Lifestyle Archive: 2016

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Exchange misadventures

It all started on what was supposed to be a quiet final Saturday night in London, where I had spent the weekend visiting friends.Continue...

The highs and lows of being a camp counselor

I open my eyes to find a seven-year-old poking my shoulder and asking me to take her to the bathroom. It’s 6 a.m. and the beginning of my workday.Continue...

Business Basics: Mortgage Loans

Overheard in Leonard cafeteria: students talking about purchasing a house on Aberdeen.Continue...

Fats are friends, and food

What if we were to tell you fats are your friends! Wait, what? That doesn’t make sense. Are you confused yet? Well, the science around fats sure is.Continue...

Physician assisted dying legislation flawed

Legislation on physician assisted dying currently under debate in the House of Commons poses many issues, according to Queen’s Bbioethics professor Udo Schüklenk.Continue...

Lifestyle: Year in Review 2015-16

Black History Month special feature

"Added to our history books will be the Mizzou racist incidents, the...Continue...

Best of Kingston

The results are in! Over the past week, Lifestyle polled students on their favourite places on and off campus. We’re talking best place to grab drinks, take your parents, and even poop (that doesn’t include your home). To follow are the results for the 2015-16 survey.Continue...

Apple and FBI face off

Unless you’ve been holed up in Stauffer Library ignoring your friends and family and the World Wide Web, you’ve probably heard about the legal battle between the FBI and Apple.Continue...

How to keep your cool during exams

There’s nothing that sucks all life and happiness out of you quite like tirelessly studying for weeks on end.Continue...

Two-ingredient banana oat cookies

Exam season is here and healthy eating probably isn’t your top priority right now. Luckily, these great-tasting cookies are simple to make, and only require 20 minutes of your time.Continue...

Last words

Sebastian Leck,
Editor in Chief

It’s appropriate that I write this quickly while under stress.

How better to end my year than with the time-honoured...Continue...

Men, we answered your questions about periods

We all know about Aunt Flo. You know, the Crimson Wave; Shark Week. That thing half the population gets, but remains a mystery to the rest.Continue...

Looking back at Rob Ford's Toronto

This past Tuesday, the infamous former mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford, passed away from cancer. Ford was voted into office in 2010. After a string of scandalous events in the media in 2013, Toronto City Council reduced his mayoral power to a ceremonial basis after his numerous rejections to requests that he resign.Continue...

Gender bend your wardrobe

From David Bowie’s blouses to Kurt Cobain rocking dresses, gender bending clothing is breaking down exclusivity in fashion.Continue...

The graduation bucket list

My undergrad is drawing to a close and I’m already feeling nostalgic. Before you part ways with Queen’s at the end of April, here are 11 things to try out in the next few weeks.Continue...

Short fiction contest winner: Apollo

The music was deafening and the lights were blinding, but the overstimulation was something Haru had grown quite used to. She couldn’t understand the words in the song playing in the club (she believed it was in Korean), but she danced along with the crowd anyway, entranced by the press of bodies around her and the flashing lights reflecting off of luminescent bodies and iridescent clothes.Continue...

The game of love

I never guessed I’d end up on a dating show.Continue...

An Ode to the Sleepless Goat

Here’s to the fair trade coffee, the heaping breakfast plates, and in my opinion, the Goat’s crowning jewel: the morning glory muffin. You’re inimitable and will be sorely missed.Continue...

Where to grab a drink this St. Patrick’s Day

While I’m not completely sure what exactly people are celebrating, I know St. Patrick’s Day is one of the best days of the year.Continue...

A battle that ate me alive

First year is supposed to be an exciting time, but I spent mine battling with a pre-existing eating disorder.Continue...

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