Lifestyle Archive: 2014

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A sweet satisfaction: Grilled French Nutella

You probably have heard this at least once in your life, that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And it definitely is.

Breakfast helps kick start your metabolism to...Continue...

Passing off the torch: Queen's U Compliments

The founders of Queen’s U Compliments are graduating. With them goes one of the largest and most positive campus movements of past years, but they plan to leave the page in good hands.

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Going the Distance: Queen’s Student Alumni Association (QSAA)

The Queen’s Student Alumni Association (QSSA) reminds students of an often forgotten fact: the Queen’s experience doesn’t end...Continue...

Kingston Olive Oil Company

As I’m swishing my sample of Tuscan extra-virgin olive oil around, I’m told that sampling olive oil is similar to wine. The owners of Kingston Olive Oil Company, Shaun and Julia Finucane...Continue...

QJScience: Stand up!

Are you sitting as you’re reading this? If you are, stand up, take a lap around the room, and then get back to reading.

New research suggests that “sitting is the new smoking”, with...Continue...

Circuitry

You’re a mathematician and I’m the stubborn biologist who refuses to count the world to your series of algorithms.Continue...

Maple Jesus

Every morning when I wake up from a dream, I write whatever comes to mind as fast as possible. Mostly unintelligible, but occasionally worth reading.Continue...

Seascape Wishes and Tidal Goodbyes

If I could talk to you I wouldn’t have to say anything, I’d just fall into you and swim as deep as
I could, far away from the surface.Continue...

Review: Standout lipsticks

So you’ve decided you need a new lipstick. Maybe you have an event coming up, or perhaps you’re just looking for another shade for everyday use. Whatever the case, you head to your local makeup...Continue...

Review: Blackfish

Blackfish hits you with a blow of emotion and shock - only to be found in the bleak outlook of killer whales paraded around as marine-park entertainment.

Now that ...Continue...

Chicken teriyaki pasta salad

Want to impress your housemates, family or significant other with your amazing cooking skills, or at least fake it? Here’s a simple, yet visually intricate dish that will leave your...Continue...

More than a one-stop coffeehouse: Common Ground (CoGro)

From proposals to top secret bagels, Common Ground (CoGro) is a big part of typical campus life for many students at Queen's.

Five different...Continue...

A taste of sustainability

Food Network Canada’s Chef Michael Smith’s sustainable approach to food might reach more locally than you think.Continue...

Cruelty-free beauty product picks

When you first start looking for cruelty-free products, it can be a little overwhelming. Not only do you start to realize just how many products you use - hair and facial care, makeup,...Continue...

Review: Rebecca Lee’s Bobcat and Other Stories

When was the last time you read a short story — not for class, but for fun?

If you can’t think of an answer, or if that answer happens to be “never”, you’re missing out on the...Continue...

Post-exchange to-do list

Welcome back to Queen’s. It’s cold, wet and the sidewalks are slicked with ice. After a semester abroad, readjusting back to the Canadian winter is no easy feat. Kingston may not be lined with...Continue...

Charity and chips: More than another Poker Club

With this semester marking its second year, Queen’s University Poker Club (QPC) is relatively new but offers more than a chance at luck, but also at charity. QPC, which is comprised of a six-...Continue...

QJScience: Musical Anhedonia

Music is a fundamental aspect of most peoples’ everyday lives. We listen to it at the gym, while doing homework and at every party we’ve ever been to. Who wouldn’t love music?

You might be...Continue...

Losing control

Much to my mother’s chagrin, I bite my nails.Continue...

A St. Paddy's Day treat: Get your Guinness Fix

St Patrick’s Day is nearly here, which means many of us will be heading out to the LCBO. Though Guinness is an ever-popular choice at this time of year, it can be an acquired taste.

If you...Continue...

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