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QBACC’s housing project detects 1,680 bylaw violations in student district

Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) has created a tool that students can use to advocate for improved living conditions. In less than two weeks, the initiative has detected more than 1,500 bylaw violations in the University District.Continue...

Queen’s secures an increase of $258,000 in mental health funding

Thanks to increased funding from the Ontario government, Queen’s will be increasing mental health supports for students.Continue...

Weighing returning to residence during the Ontario lockdown

After Queen’s asked students to wait until the provincial lockdown lifts before returning to campus, some students are re-evaluating their plans for the winter term.Continue...

Queen’s mourns the loss of Professor Emeritus Robert Pike

Dr. Robert Pike is remembered by his former students as an “incredible person.”Continue...

Student government elections to be held online

As the Province continues to enforce lockdown, the AMS is taking precautions to ensure the virtual election cycle upholds the same standard as previous years.Continue...

Academic misconduct: ‘Students are buying degrees that they aren’t earning’

Following an increase in breaches of academic integrity during the remote fall term, two teaching assistants (TAs) are calling on the University to take action in penalizing academic misconduct.Continue...

Queen’s 'anxiously awaiting' more information on COVID-19 vaccine rollout

While the local public health unit has released its COVID-19 vaccination strategy, it remains unclear how students fit into it.Continue...

COVID-19 testing centre re-opens on campus

As the winter term begins in the midst of a province-wide lockdown, the Queen’s COVID-19 Satellite Assessment Centre in Mitchell Hall is once again open for students looking to get tested.Continue...

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