Lifestyle Archive: 2015

Shrimp-stuffed avocados

I’ve come across many pictures of stuffed avocado on Pinterest and Instagram, but they’ve never really explained how to make it.

I finally came up with my own recipe. All the ingredients...Continue...

Good Times Diner cooks for a cause

While many of us prep for Tumble and Throwback, a group of Queen’s students spend their Tuesday and Thursday evenings running a soup kitchen.

Good Times Diner is a fully student-...Continue...

Float on

I found serenity buck-naked in a saltwater bathtub.

I hadn’t been searching for any miracle stress remedy when a friend suggested we visit a flotation tank — a lightless pod in...Continue...

Super Bowl oven fries

Growing up, my mother never made French fries at home.

It was partly because we didn’t have a deep fryer and partly because of her deep-seated belief that frying things is “bad...Continue...

Resolution check-in

We’re only a month into 2015, but do you even remember your New Year’s resolution?

Each year, I’ve observed the line of eager runners and prospective body builders at the ARC...Continue...

QJ Politics: National plan is needed

Carbon tax. They’re dirty words for most Canadians and especially for former Liberal Party leader Stéphane Dion.

After proposing a revenue-neutral carbon tax in the 2008 election, Dion was...Continue...

Quality clothing over quantity

Fast fashion brands, such as H&M and Forever 21, are like McDonald’s fries — only delicious in a fleeting moment.

In the long-term, they’re not worth it.

The consumer...Continue...

QJ Pop: Hubbub over Oscar nomination snubs

The Golden Globes have come and gone, filling their role as the slightly more casual (and much more drunken) precursor to the Academy Awards.

With this brief glamour aside, all...Continue...

Gymtimidation jitters

Do you avoid the ARC at all costs? Does the thought of lifting weights in public make you cringe? Do you only exercise during off-peak hours? You may suffer from gymtimidation.

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QJ Science: New antibiotic discovery

Contrary to what the name may suggest, the iChip has nothing to do with Apple Inc.

The electronic device has introduced a new method of growing bacteria and helped discover...Continue...

YikYak on right track

“Overheard is dead,” the Journal’s Production Manager Sam Koebrich proclaimed in a signed editorial published on Sept. 24.

Attacking the popular Facebook group Overheard...Continue...

Pedalling to promote local business

Do you dread the trek out into the snow to pick up groceries or crave sushi but can’t bring yourself to change out of your pyjamas? For $4, you no longer have to.

Eli Scheinman...Continue...

Exchange Diaries Herstmonceux: First-year at the BISC

Paulina Malcolm is spending first-year at the BISC in in Herstmonceux, England. She’ll be sharing her experiences every three weeks as a regular contributor to Lifestyle.
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QJ Sex: Birth control options

If you have a burning question about sex, sexuality, sexual health or anything else the SHRC covers, drop us an anonymous line and have your question answered by The Expert Sexpert in the QJ...Continue...

Quick and healthy breakfast ideas

When you’re rushed to make it to an early class, breakfast is often the last thing on your mind. Luckily, these recipes don’t take long to whip up and can be made with everyday...Continue...

Less drama, more dharma

Stressed? Try doing nothing.

Meditation is often associated with yoga, tantra or other eastern practices, but it’s made a stunning transition to western culture since its...Continue...

QJ Health: New Year, New Goals

If done properly, the beginning of a new year offers a great opportunity for a fresh, successful start.

Remember that you define success. If your resolution is to improve your...Continue...

QJ Sports: Critiquing QBs

Championship Sunday is an annual tradition for many NFL fans.

Just four teams remain and two games are played back-to-back, with the winners of each conference advancing to the...Continue...

Technology takeover

You might not think your history degree would ever have you digitizing the x-rays of a sarcophagus, but with the rise of digital humanities, it could be a reality.

This area of...Continue...

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