Policy

Student told her outfit is ‘indecent’ according to ARC policy

A student wearing a sports bra while working out is the most recent subject of increased policy enforcement in the Athletics and Recreation Centre (ARC).Continue...

AMS, University not consulted on location of new provincial pot store

The AMS and the University weren’t consulted on the location of the new Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS), set to open this fall.Continue...

AMS to review elections policy following unprecedented team dissolution

Following the dissolution of Team ECN on Jan. 28, an executive team will now be appointed at a special meeting of the AMS Assembly. Team ECN’s dissolution presents an unprecedented situation in AMS history, prompting the elections team to review their current policies and procedures.Continue...

LWT’s final Assembly drags on in debate over Student Activity Fee Policy

In the last Assembly for this year’s AMS executives, Tyler Lively, president, and Dave Walker, vice-president (Operations), faced accusations of being “out of touch” with students, after proposing a motion regarding changes to the Student Activity Fee Policy.Continue...

Assembly votes on Isabel space grant and OUSA renewal

Before proposed changes to the Student Activity Fee Policy triggered a period of pointed questioning directed at Team LWT, this year’s final AMS Assembly approved structural changes to Non-Academic Misconduct policy and agreed to renew the University’s membership with Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA).Continue...

Eligibility alteration for AMS Speaker divides student leaders

AMS Assembly devolved into heated debate and accusations of personal bias on Dec. 1 when a motion arose that could potentially affect the upcoming January executive elections — namely, the eligibility of AMS Speaker Palmer Lockridge.Continue...

Former BISC students discuss incidents of sexual misconduct

Every year, over 5,000 km away from Queen’s main campus in Herstmonceux, England, more than a hundred first year students begin their studies at Queen’s Bader International Study Center (BISC) with the same excitement as any first year students. During the 2014-15 academic year, however, the first two months alone would offer a very different experience.Continue...

Queen’s debates response to torn or burnt degrees

In April of this year, alumnus Scott Vrooman tore up his Queen’s Commerce degree on camera, and brought the pieces back to Principal Daniel Woolf’s office in protest for the Board of Trustees decision not to divest from fossil fuel.Continue...

Severe allergy draft policy published for community input

As of Oct. 24, after consultation with multiple groups and individuals on campus, a draft of Queen’s university-wide severe allergy policy has been posted on the Queen’s Secretariat and Legal Counsel site.Continue...

Changes made to Queen’s harassment and discrimination policy, consultation moves forward for sexual assault policy

Following changes to provincial legislation, Queen’s has drafted an update to its existing workplace harassment and discrimination policy, which will be open to feedback until August 10 at 4 p.m.Continue...

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