Editorials Archive: 2014

Fence off the hazard

City Council’s decision to support turtle protection on local roads is money well spent.Continue...

Me time

Motivational speaker Jim Rohn once said, “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.”Continue...

Tipping too unstable

It’s time the archaic practice of tipping was put to rest in favour of a more stable gratuity tax.Continue...

Don’t erase history

Not everyone should have the right to be forgotten.Continue...

Skinny love

It’s time we had a chat about the hypocrisy afoot in weight discourse.Continue...

Teaching tasteful Tasing is vital

Increasing the number of Tasers in Kingston Police Force’s stock is fundamentally a good decision, but only if it’s coupled with thorough training.Continue...

Darts and laurels 2013-14

Darts and laurels 2013-14Continue...

Cease fire

The debate between feminists and men’s issues groups has been extremely toxic these last two weeks.Continue...

Radical tactics are effective

While radical political tactics like rail blockades enrage many Canadians, they galvanize action on First Nations issues.Continue...

Inflicted isolation

I’m worried our generation is socially inept.Continue...

Internet needs regulation

While resolutions to Internet privacy concerns aren’t forthcoming, more should be done to prevent corporations from looking at the content of user emails.Continue...

With eyes open

Less than half of Canadian parents think their children will have higher living standards than they do.Continue...

Campaign is tired

While the message it conveys is important, the recent “I, too, am Oxford” photo series is just another in a seemingly endless string of quickly-forgotten
whiteboard campaigns.Continue...

Small-time complaints unwarranted

The Queen’s students and faculty who protested in order to express displeasure with conditions at the soon-to-be-opened Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts need to give it a rest.Continue...

University admission test a non-starter

Canadian universities shouldn’t institute an admissions test; doing so would simply add additional hurdles and stress, particularly for students from low-income backgrounds.Continue...

Sandberg wrong to outlaw bossy

Sheryl Sandberg’s campaign to ban the word bossy is a somewhat flawed attempt to undermine a real sexist double standard.Continue...

Fee blues

At AMS Assembly last month, the Union Gallery brought forward a motion to establish a mandatory student fee to fund their operations. This came about a year and a half after a vote to continue their fee failed by just 28 votes in the 2012 Fall Referendum.Continue...

Don’t restrain

It seems counterproductive to me that our conventional dating practices revolve around maintaining emotional restraint and preventing perceptions that we’re too available.Continue...

Student cheating is expected

No one should be surprised that large numbers of university students cheat on assignments and tests.Continue...

Tartan needs kick in ASUS

Despite this year’s hurdles, whoever ends up managing the Tartan next year should work hard to fulfill the publication’s potential as a campus institution.Continue...

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