language

The power behind a profane tongue

Sometimes a good “fuck you” is all you need.Continue...

Finding a language I can call my own

Ever since my family immigrated to Canada, I’ve been trying to find the perfect balance between Russian, the language of my family, and English, the language of my new home.Continue...

Reclaiming the Word: Slut

For many women, the word ‘slut’ is a harsh reminder of the shame associated with having a normal sex life—or the appearance of one.Continue...

New Year, new language

If you’re looking for a showstopping New Year’s resolution, toss those gym shoes aside and pick up a new language in 2020.Continue...

In defense of learning a second language

Over the summer, I was drinking my morning coffee at a friend’s cottage when their father mentioned the current state of the Ontario Secondary School Core French Curriculum—the French-as-a-second language program designed for native English speakers in secondary schools.Continue...

Accessibility Queen’s hosts event to raise awareness against using ‘R-word’

Accessibility Queen’s tackled the use of the “R-word” in an event titled “Spread the Word to End the Word” held in the ARC on Wednesday.Continue...

Professor looks to keep language program live

LinguaeLive isn’t only a platform that pairs students together to learn each other’s languages — it’s a way of evening the linguistic playing field, according to creator Jennifer Hosek.Continue...

French divide

There’s a reality many French-speaking Canadians outside of Quebec face where their ability to speak the language is overshadowed by whether or not it’s considered “real” French.Continue...