March 30, 2017

Editorials Archive: 2014

Calorie count not enough

The Ontario government’s efforts to include nutrition data on menus is worthwhile, but encouraging healthy choices can’t stop there.Continue...

City should reprioritize snow removal

Foot traffic must be accounted for in local snow removal efforts this year.Continue...

Ferguson not so far from home

To many Canadians, recent events in Ferguson might seem too far from home to understand.Continue...

Mark Sir John A.

While it’s inappropriate to celebrate the bicentennial of Sir John A. Macdonald’s birth, the date still needs to be marked as a critical event in Canada’s history.Continue...

More to English

“English … ah.”Continue...

Turnout needs to keep up

Higher turnout in this year’s AMS fall referendum is a positive sign, but there’s still much to be done to make this year’s uptick last.Continue...

Poloz's advice half-baked

Stephen Poloz's recent comments about unpaid work were valid but ill-advised.Continue...

Consult with EngSoc, Faculty

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science’s attempts to discourage alcohol-related jacket bars have been poorly executed.Continue...

Drink or don't: it's your choice

For a first-year teetotaler, abstaining from alcohol was an isolating decision.Continue...

Sex ed revamp overdue

Ontario’s current sexual education and health curriculum — established in 1998 — is alarmingly outdated.Continue...

Context needed

The Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) should be applauded for their proactive efforts to have class averages or medians included on transcripts.Continue...

It's not about you

This Nov. 11, it seems we have more reasons than usual to remember the fallen.Continue...

Fines are fine

Library fines aren’t the most serious financial barrier university students have to face.Continue...

Talk about it — period

The discomfort menstruation evokes speaks to greater issues of muted conversations on health.Continue...

Watch the watchmen

Last week, Canadian soil became the grounds for two repugnant lone wolf attacks against servicemen.Continue...

AMS fumbles JDUC revitalization

The preliminary stages of the AMS’s JDUC revitalization plan have been poorly executed, and reflect greater failures on the part of the AMS and the University.Continue...

Don’t make a spectacle of Bynes

It’s time for the media to stop trivializing Amanda Bynes’ struggle with mental illness.Continue...

Restraint needed in media coverage

Last Wednesday’s shooting at Parliament Hill demonstrated the importance of exercising restraint in media coverage during uncertain situations.Continue...

Downes endorsed unanimously

The Journal’s Editorial Board has unanimously agreed to endorse Rick Downes for Kingston mayor, with 17 votes for and no abstentions.Continue...

Drop the slut talk

“I’m a mouse, duh.” Continue...

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