racism

A Decade of Editorials

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Diversity doesn’t belong on the backburner

Time and time again, Queen’s whiteness has been acknowledged by the University, by its students and its faculty. But we must ask — why hasn’t it changed?Continue...

Edmonton student unfairly punished

Exposing racism shouldn’t lead to punishment.Continue...

Make room for students of colour

As Kofi Annan said, “Education is, quite simply, peace-building by another name.” But what happens when this isn’t the case for people of colour? What happens when the endeavour for a higher education is “whitewashed” and surrounded by a culture of whiteness?Continue...

Time for Mizzou to step up its game

As the University of Missouri’s president resigns, the university has a chance to straighten out their priorities and face the history they’ve long ignored.Continue...

I’m not your racism meter

I know that as a student at Queen’s — a school with a diversity problem — there’d be a risk of facing racism. What I didn’t expect was to be turned into everyone’s token person of colour (POC) friend that they could use as a point of reference.Continue...

A brown face in a white place

Being a woman of colour in a primarily white school like Queen’s is incredibly daunting.Continue...

Idle No More demonstrators protest celebration of Sir John A. Macdonald

Not all attendees of this weekend’s bicentenary celebrations of Sir John A. Macdonald were celebrating.Continue...

Campaign is tired

While the message it conveys is important, the recent “I, too, am Oxford” photo series is just another in a seemingly endless string of quickly-forgotten
whiteboard campaigns.Continue...

Tackling intolerance

Held once every four years, the World Cup of soccer is the world’s largest sporting competition, drawing hundreds of millions of passionate onlookers.Continue...

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