Editorials

Increased stimulant prescription a concern for youths

Increased stimulant prescription doesn’t have a clear explanation—but it proves a need for greater scrutiny of the drugs’ impact on young people.Continue...

Canada’s unequal abortion services leave women trapped

It’s unforgivable that legal early abortions are often inaccessible to Canadians living outside major cities.Continue...

#WhyIDidntReport reveals the power of modern storytelling

As #WhyIDidntReport reveals the harrowing reality of reporting sexual abuse, the movement also demonstrates the power of modern storytelling.Continue...

U Waterloo’s grade deflation hurts student success

A school that arbitrarily decreases grades harms its students’ long-term academic prospects.Continue...

Simons’ lingerie line trivializes Canadian women’s success

Naming lingerie after an accomplished woman without her permission diminishes her success—instead of celebrating it.Continue...

The world needs better men, not more gentlemen

The age-old concept of “gentleman” describes a courteous man, specifically in his behaviour toward the opposite sex.Continue...

LGBTQ+ students facing debt deserve university support

As LGBTQ+ students face disproportionate student debt in Canada, it’s up to universities to support them in their struggles. Forum Research has conducted the first Canadian survey on student debt...Continue...

The New York Review of Books silences women’s experiences of sexual misconduct

A publication that amplifies the self-serving voice of a man repeatedly accused of sexual misconduct silences the voices of the women he’s hurt.Continue...

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...

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