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School of Nursing identifies mental health “vulnerabilities” in new report

The School of Nursing (SON) began the semester by considering student mental health concerns raised in a new report.

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OUSA looks to expand “outdated” Women’s Campus Safety grant

In the lead-up to its next General Assembly meeting in March, the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) is seeking to modernize the 1991 Women’s Campus Safety grant.

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Black History Month opens dialogue on reclaiming resiliency

The annual Black History Month (BHM) opening ceremony was hosted in the Renaissance Event Venue on Feb. 2 by the African & Caribbean Students’ Association (ACSA) and Queen’s Black Academic Society (QBAS).

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“Lack of awareness” caused confusion about CFRC referendum question: AMS

In a rare step, the AMS will add CFRC back on the referendum ballot in March after gathering “anecdotal evidence” about a complaint the station made alleging students didn’t understand the question posed in the winter referendum.Continue...

Yellow House open house delayed until September

After opening to its tenants last September , the Yellow House’s official opening has been delayed until this fall.

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Educational series seeks to bring decolonization to the classroom

In an effort to increase the presence of Indigenous ways of knowing in classrooms, the Queen’s University Centre for Teaching and Learning will continue to host a pedagogical series for educators.

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Queen’s to award Iranian political prisoner an honorary degree

Queen’s will award human rights activist and lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh with an honorary doctorate this spring following the circulation of an open letter that garnered more than 500 signatures last year.

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More than a hundred gather at Kingston train tracks to protest Coastal GasLink pipeline

More than one hundred of protesters gathered at the train tracks outside of Kingston’s VIA Rail station on Sunday to protest the Coastal GasLink natural gas pipeline that is set to run through Wet’suwet’en territory in B.C.

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Deane reassures students at meeting addressing Coronavirus party

Principal Patrick Deane hosted a meeting in the JDUC on Thursday regarding the Coronavirus-themed party that took place over the weekend and has since garnered widespread attention.

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CFRC fee back on ballot in March after appeal

After 52.7 per cent of students voted against establishing a mandatory fee for CFRC last week, the campus radio station lodged a successful appeal to have the referendum run again.

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Medicine Admission Award for Black Canadians goes unawarded

Last spring, Queen’s pledged to award incoming Black medical students $50,000 in entrance scholarships. The scholarship, which was slated to start this year, has gone unawarded so far.

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Report finds food insecurity among female-identified graduate students, international students

Female-identified graduate students with family responsibilities are the most likely to experience food insecurity at Queen’s, a recent report found.

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Next COMPSA executive elected

With a 14.3 per cent voter turnout, the next Computing Science Association (COMPSA) executives were elected Wednesday night.

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At Assembly, members discuss racism on campus

AMS Assembly gathered Thursday night to discuss recent events on campus, including a special discussion period set aside to discuss racism in the community.

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“Heartbroken”: Chinese students responds to Coronavirus party

“We all make mistakes and it is important to acknowledge them.” These were the words that Summer Chen, incoming ASUS senator, said in an interview with The Journal on Tuesday in response to the Coronavirus-themed party that took place on Feb. 1.Continue...

Queen’s mourns the loss of student Bethany Qun Yi Yan

Queen’s students and faculty are mourning the loss of fourth-year Con-Ed student Bethany Qun Yi Yan, affectionately known as Bethany Boat.

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Principal pledges community meeting to address Coronavirus party

Principal Patrick Deane directly addressed the recent Coronavirus-themed student party in a statement Wednesday, saying it was with “great insensitivity” that students chose hold the event.Continue...

Undergraduate Trustee resigns over attendance at Coronavirus-themed party

Undergraduate Trustee Tyler Macintyre resigned effective immediately Wednesday afternoon, two days after apologizing for his attendance at a Coronavirus-themed party on Saturday .Continue...

KCVI high school students asked to avoid JDUC after complaints

Signs requesting Kingston Collegiate and Vocational Institute (KCVI) students refrain from entering the JDUC were posted on Jan. 30.

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Hospitality Services implements new sustainability initiatives

Queen’s Hospitality Services is undertaking new initiatives to make dining on campus more sustainable, including hiring a sustainability chef.

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