Lifestyle

Thank You Letter: Apple Music's vast library

Nothing brings me more joy than listening to music. I’ve never had a knack for playing instruments and my vocal range is limited to the “Cha-Cha Slide,” but my true skill is being able to listen to music at all times of the day.Continue...

Watching my brother fight a life-threatening illness

For three and a half years, I’ve watched my little brother miss out on high school friendships, relationships, and work opportunities, all due to a crippling and life-threatening illness.Continue...

Tri-colour Sex Diary: A series of unfortunate boys

With a new year and semester beginning, I was determined to make better choices in 2019—especially when it came to men. But a few weeks after being back at Queen’s, a wine mixer, house party, and a few misguided suitors have put my hopes to rest.Continue...

The Journal’s March 2019 horoscopes

We’re back from Reading Week and heading right into Pisces season—a magical time where we can look at the people in our lives with a fresh set of eyes and compassionate hearts.

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Missed connections at Queen’s

When walking down University Ave or grabbing a snack at the ARC, it’s easy to pass someone who catches your eye.Continue...

Being Black, queer, and hopeful for our future

I found it difficult to connect with other men during high school because I didn’t feel masculine enough to fit in, even when we shared similar interests.Continue...

Choosing your Reading Week persona

Reading Week is fast approaching, which means most students are caught wondering how to make the most of their well-deserved break.Continue...

How ‘The Sims’ taught me the horrors of online shopping

Online shopping has made it simpler than ever to seamlessly acquire items you don’t need.Continue...

Reflecting on a month of studying abroad

The start of a semester abroad is dominated by a mix of excitement and anxiety.Continue...

Netflix’s 'Tidying Up with Marie Kondo' makes organization spiritual

“My mission is to spark joy in the world through cleaning.”Continue...

Students share their most intense celebrity crush moments

While Valentine’s Day typically focuses on love with people we know, one of the strongest romantic connections many of us have is with our celebrity crush.Continue...

'Big Mouth'’s Valentine’s Day special thrives in messiness

The first two seasons of Big Mouth operated on the understanding that puberty is the most shameful period of our lives, which means we can and should laugh about it.Continue...

Ariana Grande bares her soul in new album 'thank u, next'

Ariana Grande’s new album, thank u, next, dropped last Friday and is full of depth, lyricism, and perfection—to nobody’s surprise.Continue...

Personalizing Black History Month

Mental illness doesn’t stop for any occasion.Continue...

What went wrong with Super Bowl LIII?

When I was younger, I hated Sundays because they were when football took over my life.Continue...

Reducing your animal product consumption

On a student budget, it’s easy to get into a repetitive food routine.Continue...

Pilot season: TV’s cutthroat hit factory

This May, five networks—NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX and The CW—will shut down New York City and tout new shows premiering for the 2019-20 TV season at the Television Upfronts.Continue...

Milkshake recipes for any season

The arrival of snow prompts us to put away all our summer gear and say goodbye to popsicles, smoothies and shorts.Continue...

Journal staff’s eighth grade jams

While most of our lives now are wildly different compared to how they were in middle school, one element will always remain the same: the quality of your favourite early 2010s banger.Continue...

Creating a successful sleep routine

Sleep is as essential to survival as food and water—ask anyone that’s tried to pull an all-nighter during exam season. Without it, you simply can’t function optimally.Continue...

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