Lifestyle Archive: 2016

Traditional and modern bannock

With Aboriginal Awareness Week underway, there’s nothing quite like celebrating Indigenous culture with our famous bannock.Continue...

The realities of juicing

Google “juicing” and the great health debate of 2016 will hit your laptop.Continue...

Challenge your style with a capsule wardrobe

There’s something that feels really good about facing the world in the right outfit, which must be along the lines of some sort of Coco Chanel quote.Continue...

Homegrown medicinal marijuana

There may be an increase in DIY greenhouses in the coming months as the federal court cuts into current medical marijuana laws.Continue...

What the Canadian dollar means for university students

If you’ve noticed your grocery bill creeping upwards lately, you’re not imagining things.Continue...

We tried Tommy’s Burger Challenge. It didn’t go well.

Nick: Meat is murder — or maybe 3 lbs. of it is. Katie: Tuesday night, Nick and I tested our stomachs in “Tommy’s Ultimate Burger Challenge” — a 3lb burger topped with three fried eggs, eight strips of bacon and four slices of Canadian cheddar, nestled between buttered Ciabatta, with a generous serving of poutine and a 20oz milkshake — all to be consumed in one hour.Continue...

What Kesha’s case means for sexual assault survivors

Last week, in the midst of a lengthy legal battle, singer Kesha was denied a court injunction that would release her from working with the man she says “sexually, physically, verbally, and emotionally” abused her.Continue...

Tasty taco salad

During midterm season, fitness and cooking become less of a priority, and fattening comfort food creeps its way into your diet.Continue...

Web cam creeps and hackers: Are they really watching you?

Do you have a friend that covers their webcam with a sticky tab? Ever think they might be going overboard? Well, think again.Continue...

Queen's alum: Olympic athlete and Justice

Former Gael and Olympic athlete Justice Hugh Fraser, is nothing short of an honorable man.Continue...

Spoken word artist opens up conversation about blackface

In 2005, a white Queen’s student painted her face black for a “Miss Ethiopia” Halloween costume.Continue...

Queen’s first Black AMS president continues to inspire change

Before 1997, Robert Sutherland, was just another name on campus.Continue...

Robert Sutherland’s lasting legacy

Robert Sutherland’s enrolment at Queen’s was and continues to be a significant part of the school’s history. As someone who’s remembered not only for surpassing Canadian milestones, but saving...Continue...

Let’s talk about sex

A week and a half ago, I went to hear a panel of guys talk about intimacy, sex and relationships.Continue...

Why I relay for cancer

After months of bruising, pain and sickness the doctors concluded I had cancer. It was two weeks after my sixth birthday.Continue...

Beyoncé’s “Formation” isn’t perfect, but it’s empowering

After releasing the music video for her latest single “Formation”, Beyoncé has gotten her fair share of both praise and criticism. Critics quickly took to their respective platforms to condemn Beyoncé's latest track, calling it anti-police and needlessly political.Continue...

A step into African culture

By no means would I ever label myself a dancer. As a child, even with the effort and support of my parents — and the trial and error of every form of dance under the sun — it just never worked out.Continue...

A beginner’s guide to strength training

So you want to get big and strong? It’s a simple process: lift, eat well, rest and repeat.Continue...

Backpacking with a purpose

Last reading week, I joined a group of “backpacktivists” for a nine-day excursion to Guatemala with Operation Groundswell: a program devoted to redefining travel and volunteerism.Continue...

Tomato egg drop soup

In the summer before I headed off to my first year of university, my mother insisted I learn how to cook the various staples we ate at home.Continue...

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