Engineering Society

Engineers' purple dye increases risk of cancer

Every homecoming, first-year engineering students lie in kiddie pools full of purple dye that—according to a recent Health Canada advisory—increases the risk of cancer.Continue...

SciFormal policies come under fire

A referendum has been launched after the Engineering Society (EngSoc) refused to refund almost $300 of Science Formal fees for one student.Continue...

Uncontested EngSoc presidential candidate campaigns on student engagement

Spencer Lee, Sci ‘21, wants Queen’s engineers to know what their Society stands for.Continue...

Uncontested EngSoc vice-presidential candidates are student-focused

The uncontested candidates vying for each of the two vice-presidential roles in the Engineering Society sat down with The Journal to lay out their visions for the Society.

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Purple proxy in peril: students report shortage of gentian violet alternative

Purpling, a tradition where first-year Engineering students dye their jackets purple, was hampered in December due to a shortage of an alternative to gentian violet.

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As new alcohol policy approaches implementation, student governments push back

Before the public consultation period ended for Queen’s proposed alcohol policy on Tuesday, the University received overwhelming feedback from multiple student governments and faculties opposing some of its revisions.Continue...

Engineering Society wellness centre shuttered

The Engineering Wellness Centre closed permanently on Oct. 9 after almost four years of operation due to a lack of funding and support staff.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...

Engineering Society Vice-Presidential candidate debate recap

On Tuesday night, the candidates in the race to be next year’s Engineering Society (EngSoc) Vice Presidents hashed out their perspectives on general issues and platforms in the EngSoc VP debate.Continue...

Golden Words seeks approval during mandatory fee review

After a proposed fee increase was denied in last year’s winter referendum, Engineering Society satire publication Golden Words is noticeably absent from the list of 2017/18 fee increase bids.Continue...

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