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New sexual assault policy drafted

Queen’s is one step closer to implementing an official sexual assault policy on campus.Continue...

Queen's mourns Madison Crich

Queen’s students and faculty are mourning the loss of Madison Crich, who had recently completed her first year at the Faculty of Law.Continue...

Stadium construction to begin

The first phase of construction on the Richardson Stadium revitalization project will begin this summer, which University officials say will have little impact on the 2015-16 football season.Continue...

AMS Queen’s Earth Centre becomes an AMS service

The Queen’s Earth Centre — once an AMS club — has become an AMS service under the Commission of the Environmevnt and Sustainability (CES).Continue...

Queen’s alumni caught in Nepal earthquake

The Journal spoke to two Queen’s alumni who happened to be in Nepal in the midst of recent earthquakes.Continue...

SGPS officially out of Grey House

The Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) will no longer administer space in the Grey House as of May 1, making the house an exclusively AMS-run space.Continue...

Flags lowered at Queen’s in memory of Stanley Corbett

Flags on campus were lowered on May 20, according to the Gazette, following the passing of Adjunct Assistant Professor Stanley Corbett (BA ’66, MA’ 72, PhD ’82, Law ’95), Associate Dean (Academic) for the Faculty of Law on May 18.Continue...

New QLC lab provides space for international students

The Queen’s Learning Commons (QLC) and Student Academic Success Services (SASS), are creating a new space in Stauffer Library for international and English as a Second Language (ESL) students.Continue...

Student reports harassment by man in vehicle

Kingston police are on the lookout for a man who took a photo of a young woman from his vehicle at Elm and Division Streets.Continue...

Lieutenant Governor pays Queen’s a visit

The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, came to Queen’s on Wednesday to participate in a roundtable discussion with students and faculty in Agnes Etherington Art Centre, as well as give a public lecture as part of the Principal’s Forum in Goodes Hall Commons.Continue...

Queen’s moves to per-term billing

Starting in the 2015-16 academic year, Queen’s will introduce per-term billing for students.Continue...

Café pops up at the Isabel

Students’ ongoing concerns over a lack of available food options in or around the Isabel Bader Centre were met with a trial pop-up café in the lobby for the last week of classes.Continue...

Maskulinity Conference still working to attract men

Though the second annual Maskulinity conference dealt with the constraining social norms surrounding gender identity and masculinity, organizers were disappointed with the attendees’ lack of diversity.Continue...

AMS may alter acclamation policy

Team CBW became the third AMS executive team to be automatically acclaimed earlier this year, but if the Assembly passes changes to election policy, they may be the last.Continue...

WRL — the year in review

Following the release of their State of the Union report, AMS President Allison Williams, Vice-President of Operations Justin Reekie and Vice-President of University Affairs Philip Lloyd — or Team WRL — sat down with The Journal to reflect on platform points and overall progress during their term.Continue...

Reopened day care centre a small step

The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) 901 is holding off on commending the University’s recent announcement that it’ll open a second Queen’s Day Care Centre (QDC) location, after a former site closed last year.Continue...

Queen’s hopes to extend noise exemption

Queen’s has begun the process of getting a year-long extension to a temporary noise exemption granted last summer, while residents near West Campus are still concerned with the noise levels coming from the three sports fields.Continue...

Queen’s Pub puts Queen’s grads on ice

When a local brewing company owned by Queen’s graduates approached the Queen’s Pub (QP) last year about getting their beer on the menu, they didn’t realize how difficult it would be.Continue...

Students fall victim to pepper spray attack in Hub

Thursday nights in Kingston’s entertainment district are routinely rowdy, but they rarely resemble the chaotic scene witnessed by clubgoers last week — an armed assault in the Hub.Continue...

Human rights complaint against AMS dismissed

A Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) complaint filed against the AMS in March 2013 by a former employee was dismissed earlier this month after an adjudicator failed to find evidence of employment discrimination based on her disability.Continue...

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