Editorials

News media needs to differentiate between fact and opinion

In a time of distrust between news outlets and their readers, newspapers have a responsibility to clearly label their content as either fact or opinion.Continue...

Final exam process needs re-evaluation

Even though re-evaluating how we approach final evaluations can have some real value at universities, we need to consider everything that would need to be altered before we throw out the old system.Continue...

Pornography can have a place in the classroom

It’s one thing to argue for warning ahead of sensitive subjects and materials, but to call for them to be shut out entirely isn’t conducive to a university education.Continue...

Universities need to prepare for marijuana legalization

With or without the law on their side, young Canadians already use recreational marijuana. Still, when marijuana legalization comes into effect, Canadian universities need to have a policy in...Continue...

The nature of work is changing, not employees

Each generation is different from the last in some ways, but loyalty to their work place isn’t necessarily one of them.Continue...

Context should be considered in student conduct discipline

Going after a student for breaching a student code of conduct without taking the broader social context of their comments into account is a serious misstep for any university administration.Continue...

Mental health survey is a positive way to reach out

Though providing preemptive resources for incoming students is a great step towards shedding light on the serious issue of mental health on campus, the efforts can’t stop there.Continue...

Although well intentioned, #MeToo needs to refocus

While #MeToo is currently trending and well intentioned, it isn’t doing anything radically different than the hashtags that have come before it.Continue...

Efforts to control Homecoming parties needs a new approach

The tradition of holding homecoming weekends gathers thousands of partiers together at universities across the country year after year.Continue...

‘Bromances’ aren’t a threat to women

Just because something is good for men, doesn’t necessarily mean it’s bad for women.Continue...

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