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AMS hires new Commissioner of Internal Affairs

The AMS announced today that Jon Wiseman, ArtSci ’16, has been hired as the Commissioner of Internal Affairs following the Oct. 30 resignation of Miriam Bart, ArtSci ’15.Continue...

Edward Snowden to discuss global surveillance at Queen’s Model UN

Edward Snowden — the former NSA contractor considered a hero by some and a traitor by others — is speaking at a Queen’s event this...Continue...

AMS Assembly Recap — Nov. 5

At the fourth AMS Assembly this term, all non-voting members of AMS Assembly — including Journal reporters — were asked to leave the room, for a two-hour, closed-door session.

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Queen’s budget shows surplus and pension problems

Queen’s University has reported a surplus of $61.9 million for last year, according to the 2014-15 consolidated financial statements.

The surplus likely comes as a pleasant surprise, since...Continue...

Orientation Week residence violations continue to drop

Write-ups filed by dons in residence during Orientation Week decreased again this year, continuing of a trend that began in 2012.Continue...

Queen’s pulls plug on Campus Computer Store

Following a year-by-year trend of financial losses, Queen’s has decided to close its on-campus computer store.Continue...

AMS Food Bank usage up 50 per cent due to rebranding

Usage of the AMS Foodbank is up 50 per cent from last year, according to the service’s director Devin Cleary.Continue...

Online Psychology Network announced by AMS

Queen’s students seeking mental health services can now bypass long wait times, complex booking systems and extensive commutes with a few clicks of a mouse.Continue...

Arrest follows break and enter at Queen’s

At approximately 10 p.m. on the evening of Oct. 29, Kingston Police (KP) officers received a phone call summoning them to the Craine Building on Queen’s campus.Continue...

Mental health initiatives Thrive at Queen’s

Through ukulele lessons and conversational ball pits, a new initiative is carving out a narrative around mental health at Queen’s.Continue...

Queen’s Senate Nov. 3 recap

Principal Daniel Woolf held a moment of silence for late Principal Ron Watts at the start of the second meeting of the Queen’s Senate this academic year.Continue...

AMS hires new Academic Affairs Commissioner

The AMS has hired Tyler Lively, ArtSci ’16, as Academic Affairs Commissioner following the Oct. 15 resignation of Read Leask.Continue...

AMS Commissioner of Internal Affairs resigns

Miriam Bart’s resignation is one of four this year.Continue...

Homecoming deemed a success

After returning to Queen’s in 2013 following a five-year hiatus, this year’s Homecoming weekend has been deemed successful by Kingston Police (KP) from a public safety perspective.Continue...

Company that installed Queen’s turf sued in US for defects

FieldTurf — the company that installed the artificial turf on Tindall Field — has been named in over 160 lawsuits for defective and malfunctioning products installed between 2006 and 2009.Continue...

Alumnus makes pitch on Dragons’ Den spinoff

Few entrepreneurs would turn down a $100,000 capital investment for their startup. But for Jawwad Siddiqui, Queen’s alumnus and CEO and founder of SharpScholar, it wasn’t enough.Continue...

Queen’s collaborates with St. Lawrence to develop mental health resources

In a collaborative effort between Queen’s and St. Lawrence College, a new set of mental health resources are now available to accommodate students at post-secondary schools across Ontario....Continue...

NAD review committee members announced

Queen’s has announced the members of the advisory committee set to review the University’s Non-Academic Discipline system this fall.

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New fitness facility on West Campus

Queen’s Athletics and Recreation announced on Monday that Jean Royce Hall has opened a new fitness facility in the West Campus residence.

The Jean Royce Fitness Facility includes yoga mats...Continue...

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