Controversy

You’re no Swift, Gazette

Western’s student newspaper showed an incredible lack of judgment in publishing a series of offensive stories last month.Continue...

Wall for freedom of speech removed

Queen’s Students for Liberty (QSL) have filed a complaint with Kingston Police after Queen’s administration removed a Free Speech Wall as part of a campaign hosted by the club on Tuesday.Continue...

Hysteria over the Joker movie is unjustified

Before the new Joker film was released on Oct. 4, critics feared the filmmakers’ choice to sympathetically portray Arthur Fleck, the character who would become DC Comics villain Joker, would inspire real-life loners to carry out mass shootings at screenings of the movieor elsewhere.Continue...

Why Joker has been deemed dangerous by critics

Though it’s not uncommon for films to receive heavy criticism following their release, DC Entertainment’s newest blockbuster, Joker , has generated an unprecedented amount of controversy.Continue...

Students report long wait-times at walk-in clinic

Several students have reported long wait-times and rushed appointments at Health Services.Continue...

The Predator earns its name

Director Shane Black’s decision to hire his friend, a convicted sex offender, as an actor marred the glitz and glamour of the red carpet opening for his film The Predator at TIFF.Continue...

On branding: the downside of being an artist today

Focusing on defining one’s specific brand often forces artists to choose between financial security and free artistic expression.Continue...