Editorials Archive: 2013

CrossFit conversation warranted

CrossFit belongs at Queen’s — it’s time for all sides to come to a consensus to make it happen.Continue...

Think critically

Paranoid conspiracy theorists have no place in the American gun rights debate.Continue...

Church’s role questioned

If guns are going to be allowed in the public sphere, they’d better be carried safely.Continue...

Pinterest : off-putting or useful?

The Journal’s Features Editors square off on the pluses and minuses of the websiteContinue...

Sex sells

Calm down, Twitterverse; Audi’s latest Superbowl commercial has caused far more uproar than warranted.Continue...

Risks need to be addressed

There’s no easy way to getting better grades; students shouldn’t rely on a pill for a quick fix.Continue...

Cashing in on sweet nothings

It’s not anyone’s business who your sugar daddy is.Continue...

Better than reaction

Belittling a culture is never funny. Last week’s attack on Team PDA’s Vice-President of Operations candidate Craig Draeger was well called for, but it failed to deliver the appropriate message.Continue...

Smear free

University campuses should be places conducive to democratic discussion, not blatant attack campaigns.Continue...

McGill ban is out of line

Some situations call for extreme measures — but not quite as extreme as the ones McGill is taking against student journalists.Continue...

National sport brings pride, not worries

Hockey’s positive ability to unite Canadians shouldn’t be decried — in fact, it should be celebrated.Continue...

Team BGP gets the green light

The Journal believes that team BGP will be the best executive in place for next year’s AMS.Continue...

C-45 dangers

The omnibus Bill C-45 passed last December rushes 457 pages of controversial legislation through Parliament in the name of government efficiency.Continue...

Meatless

Not everyone has to become a vegan, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t cut down on our consumption of animal by-products.Continue...

Unappreciated knowledge

Dawson College’s decision to expel a student after he discovered a serious security flaw in their system is a harsh, unnecessary course of action.Continue...

Attention drawn to local historical legacy

While vandalism may not be the most moral method of protest, it certainly has raised awareness about Sir John A. Macdonald’s legacy in Kingston.Continue...

Be “the Man”

The recent passing of Stan Musial, “Stan the Man,” the one described by George Vecsey of the New York Times as “the star who stood out by not standing out,” denotes the death of a much needed mentality in sports culture.Continue...

Reform needed

It’s time for the government to be more open-minded about cannabis use in Canada.Continue...

Queen’s trails the rest

It’s time for Queen’s to meet the new university standard and look further into implementing a co-op program at the school.Continue...

Evolution no cause for serious concern

The baby boomer generation needs to calm down. Gen Y hasn’t killed off courtship; we’ve simply forced it to evolve to fit in with our modern day society.Continue...

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