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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Undergraduate Trustee Resigns

January 13th, 2020 Kingston, ON- Tyler MacIntyre, the Undergraduate Trustee has resigned for the remainder of his 2-year term beginning June 1st, 2020 due to the completion of his undergraduate degree. He offered the following statement: “Serving as trustee has been far and away the most enjoyable, educational, and meaningful experience of my time at

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AMS Mourns Queen’s Student Lost in Plane Crash

January 9th 2020   Kingston, ON- The AMS mourns the loss of Amir Moradi, a Queen’s Undergraduate student, who was on board Ukraine International Flight PS752.   Although words do little to capture the pain of any loss, our thoughts and deepest condolences go out to the friends, family, and all our peers at Queen’s who have

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AMS Deeply Saddened By Tragic Plane Crash

January 8th, 2020 KINGSTON,ON- The AMS is deeply saddened to hear about the recent plane crash and would like to extend our support and hearts to all those who have been impacted. Our sincerest condolences to our peers, friends, and colleagues, particularly in the Canadian-Iranian community, who may have lost loved ones in this terrible

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Director of Communications hired

December 9th, 2019  KINGSTON, ON – Following the vacancy of the Director of Communications position, the AMS Executive has completed the hiring process to fill the position. The Executive is pleased to announce the new Director of Communications – Ananya Chakraborty (4th Year Life Sciences).  “Despite many strong candidates competing for this position, the hiring

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Student Choice Initiative Nullified

November 25th, 2019 – Kingston Ontario On November 21st, 2019, the AMS learned that the Student Choice Initiative was struck down by the Divisional Court of Ontario on the basis that the provincial government did not have the statutory authority to infringe upon the autonomy of student associations. The AMS is monitoring the situation and

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