Lifestyle

Overcoming adversity to become a leader

I spent the 14-hour drive from my home in Bedford, Nova Scotia, to my first day at Queen’s shaking.Continue...

Running towards recovery

I started running as a requirement for my 10th grade Phys-Ed class.Continue...

Professors' Picks: Most impressive students

Queen’s prides itself on attracting the most qualified professors from across the world to impart their knowledge on students.Continue...

Student start-ups: Bel Ami Vintage is making sustainability trendy

Best friends Orlaith Croke-Martin, MA ’20, and Melissa Chapin, ArtSci ’18, have recently turned their passion for thrifting into an up-and-coming business.Continue...

Aidy Bryant’s 'Shrill' is the self-love narrative viewers need

Hulu’s Shrill has accomplished more productive dialogue about the modern young woman’s experience in its first season than Girls did in its entire series.Continue...

Thank You Letter: A non-news article

The news section at The Queen’s Journal owns my soul.Continue...

Lamenting One Day at a Time’s cancellation

This past week saw 2019’s most devastating TV casualty to date: Netflix’s One Day at a Time .Continue...

Not drinking at one of Canada’s top party schools

On Homecoming of my first year I got drunk for the first and last time.Continue...

Tri-colour Sex Diary: Bumble, Mr. Brightside, and ball hockey

Most Queen’s students have dramatic dating app stories to swap, whether they used the platform to find love or simply ward off boredom.Continue...

Dream Interpreter: Negotiating with a troll at CIBC

I’m Meryl Sleep, Queen’s resident dream interpreter.Continue...

All the messy Kardashian-Jenner cheating drama, explained

If the past couple of weeks have taught us anything, it’s that the world is truly the Kardashian’s and we’re just living in it.Continue...

Captain Marvel shows necessity of female critics for female stories

This past week, Marvel released its newest film, Captain Marvel, with Brie Larson as its titular hero. And while the film’s generated a lot of hype, it’s largely been met with mixed reviews.Continue...

Thank You Letter: My grade 12 history teacher

It’s hard to find a person who’s not had their life changed—at least somewhat—by one of their high school teachers.Continue...

Anticipating 2019’s indie-rock scene

Following a strong year for great alternative music—with new albums from James Blake, Mumford & Sons, and Beck—the stakes for 2019 are high.Continue...

Reasons to spend a summer in Kingston

Since it’s summer job application season, many students are wondering whether to head home for the break or stay in Kingston.Continue...

Forging my Jewish identity as a minority

As one of few Jewish people attending my Anglican high school, I was accustomed to being the centre of attention in curious rooms.Continue...

Students honour their female role models for International Women’s Day

On Mar. 8, people all over the world will celebrate International Women’s Day for its 108th year.Continue...

When Kingston becomes a movie set

Queen’s students who spend years exploring Kingston often think they know the city well enough to navigate it blindfolded. Unknowingly, these same students are also likely to have watched a movie, TV show, or music video that’s used Kingston as its chameleonic backdrop.Continue...

Student start-ups: Research Stream bridges gap between researchers and participants

Student entrepreneurs Luc Pelletier, Kin ’19, and Brooke Resendes, CompSci ’19, want to pave the way for medical advances vital for the future of healthcare.Continue...

Thank You Letter: Canada Post

In high school, my father told me that everyone wins the lottery once in their lifetime. If that’s true, I’ll never score a million dollars on a scratch ticket because I hit the jackpot with my family.Continue...

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