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Student start-ups: Bel Ami Vintage is making sustainability trendy

Best friends Orlaith Croke-Martin, MA ’20, and Melissa Chapin, ArtSci ’18, have recently turned their passion for thrifting into an up-and-coming business.Continue...

Thank You Letter: A non-news article

The news section at The Queen’s Journal owns my soul.Continue...

Tri-colour Sex Diary: Bumble, Mr. Brightside, and ball hockey

Most Queen’s students have dramatic dating app stories to swap, whether they used the platform to find love or simply ward off boredom.Continue...

Dream Interpreter: Negotiating with a troll at CIBC

I’m Meryl Sleep, Queen’s resident dream interpreter.Continue...

Thank You Letter: My grade 12 history teacher

It’s hard to find a person who’s not had their life changed—at least somewhat—by one of their high school teachers.Continue...

Student start-ups: Research Stream bridges gap between researchers and participants

Student entrepreneurs Luc Pelletier, Kin ’19, and Brooke Resendes, CompSci ’19, want to pave the way for medical advances vital for the future of healthcare.Continue...

Thank You Letter: Canada Post

In high school, my father told me that everyone wins the lottery once in their lifetime. If that’s true, I’ll never score a million dollars on a scratch ticket because I hit the jackpot with my family.Continue...

The Lazy Economist: Explaining the Dow

When reporting on the economy, news sources will refer to something called “The Dow,” a term that’s used often but rarely explained.Continue...

Thank You Letter: The Jonas Brothers reunion

Last Friday, The Jonas Brothers reunited after six years with the release of their upbeat bop, “Sucker.”Continue...

Dream Interpreter: Meeting Jennifer Aniston in a UFO

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 allergic reactions, high...Continue...

Thank You Letter: Apple Music's vast library

Nothing brings me more joy than listening to music. I’ve never had a knack for playing instruments and my vocal range is limited to the “Cha-Cha Slide,” but my true skill is being able to listen to music at all times of the day.Continue...

Tri-colour Sex Diary: A series of unfortunate boys

With a new year and semester beginning, I was determined to make better choices in 2019—especially when it came to men. But a few weeks after being back at Queen’s, a wine mixer, house party, and a few misguided suitors have put my hopes to rest.Continue...

The Journal’s March 2019 horoscopes

We’re back from Reading Week and heading right into Pisces season—a magical time where we can look at the people in our lives with a fresh set of eyes and compassionate hearts.

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Milkshake recipes for any season

The arrival of snow prompts us to put away all our summer gear and say goodbye to popsicles, smoothies and shorts.Continue...

Journal staff’s eighth grade jams

While most of our lives now are wildly different compared to how they were in middle school, one element will always remain the same: the quality of your favourite early 2010s banger.Continue...

The Lazy Economist: The numbers behind the OSAP cuts

After the controversy surrounding the Ford government’s recent changes to OSAP, we’re going to run you through some of the numbers that led the government to justify its decision.Continue...

Queen’s Takes the Real World: An unexpected detour to med school

Every medical student has a story of what they were doing when they first got their university acceptance: how they celebrated, who they immediately shared the news with, and how they felt relieved and rewarded for their hard work. I wish I had that. Instead, acceptance to medical school came with confusion.Continue...

The Journal's February 2019 horoscopes

February is when many of us prioritize our love life and re-evaluate our romantic relationships. And as a result, we should all be watching Venus' cycle very closely.Continue...

The Lazy Economist: Breaking down tax systems

If there’s any constant in life, it's taxes.Continue...

Point/Counterpoint: Should little kids use technology?

In today’s increasingly digital age, we’re constantly plugged in and connected to everything around us. Because we’re surrounded by screens for much of our daily lives, it’s easy to stay immersed in social and data exchanges, and natural to feel overwhelmed and overstimulated by our devices.Continue...

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