Lifestyle

How to walk away—even if it’s hard

Think of your favourite chocolate. You love it; you can’t get enough of it, though there’s no denying its unhealthy nature. You know that while you love such things, taking it out of your lifestyle may improve your overall health.Continue...

Reconnecting with queer history makes our communities stronger

If there’s one thing that studying history makes abundantly clear about our world, it’s that everything must come from somewhere.Continue...

Love isn’t blind on ‘Love is Blind’

On another superfluous season of Love is Blind , the show once again fails to prove love is blind.Continue...

Cardio can be fun—no treadmill required

Cardio can be a big ask for many people, considering we often associate it primarily with running.Continue...

Different forms of therapy

In a room of people I love, I’ve felt completely alone.Continue...

Tik Tok filters fuel the fire of self-image issues

Filters used to alter physical appearances have been around on social media for years.Continue...

Nightmare fuel for the Halloween season

With Halloween this weekend, The Journal thought it was imperative we share some of our favourite spooky stories. I mean, who doesn’t like reading creepy stories and then walking around small-town creepy Kingston at night?Continue...

‘Severance’ warns us about separating work and play

Have you ever wished you could separate your work and social life? Wished the problems from one sector didn’t overlap into the other? What if you could—do you think there would be implications?Continue...

Where my birth control journey has led me

My experience with birth control started when I was around 16 and I went on the pill to help with my period pain.Continue...

What your go-to drink says about you

Last week, I saw a large, lumberjack-resembling, incredibly intimidating man walk up to the bar and order a drink. Almost certain that he’d order a beer, I was humbled to see him sip a vodka cranberry from its tiny straw.Continue...

SNL’s Try Guys skit misses the punchline

SNL missed the mark once again by punching down a situation more serious than they realize.Continue...

Hailey and Selena put feud rumours to rest

On Sunday, Hailey Bieber and Selena Gomez were pictured together at the Academy Museum Gala in Los Angeles. After years of the media and fans pitting the two against each other, it was refreshing to see them together as friends.Continue...

The perfect pre-party playlist for FOCO & HOCO

The FOCO countdown is on, with t-minus one day until Aberdeen St. is filled and everyone’s feeling a sense of normalcy with university events again.Continue...

White influencers are repackaging BIPOC beauty trends

TikTok beauty trends have surged in popularity alongside the social media platform. The so-called “clean girl aesthetic” and “brownie glazed lip,” for example, have been co-opted by white influencers and their followers, touting a new way to approach one’s look.Continue...

Reconnecting with a loss can be a blessing

This is not a unique story.Continue...

How to save your bleached hair

At Queens, a lot of students are blonde-haired—and not naturally.Continue...

Learning to choose self-assurance over self-depreciation

The unfortunate reality of society today is the most relatable and common mindset is one of
self-deprecation and self-loathing.Continue...

Costume ideas for the gals since Tik Tok isn’t creative

The pressure is on. Halloween is right around the corner and TikTok has said if you don’t have your costume planned out yet, you’re behind.Continue...

Three must-see festive episodes for this fall holiday

It’s October, the home of two prominent holidays when people get together and celebrate the good things in life: friends, family, and the things that make us jump out of our skin.Continue...

Six reasons to give thanks this year

With the start of October upon us, we’re nearing the holiday season.Continue...

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