Opinions Archive: 2009

Letters to the editors

The recent Athletics and Recreation plebiscite questions requesting more money from AMS students passed clearly.Continue...

Students not at home in CASA

The AMS voted last week to join the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA), one of the two federally-aligned post-secondary student lobby groups in Canada.Continue...

Letters to the editors

If Jason Laker is truly concerned with integrating first-year students from the International Study Centre (ISC) and reducing costs, this would not be his plan.Continue...

Take a page from history

Last month, we saw both of the teams campaigning for AMS executive promise to stop the snowballing trend that has us as students paying more for less, as budget cuts continue to cripple academic programs and tuition continues to rise.Continue...

Free market timetabling

“Please sir, can I have some more?” is no longer just a famous line from a Dickens novel but a reality for many Queen’s student.Continue...

Letters to the editors

Daniel Woolf stated on CBC Radio that he supports diversity and inclusion.Continue...

Letters to the editors

I have several questions and concerns in regards to what has occurred between the two executive teams running in this AMS election.Continue...

Sexism on the sidelines

As I approach the final three months of my undergraduate education, I, unlike most of my frantic peers, know what I want to do with my life.Continue...

Letters to the editors

Since graduating from Queens I have had the opportunity to view the Queens culture through the eyes of an outsider.Continue...

Standing up for Sutherland

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009 will go down in history as the day Barack Hussein Obama was inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States of America.Continue...

Letters to the editors

The ESS recognizes that its constituents are not the demographic served by the AMS.Continue...

A 50-50 ballot

At this time last year, I remember opening up the Journal and finding three opinion pieces similar to this one.Continue...

Letters to the editors

The opinion article by Dana Olwan and Ethan Holtzer contains a number of falsehoods and distortions.Continue...

Student society showdown

Today, tomorrow and Thursday education students will be afforded an opportunity to vote on their continued membership in the AMS, which we view as a chance to reaffirm the value the AMS offers education students.Continue...

Letters to the editors

While I am aware that the Opinions section of your newspaper is designed for such discussion, the deliberate exclusion of the Queen’s Campus Conservatives from the 9 January 2009 “Parliamentary polemic” piece is simply unacceptable. The piece was published without the slightest regard for the opinions of the Queen’s Campus Conservatives Club President or any of its members.Continue...

Israel acting in self-defense

It’s not what you’d expect from a government claiming to have the best interests of the Palestinian people in mind.Continue...

Standing up for Gaza

Pity the people of Sderot and Askhelon—pawns in the latest politically-motivated Israeli war by air, sea and land on Gaza and the Palestinian people.Continue...

A Parliamentary polemic

Since the signing of a coalition agreement on Dec. 1, words have been thrown around to mislead the public and distract Canadians from what really matters.Continue...

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