Protest

Standing Rock demonstration takes Queen’s students to Toronto

Hand drumming beneath skyscrapers, Queen’s Native Students Association President Lauren Winkler led a busload of Queen’s students to a Dakota Access Pipeline protest in Toronto.Continue...

Queen’s Socialists hold affordable tuition event

When AMS President Tyler Lively walked into the AMS offices on Saturday morning, he noticed that “there were stickers and posters everywhere”. After reading their messages, he labelled it an act of vandalism.Continue...

Queen’s students protest pipeline expansion at Parliament Hill

On Monday, 99 young people were briefly detained during a protest against pipeline expansion, taking place on Parliament Hill. Among them were two Queen’s students and one Queen’s alumni.Continue...

Strong turnout at first of Ontario healthcare protests

While the first snowfall hit Kingston on Oct. 27, approximately 1,000 people gathered in City Park for the first of what they hope will be a series of healthcare related protests across the province.Continue...

Kingstonians decry police violence

“No justice, no peace, disarm the police” was one slogan chanted the evening of Aug. 20 by a group of protesters gathered at Market Square.Continue...

Union Gallery stages AGM protest

The Union Gallery staged a protest at the AMS Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday to raise awareness about the loss of their student fee.Continue...

Rally at Stauffer pushes for transparency in scientific research

The pro-science organization Evidence for Democracy ran a joint rally with the Queen’s University Liberal Association (QULA) yesterday morning at Stauffer Library in an effort to raise awareness and gain signatures for a parliamentary petition.Continue...

Occupy Kingston looks for new space

Occupy Kingston was evicted from Bouchard Park after moving there from Confederation Park on Wednesday night.Continue...

Police methods need inquiry

More than 100 riot police forcefully dispersed a student protest at McGill University on Nov. 10.

A university campus is a place where peaceful protests should happen without consequence, and the police intervention at McGill was inappropriate and only escalated the situation.Continue...

Occupy, don't vacate

The city of Vancouver is trying to win an injunction to force Occupy protesters to pack up and leave.
The proposed eviction infringes on the right to protest and should be resisted.Continue...

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