QBAS

Queen’s Black Academic Society offers first-year mentorship program

Queen’s Black Academic Society is launching a remote mentorship program to pair self-identifying Black first-year students with an upper year mentor who can help them navigate the transition to Queen’s.Continue...

Behind the Feed: QBAS Utilizes Social Media to Call Clubs to Action

The Queen’s Black Academic Society sparked conversation and action among Queen’s clubs and student groups when they posted a call to action on their social media platforms May 31st. By June 8th,...Continue...

Queen’s new anti-racism initiatives are reactive, not proactive

Queen’s committed to three anti-racism initiatives on June 10 in response to student calls to action. This response, The Journal Editorial Board feels, is only a reaction to pressure from students, rather than a proactive measure that should’ve come years earlier.Continue...

Queen’s announces additional support for Black students

Following a call to action from the Queen’s Black Academic Society, the University has announced three new anti-racism initiatives to make campus a safer environment for Black students.Continue...

In conversation with Queen’s Black Academic Society

The Queen’s Black Academic Society (QBAS) has asked other student groups to take action in support of Black lives.Continue...

Queen’s Black Academic Society asks University for $12,000 minimum to support Black lives

Together with other campus groups, the Queen’s Black Academic Society (QBAS) has raised $11,000 for organizations that support Black lives. Now, they’re asking Queen’s to match that.Continue...

'This is just a start': AMS, ASUS donate $1,000 in support of Black lives

The AMS and the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) each announced they had donated $1,000 to organizations supporting Black lives on June 3.Continue...

Black History Month opens dialogue on reclaiming resiliency

The annual Black History Month (BHM) opening ceremony was hosted in the Renaissance Event Venue on Feb. 2 by the African & Caribbean Students’ Association (ACSA) and Queen’s Black Academic Society (QBAS).

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Celebrating the excellence of Robert Sutherland

Every day, students walk by Robert Sutherland Hall on their way to class, but few are aware of the building’s historic legacy.Continue...

Palestinian Human Rights and Black Academic Society hold campus vigil

As the sun set on Nov. 15, a crowd began to gather in front of the stone Queen’s sign at University and Union to hold up lit lighters and bright phone screens and read a list of 60 names. The 60 names included members of minority groups who had lost their lives to systemic oppression.Continue...