Lifestyle Archive: 2015

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Whiting out your wardrobe

Wearing white shouldn’t be complicated, but rather, easy and fun.Continue...

Rediscover reading this summer

I love Netflix as much as the next person, but there’s nothing quite like getting lost in a good book. Although exam season may have involved enough neglected course readings to leave you never wanting to read again, this summer may be time to rediscover a love of reading.Continue...

Spring jacket guide

A stylish springtime jacket is crucial for any outfit this time of year. We’re going be wearing one almost every day, so let’s face it: it has to be impressive. Here are a few spring jacket outfit ideas to inspire you.Continue...

Best of Kingston

From March 26-30 Lifestyle ran an open survey to find the best of the best in Kingston. Over 350 students responded to the annual Best of Kingston survey and voted on the city’s top venues. Here...Continue...

QJ Sex: The beginner's guide to anal sex

Whether it’s with a partner or flying solo, anal sex is for anyone who wants to try it.

Anal play can include any type of stimulation of the anus and isn’t limited to anal...Continue...

Brunch on a budget

Brunch has become a ritual of sorts, especially in our student culture. We plan it methodically

and deal with life’s biggest problems over the mid­morning meal.

It’s the...Continue...

Hot and heavy on campus

There’s something taboo about having sex on campus. In an environment that’s meant to be studious and serious, the risk of getting caught only adds to the thrill.

I’m perhaps the...Continue...

Last words

The Editors in Chief of Volume 142 — Nick Faris and Vincent Ben Matak — say goodbye to The Journal .Continue...

Some Days

Queen’s Journal Annual Short Fiction Contest, First-place winner

Some days, I can’t get out of my bed. I awake with a lurch and the heat of the sunrise...Continue...

Farewell to the BISC

As I prepare for the last week of classes at the castle, I find it hard to focus on writing my final essays and studying for exams. When I leave the BISC, it won’t just be the school that...Continue...

Bringing black back

Spring means one thing: it’s time to stop hiding under heavy parkas. David Milliken — sporting a clean and simple all-black combo that’s anything but gloomy — has made the perfect...Continue...

A bloody gift

It’s something everyone knows they should do, but nobody really wants to: give blood.

Donating blood is one of those things I congratulated other people for doing, but, until...Continue...

Single Syndrome

Queen's Journal Annual Short Fiction Contest, Third-place winner

It’s taught to us as girls.
By the age of three, you know
the story.
...Continue...

Halley

Queen's Journal Annual Short Fiction Contest, Second-place winner

She lets him kiss her if for no other reason than dulled, misplaced sensitivity. The...Continue...

QJ Health: Vegan values

Odds are that you’ve heard of the Atkins, Zone, South Beach and the G.I. diet. But you probably haven’t heard of Dr. David Jenkins, whose research inspired the aforementioned diets.

Dr....Continue...

QJ Sports: Stats meet sports

There has been a definitive paradigm shift in the athletic world in the past decade or so.

Across virtually every major North American sport, there has been an explosion of popularity in...Continue...

Not your average cute animal video

When Emily Martel took a trip to the Amazon, she had no idea she’d stumble across the subject of her documentary film: the exotic pet trade.

She was speaking with veterinarians at...Continue...

Put a ring on it

At first, it was barely noticeable. An engagement announcement here, a wedding album there. But soon, couples getting hitched became a consistent feature of my Facebook newsfeed.

...Continue...

Exchange diaries: In love with Australia

I didn’t have a date, but Valentine’s Day last year was one of the most memorable days of my life.

It’s when I found out about my semester-long dalliance with Australian National...Continue...

QJ Pop: Role model behaviour

If you’re like me, you might sometimes be startled by allegedly very famous people that you’ve never heard of.

This past week that celebrity was Cara Delevigne, who is almost...Continue...

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