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2022 AMS executive candidates ratified in January assembly

On Jan. 20, AMS Assembly gathered to ratify a slate of Winter Referendum fees, validate the candidates running for AMS executive, as well as discuss clubs’ policy, return to in-person operations, and police presence on campus.Continue...

PSAC 901 continues to advocate for improved mental health supports

On Jan. 17, PSAC 901 released a bargaining communique stating that they have received no comments from Queen’s as they seek out a new collective agreement.Continue...

‘Legal insurance policy’: Queen’s Legal Aid talks upcoming AMS referendum

In November, the Queen’s Legal Aid (QLA) student fee increase of $0.50 was not passed in the AMS fall referendum. Blair Crew, Director of QLA, hopes students will consider the importance of the service in the upcoming winter referendum.Continue...

Student starts petition to rescind Duncan Campbell Scott’s honorary degree

Late in 2021, Tayte Gossling, ArtSci ’22, started a petition calling on Queen’s to rescind Duncan Campbell Scott’s honorary degree.Continue...

Students continue writing fall semester exams

In light of the surge in COVID-19 cases in Kingston during the month of December, Queen’s moved fall 2021 exams online to avoid exposure between community members.Continue...

Emily Yeung talks vision as sole ResSoc presidential candidate

Emily Yeung, HealthSci ’23, is the Residence Society’s (ResSoc) uncontested candidate for President in this year’s elections.Continue...

SIC advocates for equity grants in upcoming referendum

The Social Issues Commission (SIC) is seeking to establish three equity grants in the upcoming winter referendum.Continue...

AKA hosts discussion on policing in Kingston

Seeing rising interest in increased policing in Kingston throughout COVID-19, AKA Autonomous Social Group (AKA) hosted a Zoom event to discuss the impact of policing on racialized students and Kingston residents on Jan. 18.Continue...

U-Flourish bridges gap in mental health literacy

U-Flourish is a multidisciplinary group of researchers partnered with Queen’s Student Wellness Services (SWS). In 2018, they began conducting an online survey to better understand how to support students’ mental health and well-being.Continue...

AMS Charity Month raises $2,500

“I expected support from our community, just not this much support,” AMS Vice President (Operations) Tiana Wong said in an interview with The Journal. Continue...

AI case competition comes to Queen’s

On Dec. 4, Fulcrum Technology Holdings hosted an alumni-sponsored case competition. The competition was part of the Frank Main Innovation Initiative, founded on behalf of Frank Main, Sci ’52, by his children Shane Maine, ArtSci ’92 and Elicia Maine, Sci ’93.Continue...

Queen’s doctoral students say they were racially targeted

On Jan. 12, Dean of Graduate Studies Fahim Quadir Tweeted that two Queen’s doctoral students were allegedly targeted in a racially motivated attack.Continue...

Queen’s introduces new COVID-19 restrictions for winter semester

Following a surge of COVID-19 cases that began in December and the announcement that classes will be held online until Feb. 28, Queen’s has implemented new safety measures as students return to campus.Continue...

ASUS restructures executive

Last semester, ASUS announced it’s restructuring from two to three executive positions: President, Vice President of Operations, and the new Vice President of Student Affairs.Continue...

Queen’s students form club dedicated to Taylor Swift’s music

Over the winter break, Sophie Singer, ArtSci ’25, released a Facebook callout to start a Taylor Swift (TS) society at Queen’s. When her post was flooded with reactions of support and interest, she knew she made the right call.Continue...

President Kasim says University is ‘self-satisfied’ at AMS Assembly

On Dec. 2, AMS Assembly convened to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 and EDII feedback from the equity townhall meeting in November.Continue...

Senate provides fall term break update and discusses COVID-19

On Nov. 30, the Senate convened in their monthly meeting to discuss University policy and governance. The November meeting discussed fall break, transcript notation, orientation, and updates on COVID-19 policies and procedures.Continue...

Queen’s alum listed in ‘Forbes 30 under 30’

“Wine was not one of my interests,” David Kong, Comm ’14, said in an interview with The Journal. Continue...