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Queen’s Prof calls for action after dozens of weekend parties downtown

A Queen’s University professor has published an open letter calling for more action to prevent student parties during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jeff Masuda, an Associate Professor in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, published his letter on Sunday, Sep. 6, 2020. He said he witnessed dozens of students partying

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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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Police, Paramedics: 2019 St. Patrick’s Day partying in Kingston less disruptive than past years

While photos paint the all-too-familiar picture of students flooding Aberdeen Street, armed with alcoholic beverages and – this year – fireworks, local authorities say the 2019 St. Patrick’s Day festivities in the University District were not as disruptive as those that took place in the recent past. Kingston Police credited

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Police: Homecoming behaviour improving, still work to be done

The following is an update from Kingston Police regarding the events surrounding this year’s Queen’s University Homecoming: The Kingston Police, in partnership with other emergency services, city partners, and Queen’s University, worked throughout the weekend in the University District to keep the peace and ensure public safety during this year’s

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Candidate proposes ‘University District Safety Council’

Homecoming weekend for Queen’s University starts today, bringing up the annually-present issues of student partying that often pours out onto city sidewalks and streets. Sydenham District City Council candidate Dylan Chenier, himself a Queen’s student, has proposed a concept he feels will address that exact issue. Should he be elected

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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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Matheson takes aim at University District Safety Initiative

It’s no secret that Mayoral candidate Rob Matheson thinks that Queen’s University students – and all post-secondary students in Kingston – should be considered part of the City’s demographics. During his last tenure on City Council, Matheson brought forward a motion in 2010 to include the student populations in the

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Charges laid so far under University District Safety Initiative total 115

Kingston Police have released their tallied numbers of charges laid as under the University District Safety Initiative over the Labour Day long weekend. From move-in day on Saturday, Sept. 1 to Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 6 a.m. a total of 115 charges were laid pertaining to the University District Safety

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