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Aberdeen to be cleared

A police camera is currently installed on the corner of Aberdeen and William Streets, ready to be activated for
Homecoming weekend.Continue...

Second Homecoming sees tamer crowd

Heavy rain led most students indoors and off Aberdeen St. for the second weekend of Homecoming, with less arrests and tickets issued as a result.Continue...

Mayor takes issue to Principal over Homecoming

Kingston Mayor Mark Gerretsen is calling for the University to cover the City’s policing costs following Saturday’s unsanctioned Aberdeen St. party.Continue...

Homecoming returns to Aberdeen

Kingston police were out in full force Saturday night, deploying up to 80 officers on Aberdeen St. and the surrounding area.Continue...

The cost of a kegger

This September, scores of first-year students will set out to explore the streets of Kingston. Many of them will drift away from campus and into the Student Ghetto, searching for their first university kegger.Continue...

Street stays tame

At its peak on Saturday night, Aberdeen Street had approximately 500 revelers — a much smaller turnout than in previous years.Continue...

We need protections from the ‘freedom convoy’ in Ottawa that don’t involve the police

Canada is failing when it comes to protecting citizens and holding perpetrators accountable without police involvement. The continuing violence and hatred from those participating in the “freedom convoy” protests outside Parliament Hill is a prime example of our country’s glaring shortcomings.Continue...

Increased police presence in the University District must not go unacknowledged by Queen's

Students are uncomfortable with the City of Kingston’s increased policing of the University District. Once again, the University is turning a blind eye.Continue...

#BlackLivesMatter, reforming police, and Kingston

Following the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis officers, there was widescale change in how we view policing across North America.Continue...

In lieu of police intervention, we need response teams for mental health crises

Police are trained to deal with criminals, not mental health crises. We need separate response teams for these scenarios, and sooner rather than later.Continue...

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