Exam Season for First Years!

CAUTION: Exam Season Ahead But, don't fret! At last, the orientation week and homecoming craziness have settled. The holiday buzz is in the air, and classes are finally winding down. Our first term of the first year is almost done for us first years! But before we all go our separate ways, for the holidays [...]

By | November 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sexual Violence Awareness Week – A First Year Perspective

  First year. There is incredible excitement, worry and anticipation leading up to the big day: the day your independent life is said to begin. Little did I know I shared many of the same feelings with my peers, who soon became friends. One worry still remained. Leading up to my departure to university I [...]

By | November 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mayor’s Innovation Challenge: Want a job? Read this blog!

Calling all Queen's students! Do you have an innovative idea to reduce carbon emissions? How about a way to make Kingston smarter and more livable? Now, how would you like to get paid to implement your idea? This year marks the second year of the Mayor’s Innovation Challenge, a unique pitch competition, which calls for [...]

By | November 5th, 2018|Blog Post, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Municipal election will take place on next Monday, October 22nd. Municipal governments impact things such as student housing, noise by-laws, and job creation for students. Pursuant to the Municipal Elections Act, students are permitted to vote both in their home riding, and the riding in which they attend school. If you will be 18 [...]

By | October 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Reflecting on Sustainability Week 2018

From September 30th to October 4th Queen’s University Sustainability Office hosted Sustainability Week 2018 with efforts by the AMS Social Issues Commission. This week featured various events that engaged with students providing opportunities to learn about environmental issues impacting our campus, the Kingston community and rest of the world. Overarching themes involved exploring, acting, conserving, [...]

By | October 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Updates from Your AMS Executive

Welcome to the AMS Blog! Throughout the school year you’ll find a variety of blogs written by various AMS staff who are passionate about numerous issues and want to share their work with you! We hope that you have had a great first week of classes and that you enjoy this post which updates you [...]

By | September 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tips and Tricks For Getting Through This Exam Season

It’s that time of year again, libraries are packed, to-do lists are long, and minds are filled with stress, its exam season! Whether you are a first-year rookie or a four year veteran, exam time is stressful for everyone. It’s important you study and work hard, but don’t forget to take care of yourself. Here [...]

By | April 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hop-to-it, It’s Easter long weekend y’all! A relaxing weekend awaits, but all we can think about is the tasty food we get to indulge in before exams start. Whether you’re staying in Kingston for the holidays, or going home to family/friends, here are some easy-peasy-lemon-squeezy recipes to make!   BRUNCH: ~Buttermilk Pancakes~ ~Scrambled Eggs~   [...]

By | March 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2018 AMS Board of Directors Election

March 19, 2018 KINGSTON ON – The Alma Mater Society (AMS) would like to congratulate the following students on their election to the AMS Board of Directors: Two-year term student director: Jordan Nensi, Comm ‘20 Leah Bourque, Sci ‘20   One-year term student director Evan Goldman, Comm ‘19 Julia Kruja, Comm ‘19   Please direct [...]

By | March 19th, 2018|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Your Rights as a Renter, Ontario’s New Standardized Lease Explained

All too often, issues associated with student housing are discussed in silos. The concerns that arise in one municipality are often not recognized as a part of a larger trend across Ontario. This can be attributed to the uniqueness of each individual community, and may be due to the fact that a solution for one [...]

By | March 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments