Editorials Archive: 2012

Windows 8 sparks heated debate

Operating system divides staff opinionContinue...

Weighty issue causes lawsuit

While it’s hard to point the finger in the death of Vilma Soltesz, who was denied entry onto three airplanes as a result of her weight, the whole situation raises undeniable questions about the accessibility of flying in today’s day and age.Continue...

Athletic education also belongs in the classroom

Athletes deserve their own sort of college education, both on the field and in the classroom.Continue...

Expense in excess

How much would you pay for a pair of sneakers this Christmas worn by your favourite athlete? Fifty dollars? A hundred dollars? A clean conscience?Continue...

Cutting into religious freedoms

A haircut isn’t a fundamental human right, especially when it offends someone’s religious freedoms.Continue...

Show’s lingerie lacks tact

The use of a Navajo headdress in the latest Victoria’s Secret fashion show has become a divisive issue, with some defending the use of cultural symbols in fashion and others calling for a shift away from using them altogether.Continue...

Fox not at fault

Fox News is biased. Deal with it.Continue...

Subtle racism oversimplified

Racism is a deeply entrenched aspect of our society — one that, in today’s day and age, often isn’t blatantly obvious.Continue...

Multi-denominational support needed

A transition doesn’t necessarily make for an overhaul.Continue...

Fighting for votes

It’s just one click, but it can determine the future of many students on campus.Continue...

Computing stereotypes

Fujitsu has jumped on the current bandwagon of promoting their products through explicit and simplistic gender stereotyping.Continue...

Behavioural grades

A professor’s decision to deduct 10 per cent for bad behaviour in class has the potential to be constructive, but treads a fine line.Continue...

Inevitable payment

Canadian newspapers are following in the footsteps of many of their international counterparts.Continue...

Direct punishment

How far does one go to protect their country?Continue...

Bring the ‘stache

Mo bros and sistas, it’s time to rally.Continue...

Undue conflict

Thinking outside of the box never hurt anyone.Continue...

Dental rehabilitation needed

A smile can go a long way.Continue...

Taking time

The amount of pressure that exists to select a career as early as possible is frustrating. Shouldn’t the enjoyment and experience of life be a priority over kick-starting your profession as early as possible?Continue...

Call for change

Lance Armstrong’s recent fall from grace points to a larger problem in cycling culture.Continue...

Fraternal skeptics

The AMS’ revisitation of the ban on their members joining fraternities is a step forward — one that doesn’t necessarily imply that fraternities will be welcomed back at Queen’s.Continue...

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