Editorials Archive: 2014

Overheard is dead

Ever seen a squirrel on campus? Heard a Freudian slip in a lecture? Watched some drunks prowling Princess St.?Continue...

High school admin infringed on editorial autonomy

By seeking retribution against their student newspaper, a Pennsylvania high school’s administration has acted unconstitutionally and incredibly childish.Continue...

Medical details not a right

Rob Ford’s detailed medical disclosure was the right decision, but his situation shouldn’t set a precedent where we demand health information from our leaders as though it were a right.Continue...

Toss out the trivial

"So, what are you doing after you graduate?"Continue...

Video apps a folly solution

Goucher College went too far with their drastic revision to the school’s application process.Continue...

Student initiative needed

Universities can offer as many career resources as they want, but it doesn’t matter if students aren’t taking their own initiative.Continue...

$15 federal minimum wage just a headline grabber

As great as a $15 federal minimum wage sounds, it’s unclear how the NDP’s recent proposal will help relieve poverty.Continue...

Speak loud

Every morning when I get up, I go to the bathroom. I eat breakfast. I brush my teeth. And then I pour a glass of water, find my pillbox and take a pill containing 100mg of sertraline, better known by its trade name: Zoloft.Continue...

Revise safe space education

The decision made by some Carleton frosh leaders to wear “fuck safe space” t-shirts was inappropriate and unproductive.Continue...

Remember Robin

One month and one day since prolific comedian Robin Williams committed suicide by asphyxiation, most of us have forgotten.Continue...

Rethink the degree

Rather than focus on whether a three-year undergraduate degree is better or worse than a four-year degree, we need to turn our attention to how those years are being spent and to what end.Continue...

Columbia, stop hiding issues under the mattress

Recent events at Columbia University should act as a sign that universities everywhere need to change how they handle sexual assault cases.Continue...

No stance is the wrong stance

The Society of Graduate and Professional Students' (SGPS) recent decision to not take a stance on the bombing of two universities in Gaza was careless and lacked transparency.Continue...

Catcallers, please think twice

“What kind of feminist shit is this!”Continue...

Learn the cloud

On Sunday night, hundreds of nude photos of A-list celebrities were stolen from Apple’s iCloud service and leaked online. The result was public outrage as individuals likened the theft to sexual violation.Continue...

Access denied

Every August, the Journal requests eight media credentials from Queen’s Athletics: four for reporters and four for photographers.Continue...

You’re no Swift, Gazette

Western’s student newspaper showed an incredible lack of judgment in publishing a series of offensive stories last month.Continue...

Don’t shoot the photographer

The New York Times’ front-page photograph of a victim of the MH17 tragedy was an example of the power
of photojournalism.Continue...

French divide

There’s a reality many French-speaking Canadians outside of Quebec face where their ability to speak the language is overshadowed by whether or not it’s considered “real” French.Continue...

Ask before you tinker, Facebook

Whether or not it was technically legal, Facebook didn’t do good by their users when they conducted a recently released study.Continue...

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