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Queen’s wins appeal from City for refund of $1.2 million

Queen’s will receive a $1.2 million reimbursement from the City of Kingston after winning an appeal against paying property taxes for student residences.Continue...

SparQ Labs replace Gordon Vogt Studio Theatre

By October 15, what was once the Gordon Vogt Studio Theatre will become the site of the new SparQ Labs.Continue...

SGPS implements anti-harassment policy

New procedures for dealing with workplace harassment have been added to the policy of the Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) following a vote at their September council meeting two weeks ago.Continue...

Interim protocol replaces non-academic discipline system as it’s set for review

Queen’s announced last Friday that an interim protocol will replace its current student non-academic misconduct system while an advisory committee conducts a review of the system as a whole.Continue...

Incomplete 663 Princess apartments leave tenants stranded

Unfinished units at Patry Inc.’s 663 Princess St. apartment building have forced some tenants to scramble to find alternate accommodations — often hotel rooms — for an indeterminate amount of time.Continue...

“Get Science Right” campaign comes to Queen’s

“There is a war on science in Canada,” Professor John Smol said, as he addressed a packed room of over 100 local researchers, professors and graduate students at Botterell Hall, Thursday afternoon.Continue...

Transgender minister and former prison chaplain arrive on campus

Queen’s has hired two new staff for the Chaplain’s office, which the chaplain says will help address the complex religious and spiritual identities in the student body....Continue...

New breastfeeding/quiet room to open in October

The Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) will establish a breastfeeding room on campus in response to demand for student-parent resources.Continue...

AMS Assembly Sept. 24 recap

The first AMS Assembly of the 2015 fall semester, which took place in McLaughlin Room at 7 p.m., started with AMS President, Kanivanan Chinniah, ArtSci ’15, holding a moment of silence for two...Continue...

AMS Assembly Sept. 24 Preview

AMS Assembly will meet for the first time this term tonight in the McLaughlin Room at 7 p.m. with a long list of ratifications on the table.Continue...

Queen’s environmental group talks fossil fuel divestment

The Advisory Committee on Divestment of Fossil Fuels held its final feedback meeting on Thursday, Sept. 17, moving them closer to finalizing a report on divestment at Queen’s.

The...Continue...

Report recommends ASUS pull the plug on The Tartan

After two years and two unsuccessful attempts at re-launching the publication, The Tartan may be facing its final days.

On Oct. 1,...Continue...

Provost and Deputy Provost to be transitioned out

Laeeque Daneshmend, deputy provost, has resigned from his position, according to an August 14 announcement in The Gazette.Continue...

U of T's "Brute Force Committee" releases photos with EngSoc's grease pole

It's been a week since EngSoc's grease pole was stolen and the thieves — U of T's "Brute Force Committee" — say they've been enjoying the attention.Continue...

Non-academic discipline system set for review

Based on a decision made by its Board of Trustees, Queen’s University announced on Friday that an advisory committee will review its student non-academic misconduct system.Continue...

Flags on campus lowered after passing of first-year student

Queen’s University informed students on Friday afternoon of the passing of Andrea Mariano, a first-year student in Arts and Science.

According to a University press release, Mariano’s...Continue...

Investigating fowl play

An unexpected wake-up call ruffled some feathers in the University District last week with the discovery of some unclaimed chickens wandering free.Continue...

ARC schedules invite complaints

Following recent complaints regarding the ARC’s Lifting Zone, Queen’s Athletics and Recreation has altered its schedule to provide more open time slots....Continue...

Three men arrested for bike theft

Kingston Police (KP) made three arrests related to bicycle theft on Wednesday based on two separate incidents.Continue...

Kingston welcomes refugees

Last Thursday evening, Market Square filled with concerned citizens campaigning for the Canadian government to allow refugees from Syria into Canada....Continue...

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