Lifestyle Archive: 2017

A summer of experience at the Queen's Biology Station

Contrary to my initial belief, waders — the waterproof overall type garment that fishermen use — aren’t invincible.Continue...

The most underappreciated foods on campus

Instead of your usual go-tos, why not take a chance on something that flies a little further under the radar? These are just some of the foods from all around campus that are lacking love, but definitely deserve it.Continue...

Don't pack up just yet: stories from the classroom

University can be the time and place where long lasting memories are made.Continue...

A sweet spread

People on social media seem to love decadent spreadsContinue...

Living with an invisible disability

For the average Queen’s student, typing or writing notes during class isn’t something they have to stress about. Two years ago, it wouldn’t have been something I stressed about either.Continue...

The stories behind the structure: Hochelaga Inn

The Hochelaga Inn is one of the most recognizable buildings on Sydenham Street.Continue...

You can't put a cast on your mental health

It’s visible on the outside when you’re physically injured and in pain, people can see. You might have a limp, a bruise or wear a cast. But the pain of poor mental health is more easily hidden.Continue...

Exploring virtual worlds

I stood on an asteroid, visited a Nazi-era prison and got to be Pac-Man, all in just one day at the Isabel Bader Center for the Performing Arts.Continue...

Childhood cartoons uncovered

Swapping drugs for candy, gangs for girl guide troops and police officers for a middle school safety patrol.It seems that just about anything can be woven into a G-rated children’s show.Continue...

Marching against a platform of hate

At 8:30 a.m. on Jan. 21, I gingerly crawled out of bed, trying not to wake my sleeping boyfriend as I went about getting ready for the Women’s March on Washington.Continue...

The five most underrated comedies on TV right now

The other day I was approached by a friend bearing a sad face, hair covered in popcorn and wobbly legs that screamed “inactivity.” I could tell they'd been binge watching.Continue...

From basic to delish with a mircowave

Eating well as a student is hard — funds are low and schedules are full. It’s easy to associate cooking with high grocery bills and wasted time. Why spend an hour in my kitchen for something I’ll eat in five minutes when I could be in Stauffer?Continue...

S&M: First time fears

I’m a fourth year girl and am still a virgin. I know it’s not a huge deal as I’ve never had a long-term relationship, but I’m tired of being embarrassed by it and am just ready to get it over...Continue...

The psychology of unfulfilled resolutions

It’s Day 20 of the new year… have you kept your resolutions?

Did they work? Did the turning of the calendar year make any change at all? Here’s the scoop.

Fewer than 10 per cent of...Continue...

A hopeful series of events

Loyal fans of the Lemony Snicket universe can rest easy with an adaptation that keeps the complicated plot and characters intact. It’s not exactly perfect, but it’s definitely not the (truly) bad beginning we might’ve had. Spoilers ahead.Continue...

Johnny’s introduction to the stock market

Johnny has some extra money lying around. He’s been pondering the idea of putting it into the stock market and having his own money work for him, but Johnny’s not sure how to go about doing that...Continue...

Prime Minister for a long weekend

“And now I would like to call on the Right Honourable Prime Minister Joe Cattana.” When you’re 22 years old, you’d never expect to hear that, sitting in our nation’s House of Commons.Continue...

A tired student's guide to wake-up songs

There’s nothing worse than waking up for an 8:30 a.m. class. Okay, fine, getting up for an 8:30 a.m. on West Campus is worse. But no matter which way you slice it, no one likes to wake up early.Continue...

Library looks for winter

The winter months are all about getting cozy.Continue...

The most impactful books of 2016

2016 had some good books and some bad ones — Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, anyone?Continue...

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