December 7, 2016

Opinions

Letters to the Editors: December 1

Responsibility lies in allyship

The students who wore culturally appropriative costumes at Beerfest last week have been labelled as racists or bigots. Whether or not...Continue...

Talking Heads: Thoughts on Week 11?

"It's Week 11 ..." Makenzie Mackay, ArtSci '17

"Thank god it's almost Christmas." Tamika Myskiw, ArtSci '19

"I like what I'm doing so the stress is manageable."...Continue...

What should we remember?

As I’ve grown older, I’ve become increasingly ambivalent to Remembrance Day.Continue...

Talking Heads: If you were to stage a protest, what would it be about?

"The pipeline expansion." Jess & Jamie Wakefield, ArtSci '17 & '20

"People not coming to the Memorial Centre to watch women's hockey." Addi Halladay, ArtSci '19...Continue...

It's about more than just climate justice

On October 24, I joined Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) as they organized a bus of Kingston youth to participate in an organized action of civil disobedience in Ottawa.Continue...

Letter to the editors: November 18

Re: Queen’s Vagabond suspends production of Othello

Anyone who was actually threatened should have contacted the police. Those who disapproved of the casting should have...Continue...

Migrating to Canada is no joke

In light of American’s electing Donald Trump as the President of the United States, talks of moving to Canada have run rampant all over social media.Continue...

Ideas don’t stop at the border

I fully expected for history to be made this American election season and it was, but definitely not in a way that I`d seen coming.Continue...

When campaigning goes awry

The 2016 presidential election has been one of the most exciting in recent history, but the excitement came at a steep price.Continue...

What Trump really represents

Watching the final results of the American election roll in, what started as a night full of optimism quickly turned to heartbreak and disbelief.Continue...

Talking Heads: Who is your favourite poet?

"Shel Silverstein." Charlotte Heller, ArtSci '17

"Dylan Thomas." Emily Graham, ArtSci '17

"William Blake." Laura Toth, ConEd '18

"Edgar...Continue...

Male birth control coverage in the media misses the mark

If you want to believe recent headlines, cargo shorts will be the closest thing to male birth control for now.Continue...

Talking Heads: What are you going to be for Halloween?

"Lilo and Stitch." Cynthia Gao, Comm '17 & Lobsang Wangkhang, ArtSci '19

"A moose on the loose." Mallory Gallant, ArtSci '17

"A construction worker."...Continue...

Read between the lines

At any given time, there are thousands of students on the Queen’s campus studying a multitude of subjects, but most involve reading.Continue...

When it's no longer just clowning around

Amid the purported “creepy clown epidemic” that’s terrified North America this year, Canadian Tire has discontinued clown-themed décor and costumes.Continue...

Talking Heads: What's getting you through midterms?

"The stress is pushing me. Can't wait till they're over." Miriam van der Maten, ArtSci '17

"Just keeping my head above water." Aaron Lin, ArtSci '19

"Trying to...Continue...

Trigger warnings pose more problems than they alleviate

Spreading across campuses nationwide is a wave of mental health awareness that has inspired many post-secondary institutions to take measures in combating these issues.Continue...

Montreal’s breed specific legislation is bad for dogs and bad for humans

In Montreal, there is an ongoing will-they-won’t-they drama playing out concerning the city’s controversial decision to enact breed-specific legislation (BSL).Continue...

Talking Heads: What's your essential Queen's Homecoming gear?

"My rugby shirt." Sam Maclennan, ArtSci '19

"Tri-colour anything and everything." Elyse O'Brien, ArtSci '18

"Can I say my tam? Is that lame?" Selvy Chea,...Continue...

Alumni traditions left behind in Richardson revitalization

I remember going to my first Homecoming football game at Queen’s when I was 10 years old.Continue...

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