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Why you should vote NDP this federal election

The New Democratic Party presents a progressive vision for Canada in their electoral program , “ A New Deal for People ”: a roadmap to climate action, reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, improved Medicare, affordable housing, better access to post-secondary education, and more.Continue...

Talking Heads: Why are you protesting at the climate strike?

"To stand in solidarity with everyone else protesting across the country." Chonyi Iama, ArtSci '22 Continue...

Students and the University need to better protect Lake Ontario

Like it or not, you are Lake Ontario. Our bodies are about 60 per cent water, and the water we drink here in Kingston is from the lake—a lake that we often don’t do an adequate job of preserving.Continue...

Queen’s new sexual violence policy deters survivors from coming forward

Queen’s new Sexual Violence Policy says that if a student discloses an experience of sexual violence to a University employee who’s not a health care professional, that employee must immediately report the disclosure to the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Coordinator.Continue...

Talking Heads: What is Your Favourite CoGro Order?

"An iced green tea with a shot of lemonade and an everything bagel with top secret." Sophia Spencer, ArtSci '21 Continue...

Society needs oil and gas, and Canada needs to provide it

Our society urgently needs to address the climate crisis, and a big part of that solution involves using Canada’s abundance of oil and gas.Continue...

Today’s digital world hinders meaningful romantic relationships

You’ve been there before: it’s Friday night, and you’re swiping mindlessly through Tinder with hundreds of possible hookups at your fingertips.Continue...

Talking Heads: What do you do when you're feeling homesick?

"I call home." Hunter Millsap, ConEd '22Continue...

Ontario’s history curriculum ingrains racism into schools

It was only recently that I became confident in my ability to write an article like this one.Continue...

Letter to the Editor: September 18th

Dear Editor, I was both impressed and encouraged by The Journal's coverage of the climate catastrophe ("The Climate Issue" September 13).Continue...

Packed O-week schedule leaves students scrambling

The start of every September in Kingston is thrilling, as Queen’s prepares to welcome its next batch of students. This year, I was part of that, alongside the rest of the class of 2023.Continue...

As a student, going green comes with a price tag

There’s no denying that climate change and money are closely intertwined. Whether it’s big industry polluters cutting corners to save (or make) a buck, carbon taxes in the news, or the cost of cleaning up after yet another extreme weather event, dollars and cents contribute to the dialogue around our planet’s decline.Continue...

Talking Heads: How can students do their part to fight the climate crisis?

"Being environmentally conscious within your dorm room." Sarah Mccleary, Comm '23

"Use less single-use plastics." Kayla Melbourne, ArtSci '21

"Getting...Continue...

Letter to the Editor: September 11th

Dear Editor, I read that the engineering students opted not to use gentian violet to dye their skin this year in light of Health Canada’s “potential cancer risk” publication earlier this year.Continue...

Gap years fill the space left by traditional academic programs

“Wait, so you're going to be a first-year when everyone your age is in second year?”Continue...

Talking Heads: What is the weirdest part of Frosh Week?

“Being carried in a thundermug.” Jazlyn Evans, Nursing ‘22Continue...

Academic shallowness hinders students in the long run

We all think grades matter, but not always for noble reasons.Continue...

Queen’s offers students a chance to make their mark

When you return home after your first semester at Queen’s, you might struggle to describe why it feels so special to be part of the Queen’s community.Continue...

Talking Heads: What are you most looking forward to about the first week back at school?

“Probably Orientation Week." Callum Stephenson, Kin '20 “For all of my friends to come back to town." Olivia Doheny, ArtSci '20 “How peaceful Kingston is." Sophia Ku, ArtSci '20Continue...

Workplaces are becoming the new closet for LGBTQ+ individuals

For as long as I can remember, I have identified as a gay man.Continue...

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