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Move-in week sees Queen’s residences open for business

As the University undertakes move-in week from Sept. 1-5, Queen’s residences are once again housing students.Continue...

University establishes guidelines for safe return to campus

With the school year starting next week, the University is working closely with KFL&A Public Health to ensure all campus safety guidelines meet provincial standards.Continue...

Commerce Society releases updates on EDI action items

Leading into the fall term, the Commerce Society (ComSoc) has updated students on the status of its Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Action Plan.Continue...

Queen’s maintains ancillary fees for 2020-21 academic year

Whether or not students choose to return to campus in September, they’re still expected to pay their mandatory ancillary fees this fall.

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'Consent at Queen’s’ highlights prevalence of sexual violence on campus

Instagram account ‘Consent at Queen’s’ launched on Aug. 20 to raise awareness about instances of sexual violence and address consent culture within the institution.Continue...

TAPS to remain closed during 2020-21 year

This week, COVID-19 claimed another local business: The AMS Pub Services (TAPS).Continue...

‘[W]e do not have jobs to formally offer as of now’: Queen’s reopening plan doesn’t account for AMS service staff

When the AMS interviewed service staff in the winter term for the 2020-21 year, the Society was never certain it would be able to offer work during the pandemic.Continue...

Tricolour Outlet opens new online store

The Tricolour Outlet reopened Sept. 1 with a revamped online store and revised operations for the upcoming school year.Continue...

COVID-19 pushes Queen’s orientation week online

Following the University’s May 21 decision to move the fall term online, the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) announced a virtual orientation was underway for incoming students.Continue...

A look inside: The Journal tours Victoria Hall and Leonard Dining Hall ahead of move-in

The Journal toured Victoria Hall and Leonard Dining Hall on Friday morning to see how COVID-19 will change traditional operations in the fall term.Continue...

Instagram account ‘AMSxposed’ documents alleged working conditions in student government

Instagram account ‘AMSxposed’ launched Monday to document the alleged “unhealthy, unjust, and at times illegal experiences of student workers” within the Alma Mater Society (AMS).Continue...

AMS and ASUS discuss anti-racist action with Queen’s senior administration

After a week delay, AMS Commissioner of Social Issues Angeli Sahi and Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) Equity Commissioner Ashanthi Francis hosted “No More: A Moderated Discussion with Queen’s Senior Administration” on Aug. 13.Continue...

Former Queen’s student found not guilty of sexual assault

Former Queen’s student Taylor Haas was found not guilty on Aug. 11 of sexually assaulting another student.Continue...

Queen's University senior leadership commit to addressing racism

Principal Patrick Deane released a declaration of commitment to address racism on campus Aug. 12.Continue...

Queen’s mourns the loss of Sarah Colby-Dobell

The Queen’s community is mourning the loss of one of its own, Sarah Colby-Dobell, a fourth-year biology student.Continue...

Worried about getting around campus this fall? AMS announces temporary bus pass option for students

The AMS announced on Aug. 12 that Kingston Transit had approved a temporary student pass option at Kingston City Council Tuesday evening.Continue...

Instagram removes ‘Smith White Business’ account which claimed to provide safe space for white Commerce students

An anonymous Instagram account with the handle ‘Smith White Business’ faced major backlash from the Queen’s community before it was taken down on Saturday.Continue...

AMS to host moderated anti-racism discussion with Queen’s senior administration

The AMS will be demanding anti-racist action from the University’s senior administration in an online moderated discussion on Thursday.Continue...

Faculty of Law begins community consultation on de-naming Sir John A. Macdonald Hall

The Faculty of Law has started seeking input from the community to determine whether Sir John A. Macdonald is still an appropriate name for its building.Continue...

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