student politics

Filibustering in the sandbox

This member-at-large motions for a Seargent-at-Arms to be appointed to the ASUS Assembly, and for the position to be added to its constitution at the next possible instance. Maybe then the Executive could run Assembly in peace.

It has become clear that the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) Assembly is unable to function the way it should. The ability for Assembly to run in a way that respects the integrity of the speaker, the members of the assembly and the students who elected them has been compromised.Continue...

Talking Heads: Why should students engage with campus politics?

“It has the ability to make your life better." David Niddam-Dent, ArtSci '22 Continue...

Team AJA voted next AMS executive

As voting closed Wednesday night, 28.3 per cent of AMS members voted to elect next year’s undergraduate student leaders.Continue...

Students and administrators must do better on fall term break consultations

Everyone seems to have a different opinion on the fall term break’s effects on Orientation Week, student workload, mental health, and travel plans.Continue...

How the surging campus vote is changing Canadian politics

In 2015, the “Vote on Campus” initiative saw more than 70,000 ballots cast from students across Canada. In 2019, that number leapt to 111,300.Continue...

A conservative on campus

When I told people I was supporting former Prime Minister Stephen Harper in the 2015 federal election in—my first year at Queen’s and first time voting—I was met with silence.Continue...

Palmeri first to serve three terms as Nursing Science Society President

When Alexandra Palmeri took office for her second term as Nursing Science Society (NSS) President last January, she accepted the fact that she would have to retire in 2017.Continue...

Campaign Chaos

If you’re planning on running for student government, you may as well plan to sacrifice sleep, school work and any downtime.

Incoming Undergraduate Trustee Jennifer Li lived this...Continue...

Student voices sidelined, AMS says

Throughout our terms, we’ve witnessed the University administration work to subtly exclude student leadership from university decision making.Continue...

Debate differentiates candidates

At Wednesday night’s rector debate, all six candidates agreed that effectively communicating with students is a priority. But each candidate has a different approach in mind.Continue...

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