Lifestyle

The Journal’s December 2018 horoscopes

As Mars continues to transit Aquarius, chaotic energy abounds.Continue...

Minimizing your waste at Queen’s

Reducing your carbon footprint as a student goes beyond recycling—it’s about knowing what to recycle and when.Continue...

The Lazy Economist: How insurance companies work

Insurance can be a mysterious part of adult life.Continue...

Emo rap needs to end

Today, emo music dominates pop culture as emo rap: joylessly auto-tuned rap songs about numbing pain with drugs, and often sung by face-tattooed men with more criminal charges than they have hits.Continue...

Students and alumni share how they met their Queen’s housemates

When you’re already pressed for time, it can be hard to decide where you want to live and who you want to live with.Continue...

Re-thinking creative study breaks

My second language is music. As a student, it's become the perfect destresser.Continue...

Netflix's Dogs is a refreshing depiction of the human-pet relationship

If long nights of bingeing true crime shows left you questioning your faith in humanity, you need Netflix's docuseries, Dogs .Continue...

Unpacking my astrological identity

On Nov. 22, the planets in the solar system shifted—and just like that, Sagittarius season began.Continue...

The Old Man and the Gun: a perfect farewell to Robert Redford

A 70-year-old man robbing banks and escaping prison is an unusual swan song. Not for Robert Redford.Continue...

Mumford and Sons bring back the banjo on Delta

Nine years since the release of their debut album, Mumford and Sons have returned to their roots.Continue...

The poster who became a meme: a week-long saga

Over the past week, David Vassos, ArtSci ’20, has garnered campus-wide attention for posting a series of memes in Overheard at Queen’s, a Facebook group with over 30,000 members.Continue...

The struggles of talking mental health with older generations

Our parents are normally the ones to notice many of our firsts in life. However, our first panic attack, depressive episode, or sign of mental illness is often neglected.

Most of our...Continue...

Beautiful Boy’s repetitive plot buoyed by heart-wrenching performances

I entered The Screening Room, this weekend ready to be blown away. After obsessively watching and re-watching Timothée Chalamet’s breakout film, Call Me By Your Name, and following his rise to fame, I had high hopes for the actor’s newest role as a crystal meth addict in Beautiful Boy .Continue...

How to style your Movember ‘stache

People across the world are growing out their mustaches in support of No Shave November and the Movember foundation, which helps to raise awareness for men’s health issues.

In the Queen’s...Continue...

Standing strong in the face of antisemitism

I can’t remember a time where I was unaware people in the world would harm me solely because I was Jewish.Continue...

Reducing your carbon footprint at Queen’s

Organizations on campus have taken the initiative to promote more environmentally sustainable habits in recent years.Continue...

Discovering my limits at the New York City Marathon

Turning the corner onto Lafayette Avenue, I looked at my arm. It was covered in goosebumps for the sixth time in the last 50 minutes.Continue...

Point/Counterpoint: Is there value in openly discussing our grades?

Students being open about marks might seem like a recipe for disappointment and self-deprecation, but open dialogue can serve to help gauge your progress, alleviate doubt, and create a sense of solidarity.Continue...

E-voting is critical for young voters

The recent municipal election on Oct. 22 saw the increased use of online voting platforms in townships across the province—a move as popular as it is necessary.Continue...

A Star is Born romanticizes toxic relationships

Although Bradley Cooper’s A Star is Born achieved widespread praise for its heart-wrenching story and talented cast, its reaction risks glossing over the conspicuous presence of toxic relationships.Continue...

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