Editorials

Standardized testing a rigged game

Test scores that make or break entrance to graduate programs give an unfair leg up to privileged students.Continue...

Journalist, not judge

When Erin Andrews was secretly filmed while undressing, she became the victim in the scenario. So why does the media treat her like a criminal?Continue...

Classroom improvements well worth the investment

Let’s face it — some Queen’s classrooms are in desperate need of a touch-up, which makes Queen’s recent allocation of $3 million to repairing classrooms a very welcomed venture.Continue...

Mental recovery equally important for concussion patients

Minimize light. Turn your phone and computer off. No screens, no noise. No more than a few hours of visitors every day, at least for the first little while.Continue...

Diversity doesn’t belong on the backburner

Time and time again, Queen’s whiteness has been acknowledged by the University, by its students and its faculty. But we must ask — why hasn’t it changed?Continue...

You can’t put a price on free speech, unless you’re UAlberta

If you’re going to block freedom of expression on a university campus, you’d better have a more believable reason than an inflated security fee.Continue...

Yes, I’m aware I’m Asian

When I think of a racist, I picture someone throwing insults at a certain ethnicity. I didn’t realize racism could be disguised in the form of admiration — until I started using Tinder.Continue...

Edmonton student unfairly punished

Exposing racism shouldn’t lead to punishment.Continue...

An open letter to the AMS

When newspapers make a factual error, we print a correction. This ensures that we’re transparent and don’t mislead readers. In light of the AMS’s misrepresentation of The Journal’s editorial, they might be advised to do the same.Continue...

It’s not all jokes for female comedians

Women are a small minority in the stand-up comedy world — but it isn’t because women aren’t funny.Continue...

Is there room for trans athletes? The answer is up to Queen’s

It’s unclear where trans students fit in Canadian Interuniversity Sports (CIS), but institutions can ensure that space is made for students who can’t check one gender box or the other.Continue...

Cynicism about humanitarian aid shouldn't dissuade us from trying

Cynics are just idealists who’ve gone through a Global Development Studies (DEVS) degree.Continue...

Editors' Note

Last week, The Journal published a letter to the editor penned by Law Students’ Society (LSS) executives and signed by members of the Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) executive.Continue...

Student fee policy leaves StuCons hanging

Democracy is usually the best policy, but the AMS shot themselves in the foot when they made referendums the only avenue for passing fees.Continue...

Keeping up with reality

Despite their close ties to real life, reality shows perpetuate harmful and outdated gender stereotypes.Continue...

Female professors deserve better

Actions speak louder than words. And the lack of action on wage inequity speaks volumes.Continue...

Let’s talk about religion

Religious differences will continue to cause division, but the violence bred from religious ignorance is curable through open and rational dialogue.Continue...

School of Medicine a brave guinea pig

A new educational model could bring out the best in Queen’s medical school residents.Continue...

Call out the catcallers

Not all catcalls, whistling and hollering is punishable by law. But there’s something very wrong when a girl walking alone is afraid for her safety.Continue...

Put student apathy in perspective

Apathy about student politics may be concerning, but it isn’t a good way to judge overall apathy.Continue...

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