Student life

I’m not your racism meter

I know that as a student at Queen’s — a school with a diversity problem — there’d be a risk of facing racism. What I didn’t expect was to be turned into everyone’s token person of colour (POC) friend that they could use as a point of reference.Continue...

Speedy breakfasts for the late riser

On most mornings, I’ll sacrifice just about anything for an extra five minutes of sleep. But I’ll always try to make time for my morning munch.Continue...

Tabata who?

Tabata is one of those fitness culture words that some of us are throwing around now — but have you ever stopped to wonder where it comes from?Continue...

Top Queen’s Instagrams

Whether you’re looking to shake up your Instagram newsfeed or keep updated on local events and trends, Queen’s Instagrams have got you covered.Continue...

Putting the "good" in good morning

"I enjoy my 8:30 class in BioSci!” said no student ever. Mornings are the bane of my existence, and if the hours between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. didn’t exist, I think we could probably achieve world peace.Continue...

Five short reads for the student schedule

The busy months of student life aren’t an optimal time to immerse yourself in a good book.Continue...

Addicted to the bean

No matter the time of day, there’s always one thing on my mind — coffee.Continue...

Sound suggestions for solid sleeps

Some people are just better sleepers than others.Continue...

5 useful apps for students

With the first week of the school year in full swing students have a lot on their minds. Fortunately, there are several apps available for iPhones and Androids to keep the average university student cool, calm and collected.Continue...

The struggles of large breasts in an itty-bitty world

Growing up, Judy Blume was my childhood hero. I used to walk around my house chanting, “I must, I must, I must increase my bust”, like a character in one of her books. It was only when I got older and finally acquired a bust of my own that I realized the burden of big boobs.Continue...

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