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Update: Launch of Educational Campaign to Address Period Stigma at Queen’s

February 27th, 2020 KINGSTON, ON - Over the course of the Fall semester, the AMS Executive worked closely with the AMS club Queen’s Period to tackle menstrual accessibility and stigma on campus. In addition to improving accessibility and availability of products, the Executive wanted to create an empathetic and positive climate towards menstruation on campus.  In November 2019, the AMS, in conjunction with the club, installed “Take one, Leave one” bins for menstrual products in male, [...]

By | February 27th, 2020|News|0 Comments

AMS Senior Management for 2020-2021 hired!

February 25th, 2020  KINGSTON, ON – Jared den Otter, Alexia Henriques, and Alexandra Samoyloff have completed their hiring for 2020-2021 AMS Senior Management. Over the weekend, Team AJA reviewed many applications with multiple rounds of interviews. The Executive-Elect is excited to announce the following decisions:  Secretary of Internal Affairs: Caroline Hart  Commissioner of Campus Affairs: Charlotte Galvani  Commissioner of External Affairs: Matthew Mellon  Commissioner of Social Issues: Angela Sahi  [...]

By | February 25th, 2020|News|0 Comments

CFRC To Go Up for Referendum Again

February 6th, 2020 Kingston, ON – Following a 52.7% vote against the question “Do you agree to a change in CFRC’s fee of $8.22 from individual opt out to mandatory collection for the next three years?”, CFRC lodged an appeal due to the lack of clarity of the question. Many students believed that if the CFRC fee lost this referendum it would remain as [...]

By | February 6th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Undergraduate Trustee Resigns, Effective Immediately

February 5th, 2020 Kingston, ON - Today, following his attendance at a coronavirus themed event, Undergraduate Trustee Tyler McIntyre announced his resignation.   The Coronavirus event directly went against the AMS’s values, and the values of our community, and we do not condone it or events like it. We remain, as always, vehemently opposed to behavior that is discriminatory in any [...]

By | February 5th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Campus Cafes lead the way in sustainability

February 5th, 2020  Kingston, ON – Today, Common Ground Coffeehouse, The Brew, and The Tea Room launch HuskeeSwap on campus! The program allows individuals who own a Huskee cup to simply swap it for a clean one at any coffee shop across the world that participates in the program.  The Tea Room, QBACC, and the AMS will sponsor the first 150 HuskeeCups to enroll students into this lifelong, global program.  This is just another phase in a continuous student-driven effort [...]

By | February 5th, 2020|News|0 Comments

A Statement From the AMS

February 3rd, 2020 Kingston, ON - It is important to understand and remember that there are members of our Queen’s community who have been personally impacted by the coronavirus outbreak and spreading misinformation or making light of it is not what we should be doing.   Our community needs to do better and to be better, particularly when engaging in discourse surrounding issues that affect our world. We need to rise [...]

By | February 3rd, 2020|News|0 Comments

Unveiling New AMS Website

January 31st, 2020 Kingston, ON – We are very excited to announce the unveiling of our new website after 9 months of hard work and dedication! The new website design is streamlined to make it much faster, more user friendly and navigable. It’s important to us that information regarding our services and the resources we [...]

By | January 31st, 2020|News|0 Comments

2020 AMS Election results

January 29th, 2020   Kingston, ON - The AMS Elections team would like to thank all of those who participated and voted in the 2019 Winter Election season. As of 8:00pm January 29th, 2020, the polls for the AMS Executive Election and the Rector election have concluded. The results are as follows:  The AMS Elections Team [...]

By | January 29th, 2020|News|0 Comments

AMS 2020 Winter Referendum Results

Below are the results of the 2020 Winter Referendum held among AMS members (undergraduate and MBA students at Queen’s). AMS voter turnout was 28.3%.  Do you agree to a change in CFRC's fee of $8.22 from individual opt out to mandatory collection for the next three years? This fee was originally established in 1976 and [...]

By | January 29th, 2020|News|0 Comments

AMS Mourns Passing of Peer

January 29th, 2020 Kingston, ON - We are devastated to hear of the passing of one of our peers earlier this week. Bethany Qun Yi Yan was a talented cheerleader, a member of the Queen’s Varsity Cheerleading team, and a dedicated, enthusiastic teacher candidate who was passionate about making a difference in people’s lives. Our [...]

By | January 29th, 2020|News|0 Comments