Lifestyle Archive: 2015

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A PSA on library etiquette

A library is the one place where you can escape the distractions this campus throws at you.Continue...

The young entrepreneur

Coming from a long line of entrepreneurs, business is in my blood.Continue...

Stylin' the 'stache

When it comes to mustaches, there’s a thin line between looking like an 80s porn star and a dapper gentleman.Continue...

In her shoes

As a man, I’ll never fully comprehend what it’s like to be a woman. But after a night of dressing in full drag, I gained much needed insight on the sexism and sexual harassment that many women face.Continue...

Legalizing Mary Jane

Now that we have a prime minister who’s ready for change, Canadian politics can move away from touting the idea that marijuana is “infinitely worse” than tobacco and focus on legalization.Continue...

Debunking myths about IUDs

Roses are red, violets are blue. There are many myths about IUDs; here’s what’s true.Continue...

Are you afraid of the dark?

Growing up, I thought I was crazy.Continue...

Fill up that menstrual cup

I got my period on the fourth of July when I was 11. Happy Independence Day to my uterus, I guess.Continue...

Cheers to healthier drinking

With the peak drinking season upon us — Homecoming and Halloween are a week apart — our livers aren’t in the best condition.

But it doesn’t have to be that way.

There’s this...Continue...

A wicked treat

We all have that friend who shows up to a potluck with an extravagantly decorated masterpiece that puts your Pillsbury Halloween cookies to shame.Continue...

Grandfather and granddaughter reunite for Homecoming

Sixty-six years following his graduation from Queen’s, John Greenberg, Sci ’49, rejoined his family and friends for a Homecoming to remember.Continue...

My online obsession

I became addicted to social media in grade four.Continue...

Cancer prevention: small changes make a big difference

When we consider the alarming statistic that two out of five Canadians are expected to develop cancer during their lifetimes, it’s not hard to see why so many people view cancer as an inevitable fate.Continue...

A guide to Homecoming style

With Homecoming fast approaching, students and alumni are mentally preparing themselves for what to wear. Whether you’re in first year and new to Queen’s festivities or an experienced upper year awaiting the endless partying, we’ve got your back (literally, so) with a few tips to show your Queen’s spirit.Continue...

My culture isn’t a costume

Celebrities at Coachella wearing Native American headdresses, bindis and dream catchers is a common sight.The Kardashian-Jenner siblings have come under fire for sporting cornrows, dreadlocks and even the niqab.Continue...

Homecoming 2015 playlist

It’s that time of year again…when our fellow Gaels take the streets to celebrate the return of our beloved alumni.Continue...

Traveling to adulthood

After five months of backpacking abroad, experiencing fascinating communities and conversations, living with locals and other curious travellers, coming back to school definitely took some...Continue...

Ménage à what?

Q: I have always fantasized about having a threesome…how can I talk to my partner about trying?Continue...

The perfect getaway to Huaraz, Peru

Before the start of the school year, my boyfriend and I wrapped up our summer jobs a little early and packed our bags for one last summer adventure to Peru.Continue...

Then and now: communication through the ages

In 2015, getting in contact with someone is hardly ever a problem. From calling, text message and email to Snapchat, Skype and Facebook, there are a multitude of ways to chat. This generation is known for being in a constant state of interaction, but it wasn’t always this easy.Continue...

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