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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...

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

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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: 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...

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...

Talking heads: what do you think about the legalization of marijuana?

"I feel neutral about it, as long as they actually enforce the restrictions." Joelle Jacobs, ConEd'20

"Will probably keep a lot of people out of trouble." Tamir Arnester, CompSci'21

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Male mental health a silent crisis on campus

The Canadian Mental Health Association labels men’s mental health as a “sleeper issue,” which—until recently—has rarely been taken seriously.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...

Talking Heads: what is your favourite Thanksgiving dish?

“I really like stuffing, turkey’s good too.” Annie Macgregor, Nursing '20 “Sometimes my family makes sweet potatoes with cinnamon and marshmallows, its amazing.” Rebecca Hoogkamp, CompSci ‘...Continue...

An open letter to conservatives on campus

To conservatives who identify as targets on this campus,Continue...

Letter to the Editor

Tuesday, Sept. 25

Dear Students,

We are landlords of three properties rented to Queen’s students. We have been landlords for a long time and are past Queen’s...Continue...

Fall term break not worth a fragmented orientation week

After its inaugural run and seeing the new two academic days in practice, the Queen’s community needs to have a conversation about the new Orientation Week structure—and whether it’s something worth reversing.Continue...

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