Mental health

AMS introduces apps to support student life

On Sept. 9, the AMS announced the launch of the Compass app. Compass is meant to be an additional resource for students to better navigate mental health and wellness support.

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Queen’s must address the lack of mental health supports for graduate student workers

Graduate TAs and RAs at Queen’s perform work necessary for successful course delivery and research output in the university. We work as the fulcrum upon which course delivery is carried out, liaising between students and instructors, ensuring that the needs and expectations of either are communicated well to the other.Continue...

An exploration of Queerness, creativity, and mental health at Queen’s

I’ve always grappled with my identity and how to express it.Continue...

JukeBox County releases debut album

JukeBox County, the stage name of Kingston’s own Rich Tyo, sat down with The Journal ahead of the release of his upcoming debut 10-track album, Inner Space Outer Space .Continue...

Provost and Associate Vice-Principal announcement addresses students affected by current traumatic events

In a message to students on April 26, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Mark Green and Associate Vice-Principal (Human Rights, Equity, and Inclusion) Stephanie Simpson announced they have encouraged instructors to provide additional academic accommodation and flexibility for students in light of the recent killing of Daunte Wright in Minnesota and the final verdict regarding the murder of George Floyd on April 20.Continue...

Queen’s Rector resigns

On April 30, Sam Hiemstra, ArtSci ’21, announced he is stepping down as the 37th Rector in an open letter addressed to the university community. His resignation came into effect on May 1.Continue...

Student Wellness Services takes applications for student advisory board

Following student criticism this semester, Student Wellness Services (SWS) is launching a Student Advisory Committee to help improve the service.Continue...

After first year as director, Cynthia Gibney looks to incorporate student 
feedback into Student Wellness Services

Following her first year as Executive Director at Student Wellness Services (SWS), Cynthia Gibney said she’s looking to put the needs of the students first.Continue...

Academic accessibility amidst the pandemic

“Having to be my own advocate kind of sucks sometimes.”Continue...

We must be motivated to act during stressful times

People are losing interest in challenging themselves.Continue...

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