Covid-19

Queen’s mask requirement to drop on June 1

The University said the decision was made based on the “current state” of the pandemic, while looking at hospital capacity and the use of masks in most public settings.Continue...

‘You deserve them’: Patrick Deane extends holiday weekends for university employees

The University will be closed from May 20 to 23 and July 1 to 4 due to an extension in summer holiday weekends.Continue...

Masking on campus to continue until end of May

The University has announced the extension of on-campus masking requirements until the end of May in an Apr. 14 update to the Queen’s Safe Return to Campus website.Continue...

Freedom Convoy rolls through Kingston

On Feb. 12, the “ Freedom Convoy ” drove through Confederation Park at 1:30 p.m.

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Queen’s updates mandatory masking requirements

Earlier this month, Queen’s announced new masking requirements. All students, staff, faculty and visitors are expected to wear ASTM F2100 Level 2 medical-grade masks indoors on-campus. The new policy will take effect Feb. 28.Continue...

Pandemic food trends I’m taking with me

During the pandemic, I’ve transitioned in and out of several food trends that have kept me busy during long nights at home. With another lockdown under our belts, I’ve dipped back into my favourites.Continue...

Queen’s students speak on return to in-person learning

Queen’s students are returning to in-person classes on Feb. 28. For many students, online coursework posed challenges in the realm of academics, extracurriculars, and social lives.Continue...

Queen’s confirms return to in-person instruction on Feb. 28

In an email sent to students Jan. 28, Principal Patrick Deane officially confirmed in-person instruction will resume on Feb. 28.Continue...

Senate considers alternatives for remote learning

On Jan. 25, the Senate convened to discuss questions surrounding academic programs at the Smith School of Business, graduate student supervision policy, and COVID-19 updates for the community.Continue...

What I’ve learned from this online exam season

Last year, with the vaccine roll-out in its early stages and Ontario slipping in and out of lockdown, I was prepared long in advance for online exams. This past December, however, the sudden transition from in-person exams to an online exam season was anxiety-inducing.Continue...

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