Opinions

Talking Heads: What are you doing on St. Patty's Day?

"Having a couple friends over, got a bunch of poeple visiting," Temi Ogunsanya Eng '18.

"Going to my friend's pancake breakfast," Sarah Pellegrino ArtSci '18.

"Doing a room...Continue...

My experience at the Jordan Peterson protest

“I am not going to give this guy with his hand raised like in a classroom the megaphone because I do not care what he has to say.”Continue...

Bill 148 and OHIP+ are only a start

Given the financial instability faced by workers under the age of 25, the implementation of policies like Bill 148 and OHIP+ are long overdue. However, if we broaden our scope, it’s clear to see...Continue...

Talking Heads: What does International Women's Day mean to you?

"It highlights the importance and significance of females around the world and your life," Shamana Sathiyasothy ArtSci '18. "It's important that women support each other, because they all...Continue...

Roundtable: Mixed feelings about Monday's speaker

Over the last few years, Jordan Peterson has attracted a large volume of champions and critics in his crusade against postmodern leftism in academia, media and politics.

Personally, I have...Continue...

Roundtable: There’s value in Peterson’s visit to campus

Never in my life have I seen a public figure with views so misrepresented in the mainstream media. Since his rise to fame, Dr. Jordan Peterson can’t open his mouth without being designated as a...Continue...

Roundtable: Queen's failed to protect students from Peterson

By giving a platform to Jordan Peterson, Principal Daniel Woolf and the University have failed to protect marginalized students on this campus.

I’m not particularly interested in arguing...Continue...

Roundtable: Peterson's talk shows Queen's is a healthy university

Celebrities with controversial opinions are nothing new. What sets Jordan Peterson apart and makes his celebrity status unexpected, is that his controversial cultural criticism is founded on...Continue...

Talking Heads: What are you doing on Reading Week?

"Getting my wisdom teeth out," Auston Chhor ArtSci '19.

"Going to my cottage," Kennedy Bullen ArtSci '18.

"Visiting my brother in Toronto," Jad Ghazali Eng '20.

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Struggles of sustainable living within consumption culture

With extreme weather patterns increasing globally, environmental issues like climate change are receiving more and more attention as people begin to express concern about these issues and seek solutions. One of the best paths of action individuals can follow is to live a sustainable lifestyle.Continue...

Talking Heads: How are you celebrating Valentine's Day?

“We're having a QWE exec girls night," Emily Quimby, Danielle D., and Talia Keay.

“Waiting for the chocolate to go on sale. My boyfriend's in Toronto, "Amanda...Continue...

Say yes to a deal of a generation

On Feb. 12 and 13, all Queen’s students will vote to approve or disapprove a fee to renovate the John Deutsch University Centre. While we’re no longer part of the student community, this is an...Continue...

Letter to the Editor: February 9

A recent Journal article claimed that “Agreeing your organization respects reproductive rights isn’t equal to a pro-choice opinion;” that the required attestation doesn’t threaten...Continue...

Talking heads: Are you still doing your New Year's Resolution

“Taking my time to paint, and yes, I do it everyday.” Danika Bertrand, Comm ‘20

“No electronics in bed, and I broke it January 1.” Alex Green, ArtSci ’18

“I don’t have one...Continue...

It’s time for a new JDUC. It’s time to vote yes

After years of negotiations and hard work, the AMS has finally secured a historic agreement with the University to redevelop the JDUC.Continue...

Talking Heads: What campus issues do you consider when voting in student elections?

“Plans for where the money will get allocated,” Fredsen Otchere-Jan ArtSci ’17

“Fair hiring practices,” Amanda Di Luch ArtSci ’18

“Their perspective on racial issues,”...Continue...

An apology isn't enough

When someone who once participated in a racist depiction of Mexican people tries to run for government, it’s very unlikely I’ll support their campaign.Continue...

The value of a liberal arts degree

Although there’s increasing skepticism regarding the value of a liberal arts degree, my experience as a political studies major at Queen’s couldn’t be more contrary.

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Talking Heads: What are you most excited about for this semester?

"Graduation," Caitlin Lavoie ArtSci'18.

"Reading week," Maddy Hyde ConEd'18.

"Forgetting old acquaintances," Harrison Giovannetti Comm'19.

"Seeing my friends again...Continue...

Introverts living in an extroverted world

I’ve always known there’s something different about the way I socialize.

My relationship with socializing and other people is a key part of my personality,...Continue...

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