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Tri-Colour Sex Diary: The one where I threw up on his bed

On a Tuesday night in March of my first year at Queen’s, I was walking through a blizzard on my way to my first Tinder meetup.Continue...

Point/Counterpoint: Should holiday music be played year-round?

As the clock strikes midnight on Nov. 1, my life undergoes a dramatic transformation.Continue...

The Lazy Economist: Understanding and improving your credit score

To get the car, home, or job of your dreams, the people in charge will often examine something other than your character: your credit score.Continue...

Queen's Eats: The piping hot truth about the Tea Room’s ecological efforts

The Tea Room, located in Beamish-Munro Hall, has been an on-campus favourite since its conception in 2006.Continue...

Dream Interpreter: Fleeing from mayonnaise-eating zombies

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 mayonnaise, a fancy boarding school, and the zombie apocalypse.Continue...

Asking for a Friend: Avoiding a Halloween party and navigating couple costumes

I’m Audrey Helpburn, The Journal’s resident advice-giver. I answer questions about love, friendship, school, and more to help Queen’s students put their best foot forward on and around campus.Continue...

The Lazy Economist: The very spooky indicators of recession

In honour of Halloween, The Lazy Economist is closing its recession series with some very spooky signs that a recession might be looming in North America.Continue...

Hidden Gems: British Panel Shows are the best thing you’ve never heard of

If you turned on the television, or “tube,” in Britain, you’d find TV programs similar to those we have on this side of the pond. The Brits have many genres you’d recognize: sitcoms, dramas, sci-fi epics, and trashy reality shows. They also have delightfully odd crosses between a talk show and a game show called “panel shows.”Continue...

Why you should vote for the party, not their leader

The federal election is nearing, and many Canadians are feeling the pressure of having to make a hard moral decision when they hit the polls on Oct. 21.Continue...

Queen’s Eats: Five mouth-watering must-sees for any student chef

As a busy student, meals are usually quick to prepare—and to scarf down.Continue...

Point/Counterpoint: Is Common Ground better than The Brew?

Call me traditional, but Common Ground (CoGro) takes the cake—literally.Continue...

Asking for a Friend: Rekindling a relationship and making the most of final year

I’m Audrey Helpburn, The Journal ’s resident advice-giver. I answer questions about love, friendship, school, and more to help Queen’s students put their best foot forward on and around campus.Continue...

The Lazy Economist: Why the 2008 US financial crisis impacted the world

When the United States financial system crashed more than a decade ago, its impact wasn’t contained to the domestic economy. It was felt worldwide.Continue...

Student Start-ups: Red Gold of Afghanistan is empowering Afghani women

Nazaneen Qauomi, MMIE ’19, Herman Kaur, MECE ’19, and Mustafa Ansari, MMIE ’19, have combined international relationships, female empowerment, and delicious products into one business through their startup, Red Gold of Afghanistan.Continue...

Dream Interpreter: A surprise party, new tattoos, and home renovations

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 a surprise party, new tattoos, and home renovations.Continue...

Hidden Gems: The kaleidoscopic joys of audiobooks

We’re living in a media-saturated world. As millennials and Generation Zs, we’re constantly overloaded with YouTube ads, pinging texts, images and videos on social media, and news from around the world.Continue...

What you should know about the major Canadian parties before voting

Canadians across the country will hit the polls on Oct. 21 to elect the country’s 43rd parliament.Continue...

Queen's Eats: A deeper look at what makes Mio Gelato special

Over my past two summers in Kingston, I’ve consumed at least 20 cones from Mio Gelato, and I’m not the only one enamoured by this local favourite.Continue...

Journal staff’s defining childhood movies

Movies may only take a couple of hours to watch, but their impacts can last a lifetime. Whether it’s a comedy, drama, or action-adventure, each film has unique qualities that resonate with viewers differently.Continue...

Asking for a Friend: An accidental relationship and feeling disconnected from Queen's

I’m Audrey Helpburn, The Journal ’s resident advice-giver. I answer questions about love, friendship, school, and more to help Queen’s students put their best foot forward on and around campus.Continue...

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