Opinions

In support of the Women's March

The Women’s March is an accessible and pragmatic way to engage yourself in political activism. As a feminist in today’s world, actions speak much louder than words.Continue...

Male mental health deserves more attention

Mental health is important to all of us. But when it comes to males, that doesn’t seem to be the case.Continue...

Letter to the Editor: Jan. 11

Dear Opinions Editor,

As a master’s student in English, I cannot concur more with Alexandra Mantella’s excellent column on the value of studying older literature. While I certainly believe...Continue...

Talking heads: can you describe"frost week" in one word?

“Smooth.” Jade Watson, Eng ’21

“Reunion.” Alia Browns, ArtSci ’20

"Events." Sarah Witiuk, ArtSci '13Continue...

Combatting climate change can’t be done alone

Increasingly, there’s been a shift towards individualistic approaches in combatting climate change, be it through reducing animal product consumption, thrift shopping or no longer using plastic straws.

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Letter to the Editor: Nov. 19

Dear Lifestyle Editor,

Your beautifully written article was forwarded to me by my daughter’s friend who also attends Queen’s.Continue...

English class deserves more respect

Despite the criticism it receives, English Literature is an important area of study.Continue...

Talking heads: how do you celebrate the holidays?

“I celebrate Haunaka so lots of prayers and lots of food.” Arielle Grossman, ArtSci ’20

“I have a HUGE meal with my family.” Hannah Coutts-Wolfmaier, ArtSci ‘20...Continue...

Looking beyond the addiction

Drug addiction needs to be treated as a public health issue—not a crime.Continue...

Talking heads: what is your least favourite course this semester?

“Without a doubt, macroeconomics.” Sonya Patel, ArtSci ’20

Business Decision Models.” Claire Zhou, Comm ’21

“Maybe English 160.” Maria Shaheen, Art Sci ’...Continue...

Pride stands for peace, not totalitarianism

At a conference organized by Rebel Media on Nov. 10, John Carpay, a Canadian lawyer and member of Alberta’s United Conservative Party, referred to pride flags and those bearing Nazi and communist symbols in the same sentence.Continue...

Talking heads: have you started preparing for exams?

“I don’t have any exams.” Addy Egan, ArtSci ’19 “Not even a little bit.” Julia Baldaro, Comm '19

“No, absolutely not.” Olivia Kulbak, Kin ’20Continue...

Talking heads: what are your thoughts on incoming principal Patrick Deane?

“I don’t know anything about him or where he comes from, but I love change! Jacob Ritchie, CompSci ‘21 “I would appreciate a more diverse candidate considering we’re swithcing to another white male...Continue...

In support of Patrick Deane

As former student leaders who worked with incoming Principal Patrick Deane during his time as Vice-Principal (Academic), we can say with full confidence that his appointment represents an opportunity for Queen’s to rediscover and nurture its unique undergraduate learning experience.Continue...

Preventing anti-Semitism deserves more than a hashtag

Denouncing anti-Semitism must go beyond a hashtag to make real change.Continue...

Students deserve more when it comes to mental health

There was recently a Facebook post on Overheard describing one student’s difficulties scheduling an appointment at Student Wellness Services.Continue...

Talking heads: what is your Halloween costume this year?

"A train.” Celine Hardy, ArtSci ’19

“A stereotypical bro.” Jeremy Rockley, MA '20

“I'm not dressing up, I'm working.” Keara Sutherland, ArtSci ’19

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Ontario’s plan to cut free tuition stifles our economic progress

The Ontario Government’s silence on the status of free tuition fuels unease and stifles the potential of students in Ontario.Continue...

Heritage buildings on campus deserve more respect

Queen’s prides itself on legacy.Continue...

Talking heads: what are your midterm break plans?

“Going home to Toronto and seeing family.” Zach Freedman, CompSci ‘20 “Meeting my family in Toronto.” Georgia Lafrance, Sci ‘21 “Going home to Nova Scotia.” Julie Mosher, Sci ‘21 “My mom is...Continue...

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