Lifestyle Archive: 2009

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Student writing: a colourful history

Undergraduate Review, Queen’s Feminist Review, Ultraviolet Magazine, OutWrite: A Queer, CultureSHOCK, HeadsUPContinue...

The ins and outs of self-publishing

In a world full of do-it-yourself projects, it’s no wonder self-publishing is becoming more popular with amateur and professional writers the world over.Continue...

Queen’s writers: where are they now?

If you’ve ever wondered about where our literary scholars end up after they leave Queen’s, look no further.Continue...

An award-winning read

The invocation of Canada’s various landscapes is a common motif in Canadian literature. Whether a work is set in a small town or a big city, a prairie farm or a northern radio station, a sense of place is often necessary in understanding the characters in a novel.Continue...

Keeping creative writing alive

What does it take to supply Queen’s with a writer in residence? A lot of love and no small amount of change.Continue...

The Literary Companion

A supplementary publication of the JournalContinue...

Forward Motion >>>>>>>>>>>>

The vinyl ripples ran lusciously under Jamie’s hands as he moved the records into the flimsy paper sleeves.Continue...

Issue in Photos

View all images from vol. 136, issue 36.Continue...

Domo arigato, Mr. Robotnik?

There is a creature found in traditional Jewish folklore called the golem, an animate humanlike being fashioned completely from inanimate material.Continue...

Issue in Photos

View all images from vol. 136, issue 35.Continue...

What’s God got to do with it?

On July 23, 1998, Edward J. Larson, a science historian then based out of the University of Georgia, and Larry Witham, a journalist, published the results of an oft-invoked, somewhat controversial study that came to the conclusion that “among the top natural scientists, disbelief [in God] is greater than ever—almost total.”Continue...

Issue in Photos

View all images from vol. 136, issue 34.Continue...

Breaking sexual boundaries

If Lisa Diamond, author of Sexual Fluidity, published in February 2008, had a different roommate in college, our knowledge of gender and sexual identity might not be as vast as it is today.Continue...

Abortion and you

Even though abortion was made legal in Canada in 1988 it has remained a taboo topic.Continue...

Find your fetish

Originally a term used to describe religious artifacts believed to have magical powers, “fetish” took on a sexual connotation in the 19th century.Continue...

You’re never too old to play with toys

Bullets, wabbits, butt plugs, oh my!Continue...

Not tonight or any or other for that matter

Sex is everywhere.Continue...

Dating in the digital age

“Do you like green eggs and ham?”Continue...

Get to know the Pill

Ever since it was introduced in the 1960s, the birth control pill has been hailed for its positive impact on women’s sex and sexuality.Continue...

If it feels good, do it

In the 1992 Emmy-winning Seinfeld episode, “The Contest,” the four main characters stage a bet to see who can go the longest without masturbating.Continue...

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