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There’s no excuse for the gender pay gap at Queen’s

Recent data from Statistics Canada shows a pay gap between male and female professors across all but three Canadian universities. Queen’s in particular has an eight per cent difference in average salary.Continue...

Preventing a Western situation starts with more on-campus testing resources

‘Wuck Festern’ is a well-known Queen’s mantra. But with students continuing to ignore public health guidelines, Queen’s is on track to follow in Western’s footsteps with an outbreak of its own. Instead of waiting, we need to act to prevent a similar situation now.Continue...

Queen’s new anti-racism initiatives are reactive, not proactive

Queen’s committed to three anti-racism initiatives on June 10 in response to student calls to action. This response, The Journal Editorial Board feels, is only a reaction to pressure from students, rather than a proactive measure that should’ve come years earlier.Continue...

Coronavirus doesn't justify racist aggression

The conversation around coronavirus is intimidating, but by standing in solidarity with Chinese students at Queen’s, we can combat the effects of the virus more effectively.Continue...

Communicating about COVID-19 can ease student stress

As universities prepare for community spread of COVID-19 caused by the novel coronavirus, students must be kept in the loop so that they too can do their part in reducing the spread of the virus.Continue...

Queen’s should let go of the castle

The Bader International Study Centre (BISC) at Herstmonceux Castle in England costs Queen’s more than it’s worth to students’ experience. It’s time for the University to consider investing its money into better programming.Continue...

Sexual violence survey delay has delayed productive action

The province’s Student Voices on Sexual Violence survey had the potential to make a significant, timely impact on sexual violence at Ontario universities. Disappointingly, its implementation has hindered this potential.Continue...

Why uncontested elections are a problem for democracy at Queen’s

A fundamental problem at Queen’s has received limited attention and even less action: our lack of engagement in student politics.Continue...

Coronavirus party shows Queen’s hasn’t learned from its past

An inappropriately-themed party on campus last weekend, and the subsequent response, demonstrated that Queen’s still has a long way to go when it comes to addressing insensitivity and discrimination in our community.Continue...

U of T Bookstore promotes fear-mongering with face masks

When it comes to public health concerns, campuses must place the safety and comfort of their students above all else—including profit.Continue...

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