Lifestyle Archive: 2013

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Fitness and health apps

Our mobile apps are getting us places where we're both de-stressed and in better shape. Who's to say technology can’t improve our lives with mobile apps that can better our calorie estimates and...Continue...

Whipping up lettuce wraps

Although I do appreciate a good salad, people are surprised to hear that vegan food is delicious, diverse and healthy. It's also inexpensive and super easy to make, which is good for those who don...Continue...

QJPop: Why I love One Direction

I’m not ashamed to say it: I’m obsessed with One Direction.

I sing their songs in the shower, hum them on my way to class and dance in my underwear when they inevitably pop up on...Continue...

Foiled by the flourish

As I entered the gym at Duncan McArthur Hall last week, the clashing sounds of cold steel signalled an evening of competitive camaraderie.Continue...

Style guide: how to thrift

Thrifting in the fall time is a great way to update your wardrobe in a budget-friendly, fashion forward way. If you have a bit of time and are feeling creative, thrift shopping is definitely the...Continue...

RiRi just can't be

RiRi seems to think she can’t do any wrong.

After performing live for a very receptive crowd in Abu Dhabi, the controversial singer stunted a photo shoot on the off-limit grounds of Abu...Continue...

Glitter and gore

This past Friday night, I lost my virginity to the 'Rocky Horror Picture Show' along with Janet and Brad.Continue...

The breakfast crunch

It can be hard to find store-bought granola bars that don’t have a list of ingredients you can’t pronounce, and while these snacks might seem healthy, they really ought to be preserved for the...Continue...

Baking for change

They’re cupcakes for a cause.

Cupcake baking can be therapeutic and rewarding – that’s what I’ve learned after speaking to Sarah Sharp, Eng ’15.

With sample cupcakes in tow, the...Continue...

QJSex: What is sex?

If you happen to stumble upon our first blog featuring anal fisting with a “five-finger-duck-lips-motion”, you...Continue...

Decanting details

It was a Bed Bath & Beyond for winemakers and beer crafters.Continue...

Nostalgic for the Gossip Girl era

Nostalgia kicked in last month.

It’s the first time in 6 years that Gossip Girl won’t be on air for another season – the finale was bittersweet, to say the least, but the couture...Continue...

Community, charity and Craigslist

Craigslist can be a curious place, with ads often viewed with much suspicion and wariness.

While I was abroad in first year, the idea of “couchsurfing”, crashing on a stranger’s couch, to...Continue...

Seeing the other side

What would you do if you suddenly had to accept that you were everything you didn't believe in?Continue...

A vegan's delight: stuffed squash

For the vegetarians among us “Turkey Day” can be a little exclusive.

However, with fall so ripe with seasonal vegetables there is really no reason that vegetarians can’t get in on the...Continue...

DIY designed mugs

I find that drinking tea out of my favourite mug automatically brightens my day, especially in the fall and wintertime. Whether it’s an early caffeine fix for a difficult morning, or a cup of tea...Continue...

QJScience: Sperm competition in the animal world

How crazy would it be if right after a man had sex, he just dropped dead? This is the case for many marsupials such as antechinus, who go on a sex frenzy for twelve to fourteen hours and then die...Continue...

Exchange Diaries: Campus differences

I’ve vowed to never complain about having an 8:30 a.m. class again. As luck would have it, my course schedule here in Lyon consists of four days in a row of 8 a.m. classes. Although the...Continue...

Lost in the maize

If you build it, they will come — for apple pie.Continue...

QJPolitics: The future of a declining system

Receiving a letter — that isn’t a bill, advertisement or free credit card — is an exhilarating feeling. It’s not old fashioned and it’s much more personal than firing off an email. Yet there’s one...Continue...

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