Covid-19

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...

City council launches new Local Arts Residency at The Grand Theatre

The Grand Theatre, a performing arts hub of downtown Kingston, has been empty since the first lockdown of March 2020. Now, four artists will be given the chance to grace the stage.Continue...

The COVID year: Queen’s student-athletes look back on the lost season

With the school year nearly over, it’s safe to say that this year hasn’t been ideal for anyone—student-athletes included.Continue...

Artists during lockdown: Visual artist Clanny Mugabe talks pandemic’s impact on practice

Clanny Mugabe, Art Sci ’23, is a second-year student who explores themes of decolonization, mythology, and speculative fiction in her artwork. Like many artists, Mugabe has struggled to continue creating art as quarantine and lockdowns continue in Canada.Continue...

Kingston Health Sciences Centre unveils alternate health facility

The Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) unveiled its alternate health facility on March 29 at the former St. Mary’s of the Lake Hospital—a property now owned by Queen’s.Continue...

Queen’s retailer donates $5,000 to Black Lives Matter, local Kingston organization

Amid a year of lockdown, Queen’s only student-run, non-profit retailer, Oil Thigh Designs (OTD) rallied to donate $5,000 to Black Lives Matter and Almost Home, a local Kingston charity that works with sick children and families, as its annual charitable donation.Continue...

Public Health confirms positive cases of COVID-19 at downtown restaurants

Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health confirmed several positive cases of COVID-19 at Tango Nuevo Restaurant, The Brass Pub, and The Mansion Restaurant and Bar this week.Continue...

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