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Talking Heads: Professors, what's your best exam advice?

“After 10 p.m., prioritize sleep over studying.” Rebecca Hall, Global Development Studies

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It’s time to discuss menstruation on campus—period

I menstruate regularly for around five days each month, and I want you to be happy for me instead of grossed out.Continue...

Talking Heads: What news is making you happy right now?

"Raptors are second in the East without Kawhi." Diana Mirsu, ArtSci '22 Continue...

We need to analyze why Don Cherry wasn’t cancelled a long time ago

Anyone who’s had the displeasure of spending their Saturday nights from October to April watching the Toronto Maple Leafs lose on Hockey Night in Canada knows that if you can get through the first period without throwing the remote at the television, you see something special.Continue...

Talking Heads: What makes a lecture worth attending?

“Walking away with more knowledge than when you came in.” Jessica Grennan, ConEd '21 Continue...

Doubling down on a declining industry won’t help anyone, especially the planet

Despite Canada’s large abundance of oil and gas reserves, transitioning our economy away from the industry is the only way to address the climate crisis.Continue...

Talking Heads: What's your favourite TAM?

"Four-piece with fries, honey mustard sauce, and a Coke Zero. I’m close to Loco." Callum MacDonald, CompSci '23 Continue...

Climate action leaves behind the most vulnerable

At the intersection of race and poverty, you’ll find the marginalized communities who are affected most by the climate’s rapid changes.Continue...

Talking Heads: Would you rather be reading The Journal or Golden Words?

" Golden Words ." Ezra Goldberg, Sci '21 Continue...

Individuals can’t afford to carry the weight of the climate crisis alone

I was concerned when I read an opinion piece published earlier this month in The Queen’s Journal , entitled “Individuals have just as much responsibility as governments to address the climate crisis.” Continue...

Students and faculty are responsible for addressing racism at Queen’s

Queen’s is no stranger to incidents of racism and intolerance.Continue...

Thinking about the planet can lead to profit and benefit our futures

Teaching both business and environmental studies offers a unique perspective on the intersections of business and sustainability. One thing has become clear from my experience doing exactly that: it’s time to look into the future of Queen’s and our students in a green way.Continue...

Talking Heads: How are you getting over Hoco?

“By voting." Auston Pierce, ArtSci '20 Continue...

An open letter to the writer of the racist and homophobic note

Last week, a racist and homophobic note was posted in Chown Hall residence.Continue...

Talking Heads: What will Queen's look like in 2050?

"Hopefully unchanged, but with more buildings for more students." Melissa Wong, Comm '22 Continue...

Individuals have just as much responsibility as governments to address the climate crisis

Over a week at the end of September, millions of people around the world—predominately young people—took to the streets to protest a lack of political and social action to mitigate the effects of our changing climate.Continue...

Talking Heads: What takes less time than voting?

"Getting ready today." Camilo Sebastian & Marcus Davis, ArtSci '22 Continue...

Letter to the Editor: October 10th

Dear Editor, I am typically not one to discuss politics and I am not a card carrying member of any party, but I am motivated by the ongoing effects of climate change and young voters who demonstrated remarkable leadership and a clear vision of what they want during the climate strike from the elected officials after the upcoming election.Continue...

Why you should vote Conservative this federal election

Voting Conservative on Oct. 21 is necessary to ensure you’re represented by a government that’s both transparent and accountable. For the past four years, Canadians have had a Prime Minister that has twice violated federal ethics laws.Continue...

Why you should vote Liberal this federal election

With the campaign slogan “Choose Forward”, it’s clear that, if re-elected, the Liberal Party will continue to champion a progressive agenda for Canada.Continue...

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