Lifestyle

Living in a lab:coming to a home near you

The Living Energy Lab, a project focusing on assessing energy conservation and renewable energy technologies used in homes, plans to take two similar student houses and turn them into living laboratories. These laboratories will provide the project team with data about energy conservation and retrofits done to the houses, all while students live in them.Continue...

Five groups to get your green on

Various environmental clubs on campus are doing their part to increase environmental awareness on campus. Here are some of these clubs.Continue...

Hair, there and everywhere

Are your split ends haunting your dreams? Have those “beachy” highlights you got in July grown out in a way that’s more washed up than those kids from the first season of Laguna Beach? Help is on its way. Our style mavens hit the streets to find the best—and worst—salons within walking distance. All salons are given a rating out of five stars and prices are meant as a guide only; hair varies, so be sure to double check prices with your stylist.Continue...

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An affair with Lululemon

Take a walk through campus and amidst the fall colours and limestone buildings you’ll find another familiar sight: a small logo, resembling the shape of a horseshoe, on the spandex-covered bottoms’ of Queen’s students. That small logo, and everything that it encompasses, represents what has become an unofficial uniform for many women: Lululemon clothing.Continue...

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View all images from vol. 134, issue 10.Continue...

A lament for Mr. Postman

Letters are something to be treasured. Like little time capsules, they capture the moments of our lives.Continue...

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Spoken word radio makes a comeback

As a child, I thought my parents seemingly unhealthy adoration of the CBC was like watching the colour tests on television—not fun and definitely not cool.Continue...

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Women’s lacrosse wins warm-up

The Queen’s women’s lacrosse team went undefeated in five games at the annual Early Bird exhibition tournament at the University of Toronto’s Scarborough Campus this past weekend.

Teams play a series of five games against one another with no elimination rounds. The Gaels’ biggest win came over the Michigan State Spartans.Continue...

Mrs A.’s legacy lives on

One of my favourite ways to spend a rainy Sunday afternoon is combing through the shelves of a used bookstore. In part, because I love to read. But there’s also a special magic in the dusty piles of old paperbacks ...Continue...

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Images from the Journal 's Homecoming Extra.Continue...

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View all images from vol. 134, issue 5.Continue...

Farmer’s market may come to campus

Jessica Chu, ArtSci '07, is working in cooperation with Joli Manson, purchasing director for Brown’s Fine Foods, to establish an on-campus extension of the Kingston farmer’s market. Though still in the planning stages, the proposed market would take place once a month at rotating locations around campus and would include selected vendors from the Kingston area.Continue...

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The skinny on fall fashion

Returning to school has always been one of my favourite times of the year. Some students enjoy getting back into a routine, being reunited with friends, or being faced with new academic challenges, but I have to say that one of the highlights for me is watching the fascinating spectacle that is fall fashion, as Queen’s students walk around campus with style.Continue...

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Words of wisdom from someone who survived

Three years ago, I wrote a piece for the Journal’s frosh supplement. I had just graduated from high school, and my best friend’s older sister—an editor at the Journal—asked me to write something about my expectations for my first year at Queen’s. I wrote the article, confessing that I had no idea what to expect.Continue...

Kingston at a glance

Kingston may not be as hip or happening as Toronto, Montreal or Vancouver, but it does have its own fair share of clout.Continue...

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