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Combatting racism in Kingston

Queen’s University’s mission statement highlights three values it deems to be of great importance: people, professional excellence, and communication.Continue...

Letter to the Editor: June 4th

Dear Editors,

As a non-Black POC who passionately supports the Black Lives Matter movement, I’ve struggled to find my place in advocacy. I want to uplift Black voices, spread awareness,...Continue...

Outdoor spaces should be accessible during COVID-19

When appropriate measures are taken, the mental health benefits provided through public outdoor and green spaces outweigh the low risk of COVID-19 infection.Continue...

Anonymous submissions are the key to academic fairness

Queen’s University should implement the anonymous submission of assignments.

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Letter to the Editor: May 19th

Dear Editors,

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What COVID-19 can teach us about the climate crisis

The world is in the midst of what could become the deadliest global pandemic in living memory.Continue...

Talking Heads: What will you miss most about The Journal?

"Singing High School Musical and Jonas Brother songs at 3 a.m. with my buddies. Staying up late every Thursday to finish the paper with my friends has been an absolute privilege...Continue...

Talking Heads: What do you want Queen’s to be remembered for?

“I want Queen's to be remembered for its strong community, especially within the faculties. A huge support system exists within each of them, and I am so proud to be part of mine.” Grace Chen, ConEd ‘23 Continue...

What the VIA rail blockades taught me about Indigenous issues in Canada

The recent blockade protests in support of the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs caused a big shock to Canada, both economically and politically.Continue...

Racism over coronavirus outbreak is senseless

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has a lot of people scared and looking for someone to blame.Continue...

Talking Heads: If you could switch faculties, which faculty would you switch into?

“Con-Ed, but I’d be a bad teacher.” Kenny Yu, Comm ‘22 Continue...

Letter to the editors: March 13

Dear Editors,

In 1989, a group of concerned women staged a Sit-In in then Principal David Smith’s office to call attention to the issue of sexual violence on the Queen’s University campus.Continue...

White queers at Queen’s must do more for our racialized counterparts

My sense of community in campus activist spaces has starkly changed over my four years at Queen’s in profound ways. These experiences have provided me with a community I’ve never had, based in care and solidarity in action.Continue...

Letter to the Editor: March 10th

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Talking Heads: Why are you walking out for Wet’suwet’en?

“The reason why I’m here today is to stand in solidarity with some of our Indigenous peers here on campus, and the ongoing efforts towards reconciliation within Canada.” Auston Pierce, ArtSci ‘20 Continue...

We need to teach children the right way to combat confrontation

Westerners like to believe that we’ve evolved to a state that renders confrontation obsolete.Continue...

Cross country coach’s firing says more about Queen’s than his own behaviour

In the middle of Reading Week, Queen’s Athletics hit the front page of The Globe and Mail . Unfortunately, it wasn’t a story about success on the field. The cross country and track coach, Steve Boyd, had been fired.Continue...

It’s time to rethink our social media expectations

Technology has granted us knowledge in seconds, but access to everyone else as well. There are countless memes out there about how we expect a response to a text a minute before we’ve even sent it.Continue...

Talking Heads: What are the worst and best buildings to have a class in?

“I only have class in Goodes.” Fatin Noor, Comm '23 Continue...

Letter to the Editor: February 13th

Dear Editor,

Canada is a country built on rights and freedoms.Continue...

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