Editorials Archive: 2014

Accessibility trumps experience

The AMS no-experience-necessary hiring policy is a valuable initiative to ensure accessible employment for students.Continue...

Over-loaded

Burnout. Have you been there?Continue...

Queen’s has failed sexual assault survivors

Queen’s administration should be condemned for lacking an official policy for handling sexual assaults on campus.Continue...

Think spiritually

When I came to Queen’s last year, I found it disturbing how infrequently students took the time to think about and acknowledge their spiritual lives.Continue...

Name change, game change

The city of Seattle’s re-designation of Columbus Day as Indigenous People’s Day is a step in the right direction, but it can’t be the last step.Continue...

Media monopoly a mixed blessing

Postmedia’s purchase of all of Sun Media’s English-language papers will benefit smaller papers, but should be regarded with caution.Continue...

Pirating the Ivy League

China’s recent economic boom has resulted in the rise of several universities that seek to recreate the experience of prestigious western universities.Continue...

Meditation room required

The creation of a meditation and prayer room in Stauffer Library is a worthwhile initiative.Continue...

You go, Chicago

The University of Chicago’s plan to increase the economic diversity of its undergraduate population helps establish equal opportunities for students of all economic backgrounds.Continue...

Ops or bust

From covering news for the Journal last year to being this volume’s Opinions Editor, I’ve had the opportunity to meet a lot of students on this campus.Continue...

NFL dormant on violence

The NFL’s recent devotion of commercial time to anti-domestic violence PSAs is a retroactive and insufficient attempt at saving face.Continue...

Assault case process ambigious

It’s painfully clear that universities need to establish a proper system for handling sexual assault cases.Continue...

Nix the make-up call

Ever heard of a make-up call in sports?Continue...

Aboriginal communities left behind in development discourse

The term “developed country” shouldn’t imply that countries in the global North have reached a sort of utopia.Continue...

Boycott misses mark

Justin Trudeau’s boycott of Sun Media was misguided.Continue...

Boycott misses mark

Justin Trudeau’s boycott of Sun Media was misguided.Continue...

Quest bridges study and recovery

The opening of Canada’s first recovery high school is a solid step in creating resources for youth with substance use disorders.Continue...

Neutrality a necessity

Canada’s current national anthem doesn’t accurately represent the standards of equity we should strive towards.Continue...

History needs structure

The history department needs to be more standardized.Continue...

Evaluate policies, not bodies

Press coverage dedicated to politicians’ appearances and personalities is diverting focus from the discussion of policies and legitimate concerns.Continue...

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