Lifestyle Archive: 2015

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One brunette’s blonde ambition

About two weeks ago, I went from being a brunette of a mundane hair tone, to a blonde of the Paris Hilton-variety — in appearance only, I assure you.Continue...

Six countries in six weeks

When people ask me why I enjoy travelling so much, I explain my love of globe-trotting as a state of mind rather than a need to place another pin on a world map.Continue...

How to balance stress with health

We’ve all been there: the readings are piling up, the assignments are coming at you, exams are just around the corner, and on top of that, you haven’t done your laundry in weeks. You’re overwhelmed with stress, so you do what seems logical – eat.Continue...

Putting the "good" in good morning

"I enjoy my 8:30 class in BioSci!” said no student ever. Mornings are the bane of my existence, and if the hours between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. didn’t exist, I think we could probably achieve world peace.Continue...

Fashion meets function

From sitting in two-hour lectures to being hunched over textbooks in Stauffer, it’s important that Queen’s students dress comfortably.Continue...

Good vibrations

So you’re thinking about getting a vibrator? A vibrator is an excellent way to explore your body and get in touch with your sexuality. But before you dive in, there are some things to think about...Continue...

Shake up your shake

Have a busy morning ahead? Forget about the coffee and doughnuts (well, maybe not the coffee) and instead try the filling, but healthier option of a smoothie.Continue...

Kingston's best first-date spots

Whether you’re looking to settle down, or you’re single and ready to mingle, here are the top five first date spots that our beautiful town has to offer.Continue...

Addicted to the bean

No matter the time of day, there’s always one thing on my mind — coffee.Continue...

Sound suggestions for solid sleeps

Some people are just better sleepers than others.Continue...

Transitioning to fall fashion

With school back in session and fall just around the corner, it’s time to put away your short shorts and crop tops and pull out some warmer clothes in preparation for cooler weather. Fall, one of my favourite seasons to dress, provides endless outfit possibilities with plenty of layers and accessory options.Continue...

A guide to downtown grub hubs

Whether you’ve danced up an appetite or you’re making a trip to Princess St. solely for the food, there are plenty of places for you to grab a late night bite downtown.Continue...

Going Green in Iceland

I spent my first year at the Castle. I’ve been to four Olympic Games and I’ve traveled to 26 different countries. But of all these amazing experiences, my trip to Iceland with The GREEN Program was the best one yet.Continue...

Coast to coast: a break into the deep south

Picking up from where I left off in last week’s issue, my dad and I left Oklahoma City behind and headed deep into the south, a part of the country that I quickly realized was a bull of a different colour.Continue...

5 useful apps for students

With the first week of the school year in full swing students have a lot on their minds. Fortunately, there are several apps available for iPhones and Androids to keep the average university student cool, calm and collected.Continue...

Savvy saving on textbooks

Like many university students, I have approximately 40 cents to my name. Textbooks have a price tag that makes my heart skip a beat (or five).Continue...

Tricolour treats

Looking for a way to satisfy your sweet tooth, while impressing your friends with Queen’s spirit?Continue...

Embracing my inner cavewoman

Last week, I paid homage to my prehistoric ancestors by eating a copious amount of boiled broccoli.Continue...

What’s in your bag?

The contents of someone’s purse can say a lot about a person. In that case, I’d be considered a hot mess.Continue...

Coast to coast: the last father-son road trip

4,538 miles may not seem like much on paper, but things can change quickly out on the road.Continue...

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