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Canada’s food guide amplifies student health concerns

It’s difficult to prioritize fresh-pressed juice and other healthy alternatives when you’re thinking about where your next meal is coming from.Continue...

The Canadian government needs to take serious action on climate change

If you have a phone or internet access, you’ve probably seen the 10-year challenge floating around—people posting photos of themselves in 2019 contrasted with 2009.Continue...

Satisfaction survey needs the complexity of student perspectives

Queen’s spirit can be distilled: tricolour face paint, the Oil Thigh, purple engineers, red Queen’s Bands kilts, or the silhouette of Grant Hall. But for senior students looking back on their years at the University, Queen’s is more complicated than that.Continue...

Gene editing walks fine line between treatment and enhancement

Considering our limited knowledge of its clinical effects and the ease at which this technology could increase inequality in our society, gene editing isn’t an issue to be taken lightly.Continue...

Smoking out vaping spots doesn’t do enough for teens

Teenagers aren’t exactly known for their restraint and self-control. That’s why restricting their privacy isn’t likely to slow down their nicotine consumption any time soon.Continue...

Menstrual product pilot deserves wider implementation

In 2016, women made up just over half the population in Canada—and many of them, whether wanting to or otherwise, deal with monthly menstrual cycles.Continue...

Statistics too often sideline lived experiences

One person’s suffering should be enough to warrant help, and is more persuasive than a statistic in fueling progress.Continue...

Millennial burnout needs to cool down

In a culture that constantly sends work-related notifications to people increasingly obsessed with achievement, leisure has ceased to exist.Continue...