Lifestyle Archive: 2014

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Chilly weather chili

With the summer-like weather we’ve been enjoying this past week, it’s hard to imagine that the days of wind and snow are quickly approaching.

For most, that means staying indoors...Continue...

QJ Sports: Taylor vs. Tyler

With the National Hockey League season just around the corner, there’s always interest of who the stars of tomorrow will be. Many eyes have been on 17-year-old Canadian Connor McDavid,...Continue...

Exchange diaries Barbados: Easing into exchange life

Julia Mitchell is in Barbados on exchange this year. She’ll be sharing her experiences every three weeks as a regular contributor to Lifestyle.

Over the past month, I’ve settled...Continue...

Street style: Classy in the classroom

Coco Chanel once said, “A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous”. With her fiery, wind-swept hair, and elegant poise, these are words Heather Evans, an English professor at Queen...Continue...

QJ Health: Sugar's bittersweet side

It seems as though we’re constantly bombarded not only by the latest ‘superfood’ that we should be eating (acai, chard, coconut oil, etc.), but also with the newest ‘evil food.’ The most...Continue...

Stressed to impress

You’ve probably encountered everyone’s newest, least-favourite mode of communication: the bragplain.

A relative of the humble brag, the bragplain occurs when an individual...Continue...

Book review: Adult Onset

What happens over the course of a week? You tidy the kitchen, play with your dog, call your mom.

But even in an uneventful week — grocery shopping, laundry, maybe lunch with a...Continue...

Hypersexualization hypnotization

19.6 million views in 24 hours.

With these numbers, Nicki Minaj’s music video “Anaconda” shattered Vevo’s record for amount of clicks within a day of release.

The video...Continue...

Exchange diaries Paris: Culture shock

Victoria Musial is in Paris on exchange this year. She’ll be sharing her experiences every three weeks as a regular contributor to Lifestyle.

When Netflix...Continue...

A ride to remember

Taxi drivers are a group of storytellers that often go unacknowledged in this city.

In my experience, you’re able to hear a driver’s life story, learn a few of their dreams and...Continue...

Get real about your goals

Have you ever started a diet or exercise program, but didn’t stick with it? Or set out after your goals with the best intentions, but failed to keep the momentum going?

We all...Continue...

QJ Sex: All about the SHRC

Looking for sex advice? One of the best-kept secrets of Queen’s is the Sexual Health Resource Centre, better known as the SHRC.

While the SHRC may be known for teach-ins and the...Continue...

QJ Science: Winter woes ahead

Be warned: this coming winter has been described as the “T-Rex of winters” by the Old Farmer’s Almanac ’s editor.

When students choose to come to Queen’s, it usually isn’...Continue...

Looking into law

Sept. 27 may be just another Saturday for most, but for a handful of Queen’s students, the date represents the culmination of months and weeks of preparation.

This Saturday,...Continue...

The world abides, man: Analysis of a cult classic

It’s been 30 years since the Coen brothers made their film debut with Blood Simple . As two of the most iconic filmmakers in the world, there’s plenty to celebrate, from their...Continue...

Decadent caramel apple skillet cookie

You’ve tasted an oatmeal chocolate chip cookie before, but I can guarantee that you’ve never had one quite like this.

Please allow us the pleasure of introducing you to the...Continue...

Review: New York Fashion Week 2014

As Queen’s students are starting to pull out their Canada Goose jackets and Hunter rainboots, New York City is fast-forwarding to spring. New York Fashion Week just finished and designers...Continue...

Fashion meets farm at Princess St. Promenade

This year’s fall Princess St. Promenade brought attention to the diversity of downtown Kingston’s local restaurants, stores and community organizations.

By blocking off the main...Continue...

Keep on dreaming

I once met Robert Pattinson in a convenience store.

He was browsing through a tabloid magazine when we bumped into each other. I don’t remember much except that he was an...Continue...

QJ Politics: Why don’t youth vote?

For pollsters and political scientists alike, the biggest indicator of voter turnout is your age. Youth don’t vote and they never have, according to Statistics Canada.

There are...Continue...

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