Lifestyle Archive: 2015

Post-St. Patrick’s Day smoothie cure

With green cocktails, green jello shots and green beer, St. Patrick’s Day celebrations can leave you feeling a little bit — you guessed it — green.

There are a lot of theories on...Continue...

It's all about the money

Hi, my name is Chloe, and I’m a shopaholic.

Despite my parents’ best efforts and a financial literacy test I took in grade 12, I could be much better at managing my money. It’s...Continue...

Eating well on the cheap

You’re broke. Tuition costs and rent payments have bled your bank, and you feel a pang of guilt every time you pull out your debit card. You’ve sold everything you possibly can on “Free...Continue...

QJ Science: When multitasking fails

We’re all guilty of trying to juggle more than one task at a time.

With final assignment deadlines looming, it sometimes feel more productive to multitask.

Yet it’s easy...Continue...

Sweat away the stress

If you’ve been waiting for the chance to balance on your hands in a boiling hot room, you’re in luck.

Downtown Kingston’s first Moksha yoga studio opened late in 2014 to provide a...Continue...

In pursuit of perfectionism

I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve been told, “You’re a perfectionist.” Admittedly, I strive to hold myself to the highest standards in life and school, but I’ve often hinged my...Continue...

Book review: Life lessons from Lena

Lena Dunham isn’t one to shy away from controversy.

The Girls creator and actress’s first novel Not That Kind of Girl is no exception. Published in September, Dunham...Continue...

QJ Pop: Awkward and apologetic Academy Awards disappoints

It was Oscar night this past Sunday, and everything was — most decidedly — not awesome.

Maclean ’s Jamie Weineman even referred to the 87th Academy Awards as a night of...Continue...

What are you wearing?

“What’ll I wear?” It’s a thought that crosses most of our minds each morning.

For Janet Strong, those three words were the perfect name for her second-hand clothing store....Continue...

Say that you love me

My brother is one of the people I love the most. My family knows it. My friends know it. I’m pretty sure everyone knows it, except my brother.

That’s because I haven’t told him. I...Continue...

QJ Sex: Keep bleeding love

If you menstruate or have sex with someone who does, listen up.

The SHRC used to play an instructive game in residences about healthy relationships called “Steps to Intimacy”.

We...Continue...

Reading week roadie playlist

With Reading Week fast approaching, most of us are planning some sort of trip. Whether it’s a week-long jaunt with some buddies to Montreal or just a long drive back to your hometown, no...Continue...

Speakers inspire student leaders

The Queen’s Canadian Leadership Conference (QCLC) saw 11 Canadian leaders, four Queen’s alumni and two television personalities come together to inspire students to incite social change...Continue...

Street style: Floral and feminine

Instagram fashionista Emily Harris’s handle @springfaerie is an accurate description of her sense of style.
Harris, ArtSci ’16, is inspired by vintage feminine looks, with a...Continue...

Book review: Can You Hear the Nightbird Call?

Anita Rau Badami’s Can You Hear the Nightbird Call? is an enlightening novel that chronicles the lives of

three strong women over the span of 50 years, linking them...Continue...

Exchange Diaries Edinburgh: Back to reality

I’m definitely suffering from exchange withdrawal.

It’s been just over a month since I landed back in Canada from my seven months abroad in Edinburgh. Like many returned exchange...Continue...

Too close for comfort

Our kitchen counter hadn’t been wiped in weeks, over 40 pairs of shoes covered the front hall and the compost bin was overflowing.

That was the moment when my housemates and I realized it...Continue...

QJ Sports: Super Bowl hate

It’s amazing how much the word “hate” gets thrown around when talking about the NFL.

Super Bowl XLIV — the game’s most recent instalment, played last Sunday in Glendale, Arizona...Continue...

QJ Health: The side effects of sitting

You won’t want to sit down when I tell you the latest health scare, because that’s exactly the problem — sitting.

This unhealthy habit hits close to home for university students...Continue...

Campaign Chaos

If you’re planning on running for student government, you may as well plan to sacrifice sleep, school work and any downtime.

Incoming Undergraduate Trustee Jennifer Li lived this...Continue...

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