Lifestyle Archive: 2012

Profile: @QueensUProblems is anything but a problem

By Julia Vriend
Assistant Blogs Editor

Whether you’ve heard of them or you’re a regular follower, @QueensUProblems has surpassed other anonymously-run Queen’s-...Continue...

Exploring the jungles of Costa Rica with Conservation Photography

By Leslie Bothwell (ArtSci ’ 14)

Not many people can say they earned an Environmental Science university credit by trekking through the jungle with a digital SLR in hand, but thanks to the...Continue...

When Curiosity gets the best of us

When NASA’s rover Curiosity landed on the surface of Mars this August, astronomy enthusiasts everywhere rejoiced. David Hanes was one of them.Continue...

Making Fast Food At Home

By Julia Vriend
Assistant Blogs Editor

It’s late on a Friday night and you’re craving some pizza. Unfortunately, you don’t feel like walking downtown and you’re short on cash. You’...Continue...

Exchange Diaries: Mumbai, India

By Jonny Klynkramer (ArtiSci ' 14)

Here's the deal: while my family and friends have been enjoying their summer months doing all sorts of fun, summer-y things, I've already completed three...Continue...

Sick Like Me

It’s that time of year again. Frosh Week has just ended and likely left you a little burnt out. Unfortunately, these circumstances can take a toll on the immune system, leaving you susceptible to...Continue...

Video Picks: Environmental Initiatives

By Trilby Goouch
Blogs Editor

Are you passionate about the environment? Looking to get involved in the community? ASUS Committee for the Environment (ACE) is...Continue...

The Journal is hiring!

Are you interested in long-form journalism? Do you have experience with The Journal or other publications? Apply here for openings!Continue...

Books breed wonder

If a customer is ever short on change, Walter Cipin lets them buy their book at a discounted price. It’s a move that not many shop owners make nowadays, but Cipin likes to make an impression on first-time customers.Continue...

Exchange Diaries: Ecuador

By Meaghan Wray (ArtSci ‘ 14)
Staff Writer

Meaghan Wray is in Ecuador on exchange for the upcoming year. She will be sharing her experience as a regular contributor for QJBlogs...Continue...

Start your year off with the first bite

By Cole Meagher (ArtSci ' 14)

When it comes to getting into shape there are a few facts that everyone must face. These facts hold true for all people.

1. Hard work comes first....Continue...

Borrowed From The Boys

By Trilby Goouch
Blogs Editor

Do you ever find yourself wishing you could spend everyday in a sweat suit? If you're anything like me, in traditional Queen's fashion I never put...Continue...

Apples To Apples

By Julia Vriend
Assistant Blogs Editor

With autumn just around the corner, QJBlogs wants to make the most of the season and give our fellow Queen’s students some delicious fall-...Continue...

DIY: Dorm Room

By Trilby Goouch
Blogs Editor

You’ve just moved in, but now what comes next? We know you'll be busy running around with your faculty and meeting your floor mates, but when the...Continue...

The daunting donation dilemma

Founded in 2006, TOMS’ One for One Movement seeks to match every shoe purchased by donating one to a child in need. As noble as it might be, TOMS’ intentions often come under question.Continue...

Movie Picks: I Love College

By Trilby Goouch
Blogs Editor

With the return to university life, student housing, budgets and late-night trips are the norm. But let’s face it, who ever really complains? To...Continue...

Must-see sites at Banff, Alberta

When I first arrived at Calgary International Airport earlier this summer I was a little overwhelmed. Flying had never been my favourite activity and a trip in a province I had never been to didn’...Continue...

Packing Essentials

When I packed for my first year at Queen's, I religiously followed the student guideline and googled endless articles on how to prepare for life in res. They were great resources, but...Continue...

50 People You Wish You Knew In Real Life

By Trilby Goouch
Blogs Editor

This is one of those links that everyone should have bookmarked, for those days when you're in need of a pick me up or you've exhausted your go-to...Continue...

7 Ways To Eat On The Cheap

By Trilby Goouch
Blogs Editor

Need help making your back to school budget? If you're anything like me, every school year starts out with the intention of sticking to a budget, then...Continue...

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