March 30, 2017

Editorials Archive: 2013

Devs dilemma

Apathetic has become the adjective of my generation.Continue...

No limits necessary

A Manitoba mother was recently fined by her daycare for not providing her children with a “balanced” lunch. The mother thought that the lunch she packed — roast beef, potatoes, carrots, an orange and milk — was healthy and sufficient.Continue...

Frown due to Homecoming shakedown

The University’s plan to pay the City of Kingston $100,000 a year for the next three years in order to cover “policing costs” is a mistake.Continue...

Ignorant travellers

We’re constantly urged to travel in order to become “more worldly.”Continue...

Time differences deserved

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination, the cover of a recent issue of the U.S. edition of Time magazine features a picture Kennedy overlaid with the headline, “The moment that changed America.”Continue...

Men make mark with centre

An organization called the Canadian Association for Equality has raised enough money to fund the first Canadian Centre for Men and Families in Toronto. The organization hopes to be up and running in the coming months to provide help, services and referrals to men in need.Continue...

Class clings to campus life

On Nov. 7, the Yale Daily News published a feature on socioeconomic class and campus life. The article stated that the “social gulf between students from low-income families and Yale’s predominately upper-middle-class culture is wide”.Continue...

Tackling intolerance

Held once every four years, the World Cup of soccer is the world’s largest sporting competition, drawing hundreds of millions of passionate onlookers.Continue...

Red or white, don’t be contrite

Just over a week ago, an Ottawa-based non-profit organization — the Rideau Institute — announced plans to hand out white poppies at a local Remembrance Day ceremony. The organization says the white poppies are meant to promote peace and stand as alternative to the red poppy.Continue...

Knowing the code

A blogs writer for The Telegraph recently wrote a piece criticizing the U.K. government for advocating that computer programming be taught in high schools. The writer dismisses the initiative and labels computer programmers “exceptionally dull weirdo[s].”Continue...

Referendum reformation

Fall Referendum results were released last Wednesday with a remarkably low voter turnout of 15.8 per cent. There is plenty of blame to go around for this dismally low number, but the AMS is the primary culprit.Continue...

The long and the shorts of it

An Indiegogo campaign that seeks funding to develop anti-rape shorts has created a stir on social media.Continue...

OPIRG lacking, sent packing

This week, the local chapter of the Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) lost a referendum vote to receive an AMS opt-out fee, the second time in two years it’s been unsuccessful in this attempt.Continue...

Gen why?

The trigger can be anything.Continue...

Time to fret over student pets

In last Friday’s issue of the Journal, we published a feature profiling student pet owners, outlining the ups and downs of having a pet in a student household.Continue...

Coping spread

When faced with stress, I find refuge by staying organized with a disciplined routine and a few coping behaviours.Continue...

Issue 18: Darts & Laurels

Issue 18: Darts & LaurelsContinue...

Wente is wrong, wrecks and rankles

Margaret Wente’s recent column about alcohol and sexual assault had its reasonable moments, but unfortunately, these were overshadowed by the column’s many flaws.Continue...

No offence

Let’s have a chat without getting our knickers in a knot.Continue...

UN ad campaign

The United Nations has released a photo series which features pictures of women with their mouths covered by sexist internet search suggestions based on Google’s autocomplete function.Continue...

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