August 24, 2016

Editorials

Fight childhood obesity with screens

Children are becoming increasingly influenced by media and are almost constantly engaged with TV or its other forms. This should be seen as an opportunity to educate, not exploit.Continue...

When gender neutrality becomes gender disparity, reevaluate

Mistaking equality for equity fails in practice to level the playing field for female professors.Continue...

NSERC, shine the light on smaller universities

The pursuit of knowledge, not the pursuit of finances, should matter most to those with the power to grant research opportunities.Continue...

Olympics not worth the asking price

The Olympic Games create historical memories, writing the world’s best athletes into sports folklore. But after the final ceremony, when the athletes have left and people flock to their outbound flights, what’s left for the host?Continue...

“Perfect millennial” ideal sets not-so-great expectations

For students who are bending over backwards underneath mountains of debt and relentlessly toiling in minimum wage jobs, being painted with the “lazy millennial” brush is disheartening.Continue...

Abandon the ban on faculty-student relationships

Banning faculty-student relationships protect universities, not their students.Continue...

Past crimes a barrier to further education

Cutting criminal records from university applications is a good step forward to putting rehabilitation back into the correctional system.Continue...

Remove the price tag on success

It’s time we realized that the tirelessly marketed idea of ‘living your dreams’ attaches a hefty price tag to our idea of success.Continue...

A Decade of Editorials

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Darts & laurels 2015-16

Darts and laurels 2015-16Continue...

Editorials: Year in Review 2015-16

This year The Journal editorialized on topics ranging from the AMS’s actions to Aboriginal issues and lack of diversity at Queen’s.Continue...

Illustrations: Year in Review

Thanks to talented illustrators and dedicated contributors, The Journal was filled with beautiful artwork this year. The following is a collection of the best illustrations featured in The Journal this year.Continue...

Pass/fail courses pass

Personal Interest Credits could ease pressure on student’s GPAs, leading to a better education and an escape from their comfort zone.Continue...

Cut Senate a break

If you want to write an angry letter about how important Orientation Week is to you, you should be writing to your faculty, not Senate.Continue...

Sexual assault policy: Are we there yet?

Generalizations and vague promises are inadequate responses to sexual assault.Continue...

Putting USATs back on the table a good sign

Queen’s revision of the student feedback process is a welcome step, but it won’t mean anything if USAT results aren’t taken seriously.Continue...

St. Patty’s Day safety in students’ hands

St. Patrick’s Day is often an unexplained, collective agreement between students to drink a lot — but there’s no obligation for their school to be the designated driver.Continue...

Doping: it’s only cheating if you’re caught

It seems like every few years a major athlete falls from grace when they’re caught doping.Continue...

It’s a worker’s choice to show cleavage on the job

Breasts and thighs might be items on the menu, but that doesn’t include your waitress’ body.Continue...

Stand up to online prejudice

Social media and the Internet give a megaphone to a lot of things that shouldn’t be said, and Islamaphobic sentiments are one of them.Continue...

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