Politics

Taking My Seat: The importance of Title IX

On this week’s chronicle of ‘WTF is up with the White House women’, President Trump’s Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced the education department’s plan to reform Obama-era guidelines of Title IX, implemented to protect survivors of sexual violence.Continue...

6,000 Kingston students receiving free tuition this year with new OSAP

This year more than 6,000 postsecondary students in Kingston received free tuition through new changes to the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP), according to the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.Continue...

How "Broad City" is the voice millennial women need

In a time when politics dominates almost every aspect of our lives, watching Broad City presents a fun and engaging way to stay up-to-date with the current state of US government administration.Continue...

Taking my seat: guess who opposes equal pay

It’s been quite the summer. Nearly one year ago our neighbours to the South realized a catastrophic mistake when the electoral college gave the Presidential race to a racist, homophobic, transphobic, misogynistic, ableist (or any of the myriad of other “ic” or “ist” terms that he most likely falls into) President.Continue...

Athletes shouldn’t be expected to be neutral

Often known for their athletic ability rather than their way with words, athletes are taught to let their play do the talking. When it comes to politics, they are heavily criticized for transgressing the perceived boundaries of their profession.Continue...

Politics students providing Insight on refugees

Very rarely do group projects in class become something students continue to work on after it’s due. For a group of political studies students, one assignment has gone from an idea to a reality.Continue...

At Conservative candidate events, Kellie Leitch met with protests while Lisa Raitt sees small turnout

With the Conservative Party leadership race ongoing, Queen’s University Conservative Association (QUCA) hosted two more candidates this week — following Kevin O’Leary and Michael Chong in past weeks — that sparked more protests on campus.Continue...

Kevin O’Leary draws crowd to Grant Hall

“Here’s my plan. I’m going to win this leadership race and then I’m going to shine the light of transparency and accountability on Justin Trudeau for the next two years, and make his life a living hell,” Conservative Party leadership candidate Kevin O’Leary declared to a crowd of approximately 1,000 people in Grant Hall Thursday evening.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...

Broken promises: the dream of Canadian electoral reform is over

Last Wednesday, a spokesman from the Trudeau government announced they’d be rescinding a major campaign promise to reform Canada’s election system into something more representative to all Canadians.Continue...

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