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ASUS executive Team Eric & Dave propose anti-nepotism policy

Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) executive candidates Eric Nicol and David Bath are looking to revamp ASUS into an association that “works for everyone.”Continue...

ASUS Orientation to partner with Canadian Cancer Society

After partnering with Canada’s largest post-secondary fundraiser for 13 years, ASUS has ended its relationship with the cystic fibrosis charity Shinerama.Continue...

ASUS undergraduate research fund now accepting applications

This year, ASUS introduced the Arts and Science Undergraduate Research Fund. Created by former ASUS executive Darrean Baga and Brian MacKay, this fund seeks to attract undergraduate students to pursue research without the issue of financial barriers.Continue...

ASUS petitions for Indigenous land recognition on Queen’s sign

One of campus’ oldest signs could be getting a revamp following the popularity of an online-petition.Continue...

New Dean of Arts and Science begins five-year term at Queen’s

Feminist scholar and multidisciplinary researcher Barbara Crow was appointed dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science in December 2016. Her term, which began in July, brings a fresh start for both herself and the faculty.Continue...

Keren and Prescott resign

After 72 hours of fervor over a decision by the incoming AMS Assembly to elect Alexander Prescott as their Speaker, both Prescott and Commissioner of Social Issues Lea Keren tendered their resignations to the AMS on Wednesday.Continue...

Team JBP issues statement cancelling Emergency Assembly

Less than 20 minutes after issuing a public statement cancelling an Emergency Assembly meeting set for Tuesday evening — intended to facilitate a discussion and re-vote for the Speaker role given to Alexander Prescott days prior — President-elect Jenn Li and Vice President (Operations)-elect Brian MacKay addressed the turnaround in an interview with The Journal.Continue...

Prescott elected AMS Speaker, Special Assembly called amid backlash

In a repetition of a debate that rocked student governance back in 2013, a decision by the incoming AMS Assembly to vote in Alexander Prescott as Speaker led to chaos within 24 hours, culminating in the calling of a Special Assembly Tuesday night to call a new vote.Continue...

JBP to succeed LWT as AMS Executive

Just after 10:15 p.m. on Tuesday night, a boisterous crowd of blue-clad supporters were interrupted by the sudden arrival of the current AMS Executive: the signal that Team JBP had won.Continue...

ASUS elections team investigating several complaints

After a turbulent few days for the three ASUS executive team candidates, two teams took to Facebook to encourage voters on who they should rank second on the winter elections ballot.Continue...

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