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Stand-off on labour talks

QUFA President Paul Young and Queen's Provost Bob Silverman weigh in on the ongoing labour negotiations from either side of the bargaining table.Continue...

Point/Counterpoint: traditional vs. virtual games

There are a lot of things that we can get on the internet, but a good, hardy laugh from in-person game nights isn’t one of them.Continue...

Point/Counterpoint: What’s the correct order to watch the MCU?

Suggesting that the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is easy to follow is a stretch—it’s a lot of material to work through. The best way to optimize your enjoyment of these films is to watch them in order of year they were released, not the chronological order of events within the MCU.Continue...

Point/Counterpoint: Is it too early to start celebrating Christmas?

The Christmas holidays are, as the popular tune goes, a wonderful time of year. They’re full of family, bright decorations, and celebration, as well as some classic songs. However, timing is everything. Beginning our celebration three months before December—before Halloween even has a chance to occur—is just too early.Continue...

Point/Counterpoint: Is iced coffee an appropriate cold weather drink?

Crisp autumn days will soon turn into blinding flurries of early snowstorms, and there’s one thing I’m dreading the most: the judgmental stares of onlookers as I sip on my delicious, sweet, ice-cold coffee.Continue...

Point/Counterpoint: Is Glee a clever satire?

The first season of Glee is charming but infuriating—it’s the perfect example of how not to do satire.Continue...

Point/counterpoint: Hard shell vs soft shell tacos

Which tacos are better: soft shell or hard shell? Two Journal editors discuss.Continue...

Oprah for President?

As an American citizen and a politics major, my eyes rolled to the back of my head when I heard Oprah was being considered as a legitimate presidential candidate for 2020.

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Point-Counterpoint: Who’s the better nationally-ranked varsity team?

Only the women’s basketball and hockey teams at Queen’s hold the distinct honour of being nationally-ranked amongst Canada’s finest. To debate the merits of both teams, The Journal’s sports editors go back-and-forth to settle which varsity squad deserves the title of the best on campus.Continue...

Point / Counterpoint: Should privileged writers represent marginalized communities?

Two Journal staff discuss privilege in storytellingContinue...

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