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Former Queen’s student sentenced to seven years for poisoning colleague

Former Queen’s student and convicted poisoner Zijie Wang, 26, was sentenced to seven years in prison on Tuesday, nearly a year after planting a carcinogen in his colleague’s food.Continue...

AMS Assembly Recap: Nov. 29

AMS Assembly voted on Thursday to call a special referendum for a JDUC redevelopment fee in January.Continue...

AMS Assembly passes external investigation into President Martinez

AMS Assembly voted this Thursday for an external party to investigate former Judicial Affairs Manager Brandon Tyrrell’s allegations against AMS President Miguel Martinez.Continue...

Queen’s pulls Aung San Suu Kyi’s honourary degree

Senate rescinded Myanmar State Chancellor and former human rights icon Aung San Suu Kyi’s Doctorate of Law on Tuesday. The move marks the first pulled honourary degree in Queen’s history.Continue...

Queen’s confirms ‘unfortunate’ Chance Macdonald talk

Last spring, Chance Macdonald—a former Queen’s student who was convicted in August of 2017 for common assault of a 16-year-old—guest lecturered a Queen’s business class, the University confirmed Tuesday.Continue...

Free speech policy ‘nothing new,’ Principal Woolf says

There’s nothing new when it comes to free speech, according to Principal Daniel Woolf.Continue...

Queen’s students join Hyperloop Pod Competition

The future of transportation isn’t teleportation, but Hyperloop is the next best thing.Continue...

News in Brief: Week 12

Three Professors Appointed to Officers of the Order of Canada; Royal Canadian Institute of Science awards Sanford Fleming Medal to prof; Governor General Julie Payette patrons anti-bully projectContinue...

Queen’s United Way reaches over 90 per cent of goal

Queen’s United Way has nearly hit its fundraising goal for the year, securing 91.6 per cent of its $330,177 target by its last measure, Nov. 16.Continue...

Iranian political prisoner suggested for honorary degree

As Nasrin Sotoudeh sits in prison and endures a hunger strike in Iran, hundreds of students and faculty are calling for recognition.Continue...

Senate Recap: November 27

Principal Daniel Woolf began Tuesday’s Senate commenting on the Ford government’s Fall Economic Statement, released Nov. 14.Continue...

Visiting campus, Scarborough MPP criticizes conservatives’ economic outlook report

Former Minister of Education Mitzie Hunter said provincial cuts have a price in a visit to campus on Monday with former Kingston MPP Sophia Kiwala.Continue...

Halted student appeal prompts recommendations for Senate

The appeals of a dismissed Queen’s student have prompted recommendations to fill gaps in University Senate policies after the student’s fourth appeal was halted.Continue...

Principal’s Office release first draft of free speech policy

As promised, Principal Woolf’s first draft of the incoming free speech policy draws on existing University guidelines.Continue...

News in Brief

Some Saudi Arabian students to finish degrees in Canada; New hires in the Office of Indigenous InitiativesContinue...

Alum’s online course addresses workplace sexual harassment

For Bay Ryley, ArtSci ’93, MA ’95, a safe workplace can start online.Continue...

KHSC Shooter faces 9 charges, including attempted murder

On Monday evening, police responded to gunshots in the Kingston Health Sciences Centre after an inmate receiving treatment took an officer’s handgun.Continue...

City cancels bike-sharing program, pledges to relaunch in 2019

Marred by component recalls and recent weather, the City has cancelled its bike-sharing program for the year on Friday.Continue...

Queen’s arts apprenticeship program expands after donation

An apprenticeship program connecting recent Queen’s graduates with local businesses has expanded this year after a donation from Ottawa-based philanthropist Alan Rottenberg.Continue...

Two faculty members help select Viola Desmond for new bill

Starting Monday, Canadian civil rights icon Viola Desmond will be the new face of the $10 bill.Continue...

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