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OUSA writes letter calling on Ontario government to cease OSAP cuts

On May 5, the Ontario University Student Alliance (OUSA) wrote a letter to Ross Romano, then the minister of colleges and universities. OUSA called on the province to stop “clawbacks” to the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP).Continue...

Queen’s adjusts admissions targets for incoming students

Queen’s enrolment projections have changed for certain programs due to fluctuations in student demand and plans for future expansions. In April, the University Senate approved revisions to short-term enrolment targets between 2021-24.Continue...

Kingston Peace Council holds panel to discuss colonialism

On Jun. 29, the Kingston Peace Council held “From Turtle Island to Sheikh Jarrah: A Panel on State Violence and Palestine.”Continue...

Class of 2025 prepares for in-person learning

As Queen’s plans to return to in-person learning, the Class of ’25 is cautious and excited.Continue...

AMS hosted President’s Caucus privately on Jun. 24

On May 19, the AMS announced its “Assembly Timetable” on social media . The original post listed the following assembly dates: May 20, Jun. 24, Jul. 22, and Aug. 19.Continue...

COVID-19 gathering charges laid against Queen’s students

Kingston Police have laid charges against three individuals following a large street party on Aberdeen St. on Jul. 4. It’s estimated hundreds were in attendance.

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How a unicorn is helping Ontario high schools teach about gender expression and identity

On May. 5, gegi.ca (Gegi) launched as an educational and legal resource for high school students and administrators to help create an environment of unconditional acceptance towards diverse forms of gender expression and gender identities.Continue...

Mark Gerretsen pens letter to Foreign Affairs Minister on ‘violent events in the Middle East’

Kingston and the Islands MP Mark Gerretsen sent a letter on Jun. 22 to Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau about the “violent events in the Middle East.”Continue...

Queen’s action group aims to improve climate for gender and sexual diversity

After committing to improving Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Indigeneity (EDII) standards within the university sphere, Queen’s has launched a working group to improve the climate for gender and sexual diversity.Continue...

‘More than your grade 12 history textbook’: New Indigenous studies major to be launched in fall

Queen’s will launch an Indigenous Studies major and medial this fall. The program will be administered by the department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures (LLCU).Continue...

‘Unfortunately, we’ll probably see more of these [events]’: Professor talks Islamophobic attack in London

On Jun. 6, a white 20-year-old killed four people and injured a fifth in London, Ontario. Local police were quick to refer to the incident as a targeted attack on Muslims.Continue...

ASUS Summer Camp to run remotely for a second year

Each summer, ASUS hosts a summer camp for students in kindergarten through grade nine.Continue...

Queen’s student leads fundraising initiative for Epilepsy Canada

“Epilepsy is a cause that’s very close and dear to my heart.”Continue...

Queen’s Engineering students become first Canadian team to participate in NASA rocket launch competition

Seven Queen’s students will be participating in a NASA-sponsored rocket launch competition headed in Kansasville, Wisconsin.Continue...

'The Journal' sits down with Chancellor-designate Murray Sinclair

“I have a hard time staying retired.”Continue...

‘Disabled at Queen’s U’ Instagram shares experiences of students with disabilities

Instagram account @disabledatqueensu students’ experiences with and difficulties using academic accommodations at Queen’s for their physical, mental, intellectual, and sensory impairments.Continue...

Councillor Jim Neill talks Sir John A. Macdonald statue in City Park

On Jun. 16, Kingston City Council will host a meeting to discuss the demands from a petition, submitted to the City Clerks’ Department, for the removal of the Sir John A. Macdonald statue at City Park. The petition had approximately 740 signatures upon submission.Continue...

Executive Director of Commerce program steps down

The Smith School of Business will begin its search for a new executive director of commerce program.Continue...

University Council election season in full swing

Queen’s alumni are eligible to run and vote in the ongoing University Council elections.Continue...

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