September 27, 2016

Opinions

Welcome to grad school

Recently The Queen’s Journal shed some light on the reality of how graduate students’ funding packages can be drastically changed from their original agreement. However, certain aspects about this reality warrant more attention — especially regarding how graduate student poverty and professional development experiences are tied to these cuts.Continue...

Letter to the Editors: September 23

Alumni parade is more than a lap around a track

I can remember my first Homecoming like it was yesterday....Continue...

Talking Heads: Hey Frosh, how do you REALLY feel?

"I'm liking this." Greg Eriksen, ArtSci '20

"Pretty sweet." Jamie Robertson, Sci '20

"It's been fun. I made a lot of friends!" Elim Chen, Nursing '20...Continue...

Revitalizing a dated education system

How often do you sit in class and hear something that sparks your curiosity, but you’re afraid to ask about it in fear that your question may be considered off topic or besides the point?Continue...

Letters to the Editors: September 20

Re: TAPS services to be locked for HoCo

Dear Editors,

I was not surprised to hear allegations of hazing coming towards the TAPS management. Many of the steps...Continue...

Talking Heads: When you were in high school what did you want to be when you grew up?

When you were in high school what did you want to be when you grew up?Continue...

High schools fail to prepare students for the real world

There’s a common stereotype that carries an underlying horrible truth with many university students.Continue...

Letters to the Editors: September 16

Re: Not all zoos are birds of a feather

Auston Chhor’s assertion that zoo breeding programs contribute to bolstering wild populations of endangered species is belied by...Continue...

A scheduling conflict with commitment

Hook-up culture is getting us nowhere but into a mess of tangled sheets and unreturned text messages.Continue...

Universities can see your social media

The University is probably watching you.Continue...

Point-counterpoint: How do comic book fans respond to the new Iron Man?

Big changes are happening for the character of Iron Man in the Marvel comics, written by Brian Michael Bendis.

Earlier this month Marvel Comics announced a new development in their ...Continue...

Talking Heads: Can you sum up your thoughts on the Stanford sexual assault trial in one word?

Can you sum up your thoughts on the Stanford sexual assault trial in one word?Continue...

Universities must educate to protect

I'd always known that coming to Queen's warranted more responsibility. Things like waking up in the morning without the help of my mother or making healthy eating choices, I expected. But coming from a country and a neighborhood where sexual assaults are a rare occurrence, I didn’t realize that walking with my keys gripped tightly in my fist late at night “just in case” would be one of them.Continue...

Talking heads: Have you ever been in an Internet fight? If so, over what?

“DC vs. Marvel. DC is a hundred times better.” Akhil Dua, ConEd ’16

“Rural Ontario. Small towns. It was a dark day.” Brent Fallis, Sci ’17

“Western pride...Continue...

Every word is important, even the hurtful ones

Initially, I was pretty reluctant to write this article.Continue...

Letter to the Editor: April 11

There seems to be some confusion over what the Sessional Dates Framework proposal does and does not propose. I am writing to try and clear up questions you might have.Continue...

Talking heads: What was the best part of working for The Journal?

What was the best part of working for The Journal?Continue...

Tenants: know your rights or risk them

When I decided to come to Queen’s, people were quick to tell me how difficult the transition would be.Continue...

Opinions: Year in Review 2015-16

A look at the section’s highlights this yearContinue...

I came to university to get away from my parents… not to get new ones

This time last year, when I found out I was going to go on exchange to Queen’s, I was over the moon. I couldn’t wait to head to Canada and experience university in North America.Continue...

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