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5 Reasons YOU Should Vote in the AMS Fall Referendum

by Danielle Barish, Deputy Brand Manager Be part of the tradition The Alma Mater Society is Canada’s oldest student association. Like doing the oil thigh during homecoming or wearing a tam, participating in the AMS elections is part of the Queen’s experience. It’s an opportunity for students to influence the University’s future through decisions on how your [...]

By | October 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

My thoughts on another costume party

Last night, I was made aware that an event called “Beerfest” is being planned. This is an attempt to repeat the event that occurred in November 2016 in which students wore costumes that mocked and degraded cultures. I am extremely disappointed that the organizers—my peers—have not learned that it is hurtful to host an event [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What you should be for Halloween this year based on your Faculty

by Danielle Barish, Deputy Brand Manager Every year, the National Retail Federation releases a list of the year’s most popular costumes, and it’s expected that Halloween spending will reach a record $9.1 Billion according to their annual survey! At Queen’s, Halloweekend is a fun chance to be someone else besides yourself for a change! So we’ve narrowed [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Five things not to miss this year at Homecoming this year

by Danielle Barish, Deputy Brand Manager The leaves are beginning to change colour, the temperature is slowly dropping, midterms are just around the corner, and the smell of pumpkin spice everything is in the air. What could all of these signs point to? Homecoming 2017 of course! That’s right, it’s Hoco SZN and we couldn’t be more [...]

By | October 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ReUnion Street Festival

by Laura Chiu (Commerce ’19, ReUnion Street Festival Marketing Chair) Although the weather would seem to indicate that Summer is just getting into full swing, believe it or not, Fall is here - and that means that Homecoming is almost upon us! Four years ago, if you’d asked a given group of Queen’s students or alumni [...]

By | October 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Effective allyship is about prioritizing marginalized voices, not speaking over them

Dear Queen’s students, This morning, The Queen’s Journal published an article titled “ASUS petitions for Indigenous land recognition on Queen’s sign” featuring Laura Anderson, the ASUS Equity Commissioner. The article primarily centralized Anderson’s voice as an ally to Indigenous populations. It failed to focus the voices and experiences of Indigenous students, particularly the Indigenous students [...]

By | October 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What I Wish I Knew Going Into First Year

by Danielle Barish, Deputy Brand Manager First year was truly a one-of-a-kind experience. Growing up for the past 10 years at summer camp, I thought I would be fully equipped to handle anything University threw at me. I was used to living with a bunch of kids in small spaces, doing any means necessary for [...]

By | September 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sexual Violence Prevention and Support Resources are Available

September 1, 2017  KINGSTON, ON – In light of the recent media attention detailing sexual misconduct by a Queen's student, we would like to draw everyone's attention to the resources that exist on campus and in the broader Kingston community for those who have been affected or may need support. The AMS does not condone the behaviour of the student in question, and would like you to remember that all students [...]

By | September 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Appointment of Vice-President (Operations)

August 28, 2017   KINGSTON, ON – Today, Chelsea Hollidge (Film and Political Studies '17) was appointed AMS Vice-President (Operations) by AMS President Jennifer Li and AMS Vice-President (University Affairs) Palmer Lockridge. This appointment was made in accordance with AMS Constitution Part 2, Section 2, Subsection 4 and will be brought to AMS Assembly for ratification on September 21, 2017.  The Executive has consulted Assembly, the Executive [...]

By | August 28th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Executive Statement on Bikes and Boards

August 25, 2017  KINGSTON, ON – Today, AMS President Jennifer Li made the following statement on behalf of the AMS Executive:  "Over the last few days, we have heard and considered the concerns expressed to us by students and alumni over the transition of Bikes and Boards from an AMS corporate service to a student-led club. We wish to take a moment and respond to some of the comments and better explain the [...]

By | August 25th, 2017|News|0 Comments