Lifestyle Archive: 2013

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Art on Campus: From sketches to reality

Turning fabrics into garments evokes my middle school memories of painstaking and long-forgotten sewing lessons.

So I hold the utmost respect for those that possess the creative talent to...Continue...

Monkeying around

Zach McIver doesn’t play video games. Instead, he uses the world as his playground.Continue...

Quick kale chips

Kale is making a comeback in the kitchen as baked chips that trump their greasy potato counterpart.

Crisp, light and addicting is the best way I can describe my new savoury munching...Continue...

Clubs on Campus: Kickin' it with KinetiQ

Anyone will tell you that hip hop’s more than a dance genre – it’s filled with a distinct and infectious style and culture.

I would spend hours on end watching YouTube videos of west coast...Continue...

QJScience: Did life begin on Mars?

Recent evidence suggests that perhaps we’re more closely related to E.T. than we might have previously thought.

A meteorite from Mars was recently found on Earth and was...Continue...

Runners getting down and dirty

Obstacle racing is no ordinary marathon, it’s an uphill battle.Continue...

Fall 2013: Back to basics

We’re headed back to the basics this season.

Preparing for this wardrobe shift means an inexhaustible chance to experiment with muted colours.

Fall is the harbinger of classic...Continue...

End of summer s'more cookies

The days of summer are dwindling, but that doesn’t mean that our savoury summer favourites have to make their departure with the season’s end. S’mores are possibly one of my favourite memories of...Continue...

Book review: And the Mountains Echoed

Khaled Hosseini’s third book, And the Mountains Echoed , is another tearjerker filled with heartbreaking emotions and the theme of redemption. Hosseini rose to fame with the phenomenal...Continue...

Exchange Diaries: En route to Hong Kong

Brindan Baskaran is in Hong Kong on exchange for the upcoming year. He'll be sharing his experience as a regular contributor for QJBlogs.

In a couple of hours, I’ll be welcomed...Continue...

Exchange Diaries: Leaving for Lyon


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

In four months I will return from...Continue...

A summer of innovation

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Apps to stay on track

With the beginning of another school year comes a new course load and more responsibilities. Comparmentalizing your tasks and prioritizing various responsibilities may seem like a challenge after...Continue...

Perspectives: tattoos with changing meanings

The beginning of university signals many first experiences, including the choice to get inked. I may have embraced this freedom a little too freely, but I hold no regrets after three tattoos in...Continue...

Men's office wear

Men's office wear can be a little hard to navigate, especially in the summer when splashes of colour are making their appearances down the cubicle row. Deciphering what’s imitable and what’s tacky...Continue...

Summer margaritas

Nothing beats making a homemade margarita. Making these drinks is a cost effective way to save on overpriced restaurant drinks and serving them is a great way to entertain friends and famiy....Continue...

For the love of busking

Love came in leaps and bounds to the 25th anniversary of the Kingston Buskers Rendezvous, July 11 to 14.Continue...

Top out-of-town exhibits

In order to get a glimpse at this season's most anticipated museum exhibitions, you may have to head out of Kingston. Here are three out-of-town exhibits - in New York City, Toronto and Ottawa -...Continue...

What to wear: summer barbecues

Barbecues with family and friends call for comfortable summer wear, but that doesn’t mean compromised fashion decisions. Flowy lightweight fabrics like silk provide the perfect comfort from humid...Continue...

Subscription boxes: are they right for you?

Overwhelming is an understatement when it comes to the vast selection of high-end products out there. Online subscription boxes offer an unique shopping experience for those wanting to sample...Continue...

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