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The Lazy Economist: What is a recession?

Fall is here. The air is chilly, the trees are dropping their leaves, and things are cooling down as we prepare for winter—just like the economy during a recession. With this in mind, the next few editions of The Lazy Economist are going to be about recessions.Continue...

Dream Interpreter: Forgetfulness, a car accident, and a police station

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 forgetfulness, a car accident, and a police station.Continue...

Hidden Gems: Movies that are so bad, they're good

There’s a growing online trend of purposefully watching bad movies. Whether they offer a cathartic release or they’re just plain funny, some movies are just so bad they’re good.Continue...

Student Start-Ups: Modern Métis Woman offers network for Métis-identifying women

In what started as a journey to understand her own identity, Carleigh Milburn, ArtSci ’19, has created an inclusive community focused on unifying people striving for self-identification.Continue...

The Lazy Economist: A deeper look at the newly effected federal carbon tax

Earlier this year, the federal carbon tax came into effect. That means carbon—in forms including gasoline and diesel—is more expensive.Continue...

Tri-Colour Sex Diary: Dating app hookups helped me become a strong, independent woman

Last September, I was in a full-speed spiral downward . I was switching ADHD meds and hadn’t had a break from work or the busyness of life all summer (and, as it turns out, I wouldn’t catch one either). Oh, and my summer fling was about to dump me through a cruel silence.Continue...

Through Hong Kong protests, social media has become a battleground

For the last five months, Hong Kong has experienced some of the largest protests in its history. Now, the battle is no longer taking place solely in the streets of Hong Kong—it’s moving onto social media.Continue...

The Lazy Economist: What I learned at an economics conference

As if I didn’t get my fill of economics during the school year as an Economics student and one of the authors of The Lazy Economist column, in May, I attended an Economics for Journalists conference run by the Fraser Institute.Continue...

Dream Interpreter: Life, death, and a pit of lava

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 parents and difficult decision-making.Continue...

Dream Interpreter: Trapped in the Disney Universe

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

The Journal’s April 2019 horoscopes

It’s the end of the semester and we’re all heading into the rough waters of exam season.Continue...

Thank You Letter: The beginning of spring

When I stepped outside on the first official day of spring and felt a beam of sunlight warm my face, I knew things were looking up.Continue...

Dream Interpreter: Evil hands and a talking moustache

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

Thank You Letter: Strong female friendships

As I’ve ventured through university, my appreciation for strong friendships between women has continued to grow.Continue...

Thank You Letter: My attentive parents

As I approach the end of my university degree, I’m constantly filled with a huge sense of accomplishment.Continue...

The Lazy Economist: Your guide to fancy finance terms

Almost every sector or industry has its own language, and the business world is no different.Continue...

Professors' Picks: Most impressive students

Queen’s prides itself on attracting the most qualified professors from across the world to impart their knowledge on students.Continue...

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...

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