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Nog hosts shave-off

In the midst of karaoke on Thursday night, two men held a shave-off at Tir Na Nog in order to raise awareness for head and neck cancer treatment.Continue...

QUMSA addresses Islamophobia at panel

In light of the rising Islamophobia in Canada and around the world, Queen’s University Muslim Students Association (QUMSA) decided to open the conversation about what it means to be a Muslim.Continue...

MUSE fee proposal fails in winter referendum

The AMS 2015 winter referendum, which took place alongside elections on Tuesday and Wednesday, saw a voter turnout of 34.6 per cent, up from 33 per cent in 2014.Continue...

Fundraiser keeps mental health talk going

Grassroots fundraising for mental health sprouted at Queen’s this week, thanks to an initiative spearheaded by a student.Continue...

Seven snag Tricolour

After two days of deliberation, seven students were chosen for induction into the Tricolour Society and became recipients of the Agnes Benidickson Tricolour Award.Continue...

Trustee election goes to Jennifer Li

Jennifer Li’s party erupted in celebration when current undergraduate student trustee Andrew Aulthouse walked in with a party in tow.Continue...

Teamwork leads to Team WRC’s win as CESA exec

Team WRC won a vote of confidence Wednesday night after running uncontested in the Concurrent Education Student Association (CESA) executive election.Continue...

COMPSA has confidence in new executive

As a second-year Logics test let out at 9:30 p.m., Max Garcia, Mareena Mallory and Zachary Baum embraced in a long hug after learning they were all ratified as the new COMPSA executive.Continue...

Team GCS wins ResSoc election with improved voter turnout

Team GCS was studying for a morning midterm in a Watts Hall boardroom on Wednesday night when Chief Electoral Officer Tuba Chishti announced they won this year’s Residence Society (ResSoc) election.Continue...

Second-year team wins ASUS executive race

This year’s ASUS executive election went to Brandon Jamieson and Andrew DiCapua in a race that pitted the pair of second-years against two upperclassmen.Continue...

More than half of engineering students vote in historic election turnout

The Engineering Society’s (EngSoc) “Five-Oh and Go Vote” campaign led to the faculty’s highest voter turnout in several years.Continue...

ResSoc teams debate future

Sunday’s Residence Society (ResSoc) executive debate, held in Victoria Hall, saw both teams express the need to maintain and prepare the young society for coming years.Continue...

AVC wants to earn ComSoc’s confidence

After exchanging ideas with Caroline Hayes on issues discussed at Commerce Society (ComSoc) Assembly and the future of the Society, Ana Lopez said it was only a matter of time before they began thinking of a third member to complete their executive team.Continue...

Queen’s snags second at QEC

When the Queen’s Entrepreneurial Competition (QEC) wrapped up its 27th year, a team from Harvard took home first place for a U.S.-centred project, and a Queen’s team came in with silver.Continue...

A hunger to help read

Two students living in Stauffer Library for the week are pitting Queen’s faculties against each other, Hunger Games -style, as they raise money for a charity that works to promote literacy in developing countries.Continue...

Team WRC still wants to get message out, despite being uncontested

Despite Team WRC running uncontested in the Concurrent Education Students’ Association’s (CESA) executive election, presidential candidate David Wiercigroch says little has changed in his campaign.Continue...

EngSoc VP Ops candidates look to improve services

Andrew Crawford and Erin Murphy are hoping to have a chance to oversee six services, three director positions and the budget and strategic planning process of Orientation Week and Sci Formal, as the Engineering Society’s (EngSoc) Vice-President of Operations.Continue...

ResSoc teams seek student involvement

Both teams running for Residence Society (ResSoc) executive are aiming to get more students involved in the society.Continue...

All positions uncontested in COMPSA executive race

This year, the races for COMPSA President, Vice-President of University Affairs and Vice-President of Operations are all uncontested.Continue...

Moodle to be jettisoned

Over the coming years, Queen’s will synthesize its student body’s online learning experience by transitioning from Moodle to Brightspace, a learning management system.Continue...

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