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Queen’s University student workers express distress at #ValueOurWork rally

On Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021, at 12:30 PM, Queen’s graduate student workers and their supporters gathered outside Stauffer Library for a #ValueOurWork rally, demanding a meaningful response to the concerns of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) Local 901 at Queen’s University.  Teaching assistants, research assistants, and teaching fellows

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Queen’s grad to attend Oxford as 2022 Rhodes Scholar

Queen’s University graduate Jane Hutchings has been selected as a 2022 Rhodes Scholar, earning a prestigious scholarship to the University of Oxford worth more than $100,000. During her time at Queen’s, Hutchings took on a variety of leadership roles and coordinated community service opportunities both at home and abroad, according

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SLC alumna wins Premier’s Award in Apprenticeship category

St. Lawrence College (SLC) was honoured with seven nominations – one in each category – for this year’s Premiere’s Awards. One of those nominees, alumna Melissa Phelan, received the prestigious award in the category of Apprenticeship, and was celebrated during an online gala last night, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, to

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St. Lawrence College alumni nominated for Premier’s Awards

St. Lawrence College (SLC) has introduced this year’s nominees for Colleges Ontario’s annual Premier’s Awards. The awards recognize outstanding contributions to society from graduates of Ontario colleges. The Premier’s Awards, hosted by Colleges Ontario, celebrate the achievements of Ontario college graduates in the province and throughout the world and recognize

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Queen’s University proclaims Bader Day, announces three new gifts

Queen’s University has proclaimed November 15 Bader Day, honouring the Baders’ extraordinary philanthropy over the years, and has also announced three new gifts from the Bader family and Bader Philanthropies, Inc. The Baders, the late Dr. Alfred Bader, BSc’45, BA’46, MSc’47, LLD’86, his wife, Isabel Bader, LLD’07, and Bader Philanthropies,

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Most winter term programs at SLC will have on-campus components

Today, Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021, St. Lawrence College (SLC) has confirmed that when classes begin in January, 80 per cent of its programs will have an in-person, on-campus component.    “Our intent was to increase activity and programming on campus this school year, and based on updates from the Ontario government, we may proceed and expand

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Queen’s teacher candidates demand tuition refund over delayed placements

The delay in the mandatory placement for those in the Teacher Education Program at Queen’s University has students worried about the prospects of their degree completion. Students state that the delay — compounded by limited communication from the Faculty — is preventing them from getting the whole experience of the

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Discriminatory graffiti spotted throughout Kingston and area

Editorial note: On Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021, this article was updated to reflect Queen’s University’s statement that they have had no reported anti-Newfoundland or anti-Quebec graffiti on campus. Kingston and Gananoque residents hailing from Quebec or Newfoundland and Labrador may have had some jarring experiences lately, as numerous disturbing instances

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RMC planning full in-person classes by January 2022

The Royal Military College (RMC) is planning a full return to in-person classes for its undergraduate student population by January 2022. This information comes after months of near-silence from military university, who were unable to respond to media inquires during the beginning of the 2021-2022 school year. This was due

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Queen’s University Principal on nuisance parties, Student Code of Conduct

On Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, Patrick Deane, Principal and Vice Chancellor of Queen’s University, released a statement to various media outlets and through University social media pages, urging students to “re-think” participating in any planned parties for the upcoming weekend. While Queen’s Homecoming festivities for 2021 took place last week

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MPP Randy Hillier’s lies enrage grieving families

“Disgusting.” “Despicable.” “Dangerous.” These are just some of the adjectives used by commenters regarding independent MPP Randy Hillier in the 48 hours since he posted a meme to social media depicting recently deceased and ill Ontarians, implying that they had been injured or killed by COVID-19 vaccinations. A number of

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Queen’s Principal issues statement ahead of second weekend of planned unsanctioned parties

The following is a statement from Queen’s Principal Patrick Deane, cautioning students against large unsanctioned gatherings reportedly planned for this coming weekend: Dear Students, Last weekend, Queen’s and Kingston experienced large unsanctioned gatherings as well as tangential acts of violence, vandalism and theft that put members of the community at

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