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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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Community dismayed by displays of misogyny, rape culture during Queen’s homecoming

Queen’s University and community organizations have issued a statement condemning the misogynistic signs painted on bed sheets and displayed on student houses during the University’s Homecoming weekend, Friday, Oct. 15 to Sunday, Oct. 17, 202. The incidents happened when Queen’s official homecoming celebrations were held virtually for the second year

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Update – plaque returned: Kingston Police attempt to locate Queen’s military commemorative plaque

Update (Friday, Oct. 22, 2021) The plaque commemorating the Fifth Field Company that was seemingly stolen from Queen’s University Campus has now been returned, according to Kingston Police. Queen’s Campus Security initially noticed the plaque, which honours a group of Queen’s students and faculty who serves in WWI and WWII,

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Sydenham Road shooting now a double homicide

Kingston Police say they are now considering a violent incident on Sydenham Road in Kingston on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 to be a double homicide and are appealing to the public for any information they may have regarding the victims. “On Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, just after 7 p.m., the

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Open letter to Queen’s Principal on ‘illegal and dangerous’ behaviour

The following is a submitted open letter to Queen’s University Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Patrick Deane. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of Kingstonist. Dear Queen’s Principal Patrick Deane I agree with MP Mark Gerretsen and Mayor Bryan Paterson that only suspension or expulsion from Queen’s will

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COVID-19 data reporting, current outbreaks, Homecoming, and flu shots: Dr. Guan’s final update to the KFL&A community

Dr. Hugh Guan, Acting Medical Officer of Health (MOH) for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health, provided his final regular COVID-19 update to the local media on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. “This will be my last COVID-19 update in the acting MOH role, I believe. Next week, Dr.

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Queen’s to celebrate Homecoming 2021 with virtual events

Queen’s University’s Homecoming 2021 weekend will be celebrated virtually again this year. Alumni from around the world will be able to enjoy mix of music, nostalgia, and the latest campus news during the virtual Queen’s Homecoming celebration, running Oct. 14-17. Award-winning broadcast journalist Shelagh Rogers, Artsci’77, LLD’19 and Queen’s University

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Queen’s reverses Homecoming 2021 decision

Queen’s University Principal and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Patrick Deane announced today that plans for Homecoming 2021 have changed. The University had previously announced in late January that Homecoming 2021 would proceed with in-person events, divided over two weekends to reduce crowding. All activities would be subject to evolving public health guidelines

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