Opinions Archive: 2016

Alumni traditions left behind in Richardson revitalization

I remember going to my first Homecoming football game at Queen’s when I was 10 years old.Continue...

Sustainability is more than a week-long commitment

This week, Queen’s campus celebrated Sustainability Week, a week to promote environmental initiatives on campus.Continue...

Talking Heads: What is your favourite Thanksgiving dish?

"Turkey stuffing." Ethan Dignam, ArtSci '19

"Turnips. I love turnips." Jordan Greene, ArtSci '19

"Mashed potatoes with gravy." Kaitlyn Brougham, ArtSci '17

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Catfights galor(ified)

Women’s representation in the media is much like a boxing ring. Imagine Taylor Swift in one corner and Katy Perry in the other. The media is both the referee and commentator, egging them on.Continue...

Talking Heads: Thoughts on the U.S. Presidential Debate?

"It made me feel so glad that I live in Canada." Rachel Heleniak, ArtSci '19

"I liked Hillary a lot more after watching it." Sam Boynton, ConEd '17

"Trump...Continue...

Ontario’s Indigenous Studies gap is bigger than post-secondary education

Students aren’t learning enough about Indigenous studies, but neither are their teachers.Continue...

Gord’s faith, Trudeau’s promises and the Liberal Party’s funding cap of 1996

Whether you watched it from your couch, or live right here in Kingston, Canadians everywhere will fondly remember The Tragically Hip’s emotional farewell.Continue...

Talking Heads: What were your thoughts on Richardson Stadium at the home opener?

"I left half way because of the rain, but it was pretty." Jenni Axelson, ArtSci '20

"It was nice. Super new-looking." Abby Hunter, ArtSci '20

"Definitely...Continue...

Welcome to grad school

Recently The Queen’s Journal shed some light on the reality of how graduate students’ funding packages can be drastically changed from their original agreement. However, certain aspects about this reality warrant more attention — especially regarding how graduate student poverty and professional development experiences are tied to these cuts.Continue...

Letter to the Editors: September 23

Alumni parade is more than a lap around a track

I can remember my first Homecoming like it was yesterday....Continue...

Talking Heads: Hey Frosh, how do you REALLY feel?

"I'm liking this." Greg Eriksen, ArtSci '20

"Pretty sweet." Jamie Robertson, Sci '20

"It's been fun. I made a lot of friends!" Elim Chen, Nursing '20...Continue...

Revitalizing a dated education system

How often do you sit in class and hear something that sparks your curiosity, but you’re afraid to ask about it in fear that your question may be considered off topic or besides the point?Continue...

Letters to the Editors: September 20

Re: TAPS services to be locked for HoCo

Dear Editors,

I was not surprised to hear allegations of hazing coming towards the TAPS management. Many of the steps...Continue...

Talking Heads: When you were in high school what did you want to be when you grew up?

When you were in high school what did you want to be when you grew up?Continue...

High schools fail to prepare students for the real world

There’s a common stereotype that carries an underlying horrible truth with many university students.Continue...

Letters to the Editors: September 16

Re: Not all zoos are birds of a feather

Auston Chhor’s assertion that zoo breeding programs contribute to bolstering wild populations of endangered species is belied by...Continue...

A scheduling conflict with commitment

Hook-up culture is getting us nowhere but into a mess of tangled sheets and unreturned text messages.Continue...

Universities can see your social media

The University is probably watching you.Continue...

Point-counterpoint: How do comic book fans respond to the new Iron Man?

Big changes are happening for the character of Iron Man in the Marvel comics, written by Brian Michael Bendis.

Earlier this month Marvel Comics announced a new development in their ...Continue...

Talking Heads: Can you sum up your thoughts on the Stanford sexual assault trial in one word?

Can you sum up your thoughts on the Stanford sexual assault trial in one word?Continue...

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