plan to expand student resources and accommodate an increase in enrolment.Continue...

Black History Month tells untold stories

The opening ceremony for Black History Month offered Afro-Caribe food, a display of Afro-Caribbean art and discussion of the importance of black lives and history to Canada.Continue...

AMS lobbies Queen’s for ReUnion Street Festival funding

Though Principal Daniel Woolf expressed hope last fall that the ReUnion Street Festival would become a new Homecoming tradition, the University is refusing to provide the AMS with funding to support the festival.Continue...

Election night

The Journal's photographic coverage of election night.Continue...

Law clinics move to Mews

Queen’s Family Law Clinic joined four older specialty law clinics when it was opened earlier this year, and now all five have joined together in the same central location in downtown Kingston in a move designed to increase accessibility.Continue...

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