Signed Editorial

Free parks in 2017 isn’t a cause for celebration

Free admission to Canada’s national parks is a step in the right direction, but still a walk in the dark.Continue...

Exclusive foundations don’t hold

Imagine a group of people who are demographically similar, believing they're better than other people.

What could possibly go wrong?

When I accepted my offer of admission to Queen...Continue...

A smoke-free campus won't help students

Making campus smoke-free would alienate students who smoke, when what they really need is support and acceptance to help them quit.Continue...

Stop holding onto outdated traditions

With 175 years under its belt, Queen’s is nationally recognized for its long-lasting traditions and spirited student body. But many of the traditions that students cling to no longer serve a purpose.Continue...

Queen's needs a lesson on transparency

Queen’s has a transparency problem.Continue...

Being privileged and being spoiled aren’t one and the same

After spending two years at Queen’s, I’ve noticed a convention that is deeply entrenched in our generation and not often addressed: we don’t discuss our privilege.Continue...

Level the playing field for women in sports journalism

Last May, when I got the call that I’d been made Assistant Sports Editor at The Journal, I was elated. Since then, the most frequent comment I get when I tell people about my job is that I must get to meet a lot of hot guys.Continue...

Make graduation hopeful again, not helpless

Graduation should be full of hopes and aspirations, but for many of us, the rugged and sometimes perilous landscape of the twenty-first century job market make graduation caps and gowns look a lot like uniforms of mourning.Continue...

Never forget, 9/11 continues to effect

Alongside the annual commemorations of those lost, the 15th anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center also marks something new: the first year that high school freshmen will be reading about 9/11 as a piece of history they weren’t alive for.Continue...

Not all zoos are birds of a feather

We’ve all seen a PETA video on Facebook documenting the cruelty that animals sometimes face at the hands of zoos. It makes sense to be angry about their treatment.Continue...

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