Editorials Archive: 2008

Clearer statement needed

Last week the University released its statement on responsible investing, four months after the scheduled release date.Continue...

It’s easy being green

The third annual Arctic Report Card was released last week, the Globe and Mail reported, combining climate change research from 46 scientists in 10 countries.Continue...

‘Savage’ remark legitimate

LandInSights, a Quebec-based aboriginal rights group, reported International Olympic Committee Canadian representative Dick Pound to the IOC ethics committee for allegedly making racist comments in his August interview with La Presse, the Globe and Mail reported Oct. 18.Continue...

Ban ignores heart of issue

In January, Health Canada unveiled its new policy on organ donation, banning the use of organs from what it deems to be high-risk groups without the explicit consent of organ recipients.Continue...

Boring before banal

Dull; the first word that comes to mind when I ponder this week’s election.Continue...

No true winners in election

On Tuesday, Canadians re-elected Stephen Harper’s Conservatives to their second term and the nation’s third minority government in four years.Continue...

Punish pellet gun perps

Two students were arrested this month and banned from entering campus without security escort for using pellet guns.Continue...

Grossly mistaken

Please admit; the events on Aberdeen that have occurred in the last seven years are disgusting.Continue...

Downes up to the occasion

Kingston residents cast their votes today to choose their representative for Kingston and the Islands riding in Parliament.Continue...

Silence speaks volumes

Last Friday, Queen’s Board of Trustees approved an additional $7 million for Phase 1 of the Queen’s Centre to help build the new School of Kinesiology.Continue...

Playing hardball

With childhood obesity prevalent in North America, it’s no wonder people are taking action against it.Continue...

No debate; Canada wins

Last Thursday, the Canadian federal debate and the U.S. vice-presidential debate aired on TV simultaneously and, while some people flipped channels frantically or streamed online content in separate, open windows, most people were forced to settle for one debate over the other.Continue...

Safety’s all in the name

A woman is asking Greyhound buses to introduce passenger lists after finding out her daughter may have been exposed to tuberculosis on a trip, the Windsor Star reported Oct. 4.Continue...

The unfortunate realities

Life’s unfair; this is an indisputable fact.Continue...

CBC action hard to swallow

On Monday, the CBC apologized for publishing regular freelance contributor Heather Mallick’s online column about U.S. vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin Sept. 5.Continue...

Speeches need standards

Conservative party speech writer Owen Lippert resigned his position after Liberal MP Bob Rae accused Stephen Harper of plagiarizing parts of a speech he delivered in Parliament in 2003 after the U.S. invaded Iraq, the Globe and Mail reported Oct. 1.Continue...

Coming home to apathy

With camera in hand, I ventured onto the trash-filled Aberdeen Street early Saturday night and was immediately in a bad mood.Continue...

Photo critics misinformed

Queen’s Coalition Against Racial and Ethnic Discrimination (QCRED) submitted a letter last Friday accusing the Journal of commodifying Indigenous culture with its front-page photo of the 2nd Annual Educational Pow Wow, published Sept. 23.Continue...

Token outrage falls short

Last week, the Queen’s University Muslim Students Association (QUMSA) reported anti-Islamic crimes on campus.Continue...

Losing face and respect

Every year the AMS receives mixed reviews from the student body and every year many students are left feeling bitter and resentful.Continue...

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