August 29, 2016

Opinions

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...

Letters to the Editors: March 24

Re: Queen’s Alive has no place on campus

The discussions my social work peers, professors and I had were a highlight of my university career. Though on opposite ends of...Continue...

Queen’s sexual assault policy has a long way to go

Queen’s initial sexual violence policy leaves much to be desired.Continue...

Talking Heads: What do you listen to while you study?

What do you listen to while you study?Continue...

Letter to the editor: March 17

For speaking its mind, a Toronto newspaper had its office trashed and press destroyed — by law students. This was in 1826. Debates on what speech is out of bounds and how to keep it out of bounds are not new. It is only recently that reasoned debate began to be seen as good and helpful. “BDS has no place in student government” and “Queen’s Alive has no place on campus” continue this debate on what speech should be limited and how to go about that limiting.Continue...

Queen’s Alive has no place on campus

Queen’s Alive and other anti-abortion groups aren’t as “pro-life” as they’d like you to believe. These groups are oppressive and damaging.Continue...

Talking Heads: Discussing our Indigeneity

Every week, The Journal asks students to weigh in on a different question. This week, in honour of Aboriginal Awareness Week, we asked Indigenous students to speak on their experiences coming to Queen’s.Continue...

More than a dreamcatcher workshop

There’s been a change among young people in Canada. They’re taking a stand against cultural appropriation and it seems there’s a growing trend of genuine interest in a more meaningful understanding of Indigenous cultures, histories and ways of being in the world.Continue...

Talking Heads: How do you think Leo celebrated his Oscar win?

“With the bear from The Revenant .” Darius Soolum, ArtSci '16

“He finally dumped out the bucket of tears he's been saving.” Eilish Scallan, ArtSci '16...Continue...

What Ontario’s “free” tuition actually means for students

You’ve probably read the headlines: Free tuition for college or university promised to students from low-income families.Continue...

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