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Nobel prize winning Queen’s Alum sits down with ‘The Journal’

“I got a call at 2 a.m. and it was a call from Sweden. At first I thought it was one of my friends playing a joke.”Continue...

AMS introduces International Students Bursary

The AMS recently announced a new International Students Bursary geared towards providing financial support to international students. The bursary will be valued up to $500 and provided based on financial need.Continue...

Senate questions $350,000 payment to City

On Oct. 26, the October senate meeting began with Principal Patrick Deane’s opening address followed by a moment of silence for Queen’s student Jacob Downey.Continue...

Muslim and Indigenous women discuss faith and work

On Oct. 22, the Islamic Society of Kingston (ISK) held a panel titled “How Faith Drives our Work: Perspectives from Indigenous and Muslim Women.”Continue...

Independent MPP Randy Hillier uses student’s passing to spread misinformation

As Kamila Lebel-Farrell’s loved ones continued to adjust to her sudden passing, Randy Hillier, Member of Ontario Provincial Parliament (Lanark-Frontenac Kingston), used student photos while spreading misinformation on the COVID-19 vaccine.Continue...

Former AMS senior management staff speak to why they resigned

In September, the AMS saw three resignations from its senior management team. In an interview with The Journal, two of those former salaried AMS staff discussed their experiences on the student society.Continue...

Homecoming signage sparks conversation

On Homecoming weekend, photos of bedsheets containing misogynistic messaging were published online. The signs were most likely hung by Queen’s students.Continue...

‘Town to Gown’: Campus organizers talk community relations

Queen’s students have made national news headlines following two weekends of Homecoming celebrations. The negative attention has put a strain on the relationship between students and Kingston residents—known as town-gown relations.Continue...

Thousands of dollars taken from eight victims during Homecoming

“$1,445 was stolen from me.”Continue...

AMS President criticizes Homecoming police presence at Assembly

On Oct. 21, the AMS held its third Assembly since May, where members discussed police presence at Homecoming, approved an increase in AMS society student fees, and ratified several clubs and club fee changes for the Fall Referendum Ballot.Continue...

‘Greater police enforcement is required’: Mayor discusses use of Queen’s $350,000 payment

On Oct. 16, approximately 8,000 individuals congregated in unsanctioned Homecoming gatherings on Aberdeen Street.Continue...

Queen’s professor discusses Pandora Papers

Following the leak of over 13 million documents, The Journal sat down with Professor and Associate Dean of Academic Policy Arthur Cockfield to discuss the Pandora Papers.Continue...

Queen’s professor talks Islamic History Month

October marks the 15 th Islamic History Month in Canada. The recognition of this month creates space for learning about, accepting, and appreciating Islamic culture in the face of pervasive intolerance tainting the Muslim experience.Continue...

SVPR and SACK talk preventing gender-based violence on campus

Following the AMS Walkout to stand against sexual assault and violence, Nadia Mahdi, ArtSci ’21 and Community Outreach Coordinator for Sexual Assault Center Kingston (SACK), and Barbara Lotan, Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Coordinator (SVPR), spoke to The Journal on support and resources offered at Queen’s.Continue...

Queen’s professors win Ideas Worth Teaching Award

Two Queen’s educators have won an Ideas Worth Teaching award for a business course that teaches students how to integrate traditional Indigenous ways of knowing with modern business practices in the workplace.Continue...

Fall Term Break Task Force hosts consultations

To make comprehensive recommendations on future fall term breaks, Queen’s Fall Term Break Task Force launched a survey for the Queen’s community.Continue...

Queen’s Art Conservation partners with National Gallery for diversity initiative

A new internship program is working to provide increased opportunities for students of visible minorities in the department of Queen’s Art History & Art Conservation.Continue...

Queen’s clubs take part in Sustainability Month

October marks the beginning of AMS Sustainability Month. This year, the student society has split the month into three different themes: agriculture, fashion sustainability, and waste management.Continue...

Canada HomeShare provides affordable housing for students

As Kingston faces increasing rent prices year by year, Canada HomeShare seeks to “hit two birds with one stone” through its pairing program.Continue...

Queen’s remembers Jacob Downey

The Queen’s University community remembers, reflects on, and mourns the loss of Jacob Downey, ArtSci ’25. Downey passed away on Sept. 29. He was 18 years old at the time of his passing.Continue...

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