Signed Editorial

Running ragged

Gossip Girl character Blair Waldorf once said, “Sleep is for the weak.” Two weeks ago, I would have agreed with that statement.Continue...

Forget division

The popularity of Quebec’s newest political party confirms that separatism is dead.Continue...

Colour my world

There’s something grossly backward about a jaded young person.Continue...

Social economy

Social Impact Bonds could revolutionize the way social programs are delivered in Canada. Here’s the deal: private investors fund the operations of a firm that agrees to achieve a desired positive social outcome.Continue...

Change the subject

Students love to commiserate with each other. During midterm season, bumping into a friend automatically means listening to a list of assignments, tests, presentations and commitments. It’s true; it’s a crazy time of year. But don’t assume you’re the only student on campus with a crazy schedule. The truth is we all have work to do.Continue...

Blackout blues

For three days last week, BlackBerry enthusiasts had to survive without the device’s trademark messenger service. The overreactions on Facebook and Twitter are leading to investigations of
possible lawsuits against the company.Continue...

GPA goes wrong

The University’s new grading system offers no comfort to Queen’s students. The Grade Point Average, implemented in May, hurts the student who cares about the one per cent difference that can make or break a post-secondary career.Continue...

Wedded miss

As my fourth school year hit in September, a startling theme began appearing on my
Facebook newsfeed. Distant friends and acquaintances took a plunge, decided to settle early and got engaged. I cringed.Continue...

Ailing ears

I suffer from a recurring earworm infection. It’s not a parasitic insect, but a pop song, stuck deep in my head. The affliction is common in our society where we’re constantly inundated by repetitive music, but I’m so often struck that I can only describe it as torment.Continue...

Other guys

The Take Back the Night march on Sept. 22 featured the “Don’t Be That Guy” campaign, with signs that read “Just because she’s drunk doesn’t mean she wants to f**k.”
The new campaign switched the focus from victims of sexual assault to perpetrators.Continue...

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