Jordan Peterson

Students protest Lindsay Shepherd talk

On Monday evening, roughly 30 students and supporters gathered outside Macdonald Hall to protest Lindsay Shepherd.Continue...

University to discuss drafting freedom of expression guidelines

Early in March, McMaster University released drafted guidelines for freedom of expression and acceptable protest on campus. The guidelines followed controversial University of Toronto professor Jordan Peterson’s speech on campus from the year before.Continue...

My experience at the Jordan Peterson protest

“I am not going to give this guy with his hand raised like in a classroom the megaphone because I do not care what he has to say.”Continue...

University, Kingston Police respond to Jordan Peterson protests

While Jordan Peterson and Bruce Pardy engaged in “The Rising Tide of Compelled Speech in Canada” lecture inside Grant Hall on Monday, around 150 protesters outside the building rallied against the talk with signs, shouts and distractions. The next day, Kingston Police released a statement confirming the arrest of one protester.Continue...

Jordan Peterson lecture continues despite disruptions by protesters

With protesters present both inside and outside of Grant Hall, Jordan Peterson was quick to address the disruptions to Monday’s lecture. “Mark my words, that’s the sound of barbarians pounding at the gates,” Peterson told the audience.Continue...

Jordan Peterson protesters break window at Grant Hall, barricade exits

On Mar. 5, a protest erupted outside of Grant Hall at 4:00 p.m. in opposition to a lecture delivered by controversial University of Toronto Professor Jordan Peterson and Queen’s Professor Bruce Pardy.Continue...

Official open letter about Jordan Peterson event released

A number of Queen’s professors have released an official written statement, entitled “An Open Letter in Response to Principal Daniel Woolf’s February 20, 2018 Statement, ‘Informed Respectful Debate is Central to Academia.’” The statement expresses their concerns regarding the lecture event featuring Jordan Peterson on March 5.Continue...

Upcoming Jordan Peterson event stirs backlash on campus

On March 5, controversial University of Toronto psychology professor Jordan Peterson will be delivering a lecture in Grant Hall. Although Peterson’s appearance is just under a week away, the upcoming event has already ignited significant backlash on campus, with students and professors alike vocalizing both opposition towards and support for the presentation.Continue...

Why we can't censor controversial viewpoints

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