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Queen’s medical students seek to open student-led health clinic

A group of second-year Queen’s medical students are working to create Kingston’s first student-run free health clinic.Continue...

University moves forward with plan to limit shots at campus pubs

Updated for the first time since 2012, the University has published a draft of the campus alcohol policy, which currently seeks to limit the consumption of shots at campus pubs and during popular drinking periods like Homecoming and St. Patrick’s Day.Continue...

Campus security reports increased thefts, break and enters in University district

From Aug. 27 to Sept. 26, there were 39 incidents of thefts and break-and-enters reported in the University District from Stuart St. to Queen St.Continue...

AMS pursuing a medical amnesty policy

Officially announced at AMS Assembly on Sept. 19, the Society will pursue a policy of medical amnesty for Queen’s students who report substance-related medical emergencies to authorities.Continue...

Queen’s asks: Who gets to be a doctor?

This October, 107 first-year medical students will spend three hours learning about the racist history of Queen’s School of Medicine.Continue...

"We need each other."

As drums boomed across the open area of Confederation Basin, students and Kingston residents gathered to rally for Take Back the Night, an annual event protesting sexual and domestic violence.Continue...

Inside the AMS's push to divest

The AMS announced on Monday it had completely divested from holdings in companies that produce, transport, and dispense fossil fuels, becoming the first student government in Ontario to do so.Continue...

As nearly 600 plan to attend climate strike, Queen’s says it will not close

As hundreds prepare to gather on campus for Friday’s climate strike, Queen’s will not be closing its doors.Continue...

University launches Promise fund for low-income students

Next fall, five low-income students will start their academic careers at Queen’s debt-free.Continue...

AMS releases updated platform

In anticipation of the first AMS assembly of the year , the Society’s executives released their updated platform on Sept 19, almost five months into their term.Continue...

OUSA hopes letter-writing campaign will get Ford’s attention

The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) launched a letter-writing campaign on Sept. 9, vying for the attention of Premier Doug Ford and to register students’ displeasure with his government’s recent changes to the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP).Continue...

AMS announces complete divestment from fossil fuels

The AMS has divested from all holdings in companies that produce, transport, and dispense fossil fuels, according to a statement released by the Society on Monday afternoon.Continue...

Graduate peer support centre to open this month

The SGPS will open a new peer support centre for graduate students, according to the Society’s vice-president (Graduate), Leo Erlikhman.Continue...

City of Kingston hosts Sir John A. 360°Panel Discussion

As part of Kingston’s Your Stories, Our Histories project, the City hosted an open panel discussion about Canada’s first prime minister.Continue...

Operation Black Vote comes to Queen’s ahead of federal election

The African Caribbean Students’ Association (ACSA) at Queen’s was the first university-organization in Canada to co-host Operation Black Vote.Continue...

Newly approved transport plan a disappointment, city councillor says

On Sept. 17, Kingston City Council approved a plan for the City’s active transportation strategy to be implemented over the next five years.Continue...

Charges dropped against Sydenham councillor Peter Stroud

Kingston city councillor Peter Stroud had charges against him for causing disturbance and obstructing property under $5,000 dropped as of Thursday.

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Professors say new sexual violence policy could put students at risk

Under Queen’s newly inked sexual violence policy , students who disclose experiences of sexual violence to university employees who aren’t healthcare professionals will no longer be able to do so in complete confidence.Continue...

AMS gathers for first assembly of the year

The AMS kicked off its first assembly of the year by approving service and governance budgets, discussing the Student Choice Initiative, and talking updates to the campus alcohol policy.Continue...

Fall at campus bookstore sends university employee to hospital

At approximately 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, a university employee suffered a medical incident at the campus bookstore on 5 Field Company Ln.Continue...

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