Lifestyle

The problem with romantic comedies

When I was younger, I loved romantic comedies. The idea of that initial spark, the inevitable complications to overcome and the eventual happy ending of falling in love gave me such hope and happiness for what the future could hold in terms of my romantic life.Continue...

Finding yourself in a deck of cards

When I started my tarot journey six months ago, I was both skeptical and excited to do clear-cut readings that would tell me my future.Continue...

Taking my seat: Claiming to be a feminist is not enough

Under the leadership of Phillipe Couillard’s Liberal government, the Quebec National Assembly adopted Bill 62 in mid-October.Continue...

Remembering Roy Halladay

For Blue Jays fans growing up, Roy Halladay was a superhero.Continue...

When security endangers safety

According to his mother, Jesse Galganov used his iPhone to contact his loved ones every day, as most of us do. Now Galganov is missing, his mother is fighting for Apple and T-Mobile to tell authorities where and when he last used it and in this case, common sense appears to have been suspended.Continue...

The transcendental effect of 'Rocky Horror Picture Show'

Seeking a true Halloween experience this past weekend, I decided to go see The Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Screening Room.Continue...

Besties for Breasties co-president reflects on Breast Cancer Awareness Month

For most of us, October signals the beginning of fall, the return of Homecoming and the re-emergence of pumpkin spice lattes. However, if Besties for Breasties co-presidents Daniel Habashi, ArtSci ’18, and Niki Bayat, ArtSci ’18, achieve their goals, the month of October will also become wholly synonymous with breast cancer support and prevention.Continue...

The psychology behind being friends with your ex

Needless to say, breakups are hard.Continue...

The importance of journaling

Believe it or not, I’ve found someone that will never judge you when you complain, call you out when you’re in the wrong without giving unwanted advice and always remember what you were wearing on a certain day, even when you don’t.Continue...

Sex in the limestone city: We need to follow our own rules

Dating in the modern age can be difficult – there’s no denying it.Continue...

Taking my seat: Let's talk about the table in the room

I’ve been writing this column for two months now and I realized I hadn’t taken the time to explain my thought process behind the column name ‘Taking my Seat”.Continue...

Does 'Stranger Things 2' live up to the hype

For months, Netflix has been releasing images and trailers to promote the second season of Stranger Things, building a hype the quiet premiere of the first season never had. As the release date of this second season approached, I wondered, could it live up to these impossibly high expectations?Continue...

Pork chops and pan-fried peppers

This delicious dish of pork chops and pan-fried peppers tastes like a home-cooked family dinner and is a great, comforting meal for the colder months ahead.Continue...

Social media activism is no joke

Social media activism is essentially using the platform of an online forum to lead or support a cause. It’s activism behind a screen.Continue...

#JusticeForJanet campaign is full of valid but misguided anger

Fast forward to 2017. Janet Jackson is currently on a world tour, but hasn’t released a platinum single — a song that’s sold one million copies or more — since 2004, the year of the halftime show. In this time, Timberlake has had nine.Continue...

Ranking of Kingston's pumpkin spice lattes

When I decided to taste, rank and review various pumpkin spice lattes around Kingston, I knew it was something I was born to do.Continue...

A student's guide to homebrewing

At its core, craft beer culture is very appealing.Continue...

Halloween spirit on campus and around Kingston

The end of October is scary for several reasons.Continue...

A guide to Kingston nightlife

With midterms coming around, we could all use a night out every once in a while in between our studies. Have you ever found yourself sitting with your housemates before a night out, wondering where to go?Continue...

What I wish I knew about applying to grad school

As someone who applied to three universities and five different grad programs last year, there was a lot I didn’t know about applying to grad school. Looking back, there are some things I wish I had done differently and been told about prior to the application process.Continue...

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