Editorial

If new positions have one, tell us what the purpose is

Frustration over the hiring of more university admin instead of departmental faculty is clear, but it’s hard to draw the parallel when the exact purpose of these admin positions is blurry.Continue...

‘No means yes’ response from Western inappropriate

Rape culture on university campuses consists of much more than the act of sexual assault. But when “No means yes and yes means anal,” appeared on a Western student’s off-campus home, the immediate response was to write it off.Continue...

Bringing to life a curriculum around assisted death is the first step

It’s a difficult subject to talk about, but the contentiousness of physician-assisted death may be all the more reason to normalize education around it.Continue...

Record-breaking Q was costly self-celebration, not celebration of students

For University administrators, $9,000 may seem like dispensable money. But for many students, it’s a year’s worth of rent, one year’s tuition or a dent in our student loans.Continue...

Accountability in actions, not just words

Although the AMS is commendable for their willingness to take accountability for the hazing that sent two TAPS employees to the hospital, the real test of their accountability will be the actions following.Continue...

It’s about being good, not looking good

In the matter of voluntourism, it’s not about intention at all — it’s about impact.Continue...

Making of an Editorial

An editorial is an opinion piece that is written by a staff to represent their own opinion or the opinion of the collective publication. 24 staff members sit on The Journal's editorial...Continue...

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