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Student group alleges anti-Semitism at AMS-hosted event

On Nov. 9, the Social Issues Commission (SIC), Queen’s Committee Against Racial and Ethnic Discrimination (CARED), and Levana Gender Advocacy Centre held an event on navigating colonial institutions and intersectional student activism with guest speaker Ericka Hart.Continue...

AMS hosts Charity Month

This November, the AMS is holding Charity Month—a series of fundraising events to benefit a Kingston organization.Continue...

AMS membership fee increase not passed in Fall Referendum

On Nov. 1 and 2, Queen’s students were able to cast email ballots for the AMS Fall Referendum.Continue...

AMS survey alleges disproportionate targeting of students of colour by police

In response to Queen’s $350,000 payment to the City of Kingston ahead of Homecoming celebrations in October and the subsequent petition against over-policing propelled by the AMS, the Social Issues Commission (SIC) is asking students to share their experiences with Kingston Police in an anonymous form .

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Queen's student walkout against sexual violence

This video discusses sexual assault and may be triggering for some viewers. The Kingston Sexual Assault Centre's 24-hour crisis support phone line can be reached at 613-544-6426 / 1-800-544-...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...

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...

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...

The AMS Walkout was nothing but performative activism

On Sept. 27, we donned our raincoats and made our way to Summerhill to participate in a student-led walkout to show solidarity with survivors of sexual assault. With activism and advocacy being a large part of both our lives, it was only natural we would both attend.

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AMS Director of Human Resources position will remain vacant

Following the recent resignation of the Director of Human Resources (HR), the AMS executive said they will not be filling the vacancy. The AMS has hired two directors of HR since the beginning of the academic year.Continue...

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