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Queen’s sets up outdoor tent as additional on-campus study space

In an effort to provide students with safe study spaces on campus, Queen’s Student Affairs has provided a tent outside Mackintosh-Corry Hall for student access.Continue...

Queen’s begins search for new Chancellor

With Jim Leech’s term as Chancellor coming to a close next year, the search for his replacement is underway.Continue...

Queen’s identifies no new cases of COVID-19

As of Thursday evening, Queen’s had reported no new cases of COVID-19 in the campus community this week.Continue...

Law faculty board votes in favour of de-naming Sir John A. Macdonald hall

Returning to the subject of Sir John A. Macdonald’s lasting presence on campus, the Faculty of Law’s faculty board voted 29 to three on Sept. 18 to remove Macdonald’s name from the law building.

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Queen’s confirms two new cases of COVID-19

The University confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 in the Queen’s community on Tuesday.Continue...

‘[T]he fate of Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 lies in [the students’] hands’

A peer-to-peer initiative was launched by Queen’s students Oct. 2, urging students to comply with public health regulations to prevent the spread of COVID-19.Continue...

Feeling under the weather? Long-term stress related to COVID-19 could cause unpleasant physical symptoms

With students trying out the new and unfamiliar territory of online learning at Queen’s, a toll could be taken on their mental health. New research has shown these effects can also turn into physical symptoms.Continue...

Sexual Health Team launches initiative to promote safe sex during COVID-19 crisis

With COVID-19 hampering the ability to expand social circles, students hoping to engage in casual sex are facing the challenge of how to do it safely.Continue...

Queen’s chooses Examity, Proctor Track for upcoming exams

While students adjust to remote learning, they should also be preparing for an entirely remote exam period.Continue...

Muslim Student Association celebrates Islamic History Month

This year, the Queen’s University Muslim Student Association (QUMSA) is turning to Zoom to celebrate Islamic History Month.Continue...

‘[T]he biggest part is getting to dance’

Queen’s Dance Club (QDC) opened registration for a remote year of classes on Monday.Continue...

Queen’s Spirituality and Meditation Society takes meditation sessions online

For some students, meditation is an important practice to learn mindfulness, gratitude, and self-care.Continue...

Provost forms new search committee for Smith School of Business dean

In the months following a watershed of Commerce students’ accounts of racial discrimination and systemic oppression within the Smith School of Business, Mark Green, provost and vice-principal (academic), announced a search for the next dean of Smith on Aug. 5.Continue...

Queen’s misses initial deadline to collect donor funding for JDUC renovation

When the University conditionally approved the JDUC renovation project in 2019, it also agreed to contribute $10 million in donor funds before the project could break ground. As of October, the University has raised just over $3 million of that goal.Continue...

Faculty of Health Sciences prioritizes Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in new initiatives

In an effort to prioritize space and opportunities for marginalized communities at Queen’s, the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) has launched a series of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Initiatives .Continue...

Heading home for Thanksgiving? Provost reminds students to travel safely

As Queen’s enters October with expectations of heavy travel in the month ahead, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Mark Green provided students with updated health and safety mandates for making safe Thanksgiving and fall break trips out of the city.Continue...

The Tea Room reopens with mobile order option

The Tea Room, which suspended operations in March, reopened last Monday with a take-out only operation and a new mobile order option after assessing how it could operate safely.Continue...

Kingston Police called to 40-person party in University District

Kingston Police were called to a party in the University District over the weekend that had between 35 and 40 people in attendance.Continue...

Queen’s to implement Multi-Factor Authentication

With students spending more time online for remote learning, Queen’s is cracking down on cybersecurity.Continue...

AMS advocates for more safe social spaces on campus

The AMS is advocating for the University to treat safe social spaces as part of essential safety protocol during the remote term.Continue...

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