Editorials Archive: 2015

Why we need humour

We’ve become so preoccupied with being politically correct, we’re forgetting to laugh.Continue...

Cracking the code of a fall reading week

A Fall Reading Week at Queen’s could be the light in the middle of the tunnel, but that shouldn’t be at the cost of the light at the end.Continue...

Commerce rankings lack purpose

If you’re going to rank students, at least have it serve a purpose.Continue...

AMS referendum decision lacks transparency

When they decided to nullify the fall referendum results, the AMS didn’t just decide the fate of the election — student input was tossed out the window as well.Continue...

Take the bro out of brogrammers

Technology will always be the future, and women need to learn to be a part of it.Continue...

Head injuries an issue

We owe it to student athletes to look out for their health, and battling concussions is a step in the right direction.Continue...

Move-in signs should move out

While Orientation Week aims to welcome new students to Queen’s, the dozens of inappropriate move-in day banners that haunt the University District are hardly welcoming.Continue...

Journal Roundtable: Paris Attacks

A roundtable of The Journal's staff discusses the impact of the November 13 attacks in Paris.Continue...

Student feedback leads to dreamier courses

The Principal’s Dream Courses program gets full marks for initiative, but might fall short on application.Continue...

Political correctness is a two-way street

Fear of saying the wrong thing shouldn’t stop us from saying anything at all.Continue...

Say goodnight to a ‘nap map’

Forty winks won’t make up for a good night’s sleep.Continue...

Support needed for abortion patients

Barriers to abortion and support for young women are still shockingly present in Kingston.Continue...

Time for Mizzou to step up its game

As the University of Missouri’s president resigns, the university has a chance to straighten out their priorities and face the history they’ve long ignored.Continue...

Why I’m a student journalist

When I tell my friends I’m only taking two courses I usually get a response like “aw man, you’re so lucky”. But then I tell them I work 60 hours a week, often into obscure hours of the morning and sometimes even on 24 hour binges — all for an honoraria that roughly equals $3 an hour.Continue...

Trinity Western speaker reinforces prejudice

Students don’t need their sexual identity diagnosed.Continue...

Travel points won’t fly

The new scheme to pay off student debt with travel points is more of an opportunity for politicians to pat each other on the back then to combat the financial burden.Continue...

Algorithmic love

Holographic hook-ups? Swipes for sex? Technology is changing the way we build love and relationships in the modern world.Continue...

Laurier statues out of place

Larger than life bronze statues of all 22 prime ministers is a bit much for a country accustomed to avoiding national pride like an ex-wife at a dinner party — there’s just too much history there.Continue...

Wesleyan’s budget cuts miss the mark

In a superbly bureaucratic and short-sighted move, Wesleyan University’s student government is cutting off their student newspaperat the knees without even the decency of saying why.Continue...

Journal Roundtable: Federal Election

A roundtable of The Journal's staff weighs in on the local results of the 2015 federal election.Continue...

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