Editorials Archive: 2013

Mixed messages

Many mixed race people, myself included, have trouble defining our ethnic identity.Continue...

Issue 16: Darts & Laurels

Each digital release of the Journal will feature weekly darts and laurels, listing what should be celebrated and criticized from the previous week in world news and campus culture.Continue...

Vanquish virality

Our online culture enables a negative space for content to achieve virality, often without the subject’s consent.Continue...

Attendance furies, not worries

Another school year means another debate about sporting event attendance at Queen’s. While it would be ideal if Queen’s athletes could look to full stands during every contest, ultimately, there are good reasons why this doesn’t happen.Continue...

A call against hate crimes

On Sunday, it’s alleged that six Queen’s students were harassed, and one student assaulted, by a group of young men in Kingston. Due to the nature of the attack and the fact that the victims are visible minorities, Kingston Police have said the assault is a hate crime.Continue...

Busy buzz

How busy are you at this very moment?Continue...

Globe’s gambit

During a recent publishing conference, Globe and Mail publisher Phillip Crawley said that the Globe is only interested in courting readers who made in excess of $100,000.Continue...

Toss the costs

The first Homecoming weekend has brought on yet another debate about policing costs and student behaviour. While the weekend’s celebrations triggered many students to gather on Aberdeen St., and Queen’s has contributed to policing costs in the past, renewing such an agreement would be unjust.Continue...

Issue 13: Darts & Laurels

Each digital release of the Journal will feature weekly darts and laurels, listing what should be celebrated and criticized from the previous week in world news and campus culture.Continue...

Respect for Ryp

There’s an argument to be made for removing fighting from hockey, but using Rick Rypien’s death to further that position is shameful.Continue...

Wary Woolf goes door to door

Last Saturday, Queen’s Principal Daniel Woolf went door-to-door on Aberdeen and Earl Streets discouraging residents from participating in street parties or hosting keggers this weekend. Woolf passed out literature which contained information about official Homecoming events and the history of the reunion weekend.Continue...

Cops crack down

Last Wednesday, Kingston Police Force (KPF) initiated a crackdown on bicyclists who were allegedly violating the rules of the road. KPF handed out 42 tickets and 18 warnings during the action, a part of their
Safe Cycling initiative, timed to coincide with September’s return of students.Continue...

Glorious grammar

It’s time we re-discovered the magic of syntax.Continue...

Cheesy advice

What would you want to know coming into a new school? What wisdom would you have wanted to impart on your younger, more vulnerable self?Continue...

Issue 11: Darts & Laurels

Each digital release of the Journal will feature weekly darts and laurels, listing what should be celebrated and criticized from the previous week in world news and campus culture.Continue...

Culture clash over kid’s care

Two Winnipeg foster parents will soon learn whether or not they can continue caring for the child who has been with them for two yearsContinue...

Introverts explained

What are you doing this Friday night?Continue...

Queen’s rep gets gut check

Queen’s recently received its poorest ranking ever from the Quacquarelli Symonds’ (QS) World University Rankings. While not a cause for panic, this new low is representative of a general downward trend in international reputation that the school administration is reluctant to acknowledge.Continue...

Week critique

I consider Frosh Week a highlight of the school year, and I’m sure I’m not alone.Continue...

Issue 9: Darts & Laurels

Issue 9: Darts & LaurelsContinue...

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