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Professor looks to keep language program live

LinguaeLive isn’t only a platform that pairs students together to learn each other’s languages — it’s a way of evening the linguistic playing field, according to creator Jennifer Hosek.Continue...

Software bridges the gap between class and home

Skipping class and downloading lecture slides instead might not cut it when professors use SharpScholar, a student-designed educational software.Continue...

Africa Day builds partnerships

Five years after the inaugural event, Queen’s held its second Africa Day Symposium — a conference on the various research being done in Africa.Continue...

ASUS to reassess Tartan

Tuesday’s ASUS Annual General Meeting (AGM) saw few disagreements on all but two motions — changes to the Honorarium Committees and the removal of the Queen’s Tartan .Continue...

Richardson under review

University officials presented updated plans for the new Richardson Stadium at an open meeting Wednesday as part of their consultation process with stakeholders.Continue...

Police search for suspect

Kingston Police Force (KPF) are searching for a middle-aged male believed to be responsible for exposing himself to female students outside of the ARC on March 15.Continue...

Shameless Promenade flaunts name change

The fourth annual Kingston SlutWalk celebrated its birthday with a name change — to the Shameless Promenade.Continue...

Unifying the Indigenous and non-Indigenous

With this year’s Aboriginal Awareness Week, Queen’s Native Student Association (QNSA) sought to draw in more Indigenous students by involving
non-Indigenous ones.Continue...

Blue dots for a green planet

The AMS Commission of the Environment and Sustainability (CES) has led a nation-wide campus challenge to recognize Canadians’ right to a “healthy environment”.Continue...

Students launch first real estate conference

With only one real estate class available to “cultivate their curiosity”, three economics students decided to take matters into their own hands.Continue...

Talks progress on Queen’s pension plan reform

Queen’s is taking part in a university-sector plan that could exempt it from a $285 million solvency deficit — the amount the University would owe if the Queen’s Pension Plan (QPP) were to close right away.Continue...

Queen’s fails animal research test

Queen’s failed a “Freedom of Information audit” held by Queen’s Animal Defence (QAD) on March 16, termed Freedom of Information Day.Continue...

St. Pat’s stable

Kingston’s St. Patrick’s Day celebrations saw a decrease in calls for service and Liquor Licence Act tickets, along with positive messaging from the AMS.Continue...

Robbers nabbed in Stauffer

Before Wednesday, a second-year Queen’s student never would have thought he’d receive death threats over a pizza, let alone a single slice.Continue...

SHRC will become SGPS club next year

The Sexual Health Resource Centre (SHRC) executive found out on March 13 they had to decide whether they would become an SGPS club or an AMS service next year — and they were only given 72 hours to do it.Continue...

Protestors gather against “anti-terrorism” bill

City Councillor Jeff McLaren hopes to use the momentum of a series of anti-Bill C-51 protests to encourage Kingston to officially take a stance against the bill.Continue...

Lecture addresses why trans issues matter

Debi Jackson travelled all the way from Missouri to advocate for transgender and other LGBTQ issues to the audience in Ellis Hall on Thursday night.Continue...

QPID camps out to raise money for youth shelter

The spring weather couldn’t have come at a more convenient time for students participating in the nationwide 5 Days for Homelessness campaign this year.Continue...

Pro-life club’s legitimacy questioned

A Queen’s student said she was “shocked” about the information presented by anti-abortion club Queen’s Alive, after the club set up a booth in Mackintosh-Corry Hall.Continue...

Students help students during PSC Cares Week

The first event of the Peer Support Centre’s (PSC) Cares Week, a “wall of self-love”, asked people to write down something they love about themselves. Most found this difficult.Continue...

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