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Largest Kingston Pride festival held since start of pandemic

Kingston Pride had a “normal” Pride festival this June after facing COVID-19 restrictions for the past two years.Continue...

The story of the first pride flag raising at Queen’s

This June, the pride flag adorned campus crosswalks and buildings, and flew at the corner of Union and University. This hasn’t always been the norm.Continue...

Queen’s association works to create safe space for queer staff

Queen’s University Association for Queer Employees (QUAQE) works to create a space for employees to be themselves in their workplace. Alexandra Pederson, QUAQE co-founder, said the association has two goals: to advocate and to create a network for queer Queen’s employees.Continue...

City of Kingston ‘committed’ to long-term relationships with Indigenous community

The City of Kingston is looking to provide community support and funding for Indigenous events and initiatives on and beyond National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21.Continue...

Orientation Week concert returns with surprise performers

Surprise performers will welcome incoming first-year students to Queen’s in the return of the Orientation Week concert this September.Continue...

Queen’s academic serves as external committee member in research misconduct investigation

When allegations of researchers partaking in unethical practices surface, universities and federal agencies investigate these claims, according to a Queen’s professor.Continue...

Analyzing the gender wage gap among Queen’s top-earning employees

The number of top female earners at Queen’s has steadily increased since 1996, the Ontario sunshine list reveals.

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‘Migration is a theme in my own life’: in conversation with Amy Fedeski

Incoming Queen’s professor Amy Fedeski sat down with The Journal to discuss her fellowship in Jewish History at Queen’s and how the topic of migration will be implemented in her teaching.Continue...

SOLUS upgraded to fluid interface

Queen’s IT Services released a newer, more interactive SOLUS interface for users to access on June 13.Continue...

Queen’s student calls on students to become personal health advocates

Queen’s and local community members in different cities are coming together to show solidarity with Brendan Reid, ArtSci ’23.Continue...

Queen’s chemistry professor fighting a future bacterial pandemic

Avena Ross is on a mission to understand marine bacteria. Ross, an associate professor for the Chemistry Department at Queen’s, is researching therapeutic applications of marine bacteria.Continue...

Scholarship being created for beloved former Queen’s Professor

A group of Queen’s alumni are working to start a scholarship fund in the name of a professor who they say made a lasting mark on them. The alumni believe starting a fund at Queen’s will make a difference.Continue...

Queen’s and PSAC 901 enter arbitration for research assistant job classifications

In a social media post, PSAC 901—the union representing graduate workers on Queen’s campus—announced they are currently undergoing an arbitration process with the University about the classification of certain jobs.Continue...

Queen’s raising tuition for incoming undergraduate students from outside Ontario

Queen’s released its 2022-23 Operating Budget , which plans for the University to be in a steady financial position after drawing $43.5 million from its reserves.Continue...

Bader International Study Centre renamed to Bader College

Queen’s University announced it is renaming the Bader International Study Centre (BISC) to Bader College on Monday.Continue...

Graduate students seek affordable housing after Queen’s housing complexes fill up

Graduate students say the lack of affordable housing spaces at the An Clachan and John Orr Tower are pushing them towards further housing precarity.Continue...

Queen’s residence fees to increase by 2.96 per cent for 2023-24 year

The Board of Trustees approved the 2023-24 residence fees during their meeting on May 13.Continue...

Capital projects at Queen’s incorporate accessibility

Over the summer, many capital projects are progressing across Queen’s campus. This includes renovations and the development of new projects.Continue...

Queen’s Commerce Dean implementing one-drink alcohol policy

Smith School of Business is moving towards a one-drink policy at Smith sanctioned events.Continue...

Queen’s sees 210 percent increase in university based sexual violence support for Queen's community members

Queen’s University has seen a 210 percent increase in the number of community members accessing Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Services (SVPRS), according to an April 13 Board of Trustee Report . This comes as the Improper Acts policy has been approved by the Board.Continue...

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