Opinions

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: What's the worst room you've had a class in at Queen's?

Talking heads... around campusContinue...

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...

Recognize the real value of your summer job

With the end of the school year fast approaching, students face another challenge: summer employment. This is perhaps an even greater factor in determining the kind of career we’ll pursue.Continue...

Letter to the Editor: February 26

Good Grief Queen’s Regarding the article “Aboriginal courses are relevant to students, so make them a priority” (January 8).Continue...

Talking Heads: What are you doing for reading week?

What are you doing for reading week?Continue...

Computer Science is here to stay

Take 10 seconds to look around you. What do you see? I bet your smartphone, tablet or laptop are within arm’s reach.

Magical though they may seem, these products are not the result of the...Continue...

Letter to the editor: February 11

Re: Student fee policy leaves StuCons hangingContinue...

Talking heads: Why did you decide to donate your hair?

Why did you decide to donate your hair?Continue...

Queen's: rethink divestment decision

According to Queen’s University, we should no longer be held accountable for the consequences of our actions. Therefore, the oil and gas industry is responsible only for the extraction of fossil fuels, not their contributions to climate change.Continue...

Bell, let's talk

My father has passed down many wonderful things that to me: my red hair that’s never quite straight or curly; my sarcastic sense of humour that has a tendency to get me into trouble; my knack for making small talk with just about anyone.Continue...

Talking heads: If you hosted your own radio show, what would it be?

“A musical trip through New York City.” Megan Batty, ConEd '16

“Classical music and popular culture.” Peter Ballyk, MSc '16

“Talking to ordinary people...Continue...

Talking heads: In one sentence, what advice would you give to your students?

“Live life to the full.” Christine Sypnowich, Philosophy

“Take the job you can get, not the job you want right now, because it’s just too difficult to find work...Continue...

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