free speech

Journal panel: Charlie Hebdo

From news coverage to anti-Semitism, Journal staff comment on the attack on Charlie Hebdo and the events that followed.Continue...

Adopting a different model for campus debate

Across the country, university students are arguing more but accomplishing less.Continue...

The politics of a classroom

For conservative students, entering a university classroom can be like walking a political tightrope.

According to some students at Queen’s,being in a tutorial where their viewpoints are...Continue...

Why we can't censor controversial viewpoints

Universities serve to challenge our viewpoints, our ideas and our potential to learn and evolve.Continue...

Discouraging discussion is no way to protect free speech

Freedom of speech and the preservation of educational discourse are things that need to be protected on university campuses. However, this protection won’t come about by promoting fear and...Continue...

Universities need to protect protesters in order to protect free speech on campus

Policies that protect only one form of free speech on university campuses can end up silencing another in the process.Continue...

Censored: how do we deal with hate on campus?

I’m from a small town and whenever I go home, I often end up listening to the political views of people, many of them of a different generation, that differ widely from my own.Continue...

Stand up to online prejudice

Social media and the Internet give a megaphone to a lot of things that shouldn’t be said, and Islamaphobic sentiments are one of them.Continue...