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Queen’s students share their personal ghost stories

In 2017, five of my friends and I moved into our new house to find we weren’t the only ones living there.Continue...

Reviewing childhood Halloween movies as an adult

Thanks to terrifying costumes and an increased presence of spirits, Halloween is known as the scariest time of the year. However, there’s nothing spookier than realizing you’ve outgrown your favourite holiday.Continue...

Why Halloween is the best holiday

There are endless reasons why Halloween is objectively the most iconic holiday to celebrate.Continue...

Guide to 2018 Halloween events in Kingston

Whether you’re looking to spend your Halloweekend getting your pants scared off or taking it easy, there’s something for everyone in Kingston.Continue...

Three Halloween costumes that prove you know 2018 pop culture

One of the most underrated benefits of Halloween is the opportunity to show off your proficiency in pop culture. Luckily, this year provided a treasure trove of ridiculous celebrity moments to turn into jaw-dropping costumes.Continue...

The royal wedding of Princess Eugenie showcased celebrity glamour

A lot of people—my peers included—think the royal family doesn’t deserve all the press attention. As someone who woke up before sunrise to make tea and scones for Princess Eugenie’s recent royal wedding, I’m here to tell you the fashion, drama, and romance of the royal family is more entertaining than any season of Keeping Up With The Kardashians .Continue...

Queen’s students and alumni share their most memorable Homecomings

Whether it’s running down Aberdeen Street or connecting with past generations of Gaels, Homecoming is an unforgettable experience in the Queen’s community.Continue...

A guide to the perfect movies to watch while legally high

This week comes with many blessings: midterms winding down, friends visiting for Homecoming, and, of course, Canada’s legalization of marijuana.Continue...

Kanye West’s politics aren’t personal, they’re his art

Kanye West made headlines last week—even more than usual—after visiting the White House to meet with his current political idol, President Donald Trump.Continue...

In defense of learning a second language

Over the summer, I was drinking my morning coffee at a friend’s cottage when their father mentioned the current state of the Ontario Secondary School Core French Curriculum—the French-as-a-second language program designed for native English speakers in secondary schools.Continue...

Venom is not your typical Marvel movie

Critics and movie-goers alike have slammed the new Marvel antihero movie Venom since it came out last weekend. But the reasons critics found Venom to be disappointing are actually what makes the movie worthwhile.Continue...

Student bar workers in Kingston share their wildest shift stories

While some Queen’s students frequent the Hub as a fun way to spend their weekends, others use Kingston’s bar scene to secure a part-time job.Continue...

Are our phones listening to us?

The idea that everyone with an electronic device is under surveillance has circled mainstream society since George Orwell's 1984 .Continue...

A Star is Born is a musical masterpiece

With the massive successes of Hamilton and La La Land , the past few years ushered in a new era of widely-beloved musicals. A Star is Born , starring Lady Gaga and first-time director Bradley Cooper, triumphantly added to this trend last week.Continue...

Applying minimalism to the student lifestyle

In September 2016, I came to school with a truck full of boxes and a mind cluttered by expectations.Continue...

Why Brett Kavanaugh got appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court

Brett Kavanaugh, a man accused of multiple counts of sexual assault, has been appointed to a lifetime position on the Supreme Court of the United States of America. This is reality, and it isn’t something that can be undone.Continue...

Point/Counterpoint: Do subtitles help the viewing experience?

If you've ever watched a movie or TV show with me where I've been in control of the device settings, there's a 100 per cent chance it's been accompanied by subtitles.Continue...

Big Mouth’s second season continues reign as TV’s funniest cringe-comedy

When Netflix’s animated comedy series Big Mouth came out with its first season last summer, audiences were surprised by its star-studded cast, bizarre-but-amazing premise, and cringe-...Continue...

Reflections on a summer of adventure and growth

Last year, a friend reminded me that undergrad would likely be the only time in our lives when we get four-month summers. Having always wanted to travel, I decided it was time to take a leap and put my savings into action.Continue...

The Lazy Economist: What's the United States' beef with Canadian dairy?

President Trump seems to have a “huge” problem with Canadian dairy—as if there's anything to hate about cheese and ice cream.Continue...

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