Lifestyle Archive: 2007

Eating well on a tight budget

So here’s the deal: Canada’s Food Guide emphasizes that eating a balanced diet that is low in fat
and rich in whole grains, fruits and vegetables is important to our health.Continue...

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View all images from vol. 134, issue 33.Continue...

The one-night stand

Don’t kid yourself—casual sex isn’t for the faint of heart. But if you’re ready and willing, then take the light-hearted cue from George Michael: “Sex is natural/Sex is fun/Sex is best when it’s one-on-one.”Continue...

HPV vaccine at HCDS

A new vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV), one of Canada’s most commonly sexually transmitted infections, has been available for women and men at Health, Counselling, Disability Services since September 2006.Continue...

Falling into the gender gap

Here’s how the gender gap breaks down at Queen’s: according to the University’s own gender statistics, based on 2005 graduates, just less than 57 per cent of total graduates were women. In Arts and Science, the ratio is about 2:1, women to men, across the board, with the most disparate ratios in
art (6:1), biology (3:1), English (3:1), French (5:1), psychology (8:1) and sociology (6:1). The gender gap is also conversely pronounced in Applied Science, where there are about four men for every woman.Continue...

Peeling back the Magic Banana

The Magic Banana, created by Kingston artist and yoga instructor, Janeson Rayne, BFA ’97, has
steadily gained in popularity among women since it first hit the market in 2000.

The Magic Banana is available online, at select specialty shops in North America and at the Sexual
Health Resource Centre (SHRC) at Queen’s, which is located in room 223 in clubs space in the JDUC.

G Boutique, a female-friendly shop in Chicago, has recently sold its 700th Magic Banana, according to Rayne.Continue...

Love and living together

Despite the apparent perks of a live-in partner, Queen’s law professor Kathleen Lahey said student co-habitation has implications for both people involved. According to Lahey, two partners are considered co-habitants in Ontario if they’ve lived together for 12 months.Continue...

No more sweatin’ to the oldies

Since the ’80s, the popularity of home aerobics has been gaining.

People like Jane Fonda and Richard Simmons became stars of the exercise world first through vinyl record albums that included photographs of positions in the liner notes, and later on video.

Today, DVDs are still a good way to begin exercising if you feel like you might be out of shape or
don’t want to display your step skills—or your spandex—publicly.Continue...

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View all images from vol. 134, issue 32.Continue...

Hidden treasures at Queen’s

Carefully labelled and displayed in quaint wood cases, the museum is filled with rock, mineral and fossil specimens of every shape and form. For some reason, the first thing that came to my mind walking in was “Indiana Jones.”Continue...

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View all images from vol. 134, issue 31.Continue...

Vintage is cheap, but not easy

When I bought my ticket to Tainted Love, Lighthouse Wire magazine’s spin on the former His ’n’ Hers annual Fake Prom shindig, I realized finding an ’80s-style prom dress might be more of an art than I was used to. More familiar with t-shirt dollar bins and smelly Value Village stores than pleated leather and sequins, I turned to Kingston’s resident expert on vintage clothing.Continue...

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View all images from vol. 134, issue 30.Continue...

Simple tips to a healthy sex life

Sex. Having it, thinking about it and talking about it is as common to student life as eating or sleeping, and yet it isn’t something that immediately comes to mind for me when I think about living a healthy lifestyle.Continue...

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View all images from vol. 134, issue 29.Continue...

A rich and creamy love affair

Picture this: a rich and creamy cake filling with graham cracker crust drizzled with sweet and succulent cherries and finished off with a dollop of whipped cream. Is your mouth watering yet?

For all the cheesecake lovers in the world, here’s the history of how one of the most desired desserts made its entrance into the world.Continue...

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View all images from vol. 134, issue 28.Continue...

Sleepwear’s blast from the past

For me, it started simply while watching Rosemary’s Baby . In one of the film’s more memorable scenes, Rosemary—played by pixie-like Mia Farrow—leans over a black bassinette, a knife in hand, and discovers the real identity of her baby’s father.Continue...

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View all images from vol. 134, issue 27.Continue...

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