Lifestyle

The Journal’s January 2019 horoscopes

Welcome to 2019 and the new semester—your resolutions are important to keep in mind during Capricorn season, since the sign is often plagued with self-doubt and hesitation.Continue...

Spending the holidays like a Gael

While some students are lucky enough to head home early for winter break, others spend most of December getting exam-ready in the library.Continue...

Queen's takes the Real World: Trading Kingston for the concrete jungle

If you open any of my old diaries or yearbooks, one staple of my identity has always been the same: I’ve known exactly what I wanted to do with my life and where I wanted to be since I was seven...Continue...

Packing our 2018 pop culture time capsule

As 2018 comes to an end, it can be challenging to remember all that’s happened over the past 12 months of pop culture insanity.Continue...

Tri-colour Sex Diary: My first same-sex hookup

When I tell my friends I recently became a sexually liberated woman, they often reply with a furrowed brow.Continue...

The Prom’s same-sex kiss offers a more inclusive future

Every year, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City invites the hottest new Broadway musicals to perform a number that’s broadcast live on national television.Continue...

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...

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