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Best iPhone apps for the long commute to your summer job

Every day, so much of our time is wasted on mindlessly waiting around – we don’t even realize how much time we’re misusing.Continue...

A sentimental girl’s guide to 1 Second Everyday

After about a year of trial and error, I have finally gained some skills in documenting my life like the millennial I am. With these tips and tricks, you too can be on your way to a great, sentimental video.Continue...

To the Kingston Pier; I will wait for you

This summer, I plan to take full advantage of the beautiful and peaceful place that has been an essential part of the city I’ve called home for the past three years.

Just kidding – the pier is closed for the summer.Continue...

“Dear White People” review

In a time of continuous racial tension around the world, a show on a mainstream streaming website might be the most appropriate way to give people an understanding of different individual’s backgrounds.Continue...

Update on US politics

Another month has gone by and things still haven’t calmed down in the realm of American politics.Continue...

Diaries of a Queen’s grad

Something that’s gotten me back on my feet since graduating is being constantly asked, “So, what are you doing now?” I didn’t know what a terribly mean question that was until about two days after my last exam of 4th year.Continue...

A Beginner's Guide to Modern Day Vinyl Collection

Vinyl records are having a moment right now. A long, nostalgia-induced, hipster-fuelled moment . The formerly cast aside vinyl record has become a staple in dorm rooms and Urban Outfitters alike.Continue...

Monica Heisey’s journey to success

By all measures of success, Monica Heisey is killing the writing game.Continue...

An ode to the death of Tilt

A late night Quarter Pounder meal from McDonald’s, Ed Sheeran concert tickets, a 2-6 of Smirnoff vodka I was too lazy to pick up myself, and supplies for post-finals jungle juice – what do these four things have in common? I used Tilt to pay my housemates back for all of them.Continue...

How to get the best deal on Airbnb

Do you want to travel the world but your bank account is telling you it’s not in your budget to stay in the Paris Ritz Carlton? No worries, with Airbnb you can achieve your dream of travelling the world without bankrupting yourself.

Like with anything else in life, it is important to know the best tips and tricks to make sure you have the best – and safest time – possible.

Having stayed in nine Airbnbs across five countries, I’ve picked up a few tricks to successfully select an Airbnb and make the most of the experience.Continue...

Battle of the streaming bands: Spotify Premium vs. Apple Music

Everyone knows that to have a picture-perfect, movie-magic kind of summer, you need the perfect summer soundtrack, but that picture-perfect moment can be gone in a second if you spend it arguing with your friends over who is going to stream the music.Continue...

Never ending peace and love

When I first set out to solidify my travel itinerary for the month of May, Nepal was not even in the top 10 on my list of hopeful destinations.Continue...

How to go to the gym and not be afraid of scary gym people

One of my goals when I came to Queen's was to get in better shape. I knew going into it that this was going be difficult to achieve, but what I didn’t know was that the most difficult part of my journey would simply be making it to the gym.Continue...

Point counter point:Is 13 Reasons Why worth the risk?

The TV show adaptation of the book of the same title by Jay Asher has been making waves since it first came out as a thirteen-episode series for Netflix on March 31, 2017.Continue...

QJ Staff Bachelorette Picks

While usually people have a case of the Monday blues, the return of the Bachelorette on TV signifies magic, hilarity and a good excuse to pretend to believe in love once again.Continue...

Summer Comfort Food

Comfort food is usually associated with the winter months – a warm bowl of KD after walking home in a snow storm or a steaming loaf of banana bread after a 12 hour exam-time Stauffer grind. But what about the summer months?Continue...

An update on Trump's first 100 days in office

With Trump’s presidency hitting 150 days in office in the next couple weeks, it's time to check and see what he has been up to since the beginning of the Summer.Continue...

Food for thought: insecurity at Queen’s

Insecurity is a form of anxiety and lack of confidence that most people suffer from at one time or another. While everyone experiences it differently and at different times, it’s familiar.Continue...

The funeral march of the penguins

On November 14, a virtual anti-Trump rally was held on Club Penguin. Just two months later, the Disney-owned online gaming platform announced it was shutting down for good.Continue...

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