Editorials Archive: 2015

Coyne right to resign after restrictions

It’s not part of the terms of employment at the National Post to be a Conservative.Continue...

A sorry apology from The Daily

A student newspaper’s mandate is to be representative of its readership and to be inclusive to students of all backgrounds.Continue...

Wage equity worth a look inward

A university that doesn’t acknowledge it may have a gender wage gap is trying hard not to see what’s blindingly obvious to the rest of us.Continue...

I’m not your racism meter

I know that as a student at Queen’s — a school with a diversity problem — there’d be a risk of facing racism. What I didn’t expect was to be turned into everyone’s token person of colour (POC) friend that they could use as a point of reference.Continue...

Work hard…work more?

A work hard, play hard mentality might be the norm for a university student, but in the workforce, “play hard” is more of an irresponsible drain on the economy than a necessary balance to working.Continue...

Talking down doesn’t turnout voters

The tattooed hooligan stereotype is dead. Now let’s put it to bed.Continue...

Barbaric practices mirrored

Timing and wording is everything in identity politics.Continue...

Islamaphobia is more than veil-deep

While many Canadians believe Islamophobia only happens elsewhere to other people, members of my family are shaving their beards and folding away their hijabs.Continue...

Campus inclusivity doesn’t include voyeurs

Making a safe space doesn’t mean just putting a sign on the door, it means actually making that space safe.Continue...

A trigger warning for Canada

Relaxing Canadian gun control laws and increasing access to lethal weaponry is wading into unsafe waters.Continue...

Where have all the good ones gone

Local candidates apparently undergo a screening process similar to that of a Walmart cashier, and that’s a problem.Continue...

Teaching profs deserve an equal pedestal

A growing trend across Canadian universities is the “teaching class”, university instructors who are hired on short contracts to teach classes on an hourly basis and for lower pay than more ‘elite’ professors who spend their days researching.Continue...

Step 1 for candidates: show up

Kingston’s local federal candidates seem to have come down with a bad case of stage fright that is unbecoming of a future MP.Continue...

Supporting the little guys

As a self-proclaimed book lover from the age of four, working at a bookstore has always been my dream job.Continue...

Getting over guilt

When you carry guilt for a long enough time, it starts to affect every facet of your life. It’s not something you can get rid of easily.Continue...

Swipe right on condoms

Swiping right on a sexy picture won’t give you an STI, but having sex without protection certainly might.Continue...

Confront the closing of Canadian citizenship

The burgeoning Canadian identity is something to be concerned about.Continue...

Don’t value efficiency over creativity

Your company is after a new look. But instead of consulting a design firm, you decide to try out a new computer program. Within minutes, your company is presented with a complete redesign pitch, neatly crafted to the meet current trends.Continue...

Youth not at fault for lack of fortune

Let’s not blame apathy or cultural traditions for young adults’ costs to their parents.Continue...

Stay ahead when your budget’s in the red

In a new and frightening world of budget cuts, CBC must adapt or die.Continue...

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