Editorials Archive: 2015

Missed chances

Students who dedicate eight months a year to learning, shouldn’t have flipping burgers as their only option for the remaining four months.Continue...

Universities have a voice

The actions of a McMaster University professor have exposed a failure on the part of Canadian universities to take a stance on issues of social and political justice.Continue...

Exercise democracy

In the last federal election, it took 6,201 votes to elect a majority Conservative government. In that same election 9,434,184 eligible Canadian voters didn’t cast a ballot.Continue...

RMC refuses to open up

Recent events at the Royal Military College (RMC) reveal a disturbing history and pervasive culture of sexual violence at the school — and an unwillingness to do the bare minimum to protect...Continue...

Put students first

As long as the University prioritizes public image over student concerns, its reputation will continue to tarnish.Continue...

Darts and laurels 2014-15

Darts and laurels 2014-15Continue...

Animal testing requires transparency

As a publicly funded institution, Queen’s has a responsibility to be transparent with its animal testing practices.Continue...

Don’t worry, be happy

My roommate bought a dog last week.Continue...

SHRC deserved better

The AMS acted poorly when they attempted to pressure a club into determining their entire future in three days.Continue...

Pro-life club has a right to function

AMS-ratified clubs have a right to promote their ideologies — and students have an equal right to criticize them.Continue...

What’s race got to do with it?

Ryerson University’s recent race controversy was a result of miscommunication, not prejudice.Continue...

Niqab ban undermines “tolerance”

Attempts to ban the niqab at Canadian citizenship ceremonies have shed light on the flawed values “multiculturalism” is based on.Continue...

Campus barriers unacceptable

When it comes to accessibility, the bare minimum isn’t enough.Continue...

Internet doesn’t free speech

The Internet hasn’t made speech freer — at least not on this campus.Continue...

End the Ebola visa ban

Canada’s Ebola visa ban is discriminatory and ineffective. Its cancellation is long overdue.Continue...

ArtSci internships a positive start

A new Arts and Science paid internship program will help the University catch up to other Canadian schools.Continue...

Address campus racism at the root

Diversifying Queen’s population and academic curriculum are critical to ensuring that unintentional discrimination and racism don’t persist on campus.Continue...

Get uncomfortable

When we shy away from things that make us uncomfortable, we don’t give them the attention they deserve.Continue...

Sex ed curriculum on point

Ontario’s new sexual education curriculum appropriately addresses the educational needs of primary and secondary students.Continue...

Be present

Waiting for things in the future or longing for things that have happened in the past can cause us to wish away the present.Continue...

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