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Letter to the Editor: Mar. 23

Talking heads: what will you miss most about The Journal?

“The money.” Brigid Goulem, Vol 146 Arts Editor “Creating less than 2 minute videos with Amelia.” Christian Soriano, Vol 146 Assistant Video Editor “Tessa.” Chris Yao, Vol 146 Photo Editor “Meryl...Continue...

Athletics is still a man’s world

Internationally, female athletes can accomplish amazing feats—but they often fail to receive the same recognition as their male counterparts.Continue...

Cutting tuition wouldn’t translate to more affordable education

While on the surface free tuition for all post-secondary students seems like a progressive change, as a whole, it wouldn’t make a difference in the overall quality of education at Canadian universities.Continue...

Talking heads: what's your favourite exam snack?

“Dried sardine treats.” Paula, ArfSci ’21

“Chocolate almonds.” Paige Kedrosky, ArtSci ’19

"Oranges, scurvy is real." Rikin Arora, ArtSci '19

"Coffee, pistachios and wine...Continue...

Letter to the Editor: March 25

Dear Queen’s Journal,

I was disheartened to read Bobby Liang’s account of feeling marginalized in the Commerce program. Both the business school and...Continue...

Talking heads: what is your favourite part of spring?

“The part where it becomes summer.” Kayvon Mihan, Comm ’21 “Outdoor activities with friends. ” Michelle Kong, Comm ’21 “The first time you can sit on a patio.” Sarah McCallum, Comm ‘21Continue...

Being a minority at the Smith School of Business

Queen’s commerce’s roots as a traditionally white-dominated, expensive program has created many social pitfalls for its marginalized studentsContinue...

Letter from a Queen’s researcher: Animal testing is unfairly judged

The use of animals in medical research is often a topic that makes people uncomfortable.Continue...

Talking heads: what are your St. Patty's day plans?

“I’ll be touring around the streets and hanging out with friends.” Macyn Leung, ArtSci ’21 “I’m visiting a friend at Laurier.” Sierra Singh, Comm ’19 “Chilling with friends visitng me from home...Continue...

Letter to the Editor: Mar. 4

Dear Editor, Queen’s University now posts the number of animals they use in research, which is commendable but they don’t list the species.Continue...

Backlash over the Gillette ad is overblown

Recently, Gillette caused controversy when it launched a rebranding of its public image with the release of an ad criticizing toxic masculinity. The ad, which generated millions of views, cast a wide...Continue...

Talking heads: pineapple on pizza, yes or no?

“100 per cent yes, ham and pineapple is the best combo.” Laura Wilson, ArtSci ‘21 “No.” Chauntae De Gannes, ArtSci ‘20 “Of course! It adds a different vibe.” Ashley Greenwald, Comm ‘21 “Only if...Continue...

Community engagement suffers under new Student Choice initiative

The recently imposed Student Choice Initiative won’t just negatively affect Queen’s students—it’ll impact the greater Kingston community.Continue...

Vaccination is a matter of fact, not debate

Typically, evidence is required when making a claim—but not when it comes to the anti-vaccine movement.Continue...

Talking heads: how was your reading week?

“It was great, I basically brought Queen’s to Vancouver [through] studying.”Sydney Stanley, ArtSci ’21 “My reading week was a quiet, meaningful blessing.” Emily Kirkpatrick, BMus’19 “I went...Continue...

Talking heads: what are your reading week plans?

“Getting over bronchitis.” Claire Zhou, Comm ’21 “Going skiing with my family in Mont Tremblant.” Helena Hyams, ArtSci ’20 “Going to New York City to see plays for a day.” Talia Wolfe,...Continue...

Let’s talk about Bell's corporate advocacy

Bell Canada recently raised over $7 million for domestic mental health initiatives through its “Bell Let’s Talk” campaign.Continue...

Talking heads: how are you dealing with the cold weather?

“Appropriate footwear and leaving early for class.” Tyler Mizuyabu, CompSci ’19 “I am drinking a lot of chai lattes, and spending a lot of money.” Jehan Irfan, ArtSci ’22 Oh god. I skip more...Continue...

When circumstance leads to insight: women undervalued in university settings

The male dominance in academics at Queen’s is subtle. But coming from a unique background, it’s amplified for me.Continue...

Marking should encourage debate

Within arts and humanities, most assignments are evaluated on the quality of their ideas, opinions, or intellectual insights.

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