Lifestyle Archive: 2014

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Exchange diaries Edinburgh: A very Nice vacation

Styna Tao is in Edinburgh on exchange this fall. She’ll be sharing her experiences every three weeks as a regular contributor to Lifestyle.

Week six of my term at the...Continue...

Wining and dining

Often associated with dinners, galas and other pomp activities, wine is typically left on the rack during Friday afternoon LCBO visits.

Brendon has been working in a restaurant...Continue...

Student designers make a splash

Lines of clothing headed by Queen’s students pursuing careers in fashion design alongside their degrees seem to be rising in numbers.

A perfect example is Ohneka, a fashion line...Continue...

Believing is seeing

Do you believe in ghosts?

Today is Halloween — the annual peak of everything ghostly and paranormal is in full swing.

I suppose I see myself as someone who wants to...Continue...

QJ Politics: A mandatory vote

This week’s performance in the Kingston municipal election was, in a word, abysmal.

This trend of low voter turnout is hardly related to whom we elect to City Hall. Canada’s voter...Continue...

AuthenticallyU: Promoting positive body image

Disordered eating and other concerns associated with a negative body image have become more widely understood as serious and pervasive, but it can still be hard to find support from...Continue...

Breaking the sexual assault silence

Last week wasn’t any ordinary week — it was Sexual Assault Awareness Week.

From Oct. 20-26, Sexy Queen’s U held a number of events on campus to raise awareness of sexual assault,...Continue...

QJ Sports: Manning vs. Luck

For 13 years, quarterback Peyton Manning was the face of the Indianapolis Colts, winning four MVP awards and a Super Bowl in 2006.

But following a neck injury and a series of...Continue...

Creative homemade Halloween costumes

DIY Halloween costumes are a great way to create an original costume while having fun making it in the process. There are a lot of creative ways to take what you already have in your wardrobe and...Continue...

QJ Science: Seasonal affective disorder

Each year in the winter, between two and six per cent of Canadians find themselves feeling SAD.

Terms like the “winter blues” or the “February blahs” — or, in the case of students...Continue...

Crunchy millet muffin recipe

If food is meant to bring people together, I can think of nothing better than muffins to do the trick. The sound of the cooking timer has never failed to propel me into the kitchen and...Continue...

The stigma of the silent

I’ll confess: I enjoy being alone. I like to recharge in my room — my sanctuary, my haven — and snuggle right into that cotton cocoon I call my bed with a book or two. Despite this...Continue...

QJ Health: The flaw in #fitspo

There’s a fitness phenomenon taking place at the Queen’s ARC.

As a frequent exerciser and avid people watcher, I love the gym — or at least most things about the gym. I dislike...Continue...

Treasured tales

At 4 p.m. last Saturday, I opened my door to five eager faces, all of which were attached to women sporting shirts that read “Aberdeen Alumni”. I had just met the former tenants of my...Continue...

Ultimate fully loaded baked potato soup

If you go to Queen’s, you’re well aware of the drop in temperature we are currently experiencing. In preparation for the looming winter vortex, this soup will keep you nice and warm and...Continue...

Where, oh where is our fall reading week?

When I began studying at Queen’s, fall reading week was something given only to the magical lands of Laurentian and the University of Ottawa, and well, they seemed really far away, so it...Continue...

Knitting basics

Knitting is a simple and productive hobby that’s easy for anyone to develop by following a few simple steps.

When it comes to choosing the supplies for knitting, it depends...Continue...

Queen’s faces of mental illness: Eating disorder recovery

As part of Mental Illness Awareness Week, Lifestyle featured personal stories from Queen’s student each day from Oct. 6-10. We’ll be continuing the initiative throughout the year with more...Continue...

Dianne’s Fish Bar: One bite and you’ll be hooked

It’s over halfway through the semester and the stress of student life is evident on the drawn faces of Queen’s students everywhere.

Due dates are rapidly approaching, patience...Continue...

Alumni spotlight: Queen’s connections in Canada’s capital

The sense of camaraderie that comes with being a student at Queen’s is so strong that “classmate” just doesn’t quite cover it — we often refer to being a part of the “Queen’s family”....Continue...

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