Editorials Archive: 2012

Read with me

Reading is my job.Continue...

Northern exploits

The alleged abuse of emergency medical flights by staff at the Poplar Hill nursing station demonstrates a clear exploitation of taxpayers’ money.Continue...

Transparency Required

The University’s handling of Mike Mason’s case has been shrouded in mystery, a typical reaction that the administration has had over the past several years of bad PR incidents.Continue...

Too Perfect

Good grades, sleep or a social life. Pick two.Continue...

Paying for hype

Planning on buying the iPhone 5? I suggest holding onto your wallet instead.Continue...

More than folders

The new mental health initiative, Green Folders, is a good step forward, but will hopefully be followed by more ambitious and effective projects.Continue...

It's time for a change

The homophobic slurs on Yunel Escobar’s eyeblacks are indicative of a larger problem with sports culture — something that needs to be addressed rather than simply shouldering blame to the Blue Jays and Escobar himself.Continue...

Facebook fail

This month marks my year-long anniversary with Facebook. Like most relationships, ours began filled with excitement but soon regressed into an endless cycle of banality.Continue...

Learning privileges

Education shouldn’t be messed with — those who earn it and those who can benefit from it most are the ones who deserve it.Continue...

Motherly matters and teaching duties

A woman breastfeeding her child shouldn’t be a shocking sight — except when it’s a professor doing it in the middle of their lecture.Continue...

Puck you

Hockey fans — let’s take it personally this time.Continue...

More than hospital beds

Eating disorders and mental illnesses are clearly issues that receive far too little funding and attention in our community.Continue...

Risky business

The recent release of a texting app that allows students at the University of Regina to get in touch with a random, anonymous texter isn’t a bad idea, but poses certain risks to users.Continue...

Misguided Tweets

People are tweeting, but all I’m hearing is squawking.Continue...

Austere innovations

Queen’s University’s administration is due to submit comments on the provincial Government’s Discussion Paper on the reform of post-secondary institutions at the end of the month.Continue...

Religious restrictions

A newly-created parents group wants access to lesson plans in advance of their children’s classes — an unreasonable request because of their hate-fuelled rationale.Continue...

Label me this

When you label someone, you silence them.Continue...

Taking a chance

While there are perceived community benefits to opening a casino in any given town, they aren’t strong enough to justify the negative repercussions that may ensue if one was to open in Kingston.Continue...

Twitter travesty

Krista Ford’s recent tweet telling women “not to dress like a whore” in order to avoid being sexually assaulted was undeniably inappropriate. But, the media attention has focused far too heavily on the messenger instead of on the larger message.Continue...

Irresponsible reporting

A recent investigative news piece conducted by David Menzies, a journalist employed by Sun News media, was a poor and dangerous example of journalism that ignored the complexities of the issues it raised.Continue...

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