orientation

With great frosh comes great responsibility

As incoming first-year students settle into their rooms in residence or their own places off-campus, they take a big step. They’re adapting to a new living environment and are fostering connections with individuals they may very well spend the next four years with.Continue...

ASUS Mentorship Program underway for upcoming remote term

The Arts & Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) has launched the ASUS Mentorship Program (AMP) to connect incoming students with those returning to Queen’s.Continue...

Rethinking frosh week

Frosh week sets the tone for the best four years of your life—full of fun, new friends, and new experiences.Continue...

The Journal’s guide to residence living

The first intimidating steps into residence come with dozens of tricks.Continue...

Undergraduate Orientation Review Working Group releases final report

Following a six-month consultation period with faculties and students across the board at the University, the Undergraduate Orientation Review Working Group (UORWG) released their final report on Mar. 1.Continue...

Sexual Violence Bystander Intervention Training Program has successful week of training

After expansion and additional hiring, the Sexual Violence Bystander Intervention Training Program received a positive reception to training throughout Orientation Week.Continue...

University needs to do more to get rid of move-in signs

Move-in day signs in the student district have been targeting and intimidating new students for decades.Continue...

Several Con-Ed Teaches de-leadered prior to Orientation Week

Prior to the start of 2017 Orientation Week, several Concurrent Education faculty orientation leaders were de-leadered due to their alleged participation in a ‘hickey party.’ The tradition, practiced annually by Teaches, was brought to the attention of the Senate Orientation Activities Review Board (SOARB) last year.Continue...

Young Gaels adjust to Queen’s

Aside from exam season, it’s hard to find a more hectic time at Queen’s than the seven-day span from move-in day to the start of classes.Continue...

Reaching for the tam

Every September, first-year engineering students enthusiastically attempt to remove a tam from the top of a grease-covered pole in a pit of mud, an annual engineering Orientation Week event known...Continue...

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