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Professors' Picks: Memorable teaching slip-ups

As midterm season comes to a close, some of us will be patting ourselves on the back for a job well done—but others may beat themselves up for a bad test or overlooked mistake.Continue...

The Lazy Economist: What you need to know about stock shorting

If all you took away from the movie The Big Short was an image of Margot Robbie in a bathtub, you're not alone.Continue...

Productivity distilled: Mastering the balancing act

Cultivating a healthy balance between our various commitments is a central part of our overall satisfaction.

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Cream cheese, maple, and pecan mini cheesecakes recipe

If you’re invited to a potluck but have midterms to study for, we’ve got you covered. This recipe for delicious mini cheesecakes is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth while taking minimal time and effort to prepare.Continue...

The Journal’s November 2018 horoscopes

This November, Mars is transiting Aquarius, and the increased jolt of energy that comes with it can makes this month a chaotic time for everyone.Continue...

The Lazy Economist: An expert explains the Bank of Canada’s interest rate hike

As many major Canadian news outlets reported this week, the Bank of Canada raised its interest rates to 1.75 per cent. If you’re unsure about that, you’re not alone.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...

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...

Productivity Distilled: How to conquer an overwhelming week

Here’s a situation every Queen’s student knows all too well: it’s Monday morning and you have a massive list of things you didn’t get to last week. You glance at your calendar to find more jam-packed weeks ahead with no time to slow down.Continue...

Tri-colour Sex Diary: Spicing up a long-term relationship gone wrong

Long term relationships can be hard. It's difficult to constantly keep things interesting while balancing school, a job and a million other responsibilities.Continue...

The Journal's October 2018 horoscopes

It’s Libra Season , which makes it the perfect time to work on finding balance in your life and establishing routine. Now that you’ve more or less got a grasp on your classes, social life, and goals for the coming year, focus on the little details of your daily life. Tending to small, reoccurring things helps keep your stress levels down.Continue...

Journal staff's preferred self-care practices

In honour of Mental Health Awareness Week, The Journal asked its staff to share some of their favourite ways to destress.Continue...

Hearty homemade mac and cheese recipe

When I’m stressed out, nothing consoles me like a big bowl of creamy, homemade macaroni and cheese—Kraft Dinner doesn’t cut it.Continue...

The Lazy Economist: Carbon tax versus cap and trade

It’s hard to look at the news and miss the discussion on carbon pricing.Continue...

In defense of a 15 dollar minimum wage

This coming January, Ontario is set to join Alberta, New York and California in increasing its minimum wage to $15.Continue...

Relaxing squash soup recipe

Not only is this soup recipe perfect for the fast approaching fall weather, it’s also a great meal to share with your housemates.Continue...

Tri-colour Sex Diary: A drunken princess takes on Queen’s

Once upon a time, a hopeful princess came to Kingston for Frosh Week, ready to down some vodka sodas and drunkenly find a storybook ending with her Prince Charming. Unfortunately, this story isn’t a fairy tale, and I didn’t find anyone close to royalty.Continue...

The Lazy Economist: How do banks really make money?

Even though I study economics, I didn’t fully understand how banks made money until I came across the explanation in my Macroeconomics textbook last year.Continue...

The Journal’s September 2018 horoscopes

We’re all going to be undergoing a lot of changes this month—but you probably didn’t need a psychic to tell you that.Continue...

Journal staff’s songs of the summer

While music charts may have already announced the best-selling song of the summer, staff at The Journal have picked out their own summer anthems. Here are the songs some of our staff were listening to all summer long.Continue...