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AMS Fall in review

AMS President Eric Sikich, Vice President (Operations) Tina Hu, and Vice President (University Affairs) Callum Robertson sat down with The Journal to recount their progress from the fall semester and to discuss new initiatives.Continue...

No candidates ran in the NSS elections

With campus-wide elections around the corner in the winter semester, the Nursing Sciences Society (NSS) is struggling to find executives for the upcoming term.Continue...

Arts and Science Faculty Board discusses suspension of Fine Arts program

Faculty members erupted with concerns over the suspension of the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) at the Arts and Science Faculty Board meeting on Nov. 18.

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Students petition to have Indigenous health course developed at Queen’s

A group of fourth-year Health and Kinesiology students came together to release a petition early the week of Nov. 22 asking Queen’s to offer an Indigenous health course open to all students.Continue...

Queen’s Equity Locator app directs students to resources on campus

Queen’s Equity Locator app marks spots on campus to help users find equity and human rights related resources on campus.Continue...

Remembering the sacrifices of Black Canadian soldiers

“A Community at War” is a current exhibition at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa. The exhibit centres on contributions of Black Canadians in the Canadian military.Continue...

Queen’s Senate procedures ‘stifling’ important conversations, professor says

The Queen’s Senate, unlike other university governance bodies, has seen its unstructured question period dissipate over the past decade.Continue...

AMS works with OUSA to make policy recommendations

The AMS has been working with the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) over the past year to create change for students.Continue...

Cancer researchers at Queen’s Health Sciences discuss affordability of medical treatments

Queen’s Health Sciences (QHS) hosted a panel discussion about cancer research and clinical trials in which QHS is involved.Continue...

AMS Board of Directors approves employee-facing policies

As the fall term comes to a close, the AMS Board of Directors is working on policies that will affect all AMS employees.Continue...

The race to net zero must not leave Africa in the dark’: Vice-President of Nigeria comes to Queen’s

Vice-President of Nigeria Yemi Osinbajo came to Queen’s this week to deliver a lecture.Continue...

Commerce student sues Queen’s over the former vaccine mandate

In the midst of COVID-19 public health measures, Esther Shenouda, Comm ’24, filed a claim in superior court challenging Queen’s University’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy.Continue...

Former Queen’s professor sues for defamation

Dr. Matthew Strauss, a former assistant professor of medicine at Queen’s University, filed a lawsuit against Queen’s and Dr. Stephen Archer, Department of Medicine head.Continue...

‘It was like a free mop’: Damaged fire hoses cause flooding in Victoria Hall

Water flooded Victoria Hall after students were involved in incidents which caused damage to emergency fire hoses on Nov. 12.Continue...

Queen’s Muslim Students’ Association describes experiences with inaccessible prayer spaces

Queen’s University Muslim Students’ Association (QUMSA) is raising concerns about inaccessible prayer spaces on campus.Continue...

AMS announces new External Social Issues Commissioner

The AMS announced Dreyden George, ArtSci ’26, will step into the new position of External Social Issues Commissioner after being hired last week.Continue...

Minister Champagne attends intimate student-centric event at Queen’s

Introduced by Olivia Batten, president of the Queen’s University Liberal Association, Minister of Innovation, Science, and Industry François-Philippe Champagne spoke to a small gathering of students about life before politics and Canada’s standing in the world.Continue...

Murray Sinclair installed as Queen’s 15th Chancellor

On Tuesday, Queen’s officially welcomed Hon. Murray Sinclair, LLD ’19, as Chancellor.Continue...

Student Wellness Services distributes safe-partying kits at Homecoming

Ahead of Homecoming weekend on Oct. 29, Student Wellness Services (SWS) distributed safer-partying kits as part of a campus-wide harm reduction strategy.Continue...

All but two fees pass AMS Fall Referendum

The AMS Fall Referendum concluded Nov. 15 with an 11.4 per cent turnout rate. This marked a 1.9 per cent increase in voter turnout from the 2021 AMS Fall Referendum.Continue...

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