Out of the Archive and Onto the Streets – October Edition

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In continuing our series ‘Out of the Archive and Onto the Streets‘ OPIRG Kingston is proud to release the October poster and story, titled: Alfie Pierce. You can find the story and the poster follow this link. If you are curious about the People’s History Project or Archive, feel free to email info[at]opirgkingston.org our stop by our office at 51 Bader Lane.

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Fostering Campus and Community Movements Conference

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OPIRG Kingston is proud to invite members of the Queen’s and Kingston communities, as well as organizers from across the OPIRG network, to our upcoming conference: Fostering Campus and Community Movements, happening from November 21 through to 23. This conference seeks to be a space where we focus on building the skills critical to fostering movements working towards a more

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Check out the Alt-Frosh 2014 Calendar!

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With baited breathe here at OPIRG Kingston we are excited to reveal the Alt-Frosh 2014 calendar! By working with more than 12 campus and community partners we are excited to offer nearly 25 events over 21 days. Alt-Frosh 2014 is one of our strongest ever, encompassing discussions on race, gender, food justice, language and power, along with so much more.

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OPIRG KINGSTON IS HIRING!

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**Update: The deadline has past and we are no longer accepting resumes and cover letters. Thank you to all those who applied!** OPIRG Kingston is excited to announce that we have received funding for two summer student positions! As a result we will be hiring two returning students for three months each at 30.5 hours a week, ideally starting on

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Safe(r) Space at the Grey House… Tonight!

Ever asked “what is the Grey House”? Well tonight is your chance to see the Grey House in its beautiful action. Full of organizing feminists, allies, those who simply just want a safer campus to debate, engage, and advance ideas of equity, the Grey House is taking up its historic role as a centre to collaborate and strategize. 6:30pm to

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Looking for the Kingston Area Seed System Initiative?

Were you sent here looking to find information about the Kingston Area Seed System Initiative (KASSI)? While still one of our great working groups, they have their own website now! Check them out at seedsgrowfood.org!   Don’t know what is KASSI? We are an initiative that is striving to create a gardening and farming community that relies on locally adapted and heritage

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We are under construction!

Wondering where we have been? Where the updates are? Well, we have been slowly working on a new website; lots of images, updated content, new layout and slightly re-organized. Stay tuned the next few days to get a look at the site and some of the work we are engaging with in the next little while!

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People’s History Project- Queer Issues

In January of 2013, Queen’s undergraduate students elected possibly the first ever transgender or queer executive member of the Alma Mater Society, the student undergraduate union. The winning team of Eril Berkok, TK Pritchard and Peter Green (BGP) campaigned on a platform that included implementing an LGBTQ night at the student nightclub, Alfies. The advancement of LGBTQ awareness and pride

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