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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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Queen’s plans two-weekend Homecoming for 2021

Queen’s University has announced that Homecoming 2021 will take place over two weekends in October instead of one. “The decision to host two alumni Homecoming weekends is driven by the desire to be responsive to alumni and to accommodate the projected number of attendees in event venues on campus and

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Decrease in crowds and unsanctioned parties over Homecoming weekend

Kingston Police saw a decrease in infractions this Homecoming weekend, and express their thanks to the community for respecting the suggestions of both KFL&A Public Health and the Kingston Police for celebrating in a safe and distanced fashion. The decrease in infractions was seen in relation to unsanctioned parties, in

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Kingston Police Homecoming 2019 statistics

Kingston Police have released a complete overview of the arrests and charges laid over Queen’s Homecoming Weekend 2019 on Friday, Oct. 11, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2019. During this time, Kingston Police arrested a total of 22 people, issued 128 provincial charges, processed two criminal charges, and continue to investigate two

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Kingston Police ‘disappointed’ with behaviour during Queen’s Homecoming

While Homecoming Weekend included a lot of well-attended and positive events, the partying and unsavoury behaviour overshadowed those moments for Kingston Police. “Kingston Police are disappointed with the behaviour that was displayed on Saturday, October 19, in the Aberdeen Street area,” police said in a press release on Monday, Oct.

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Six Gaels teams secure Homecoming Weekend wins

It was an eventful and celebratory weekend for Queen’s University in more ways than one, as six of the Queen’s Gaels teams celebrated victories during Homecoming Weekend. The Women’s Rugby Team kicked off Homecoming Weekend by winning the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Banner at Nixon Field on Friday, Oct. 19.

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Queen’s, City, Kingston Police address Homecoming 2019

Ah, it’s that time of year! Students and alumni fill the campus of Queen’s University, events of the day spill into parties at night, and you’re sure to hear ‘Cha Gheill!’ at least once if you venture into the University District… Happy Queen’s University Homecoming 2019, Kingston! The University, along

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Gaels hope to close out season with a win

At the end of the day, or season for that matter, the Queen’s Golden Gaels win/loss record in the tough OUA football conference will not be one to remember. That said, no one around the team is hanging their heads, nor will they be mailing it in during the last

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Winning weekend for Queen’s Gaels

If you’ve been following the Queen’s rugby and soccer teams, you know all four teams have had incredible seasons thus far — and the Thanksgiving weekend was a strong continuation of that. The Women’s Rugby Team took on the Brock Badgers at Nixon Field on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, furthering

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Kingston Police get ready for Homecoming weekend

It’s that time of year again, Kingston! Queen’s Homecoming weekend takes place this weekend from Friday, Oct. 19 until Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. In preparation for the weekend, Kingston Police have been working with the City of Kingston, Queen’s University, and other community partners to proactively ensure the safety of

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