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Queen’s opens COVID-19 testing centre on campus

Two weeks after students started returning to Kingston, Queen’s has opened its COVID-19 testing centre on campus. During a media tour of the facility on Tuesday morning, Provost and Vice-Principal (...Continue...

Campus Bookstore closed for in-person shopping this fall

This year, some students are turning away from the Campus Bookstore to find their textbooks.Continue...

Grad club successfully negotiates reopening with University

Though the Grad Club initially applied to reopen Aug. 19, it now anticipates reopening in the next week or two.Continue...

Kingston Police respond to 255 noise complaints in University district in two weeks

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the City is making good on its promise to enforce social gathering restrictions at nuisance parties.Continue...

Queen’s student creates app to connect students remotely

Amidst a turbulent return to campus, Eric Fillion, Sci ’21, hopes to ease the effects of social isolation for Queen’s students with a new app called Kaku.Continue...

Queen’s remembers Isabelle Brisson

The Queen’s community is mourning the loss of Isabelle Brisson, Sci ’20.Continue...

AMS concerned about lack of communication from University about isolation residences

Though Queen’s has designated the JDUC as an isolation residence, the AMS has raised concerns over how the University will ensure the safety of student workers.

The University told The...Continue...

Reform Smith launches equity proposal for Smith School of Business

Reform Smith launched its equity action proposal on Sept. 8 to make comprehensive recommendations for addressing the inequities within the Commerce program at the Smith School of Business.Continue...

Stauffer reopens with limited seating

The Queen’s University Library announced in a release on Sept. 8 that 150 individual study seats will be made available for student use in Stauffer Library as of that day.Continue...

‘I want bystanders to feel like they have the responsibility to speak up’: Queen’s students share experiences of discrimination

Tanya Tran, PhD candidate in clinical psychology, sent a tweet on Aug. 28 describing her experience being confronted with anti-Chinese racism in downtown Kingston the previous day.Continue...

New conference aims to foster discussions about gender equality in engineering

The Queen’s Women in Applied Science and Engineering Conference (Q-WASE) is more than just another engineering conference—it’s the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science’s (FEAS) first and only non-technical conference.Continue...

LGBTQ+ specific health content in development for Queen’s nursing

Two Queen’s professors and a Queen’s student are creating LGBTQ+ specific healthcare content for the University’s nursing program.Continue...

AMS Board of Directors releases action statement following complaints shared on social media

After Instagram account ‘AMSxposed’ launched in August to document alleged working conditions within the AMS, the Society’s Board of Directors has taken several immediate actions to address the allegations made against the AMS.Continue...

SeQure app launches new COVID-19 tracker

As Queen’s attempts to prioritize health and safety leading into the fall term, it’s asking students to track their own symptoms through SeQure.Continue...

Queen’s community participates in Scholar Strike

Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Mark Green released a statement on Sept. 4 supporting members of the Queen’s community who chose to participate in the Scholar Strike initiative.Continue...

'[It's] off the table': Queen's students condemn frosh week partying

Following warnings from the University and the City of Kingston, some Queen’s students are doing what they can to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.Continue...

Walkhome introduces criminal record check for all future employees

All future Walkhome employees are now required to receive a criminal record check completed prior to employment.Continue...

Allegations against AMS permanent staff member determined to be “unfounded”

AMS Board of Director’s Ad Hoc Committee announced on Sept. 11 that allegations made against a Permanent Staff member at the AMS were determined to be unfounded.Continue...

City closes Gord Downie Pier and Breakwater Park Beach Area

The City of Kingston closed the Gord Downie Pier and Breakwater Park Beach Area for the season on Saturday morning.Continue...

City to enforce restrictions on social gatherings during pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, students living off-campus can expect to be fined for attending unauthorized social gatherings.Continue...

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