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Distinguished speaker Cindy Blackstock discusses inequalities for First Nations children

In 1999, Jordan River Anderson of Norway Cree House Nation was born in a Manitoba hospital.Continue...

Campus blue lights abused over St. Patrick's Day weekend

Over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend, blue light emergency phones were misused nine times—all were identified as mischief calls.

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Queen’s ranks fourth for disclosures of non-consensual sexual violence in Ontario

In a province-wide survey, 73,708 of 116,627 university students reported disclosing incidents of sexual harassment at their respective post-secondary institutions.Continue...

After ‘respectful’ St. Patrick’s Day, ticketing drops

The AMS, University, and Kingston Police all reported a more civil St. Patrick’s Day than previous years—citing the University District Safety Initiative (UDSI) as a factor in the decreased number of tickets issued over the weekend.Continue...

Former Queen’s students sentenced to three years in prison for robbery

On Feb. 18, 2018, two Queen’s students committed a violent robbery a block away from McBurney Park—changing the course of their careers as students.Continue...

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Local teen faces bail hearings for terrorism charge, Ellis Hall break-in provokes Kingston Police investigationContinue...

AMS to host Community Development Summit

On April 6, the AMS will host its second annual Community Development Summit.Continue...

Judge allows $20 million lawsuit against Queen’s to move forward

Last month, an Ontario Superior Court judge ruled a $20 million lawsuit brought by former medical student, Wajahat Khan, could proceed against Queen’s in civil court.Continue...

Bake sale funds epilepsy support

On Wednesday, the ARC hosted a bake sale raising funds for Epilepsy South Eastern Ontario—a non-profit dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with epilepsy through resources including education and group support.Continue...

SGPS hosts Queen’s International Women’s Conference

On Mar. 16, the SGPS hosted the Queen’s International Women’s Conference in Robert Sutherland Hall—continuing the celebration one week after International Women’s Day.Continue...

Kingston aims to keep graduating Queen’s students

The City of Kingston is asking Queen’s commerce students how to keep graduates in the city.Continue...

AMS Social Issue Commission hosts workshop on Intervention & Awareness

On Mar. 18, the AMS Social Issues Commission held an active bystander workshop focused on oppression in everyday life.Continue...

Queen’s secures $1 million for research

On Wednesday, the University announced it had been granted over $1 million in research funding.Continue...

AMS Annual General Meeting discusses future of services

At the AMS Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on Mar. 11 in Wallace Hall, Society President Miguel Martinez spoke to Assembly about the state of the AMS and shared his hopes for where it will go next.Continue...

Indigenous Awareness Week focuses on solidarity and sovereignty

On Mar. 15, Queen’s Native Student Association (QNSA) will host a screening of the film Indian Horse to cap off Indigenous Awareness Week (IAW) 2019.Continue...

Queen’s professor honoured with Women in Mining award

After a career spanning over 30 years, Queen’s professor Heather Jamieson has been recognized with a prestigious mentorship award.Continue...

Queen's launches 2019 National Survey of Student Engagement

Last month, Queen’s launched the 2019 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) for first- and fourth-year students.Continue...

Non-academic misconduct statistics published for 2018

Between May 1, 2018 and Mar. 8, 2019, 26 of 100 Non-Academic Misconduct (NAM) cases were launched through the AMS’ Judicial Affairs Office.Continue...

AMS Symposium sees low turnout

The inaugural Student Advocacy Symposium saw a low attendance rate despite mandatory advance registration.Continue...

Queen’s student talks mental health at Jack Summit

Queen’s student Grace Wedlake attended the annual Jack Summit to discuss mental health before a federal minister.Continue...

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