Editorials Archive: 2015

Address drinking at the root

Breathalyzer tests aren’t the solution to impeding prom drunkenness.Continue...

If you’re going to advertorialize, do it right

Last summer, the Globe and Mail sought to join the ranks of newspapers that have turned to advertorials for funding.Continue...

It’s not enough to get angry

Characterizing university students as apathetic is so ubiquitous that it’s become deeply clichéd.Continue...

Uber not so über for Kingston

As a de facto ridesharing company, Uber has a decent model, but it’s unlikely to thrive in Kingston.Continue...

Incorporate student feedback into courses

In light of Queen’s anti-vaccination scandal, it’s important faculties ensure student feedback and complaints are taken into serious consideration.Continue...

Canada for sale

A federal pilot program could soon thrust “wealthy investor” right next to the beaver in the lexicon of Canadian cultural symbols.Continue...

Prof-student love ban shouldn’t be absolute

Prohibiting professor-student relationships isn’t necessary when it doesn’t infringe on academic interests.Continue...

Admin, support ReUnion

It’s in the University’s best interests to help establish the ReUnion Street Festival as a new Homecoming tradition.Continue...

Anti-pot ad just fear mongering

Health Canada’s anti-marijuana campaign was little more than a poorly disguised political ploy.Continue...

Tip your server

I watched the two men I was serving pass the debit machine back and forth, talking in what they thought was a whisper.Continue...

Understand the referendum

Simple adjustments can be made to the AMS referendum process to ensure students understand the influence their vote has.Continue...

Make parent resources accessible

Young student parents deserve better support from the Queen’s community.Continue...

Not all art is art

We need to draw the line as to what constitutes art these days.Continue...

Let’s talk binge drinking

The Queen’s community should take a look at the impact of excessive drinking on student health and safety.Continue...

Return often turbulent

Home isn’t so sweet when you’re coming back to -20 degree weather.Continue...

What’s in a word?

I’ve been called pretty much every name in the book, but the only thing that ever really got to me was being called a misogynist.Continue...

On board with Team CBW

The Journal’s Editorial Board has full confidence in Team CBW as the AMS’s incoming executive.Continue...

Not a bitter pill to swallow

The abortion pill mifepristone is approved in over 60 countries worldwide including the United States, most of Europe and Australia. But not in Canada.Continue...

Sexual assault policy still inaccessible

The University’s release of a temporary sexual assault protocol was a good move, but the policy needs to be heavily advertised and made readily accessible.Continue...

Enrolment an avoidable Catch-22

Queen’s needs a systematic plan to address the inevitable strain that increased enrolment will place on valuable student services.Continue...

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