Lifestyle

My love-hate relationship with social media

I clutch it in my hand, pat my pocket every so often, and scroll aimlessly when I hold it, just to know it's there. My phone is my lifeline; it connects me to the rest of the world, and without it, I would be lost.Continue...

What your type in The Summer I Turned Pretty men says about you

The novel The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han was turned into a TV series on Amazon Prime this summer. For novelists and television enthusiasts alike, the show was a must-binge.Continue...

Halle Bailey is the perfect Ariel

This week, Disney released the teaser trailer for their upcoming live action remake of The Little Mermaid , set to release in May 2023 and starring Halle Bailey as Ariel.Continue...

5 Iconic outfits from Queen Elizabeth

It's been a week since Queen Elizabeth II passed away, and while her legacy means different things to different people, this is truly the end of an era.Continue...

From Ale to Stages: ranking the Queen’s bar scene

When the police have hit every house party and people are tired of getting fined, that’s when you’ll find 80 per cent of Queen’s campus at one of the bars on the strip.Continue...

BookTok Reads that aren’t Goodreads

Avid readers are likely familiar with the concept of BookTok: a subcommunity on TikTok that discusses, recommends, and completely bashes popular books for the reading community.Continue...

Why I loved being a Gael

One of the questions given to me to inspire this article was, “How has O-Week made you feel?” As a Gael, I must say…“I FEEL SO GOOD! OH, I FEEL SO GOOD! OH!”Continue...

Saving your self-care routine

With school starting up fast, many of us experience high stress and feel a pressure to succeed.Continue...

Mental health and social media: good or bad?

Today’s rise in mental health awareness goes hand in hand with the widespread use of social media. With this rise of social media comes a questioning of its ethics.Continue...

A cure for the hungover

The first week of school, Alehouse & Canteen announcing Tuesday country theme nights, and moving back in with your best friends sounds like a recipe for, well, alcohol. With a recipe always comes a remedy, so I present to you: hangover cures.Continue...

The ultimate first year survival guide

It’s September already, and while I’d rather be diving off the pier, we’re instead diving headfirst into Orientation Week.Continue...

Re-evaluating diet culture

For the 2022 Met Gala, Kim Kardashian embarked on a crash diet to lose sixteen pounds in three weeks just to fit in Marilyn Monroe’s dress.

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Student-approved festive fall recipes

While venturing around Shoppers Drug Mart the other night, I found myself wandering the store’s magazine section with the 40-year-old moms. Given the pressure to not grab the trashy gossip magazine for fear of judgment, I proudly grabbed a Better Home & Gardens fall recipe magazine, and I’m so happy I did.Continue...

Navigating my queer identity

As a queer, non-binary woman, I don’t have strong opinions about queer culture.Continue...

Breaking down Andrew Tate’s social media ban

Andrew Tate is the man of the hour, and not for the greatest reasons.

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Harry’s house of pop culture

From an X Factor audition, to being in a boyband comparable to The Beatles, to launching a solo career in both music and film, to creating a name for himself in the fashion industry, Harry Styles has really done it all.Continue...

Stromae returns to celebrate the uncelebrated

With the rapid rise of platforms like Only Fans, sex work and sex workers have been in the public eye more than ever.Continue...

Introducing 2022 fall fashion: the “cool girl”

If you’ve had your eyes and ears on TikTok, Instagram, Pinterest, or any medium where fashion influencers like to roam, you’ve probably heard of the term “clean-girl aesthetic.”Continue...

‘Purple Hearts’ is not a romance movie

Purple Hearts has taken Netflix by storm over the past couple months, racking up over 100 million hours’ worth of streams. Continue...

BeReal breaks the performative social media norm

BeReal is a breath of fresh air for social media users everywhere .Continue...

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