Orientation Week

The art and science of ArtSci frosh week

How do you inspire 2500 teenagers to bond with each other, on a shoestring budget, in four days or less? You cover them with shaving cream and hope for the best.Continue...

Commerce Frosh Week: from probation to commendation

Following two year’s worth of changes made to their week’s events, training and culture, Commerce’s faculty orientation week has been cleared of their probationary status.Continue...

Fundraising efforts to benefit campus and community

For many students, the Queen’s Shinerama campaign is associated with memories of deafening cheer-offs, bottle drives, car washes and an ongoing commitment to bettering the lives of Canadians living with cystic fibrosis.Continue...

Talking heads: What would you tell your first year self?

“Save your flex dollars for exam season” Carson O’Sullivan ArtSci ‘18

“Get involved in extra curricular activities and be patient. Four years will go by fast.” Samuel Fumat ArtSci ‘...Continue...

AMS Assembly Recap Jan. 19

Assembly weighs two options for Fall Term Break layoutContinue...

AMS Assembly at City Hall sees OUSA visitors

On Oct 5, the annual Town Hall AMS Assembly was held at City Hall in Kingston.Continue...

ASUS aims for cost-effective approach in new Marketing Strategic Plan

“Big", "hairy” and “audacious”; listed in a bold red font, the three descriptors preface the major goals of the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) Executive Strategic Plan for 2016-17.Continue...

Despite lack of damage, Kingston Police say Orientation Week behavior was disappointing

On move-in day during Orientation Week last year, Kingston police were caught off-guard by students flooding University Avenue for a spontaneous street party. This year, they knew what to expect – but it still wasn’t enough to prepare them.Continue...

Orientation Week residence violations continue to drop

Write-ups filed by dons in residence during Orientation Week decreased again this year, continuing of a trend that began in 2012.Continue...

Students attend sexual assault talk by survivor

Two days after arriving at Queen’s, all first-year students attended a talk by educator and activist Rachel Griffin on sexual assault....Continue...

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