student government

Petition targets Plummer and team

Following former team TNL candidate Nicola Plummer’s ratification as vice-president of operations-elect on Sunday, a petition has circulated calling to remove her, Eril Berkok and TK Pritchard from office.Continue...

The “insider” question

Exposure, not experience, may be the key to success for teams who run for AMS executive positions, says AMS President Doug Johnson.Continue...

Student journalists and leaders should recognize their shared purpose

Student journalism is an essential service that student governments must respect—but respect goes both ways.Continue...

AMS transparency must extend to budgets

While the AMS budget for this school year looks somewhat promising compared to years past, The Journal only recently gained access to this document that should be public.Continue...

Uncovering leaders: the experiences of the undergraduate trustee

Queen’s Undergraduate Trustee Jaya Sharma, HealthSci ’24, plans to utilize her position in student government to its full potential.Continue...

To make a difference, the AMS must better support their leaders

Making students care about student politics has been especially difficult as of late.Continue...

Uncontested elections and student engagement go hand in hand

Uncontested elections are bad for democracy, which is why we must address their prevalence here at Queen’s sooner rather than later.Continue...

UOttawa protects campus through student government scrap

When a student government breaches trust, it’s up to the university to protect its students.Continue...

AMS commissioner elected executive member of Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance

On May 17, Queen’s secured an executive position in the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA).

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Don’t forget to put students first

Looking back at my term as Vice President (Operations) last year, there were countless times where I sat at my desk in the AMS offices and wondered if I was actually bettering anyone’s student experience. This wasn’t because I didn’t believe in the magnitude of influence students can have on each other, but more, the kind of influence I was having.

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