Opinions

Letter to the Editor: Nov. 19

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

...Continue...

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...

Roundtable: Cannabis Act has shortcomings

The Cannabis Act has incredible potential to drive both economic and societal progress in Canada. However, the federal government’s current marijuana regulation only benefits privileged members in our society.Continue...

Roundtable: Marijuana is a health issue, not a criminal issue

Legalizing cannabis in Canada is a landmark liberalization that highlights a reformed approach to substance use—one based on principles of prevention, harm reduction and enforcement.Continue...

Roundtable: Legalization can't be rushed

A shift in a drug’s regulation must be done right. The legalization of marijuana will only be successful if the agencies are fully able to handle the increased responsibility that comes with it.Continue...

Talking heads: what are your homecoming plans?

"Wake up at 8 a.m. and start drinking." Ben Tomkinson, ArtSci '22

"I'm on the cheer team so I'll be at the football game." Matt Frost, ArtSci '19

"I have friends from home...Continue...

Ontario Basic Income Pilot deserved a fair chance

It’s time to stop dismissing basic income as a fantasy and act to seriously test its merits.Continue...

Letter to the Editor

Granovsky’s writing is thoughtful and well-written but I think that his criticism of our current society’s attempt to turn boys into men misses the mark. It’s true that we do not need more gentlemen...Continue...

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