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Student drinking culture sparks counter initiative by former professor

“I live in the combat zone,” Geoffrey Smith, Queen’s professor emeritus, noted on Wednesday morning while walking around his block at Barrie and William Streets.Continue...

Investigation underway for potential academic integrity breaches

A class of second-year students all received 100 per cent on their midterm exams this October.Continue...

AMS Assembly begins with discussion on Fall Term Break

Kicking off the Nov. 3 meeting of AMS Assembly, Secretary of the University, Lon Knox, and Deputy Provost, Teri Shearer, facilitated a discussion with student leaders on Fall Term Break.Continue...

Queen’s Socialists hold affordable tuition event

When AMS President Tyler Lively walked into the AMS offices on Saturday morning, he noticed that “there were stickers and posters everywhere”. After reading their messages, he labelled it an act of vandalism.Continue...

Senate addresses financial concerns with University library systems

During the Nov. 1 meeting of Queen’s Senate, several program reviews were presented to senators for debate. Review reports were available for cultural studies, environmental studies, fine art, geography and planning, global development, Jewish studies, law and political studies, leading to conversation on both concerns and newly developed initiatives within each.Continue...

Contributors of the month

Jasnit Pabla

The first day Jasnit walked into The Journal house,...Continue...

Campus security warns of increased property theft in student district

In recent weeks, Campus Security have reported an increase in personal property thefts on campus and in the University District. This increase has allegedly resulted from items left unattended or in unsecured areas.Continue...

It All Adds Up campaign kicks off third year

On Nov. 1, a third iteration of the joint AMS-Career Services campaign, It All Adds Up, hit campus.Continue...

Water literacy speaker series turns legal

On Wednesday evening, a full house convened at the Grad Club to talk about water.Continue...

Permanent closure of PHE recommended

At this Tuesday’s Senate meeting, Arts and Science Interim Dean, Gordon Smith, announced that the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies (SKHS) has formally recommended the permanent closure of the Bachelor of Physical Health Education (BPHE) program.Continue...

Agreement allows computing students to transfer between Queen’s and Dubai

With the signing of a new agreement between Queen’s and the Canadian University of Dubai (CUD), a strange equation may find two plus two equalling 20.Continue...

All fees pass in fall referendum

All fees on the ballot of the AMS’s fall referendum passed with 22 per cent of Queen’s undergraduate students participating in the online vote, the AMS announced on Thursday.Continue...

Queen’s students protest pipeline expansion at Parliament Hill

On Monday, 99 young people were briefly detained during a protest against pipeline expansion, taking place on Parliament Hill. Among them were two Queen’s students and one Queen’s alumni.Continue...

Accused of slapping a horse at Homecoming to face new charges

Caught on a video that would later go viral across social media, the young woman who slapped a police horse on Queen’s Homecoming — as well as the two young men arrested for the same offense that day — will now have their charges altered to mischief and obstruction of police.Continue...

Debate sparked over Canadian Federation of Students involvement at campus

On Oct. 23, an advertisement was posted on the Queen’s New Democratic Party’s Facebook page for a Town Hall meeting involving the Canadian Federation of Students on the topic of Ontario tuition fees.Continue...

Severe allergy draft policy published for community input

As of Oct. 24, after consultation with multiple groups and individuals on campus, a draft of Queen’s university-wide severe allergy policy has been posted on the Queen’s Secretariat and Legal Counsel site.Continue...

Strong turnout at first of Ontario healthcare protests

While the first snowfall hit Kingston on Oct. 27, approximately 1,000 people gathered in City Park for the first of what they hope will be a series of healthcare related protests across the province.Continue...

Missing Queen's student located by Kingston Police

At approximately 3:15 a.m. on Oct. 26, Kingston Police (KP) safely located missing Queen's student Ian McParland at the Kingston Greyhound bus terminal on John Counter Boulevard.Continue...

Detectives and family searching for missing Queen’s student

Just before 5 p.m. on Oct. 25, Kingston Police and the family of a missing Queen’s student have asked for the public’s help in locating 24-year-old Ian McParland.

Queen’s staff were the...Continue...

2016: AMS fall referendum statements

See the full list of descriptions for student fees up for a vote at the fall referendum.Continue...

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