Editorials

Responding to violence with more policing is a cop-out

The recent uptick in violence on Toronto public transit prompted the city to respond with a greater police presence on trains, buses, and at TTC stations.Continue...

Sports can change campus culture for the better

Welcome to the era of Queen’s OUA and U SPORTS dominance.Continue...

AMS winter referendum statements

The Journal provides free space for parties on the referendum ballot. All statements are unedited. Continue...

Investing in faculty is money well spent

Queen’s should stop shortchanging faculty or risk further damaging its reputation.Continue...

Athletes are human—we should treat them that way

A love of sport isn’t rare.Continue...

Whiskey business: new drinking guidelines are sobering

Canada’s new alcohol consumption guidelines are a rude awakening.Continue...

Gratuity culture is at a tipping point

We’re discovering generosity has limits.Continue...

Put yourself in creative spaces

Kingston and Queen’s’ artistic offerings are not what usually meet the eye of typical students, but the community’s vibrancy is impossible to ignore once you become involved.Continue...

Shady media relations are a scourge on democracy

Now more than ever, truth and accuracy matter.Continue...

The Kingston bar scene is overdue for a reckoning

It’s 2023 and the bars still aren’t safe enough.Continue...

Student journalists and leaders should recognize their shared purpose

Student journalism is an essential service that student governments must respect—but respect goes both ways.Continue...

Sports gambling: hedge your bets

Responsible sports betting is possible, but gamblers should proceed with caution.Continue...

The imminent mental health apocalypse

It’s scary to imagine a world where mental health crises surpass physical complications and disease.Continue...

New Year’s resolutions are doomed from the start

The six days after Christmas are filled with thoughts of the perfect New Year’s Eve celebration.Continue...

Spreading holiday cheer shouldn’t be a woman’s burden

It’s a familiar scene: female relatives bustling in the kitchen while everyone else sits enjoying the holiday.Continue...

Canada needs a travel sector overhaul

Anyone who’s tried to take a vacation in the last few years knows travel isn’t what it used to be.Continue...

Cheating has never been easier with ChatGPT

New year, new artificial intelligence (AI), and new threats to academic integrity.Continue...

Selfishness—not wealth—is the problem with billionaires

Imagine this: you dedicated your life to something, worked hard, and now, finally, you’re seeing the dividends of your efforts.Continue...

Hazing is dangerous—take it seriously

Queen’s Finance Association (QFA) had its activities suspended this month following a serious incident of non-academic misconduct.Continue...

Reconnecting with your childhood superhero

Whether it’s Spider-Man slinging from web to web, Batman firing up the Batmobile, or Wonder Woman wielding the Lasso of Truth, superheroes are a defining feature of many childhood memories.Continue...

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