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Queen’s exceeds enrolment target

According to the 2014-15 Enrolment Report submitted to Senate in December, Queen’s slightly exceeded its enrolment target for this academic year.Continue...

City Council votes to improve foot traffic

The University District may see an improvement in pedestrian traffic and the University may receive a new crossing at a heavily trafficked intersection, thanks to two motions that passed at City Council last month.Continue...

CBW acclaimed as new executive

The AMS acclaimed Team CBW — Kanivanan Chinniah, Kyle Beaudry and Catherine Wright — as the incoming 2015-16 executive team late Wednesday night.Continue...

Team CBW acclaimed as incoming AMS executive

The AMS has acclaimed Team CBW — Kanivanan Chinniah, Kyle Beaudry and Catherine Wright — as the incoming 2015-16 executive team.Continue...

Politicians debate Sir John A. Macdonald’s legacy

Hundreds gathered at the Grand Theatre on Friday evening to watch the Honourable Chris Alexander, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, and the Honourable Bob Rae, former interim leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, present their arguments ‘for’ and ‘against’ the “greatness” of Canada’s first Prime Minister.Continue...

Mark Gerretsen earns Liberal nomination

Mark Gerretsen secured the Liberal Party nomination for MP of Kingston and the Islands in a race that culminated on Saturday — a move that could take Kingston’s former mayor to Parliament Hill in 2015.Continue...

Idle No More demonstrators protest celebration of Sir John A. Macdonald

Not all attendees of this weekend’s bicentenary celebrations of Sir John A. Macdonald were celebrating.Continue...

Rt. Hon. Tricia Marwick gives series of talks in honour of bicentenary

The Right Honourable Tricia Marwick, in the spirit of Sir John A. Macdonald’s work for representative government and political reform, gave a series of lectures at Queen’s on Friday and Saturday regarding the constitutional journey of Scotland and the importance of bringing young women into politics.Continue...

Campus Security looking for information on indecent exposure incident at ARC

An indecent exposure incident was reported to Campus Security and the Kingston Police Force on Sunday at approximately 10 p.m.Continue...

Baders give generous gifts to arts and Jewish Studies

Funding to the Agnes Etherington Art Centre, the Jewish Studies program and post-doctoral fellows at the University will increase thanks to a generous donation by Alfred Bader.Continue...

Four Queen’s alumni appointed to Order of Canada

In December, Governor General David Johnston, Law ’66, LLD ’91, announced 95 new appointments to the Order of Canada, four of them Queen’s alumni.Continue...

Tartan’s progress up for debate

The ASUS publication the Tartan was the subject of a tense debate at the society’s first winter assembly on Thursday night, with some members arguing the online publication has done little since current editors-in-chief Brendan Goodman and Scott Ramsay took office on May 1.Continue...

AMS kickstarts housing site

At the end of November, AMS Municipal Affairs Commissioner (MAC) Ariel Aguilar Gonzalez launched a new University District housing website, as part of the rebranding of the area.Continue...

AMS Executive Director departs

AMS Executive Director Annette Paul left the organization on Monday, after almost three years working at the AMS.Continue...

Remembering Tausif

In the time he was at Queen’s, Tausif Chowdhury was known for his focus, his sense of humour and his FIFA skill.Continue...

Release of interim sexual assault policy imminent

Queen’s new interim protocol for sexual assault will be publicly released “any day now”, according to Arig al Shaibah, chair of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Working Group.Continue...

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