Lifestyle Archive: 2008

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Issue in photos

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Redefining campus activism

After the cheering of frosh week has faded and text books have been purchased, most students realize that, for the sake of their sanity, they need a life outside the lecture hall.

Whether you’re more inclined to hit the intramural court or help kids learn to read, finding a place in the Queen’s community is a rewarding experience.Continue...

Safeguarding students

Moving away from home means new friends, new experiences and new dangers. Rest assured that there are a number of university services that work to keep campus safe.Continue...

Queer students, Queen’s students

Looking for other exciting Orientation events? Queerientation, organized by the Education on Queer Issues Project (EQuIP), is open to anyone queer and queer positive. Queerientation is going into its twelfth year at Queen’s. It was first organized by EQuIP’s predecessor, the Kingston Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Organization. This year’s Queerientation will run through September and will start off with a welcoming barbeque at the Grad Club and will close with a concert at the same venue.Continue...

Evolution of the Pit

While Grant Hall is still the tallest building on campus, it has lost its status as the University’s most notable edifice. Two years ago, Queen’s launched a $230 million construction project that has transformed the university’s look and feel.Continue...

Satisfying students’ diverse stomachs

In the depths of February, when the sun takes cover and midterm papers block what light remains, most students long for some good home cooking at the end of a long day.

But whether your home is in Kingston or on the other side of the world, leaving campus for a meal isn’t always an option. That’s where the cafeteria comes in.

Food Services Resident District Manager Phil Sparks said the University’s dining halls have a diverse menu, offering up to 35 options. He said generally, they can make anything someone can cook at home—all students need to do is ask.Continue...

Do your future a service

It was during my summer orientation back in 2006 when I first heard about Career Services. At the time, I had no idea that two years later I would be on the other side of the table, explaining its services and helping first year students understand what it offers.Continue...

Find ways to get informed to get involved

You’ve graduated high school, you’ve been accepted into Queen’s and the wait is almost over. What can you expect when you arrive here in September? The Alma Mater Society’s (AMS) Executive has the lowdown.Continue...

Welcome to Queen’s

The Journal reports on solving dietary dilemmas in residence, the evolution of the Queen's Centre, and how to stay safe and sound.Continue...

Micro-wave goodbye to bland caf food

When I entered my first year of university, I found every facet of residence life equally exciting. My own little room! My own huge lectures! My own meal plan at my own cafeteria!Continue...

Issue in Photos

View all images from vol. 136, issue 2.Continue...

Sun and suds make for patio perfection

The Kingston Brewing Company’s patio is easily one of the most delicious outdoor eating experiences the city has to offer.Continue...

Issue in photos

View all images from vol. 136, issue 1.Continue...

I blog, therefore I am

From Leonardo DaVinci to Bridget Jones, history is full of diarists. Regardless of motivation, humanity has had the urge to transcribe their thoughts and experiences. Some meticulously guarded—or, in Da Vinci’s case, coded—their writings against the prying eyes of would-be readers and others published their musings for mass consumption.Continue...

Last Words

Journal editors in chief Anna Mehler Paperny and Katherine Laidlaw say goodbye to volume 135.Continue...

Issue in photos

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Best of Kingston

With over 100 respondents in our 30 categories, the Journal’s Best of Kingston survey has your answers.Continue...

The Best of Kingston

The Journal presents the best of Kingston 2007-08.Continue...

Campus in haiku

Journal staff wax poetic on campus landmarks.Continue...

Issue in photos

View all images from vol. 135, issue 39.Continue...

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