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Queen’s confirms positive case of COVID-19 among student body

Representatives from Queen’s University have confirmed that a member of their student body has tested positive for COVID-19. According to Mark Erdman, Manager of Community Relations for Queen’s, the University was advised by one of their students that they had tested positive for the virus this week. That student is

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Local teen filling backpacks with school supplies for needy students

A Frontenac Secondary School student is filling backpacks for needy families for a second year in a row. 17 year-old Katie Onesi launched her Backpack Project fundraiser on Facebook on Friday, Jul. 31. So far she has raised enough money to purchase 26 backpacks and fill them with school supplies,

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‘He will be sorely missed’ – Michal Beaman’s home unit mourns untimely death

Following the recovery of Private Michal Beaman’s body on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, Beaman’s home unit in New Brunswick has released a statement. Beaman was from New Brunswick and here in Kingston for occupational training at the Canadian Forces School of Communications and Electronics. While at CFB Kingston for training

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Kingston youth arrested, charged with impaired driving

  Kingston Police have confirmed details regarding a collision that occurred on Monday, Mar. 4, 2019 in the University District. Just after 2:30 p.m. that day, a two-vehicle collision occurred on Alfred Street, just north of Union Street. There, the accused female was driving southbound on Alfred Street towards the

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A Student Representative at City Hall

The first week of classes have ended for most post secondary students returning to the city. With classes underway, Kingston’s downtown core has been busier than the recent tourist-filled summer months. Students play an important role within the city. As volunteers, students help contribute to a host of positive programs

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Strength of Student Solidarity in Kingston?

The so-called Maple Spring reached the Limestone City a few weeks ago, by way of peaceful musical protests, which meandered through downtown neighborhoods on Wednesday evenings.  Commonly referred to as Casseroles, these traffic-stopping grassroots demonstrations inspired local citizens to get out and make as much noise as possible by banging

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Kingston’s Town/Gown Symposium Largest Ever

According to the Town Gown Association of Ontario (TGAO), Kingston hosted the largest-ever annual TGAO Symposium this week. This was Kingston’s first chance to host more than 140 people from across Ontario representing various municipalities, colleges, universities, police departments and students associations at this important two day conference. The annual

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Summer Plans for Kingstonians

For a majority of post-secondary students attending Queen’s, RMC and St. Lawrence College, this weekend was the official end of the winter semester. With exams, assignments and everything else wrapping up, young scholars took to the streets over the weekend, celebrating in local watering holes, restaurants and so on. In

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Spending Reading Week in Kingston

For those who are sinking in assignments, on their last nerve as a result of midterms or otherwise experiencing a bout of the seasonal blues, rest assured that you only have one week to go. At the close of business on Friday, Kingston’s post-secondary students will be afforded an opportunity

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