Covid-19

Queen’s students mobilize to raise funds for grassroots organizations in India

As India faces devastation at the hands of the COVID-19 pandemic, Queen’s students have mobilized to financially support those affected.Continue...

Queen’s students find different career paths in face of pandemic uncertainty

Each election cycle, Canadian youth hear promises of gainful employment. but COVID-19 has caused a deep schism between those who are seekingemployment and the available jobs on the market.

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Students combat COVID-19 misinformation in multilingual communities

Amid circulating misinformation and vaccine hesitancy, COVID Speaks, a student-led initiative, aims to promote accurate and scientifically verified information related to the COVID-19 pandemic in a range of languages.Continue...

Student responds to COVID-19 restrictions in letter addressed to University, Kingston Mayor

Amidst the new COVID-19 regulations implemented by the City of Kingston, Reily Morrison, ArtSci ’21, wrote a call-for-action letter addressed to the University, Kingston’s Public Health Unit, Mayor Bryan Paterson, and Kingston and the Islands MP Mark Gerretsen to express her frustration.Continue...

Kingston Police responds to Ford’s provincial order

Following the Government of Ontario’s announcement detailing new COVID-19 restrictions, Kingston Police responded in a press release today.Continue...

Stay-at-home order and state of emergency extended additional two weeks

Ontario’s stay-at-home order and state of emergency has been extended for an additional two weeks effective immediately, Premier Doug Ford announced in a press conference on Friday.Continue...

City of Kingston closes Breakwater Park to reduce spread of COVID-19

Following the province-wide stay-at-home restriction, the City of Kingston decided to close Breakwater Park on April 9 to prevent crowding.Continue...

‘It’s split us in half’: First-year students look back on a year of COVID-19

Phoebe Schneider, ArtSci ’24, spent half the year in residence. She told The Journal that, because of this, her first-year experience likely didn’t mirror those stuck at home.Continue...

Queen’s reports 59 active cases of COVID-19

Queen’s is reporting 57 active cases of COVID-19 off-campus as of Wednesday evening. The University’s case tracker is showing 21 new cases so far during the final week of winter term, April 5-11.Continue...

TAPS will remain closed until further notice

When the AMS hired its Senior Management team for the 2021-22 year, one service was missing from the list of new hires: The AMS Pubs Service (TAPS).Continue...

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