racism

Bachelor Winter Games misses the mark

Things aren’t looking too great in Bachelor world right now. As if things weren’t bad enough, Arie Luyendyk outed himself as being the worst Bachelor in history by proposing to one girl, breaking up with her on TV and proposing to a different girl shortly after on this week’s finale of The Bachelor . Unfortunately for this series, this comes right on the heels of an even more problematic Bachelor spin-off, Bachelor Winter Games .Continue...

Sports teams need to be held accountable for racism

It’s tempting to see the Cleveland Indians taking the infamous Chief Wahoo logo off their uniforms as a job well done, but the minimal gesture shouldn’t deserve anything more than minimal phrase.Continue...

University Council on Anti-Racism and Equity Committee members selected

On Dec. 6, Queen’s announced the members of the inaugural University Council on Anti-Racism and Equity (UCARE). Over a month later, the 17 members are now starting work on a broad mandate to “help shape the vision and strategy of the University” on matters of racism, diversity and inclusion on campus.Continue...

Students organize protest demanding anti-racism action from administration

This Thursday, the corner of University and Union saw a heated protest from students of colour directed at the University administration.Continue...

Arts Against Post Racialism transforms the Agnes

On Wednesday, the Agnes Etherington Arts Centre was transformed into a visual protest against racism.Continue...

The case for colour conscious casting

Colour-blind casting describes the practice of holding auditions while avoiding consideration of the race or skin colour of the actors, instead focusing on their talent and experience. This method sounds like a way to establish a more even playing ground, but it presents a few problems.Continue...

University establishes Council to monitor diversity and inclusion recommendations

Last week, the University announced the creation of a new council to facilitate the recommendations put forward by the Principal’s Implementation Committee on Racism Diversity and Inclusion (PICRDI).Continue...

Campus Catch-Up: September

This September, Canadian universities have been grappling with issues ranging from racial slurs to unruly street parties. The Journal has summarized some of this month’s headlines from student papers across the country.Continue...

Poor attention span for issues on campus

Hey Queen’s, I think it’s time we talk about our attention span issue. In the past year alone, we’ve forgotten an unacceptable number of incidents that at one point were major sources of disappointment or outrage.Continue...

The Bachelorette used racism as plot fodder

The first time I watched the Bachelor was in 2015: the first semester of my second year, my housemates insisted I watch the show with them in our kitchen. I agreed, not expecting myself to find it engaging in any way.Continue...

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