Lifestyle

Dissecting the appeal of serial killer stories

If you are one of @queensuconfesses’ 12,000 Instagram followers, you probably saw a recent post submitted by a second-year Queen’s Engineering student: “I’d rather wet the bed than go down the hall to use the washroom after watching the Ted Bundy documentaries late at night […] big mistake.”Continue...

Thank You Letter: The Jonas Brothers reunion

Last Friday, The Jonas Brothers reunited after six years with the release of their upbeat bop, “Sucker.”Continue...

'Period. End of Sentence' sheds light on menstrual stigmas

Oscar-winning documentary Period. End of Sentence , now streaming on Netflix,opens on a series of interviews with girls and women from a village in rural India’s Hapur District.Continue...

Bringing my family’s hopes, dreams and fears with me to Queen’s

When I stepped onto my first university campus in 2016, my family came with me and never truly left.Continue...

Dream Interpreter: Meeting Jennifer Aniston in a UFO

I’m Meryl Sleep, Queen’s resident dream interpreter. I analyze dreams in an effort to decode the symbols in each Queen’s student’s subconscious. Today’s dream involves allergic reactions, high...Continue...

Russian Doll’s Rebecca Henderson on her biggest Netflix role

Thanks to her portrayal of an authentic lesbian character, Rebecca Henderson’s latest TV role has catapulted her onto the screens—and into the hearts—of viewers everywhere.Continue...

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...

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