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Captain Marvel shows necessity of female critics for female stories

This past week, Marvel released its newest film, Captain Marvel, with Brie Larson as its titular hero. And while the film’s generated a lot of hype, it’s largely been met with mixed reviews.Continue...

Thank You Letter: My grade 12 history teacher

It’s hard to find a person who’s not had their life changed—at least somewhat—by one of their high school teachers.Continue...

Anticipating 2019’s indie-rock scene

Following a strong year for great alternative music—with new albums from James Blake, Mumford & Sons, and Beck—the stakes for 2019 are high.Continue...

Reasons to spend a summer in Kingston

Since it’s summer job application season, many students are wondering whether to head home for the break or stay in Kingston.Continue...

Forging my Jewish identity as a minority

As one of few Jewish people attending my Anglican high school, I was accustomed to being the centre of attention in curious rooms.Continue...

Students honour their female role models for International Women’s Day

On Mar. 8, people all over the world will celebrate International Women’s Day for its 108th year.Continue...

When Kingston becomes a movie set

Queen’s students who spend years exploring Kingston often think they know the city well enough to navigate it blindfolded. Unknowingly, these same students are also likely to have watched a movie, TV show, or music video that’s used Kingston as its chameleonic backdrop.Continue...

Student start-ups: Research Stream bridges gap between researchers and participants

Student entrepreneurs Luc Pelletier, Kin ’19, and Brooke Resendes, CompSci ’19, want to pave the way for medical advances vital for the future of healthcare.Continue...

Thank You Letter: Canada Post

In high school, my father told me that everyone wins the lottery once in their lifetime. If that’s true, I’ll never score a million dollars on a scratch ticket because I hit the jackpot with my family.Continue...

The Lazy Economist: Explaining the Dow

When reporting on the economy, news sources will refer to something called “The Dow,” a term that’s used often but rarely explained.Continue...

Championing Relay for Life after beating cancer twice

I consider myself extremely lucky because prior to celebrating my 20th birthday, I’d already beaten cancer not once, but twice.Continue...

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...

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