Lifestyle Archive: 2013

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Up in the air

I’m told most competitive trampolinists aspire to be like their Olympian idols. After just an hour of the basics, so do I.Continue...

QJSex: Long-distance relationships

School has been underway for a while now, and many people have happily reunited with their partners after the long months of summer. But if you have a partner who isn’t in town, you’re probably...Continue...

Review: London Fashion Week SS14

London packed a fashion punch this year, with standout shows left, right and center. Three in particular stood out, each with very different approaches to spring fashion trends. Moschino,...Continue...

Review: New York Fashion Week SS14

As we embrace our favourite things about fall, the fashion world is looking to the future as designers begin to showcase their Spring/Summer 2014 collections. Runway season kicked off earlier this...Continue...

Painting and crocheting tricolour

Sometimes, with the right amount of encouragement, a hobby can flourish into a crafty business.

School-spirited gear is nothing new at Tricolour Outlet, located on the second floor of the...Continue...

QJScience: Experimental Lakes Area stays open

The Experimental Lakes Area (ELA), a unique research site in Northwestern Ontario consisting of 58 freshwater lakes, will remain open despie recent questions about its future.

Its federal...Continue...

Thought for food

On the outside, it’s a grey stone restaurant front. But on the inside, there’s a menu that combines items like romaine lettuce-flavoured ice cream and bacon.Continue...

Baking with veggies: Zucchini Bread

Zucchini bread is a must-try for those who resolve to keep their palettes clean and their minds guilt-free – or at least this early in the school year. Treating yourself in the kitchen doesn’t...Continue...

Photo-Ops: A community of photographers

It’s to be expected that the only photography club on campus begets a tight-knit group of photographers, all set on helping each other learn their craft.

From BFA students who sculpt and...Continue...

QJPolitics: Prorogation is totally democratic - sometimes

When the toaster suddenly starts smoking, generally the response is “oh s**t!” as one rushes to unplug it. That’s one of the philosophies behind proroguing parliament.

However, in...Continue...

Shimmying to the beat of beauty

I was surprised to feel so confident while being so uncoordinated.Continue...

The fluidity of fashion: Androgynous style

A feminine modern look no longer needs to contend with the over-sexualized cleavage bearing and skin-tight look of past decades.

Instead, androgynous style is the ideal way to achieve a...Continue...

Nostalgia, etchings and artistic pursuits: An interview with Emily Carlaw

Sometimes refraining from doing the thing you love makes you realize where your true passion lies.

Emily Carlaw, BFA ’13 and B.Ed ’14, said she felt a longing for artistic creation while...Continue...

QJSex: Everything you need to know about the pill

Happy September everybody! Lots of things happen this month, whether you’re new to Queen’s or a returning student. For one, most of us are no longer living with our parents. Instead, we’re...Continue...

Exchange Diaries: Settling in for the semester

Chloe Grande is in France on exchange for the upcoming year. She will be sharing her experience as a regular contributor for QJBlogs.

My anxiety levels hit a new high the day I...Continue...

The competitive dance world: An interview with QCDT

The competitive dance world is hardly accessible to the average student, but our own Queen’s Competitive Dance Team (QCDT) is nothing like the Hollywood movies with over-the-top girl drama and...Continue...

Tomato Fritters: A Santorini treat in the kitchen

My encounters with Greek culture may be limited to the annual Greek Fest and countless hours of watching My Big Fat Greek Wedding . Nonetheless, the picturesque setting of Greece, with...Continue...

The secret strife of bees

It takes a trip to the moon and back for a bee to produce an ounce of honey for your tea.Continue...

A day of misfortune

Proceed with caution and hope luck is on your side today — it’s Friday the 13th.Continue...

The Importance of the September Issue

The September issue signals to many the beginning of a new season of style and fashion – a glimpse at the future which unfolds with each glossy ad-filled page.

I told my brother I was...Continue...

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