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His Dark Materials shines by sticking to its source

This fall, Philip Pullman’s award-winning book trilogy made its way onto the small screen with its airships, polar bears, and a corrupt version of the Catholic Church in all their glory.Continue...

BoJack Horseman nears the end, and things are looking up

No, BoJack Horseman is not Family Guy with a horse.Continue...

Dream Interpreter: Satan’s frustrations building the tenth level of Hell

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.Continue...

Carrying on the legacy of Remembrance Day in honour of my grandfather

I’m worried that my generation is forgetting the importance of Remembrance Day. As we move further away from World Wars I and II, I fear the sacrifice of Canadian soldiers and veterans will soon become meaningless, or worse, forgotten.Continue...

The pros and cons of Call Her Daddy

If you’ve never listened to the sex and dating podcast Call Her Daddy , chances are, you’ve at least heard about it.Continue...

Tri-Colour Sex Diary: The one where I threw up on his bed

On a Tuesday night in March of my first year at Queen’s, I was walking through a blizzard on my way to my first Tinder meetup.Continue...

The perfect simplicity of Living with Yourself

We see a new side to Paul Rudd in the new Netflix series Living with Yourself .Continue...

Film studios shouldn’t profit off dead stars

For someone who died in 1994, legendary British actor Peter Cushing did a remarkable job reprising his role as Grand Moff Tarkin in 2016’s Rogue One . But, of course, it wasn’t really him.Continue...

Point/Counterpoint: Should holiday music be played year-round?

As the clock strikes midnight on Nov. 1, my life undergoes a dramatic transformation.Continue...

The Lazy Economist: Understanding and improving your credit score

To get the car, home, or job of your dreams, the people in charge will often examine something other than your character: your credit score.Continue...

Growing up in Asia taught me the importance of speaking up on social issues

There’s something to be said for living in a free, democratic society, where voicing your opinion isn’t repressed, but is welcomed.Continue...

Missed Connections at Queen’s: Homecoming edition

Chances are, you probably met more people on Aberdeen St. during Homecoming than you have in the last two months combined.Continue...

Breaking down the blood-pumping allure of Twilight

This month marks the anniversary of the film Twilight ’s release more than 10 years ago, which sent the world into a frenzy.Continue...

Season four of Riverdale is starting off exactly as you’d expect

Riverdale kicked off its fourth season on Oct. 9 with a new but classically confusing plot, the same hyper-sexualized teenage characters, and all of its general ridiculousness.Continue...

Steps to stay motivated for the rest of the term

The second half of the academic term is always stressful. The strain of final essays, projects, and tests can start to weigh on us, giving us no choice but to buckle down and work harder than ever.Continue...

Queen's Eats: The piping hot truth about the Tea Room’s ecological efforts

The Tea Room, located in Beamish-Munro Hall, has been an on-campus favourite since its conception in 2006.Continue...

What students hope the world will look like in five years

Thinking about the future right now might be daunting.Continue...

The racialized intersections of women’s rights deserve more space

It’s difficult enough to be a feminist, regardless of your skin colour. You’re policed and dismissed. Your frustration is interpreted as rage, and you always seem to be ‘asking for too much.’Continue...

Dream Interpreter: Fleeing from mayonnaise-eating zombies

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 mayonnaise, a fancy boarding school, and the zombie apocalypse.Continue...

My encounter with the Kingston Pen’s notorious deceased employee

I’ve always had an interest in the supernatural. I used to hope that one day I’d see a ghost, or that some unexplainable thing would happen to me. Luckily, I got my chance when I worked as a tour guide for Canada’s most notorious prison: the Kingston Penitentiary.Continue...

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