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‘[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...

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...

Queen’s Student Constables take up post in residences

Queen’s Student Constables are set to begin helping dons create safe living spaces in residence next week through reinforced pandemic protocol.Continue...

Commerce Society collects data from student body to lobby for Commerce curriculum changes

As part of the University-wide move to implement equity, diversity, inclusion, and Indigeneity (EDII) action plans, the Smith Commerce Society has opened a line of communication with Commerce students regarding course material, curriculum composition, and learning environments at the Smith School of Business.Continue...

AMS Social Issues Commission collaborates with University on workshop series for Gender-Based Violence Awareness Month

For Gender-Based­ Violence Awareness Month, the AMS Social Issues Commission (SIC) and the Sexual Violence Prevention & Response Office (SVPRO) are exploring the effects of intersectionality on how survivors cope, heal, and find support.Continue...

AMS develops proactive safety policy for Homecoming

As the annual party weekend approaches, the AMS is developing a proactive policy to encourage safe behaviour during Homecoming.Continue...

Queen’s sees 38 per cent increase in first-generation university students since 2017

The First-Generation Student Admission Pathway was launched in 2017 with the goal of recruiting first-generation students—those who would be the first in their families to attend university—to come to Queen’s.Continue...

QBACC plans physically distant events for students

With the pandemic prohibiting many of their usual events, Queen’s clubs are finding creative solutions to maintain student engagement.Continue...

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