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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...

Talking Heads: What are you most excited about for going home?

"Sunday night football with my dad," Zoe Bougiouklis ArtSci'19.

"Going to visit my sister or going to Mexico," Chin Lin Chen LifeSci'20.

"Seeing my dog," Jenny Yu ConEd'18...Continue...

The burdens still exist in Canadian healthcare

When discussing healthcare, many Canadians give themselves a pat on the back for having a “free” system compared to those neighbours of ours down south. Spending a couple of hours in a waiting...Continue...

Rethinking campus controversy

Nowadays, it seems as if there’s a ritual to campus debate surrounding highly controversial issues.

Typically, the students most affected by an issue voice their outrage, confusion and...Continue...

Talking Heads: How do you prepare for exams?

"Long hours in Goodes," Julie Todaro Comm'19.

"Yeah, not much really," Eric Randall Chemical Eng'19.

"I just go over past exams I can find," Adrian Gimon Mechanical Eng'19...Continue...

Campus workers on strike against inequality

Being a millennial looking in this job-market is tough. As a graduate student at Queen's University, my peers and supervisors have told me time and time again to start planning for a career...Continue...

Talking Heads: How are you dealing with week 10?

"Calling my mom and getting soul food with friends," Sierra Gaudreault LifeSci'19.

"It’s going, it’s not the best but it’s going," Connor Dougherty Commerce'18...Continue...

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