Lifestyle Archive: 2015

How to be your own masseuse

Who doesn’t love a good massage? The candles, the sensual lighting and the zen waterfall music that every single spa seems to play — it’s relaxing just thinking about it.Continue...

Men's fashion: casual cool

When it comes to men’s fashion, comfort is key.Continue...

A brown face in a white place

Being a woman of colour in a primarily white school like Queen’s is incredibly daunting.Continue...

A guide to voting in the federal election

They say the first time’s always special.Continue...

The Netflix & chill phenomenon

Back in 2012, when “Gangnam Style” was dominating the Top 40 charts and I was beginning my first year at Queen’s, Netflix became a way for me to escape the dreariness of my day-to-day school life and avoid yet another night out at Stages.Continue...

Road to the World Series

October is here, and to many Toronto Blue Jays fans, this month once signified the end of baseball season for their Blue Jays. However, this season has been one in our favour.Continue...

The battle against mental illness

I can’t remember a time when mental illness wasn’t a part of my life. From a young age, depression and anxiety permeated almost every aspect of it.Continue...

Thanksgiving special: apple pie with a twist

With Thanksgiving around the corner, we’re onto the next big thing in baking. A creative idea like no other; an apple pie baked inside of an apple. That’s right, take a moment to recover from the shock of the pure genius of the idea. Not only adorable and functional, this recipe has a perfect autumn taste for you or for two.Continue...

How to help a loved one who’s experienced sexual assault

When someone discloses a sexual assault, it can be very difficult to know how to respond. But there’s a system that can help: The three R’s: Recognize, Respond, Refer.Continue...

Speedy breakfasts for the late riser

On most mornings, I’ll sacrifice just about anything for an extra five minutes of sleep. But I’ll always try to make time for my morning munch.Continue...

Tabata who?

Tabata is one of those fitness culture words that some of us are throwing around now — but have you ever stopped to wonder where it comes from?Continue...

Top Queen’s Instagrams

Whether you’re looking to shake up your Instagram newsfeed or keep updated on local events and trends, Queen’s Instagrams have got you covered.Continue...

Just for the hell of it

“You’re sure this is safe, right?!” I roar over the wind in my ears. “What’s wrong kid, you’re just jumping out of a perfectly good airplane!”Continue...

Swiping left on traditional dating

As Queen’s students, we live in an area with a ridiculously high concentration of young, attractive and educated singles. There’s a surplus of eligible mates at our disposal, and we’re on Tinder.Continue...

Digging up Queen’s underground gaming culture

Whether we classify ourselves as avid gamers or casual players, most of us play a part in the virtual realm: racing in Mario Kart, beating a friend in FIFA, passing a level in Candy Crush and trying to reach 2048.Continue...

Tech gets trendy

New technology has seeped intothe fashion industry with exciting and practical results.Continue...

The truth behind fat shaming

Fat shaming, spawned from body shaming, is a controversial issue full of misconceptions and hurt.Continue...

Fashion on a budget

Living on a student budget can be difficult, especially when a new season brings in fashion trends to die for. Some students might think shopping on a slim budget is impossible, but I’m here to debunk that theory.Continue...

What we're reading: Mindy Kaling's Why Not Me?

Mindy Kaling’s latest book, Why Not Me? just landed the number one spot on The New York Times Best Sellers List, and it’s well-deserved.Continue...

Five-minute pumpkin spiced mug cake

The return of the PSL is an annual event like no other. That’s a pumpkin spice latte for those of you who’ve been living on West Campus, cut off from the rest of society.Continue...

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