Editorials

It's time to educate youth about mental health

Introducing early and legitimate education on mental health to young Canadians is vital.Continue...

Efforts to increase fluency in Indigenous languages need Canada's support

Residential school systems in Canada have perpetuated the loss of Indigenous languages for centuries.Continue...

Why we can't censor controversial viewpoints

Universities serve to challenge our viewpoints, our ideas and our potential to learn and evolve.Continue...

Discouraging discussion is no way to protect free speech

Freedom of speech and the preservation of educational discourse are things that need to be protected on university campuses. However, this protection won’t come about by promoting fear and...Continue...

Canadians need an Indigenous Supreme Court Judge

On Dec. 15, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has the opportunity to choose an Indigenous judge for the Supreme Court of Canada.Continue...

Having sex is not equivalent to moral or physical loss

“Have you lost your virginity?”Continue...

It’s up to news media to curb sexist language in reporting

Despite holding the position of Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, Ottawa Centre Liberal MP Catherine McKenna has been given the name “Climate Barbie” on social media by other government officials and news organizations.Continue...

Prioritizing the self in self worth

Despite its virtues, living in a more socially interconnected world has made us more susceptible to basing our self-worth on the opinions of others.Continue...

News media needs to differentiate between fact and opinion

In a time of distrust between news outlets and their readers, newspapers have a responsibility to clearly label their content as either fact or opinion.Continue...

Final exam process needs re-evaluation

Even though re-evaluating how we approach final evaluations can have some real value at universities, we need to consider everything that would need to be altered before we throw out the old system.Continue...

Pornography can have a place in the classroom

It’s one thing to argue for warning ahead of sensitive subjects and materials, but to call for them to be shut out entirely isn’t conducive to a university education.Continue...

University degrees are worth more than memories

University has transformed from an educational institution of career preparation to a place of self-exploration and discovery.Continue...

Universities need to prepare for marijuana legalization

With or without the law on their side, young Canadians already use recreational marijuana. Still, when marijuana legalization comes into effect, Canadian universities need to have a policy in...Continue...

The nature of work is changing, not employees

Each generation is different from the last in some ways, but loyalty to their work place isn’t necessarily one of them.Continue...

Context should be considered in student conduct discipline

Going after a student for breaching a student code of conduct without taking the broader social context of their comments into account is a serious misstep for any university administration.Continue...

Mental health survey is a positive way to reach out

Though providing preemptive resources for incoming students is a great step towards shedding light on the serious issue of mental health on campus, the efforts can’t stop there.Continue...

Academia should have a destination outside of university walls

Since their conception in the Middle Ages, universities have been to the benefit of a particularly fortunate — and therefore limited — group.Continue...

Although well intentioned, #MeToo needs to refocus

While #MeToo is currently trending and well intentioned, it isn’t doing anything radically different than the hashtags that have come before it.Continue...

Efforts to control Homecoming parties needs a new approach

The tradition of holding homecoming weekends gathers thousands of partiers together at universities across the country year after year.Continue...

The value of unpaid internships

Despite lacking deserved financial compensation, unpaid internships have a lot to offer young people.Continue...

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