Lifestyle

My invisible friend ED

Let’s get one thing straight — eating disorders aren’t diets.Continue...

The Journal's guide to navigating being friends and working together

Your boss and coworkers are oftentimes your friends, classmates or significant others, a student’s work and personal life inevitably mixes.Continue...

Finding the silver lining in a tumultuous world

Is facing your fears actually worth the pay-off? That’s what I found myself wondering as I sat on the train with all my belongings moving to what I now consider the greatest city in the world just five months ago.Continue...

How Riverdale became an overnight phenomenon

Although the four months of summer 2017 was great — no school, warm days, patio drinks — let's be honest, we weren’t fully living it up for one simple reason: Riverdale was on break.Continue...

Three suitable alternatives to Netflix in Canada

However, as anyone who’s travelled to the United States has witnessed, Netflix’s Canadian selection is rather limited, to put it politely (so Canadian, I know).Continue...

Exclusive interview with Queen's Baddies

If you haven’t yet heard of the Instagram account Queen’s Baddies, you’re probably one of few.Continue...

How to give back to our community

Rest assured, there are many great ways to create positive change and meaningfully contribute to the things you’re most passionate about, all while having fun and making friends along the way.Continue...

Green tea takes over the world

Have you noticed lately that all your favourite foods are turning green? First it was your tea, then your smoothies and now your donuts. What is the culprit of this food revolution? The answer is matcha.Continue...

Best date spots in Kingston

Kingston has proved to be home to an abundance of options that will almost guarantee a second date — no matter what kind of atmosphere you’re looking for.Continue...

The panic of losing control

I sat down on my bed and felt a wave of dizziness. My throat closed up and I felt like I couldn’t breathe. My heart was pounding, my body was shaking and I was immobile, frozen in position as I struggled and failed to concentrate on slowing down my breathing.Continue...

Why cooking communal dinners is the best thing your house can do

If you’re a busy university student looking for a way to eat a delicious home-cooked meal every night, the solution might be right in front of you – get your housemates to start preparing communal dinners.Continue...

Taking my seat: Gerry Ritz says Barbie, I say empowering female leader

Causing controversy in the Twittersphere on September 19, Conservative Canadian Member of Parliament Gerry Ritz referred to Catherine McKenna, Minister for the Environment and Climate Change, as “our climate Barbie.”Continue...

Fast and easy monkey bread

Monkey bread is a classic recipe from Buzzfeed’s famous cooking channel Tasty, from the savory pizza version to tiny sweet cinnamon rolls.Continue...

Sex in the Limestone City: Canada's approach to sex education needs improvement

Growing up, I was raised in a Catholic home and attended Catholic school for both my elementary and high school careers.Continue...

Student start-ups: 'Influence Digest'

For Queen’s alum Saarim Asady, what started as a personal blog has transitioned in the span of a year to a successful money-making online publication, featuring articles about mental health.Continue...

Don't dismiss pop music just because it's mainstream

Gone are the days when emotional pop songs from artists like Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men topped the charts AND received public acclaim. In today's music landscape, if you want your music to be considered 'good,' the typical advice is to avoid the pop genre at all costs. But why is music considered ‘bad’ just because it’s made for a majority of people to enjoy?Continue...

Dealing with the loss of my dad

Ever since my dad passed away 10 years ago, I’ve been trying to understand it.Continue...

Are horoscopes worth the hype?

Around the fifth or sixth time of not having my foretold surprise business deal become a reality because Saturn was rotating Jupiter, I knew something was up.Continue...

10 things to do in Kingston this fall

Autumn is, without a doubt, one of the best times to be in Kingston. Once October hits, sweater weather sets in, everything is pumpkin-spice flavoured and campus looks gorgeous.Continue...

The good, the bad and the unnecessary: iOS 11

For all my iPhone users out there, you’ve probably watched the shiny announcement video and heard rumblings about the new big features. But how will the iPhone's software changes actually affect the day-to-day phone use of a university student? Let's break it down.Continue...

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