Opinions Archive: 2015

Talking Heads: How 'bout them Blue Jays?

“It was poetic justice." Josh Bond, ArtSci ’18

“I thought we played really well. I think that Toronto didn’t react very well when baseball was baseball.” Blair Stevens,...Continue...

Part 3: What Harper means for the youth vote

There appears to be only one kind of student voting at Queen’s University: an “anything but Harper” voter.Continue...

Assistance required

It’s no secret that Queen’s isn’t the most accessible campus, but what they lack in accessibility, they make up for in accommodation.Continue...

Letter to the editor: Queen's deserves better

The Queen’s Journal has made the editorial decision to exclude Elizabeth May and the Green Party from its coverage of the party leaders.Continue...

Talking Heads: Will you be voting in Kingston or your hometown riding?

“Kingston, because I don't live in Canada otherwise." Anna Muizniekz, ArtSci ’16

“I’m voting in Kingston.” Erl Etorma, ArtSci ’16

“Probably at home just...Continue...

Part 2: What Trudeau means for the youth vote

Anything but Conservative has become the mantra of this election. Canadians are desperate for change, and talk of ‘strategic voting’ — that is, backing the candidate most likely to defeat Harper — is in the air.Continue...

Talking Heads: Who are you looking forward to seeing at QPOP?

“I'm excited to see Devan and Khalid." Edward Chen, ArtSci ’16

"Born Ruffians." Danielle Laver, ArtSci '16

“The Elwins Erin Hand, ArtSci '16

...Continue...

Taking self-care seriously

More people are coming to understand mental health as existing on a spectrum: with debilitating mental illness on one side and mental wellness on the other.Continue...

Talking Heads: How do you find balance?

“I FaceTime my mom every day." Kelli Cole, ArtSci ’16

"Anything you're passionate about." Duncan White, ArtSci '18

“I just write everything down." Kelsey...Continue...

Part 1: What Mulcair means for the youth vote

At a time when low voter turnout among Canadian youth makes us an unattractive target for politicians, NDP leader Tom Mulcair views young people as a legitimate voting population.Continue...

Reporting system is broken

In the last few months, I’ve read with interest articles in the Journal regarding Dr. Mort Shirkhanzadeh and his concerns over research integrity, and the various Letters to the Editor on the subject.Continue...

Talking Heads: How many coffees do you drink in a day?

“I quit drinking coffee because I was drinking way too much.” Jake Ruddy, ArtSci ’16

"Two.” Kate O'Brien, ArtSci '17

“I'm actually addicted to tea. I drink four to five...Continue...

September 25: Letter to the editor

It should come as no surprise that I completely disagree with the Journal’s assessment of the email I sent to the student body on Sept. 10.Continue...

Several steps forward, one step back

I’ve never been so happy to see a downpour on a Saturday night. At that point, I knew we were in the clear.Continue...

Letter to the editor: Shirkhanzadeh on his third strike

Professor Shirkhanzadeh has been found guilty of harassment. What farce.Continue...

Talking Heads: What course are you most excited for this term?

Talking Heads ... around campusContinue...

Dealing with our discourse

In an age where our opinions can be shared with little more than a flurry of keystrokes, we haven’t taken full responsibility for the weight of our words.Continue...

Better than a Bachelor’s

One of my bosses told me this summer that she once got a job because of her experience planting trees.Continue...

Letter to the editor: Civic-minded student swimmers at the pier

The PUC (Public Utilities Commission) dock at King and Beverley has been one of Kingston's favourite summer swimming spots for generations.Continue...

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