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AMS Assembly at City Hall sees OUSA visitors

On Oct 5, the annual Town Hall AMS Assembly was held at City Hall in Kingston.Continue...

Big Data speaker series kicks off in Goodes Hall

On Tuesday evening, to kick off Queen’s 175th speaker series, IBM data analytics VP Paul Zikopoulos gave an in-depth presentation at Goodes Hall on the often-misunderstood use of ‘big data’.Continue...

Contributors of the month: September

Cassandra Littlewood

Ever since Cassandra pitched her first idea to the Lifestyle section she has been a pleasure to work with.

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Tobacco summit recommends national cabinet

Over the weekend, Queen’s held a summit to discuss strategies to reduce the use of commercial tobacco in Canada to below five percent by 2035.Continue...

ASUS aims for cost-effective approach in new Marketing Strategic Plan

“Big", "hairy” and “audacious”; listed in a bold red font, the three descriptors preface the major goals of the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) Executive Strategic Plan for 2016-17.Continue...

Senate addresses a lack of staff, Aboriginal students, and science reviews

Senate kicked off their year of meetings on Sept 27. by reviewing highlights of the summer and putting forth focused plans for action in the 2016-17 academic year.Continue...

Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation attempt to break Queen’s Guinness record unsuccessful

On a rainy Sunday, the Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation attempted the Guinness world record for the largest human letter, leaving the participants of Queen’s recent event holding their breath.Continue...

Board of Trustees begins the year with messages from new Provost and student leaders

The first Board of Trustees meeting began on Sept. 30 with a moment of silence for Brady Faroldi and Donald Hargreaves, two members of the Queen’s community who passed away in recent months.Continue...

Commerce program to terminate ranking system

After taking a hard look at the stress and anticipation experienced by Commerce students each year, the Faculty of Commerce has decided to eliminate the public ranking system that previously pitted peers against each other.Continue...

NAM contract signed after a month long delay

For 118 years, Queen’s has given disciplinary and judicial power of its students, to their peers, through the country’s sole peer-lead non-academic disciplinary system. For the past year, the University’s Intake Office has limited the student government’s power by overseeing all cases brought to their judicial system.Continue...

Queen’s receives $3.7 million in funding towards cancer research

In a pair of black-gloved hands, on a stark white slide, a tumour stands in technicolor. It’s one of what’s now set to be many at Queen’s, with Thursday’s $3.7 million announcement.Continue...

Senate debates responsibility for lack of racial diversity amongst Queen’s professors

At Senate this week, a response to a letter addressed to the University’s governing body last December, was presented by the Senate EducationContinue...

Principal Woolf returns from China after partner university’s 70th anniversary

As Queen’s celebrated its 175th anniversary, Jilin University celebrates an anniversary of its own with Principal Daniel Woolf in attendance.Continue...

Second Grocery Checkout location to open in JDUC

A new addition could be coming to the JDUC as early as Homecoming weekend says Student Life Centre Managing Director, Sam Anderson.Continue...

AMS seeks to promote environmentalism to students

From October 2-6, the AMS is set to run their Sustainability Week — designed to celebrate and promote environmentalism through groups on campus, various initiatives and campaigns.Continue...

Dean Woodhouse stepping down

The Dean of Engineering and Applied Science at Queen's will be stepping down after her second five year term in office as of June 30, 2017, the University announced on Sept. 27.Continue...

One year of Smith

This Saturday marks one year since Queen’s School of Business took on its Smith label, after Principal Daniel Woolf announced a $50 million endowment on October 1, 2015 in Goodes Hall.Continue...

School of Computing to hire first tenure-track professor in 10 years

Max Garcia loves the Denver Broncos, and earlier this year he watched them win the highest accolade in the NFL. For him, that kind of joy isn’t easily topped.Continue...

University demonstrates instability in financial report

On Sept. 23, Queen’s released a draft of its audited consolidated financial statements, summarizing the last fiscal year, which ended April 30, 2016 with a surplus. That draft is set to go before the Board of Trustees for approval on Tuesday.Continue...

AMS appoints new TAPS head manager following training week incident

After this year’s TAPS training week took a turn for the worse, the pub service’s head manager exited her position, and the AMS was left with the task of finding a suitable replacement.Continue...

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