Editorials

Electronic cigarette companies not responsible for youth consumption

E-cigarettes like Juuls pose health concerns, but their popularity shouldn’t penalize the companies that created them.Continue...

The keto diet isn’t a fitness solution

In a social media-dominated world, misconceptions are a constant—especially when it comes to certain foods and diets.Continue...

OHRC’s updated disability definition opens door for students

The Ontario Human Rights Commission’s broadened definition of disability reaffirms a student’s right to a discrimination- and harassment-free education. In late August, the Ontario Human Rights...Continue...

Conversation of mental health in sports more harrowing than it seems

Conversations about mental health should never have negative repercussions, but professional sports could soon find itself risking just that.Continue...

Province has no place in classroom cellphone policy

Cellphone use in classrooms should be controlled by experienced teachers and school boards, not a government playing politics with regulation.Continue...

ARC clothing policy values female appearance over comfort

Uneven enforcement of an unjustified rule restricting women’s comfort is disappointing—but not surprising.Continue...

Health Canada's cannabis plan allows for informed decisions

Health Canada’s latest investment in its cannabis public education strategy promotes a sustainable and healthy relationship between young people and the drug.Continue...

Apologies shouldn't be easy

The overuse of the word “sorry” has diluted its meaning.Continue...

Ontario’s drunkenness defence a threat to all

Ontario’s recent decision to allow extreme intoxication as a legal defence of sexual assault threatens the physical and mental safety of every person in the province.Continue...

Innovation no reason to quash Kingston Uber

Stifling innovation out of a fear of change and a refusal to adapt is no way to regulate an industry.Continue...

Women's magazines promote women's public health

In a year that highlighted gendered abuses, women’s magazines have provided essential information.Continue...

U of T mental health policy puts students in the periphery

A university mental health policy that cuts students off from support services is no health policy at all.Continue...

Pop culture increasingly vital in current political climate

Calling pop culture a guilty pleasure denies the validity of a diverse and powerful section of society.Continue...

Reversal of sex-ed curriculum a threat to public safety

When partisan politics threaten health institutions, they threaten the wellbeing and safety of young people.

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Student ticketing initiative is no safety solution

The University District “Safety” Initiative is about punishment—not progress.Continue...

Exclusivity has no place at Trinity Western

Canada’s Supreme Court struck down Trinity Western University’s proposed exclusive enrolment practices—and not a moment too soon.Continue...

Access for student journalists a right

Media access for student journalists shouldn’t be considered a privilege—or a novelty. It’s a right.Continue...

Provincial voters deserve better than simulated news

It’s completely legitimate to use stories to your advantage, but creating an entirely new narrative without informing your audience is unacceptable.Continue...

Make prisoner health a priority for student advocacy

Kingston has two sets of bars—in its Hub and in its prisons.Continue...

Darts & laurels 2017-18

Darts

BISC fiscal problems: Even though Queen’s has tried to increase enrollment at the BISC for years, they’ve consistently failed to reach their targets. On top of this, the...Continue...

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