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University approves updated alcohol policy

The University announced on June 25 it had approved an updated alcohol policy earlier this month.Continue...

ASUS Camps offers virtual programming

Though Queen’s cancelled several of its summer camps, some will continue to offer virtual programming.

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Faculty of Law launches consultation on naming of Sir John A. Macdonald Hall

Following calls from the community, the Faculty of Law committed to a formal consultation process reviewing the name of its building, Sir John A. Macdonald Hall, on June 25.Continue...

Queen’s signs climate change charter

Queen’s has signed onto a new climate change charter as part of its goal to become carbon neutral by 2040.Continue...

Protest calls for removal of Sir John A. Macdonald’s statue in City Park

More than 100 people gathered on Saturday afternoon to call for the removal of Sir John A. Macdonald’s statue from City Park.Continue...

AMS Food Bank reopens after closing due to COVID-19

The AMS Food Bank reopened on June 22 to provide students with access to food resources through contactless pick-up.Continue...

Queen’s student wins scholarship to continue heart research

Queen’s student Dr. Ruaa Al-Qazazi won the PHA Canada Mohammed Family PH Research Scholarship of $10,000 in June.Continue...

Community calls for removal of Sir John A. Macdonald’s name from Faculty of Law building

As the Kingston community reflects on representations of local history, many are calling for the removal of Sir John A. Macdonald’s name from the Faculty of Law’s building.Continue...

Engineering Society starts fundraiser for Black Lives Matter

The Engineering Society (EngSoc) pledged its commitment to the fight against anti-Black racism in a June 9 statement regarding the Black Lives Matter movement.Continue...

Queen’s Student Diversity Project leads discussion on anti-racism and allyship

The Queen’s Student Diversity Project (QSDP) hosted an online forum on June 13 to discuss how students can take leadership roles related to anti-racism, allyship, and Black Lives Matter.Continue...

Queen’s develops faculty guidelines for anti-racist and anti-oppression course content

Queen’s is developing new guidelines to assist faculty in implementing anti-racist and anti-oppression content in existing courses.Continue...

Queen's clubs celebrate Pride online

Pride celebrations have taken a different shape this year because of COVID-19 preventative measures, but that hasn’t stopped Queen's International Affairs Association (QIAA) from delivering an intersectional month-long Pride celebration through social media.Continue...

Queen’s announces additional support for Black students

Following a call to action from the Queen’s Black Academic Society, the University has announced three new anti-racism initiatives to make campus a safer environment for Black students.Continue...

Political Studies students request increased BIPOC representation in mandatory courses

Political Studies students have contacted the department to call for increased representation of Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) scholars and learning in mandatory courses.Continue...

In conversation with Queen’s Black Academic Society

The Queen’s Black Academic Society (QBAS) has asked other student groups to take action in support of Black lives.Continue...

Kingston talks about race in the community

The community gathered in a virtual town hall on June 5 to discuss race and anti-racism in Kingston.Continue...

Health Science students return to clinical settings

Approximately 200 students from the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) are returning to their clinical placements as of June 1 at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), or alternative in-person clerkships.Continue...

Community group addresses concerns over upcoming anti-racism protest

Ahead of an anti-racism protest scheduled for this Saturday, the Black Luck Collective is asking those interested in attending to think about their own participation.Continue...

Queen’s Black Academic Society asks University for $12,000 minimum to support Black lives

Together with other campus groups, the Queen’s Black Academic Society (QBAS) has raised $11,000 for organizations that support Black lives. Now, they’re asking Queen’s to match that.Continue...

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