Postscript

Tackling diabetes as a team sport

When I was first diagnosed as a diabetic, I thought my condition was a burden to carry alone for the rest of my life. It took me a few years to figure out I had it backwards.Continue...

Spending the holidays like a Gael

While some students are lucky enough to head home early for winter break, others spend most of December getting exam-ready in the library.Continue...

Students and alumni share how they met their Queen’s housemates

When you’re already pressed for time, it can be hard to decide where you want to live and who you want to live with.Continue...

Standing strong in the face of antisemitism

I can’t remember a time where I was unaware people in the world would harm me solely because I was Jewish.Continue...

Discovering my limits at the New York City Marathon

Turning the corner onto Lafayette Avenue, I looked at my arm. It was covered in goosebumps for the sixth time in the last 50 minutes.Continue...

Photo essay: A picture-perfect tour of Lake Louise

When I set out looking for a summer job, I didn’t plan on living in a postcard. As it turns out, pleasant surprises are a reality.Continue...

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...

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...

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...

Opening up about my silent struggles with mental illness

Growing up, I was under the impression mental illness was the result of some trauma or difficult upbringing, leaving me safely unaffected.Continue...

Five days of post-worthy student perfection

As an avid Instagram and YouTube consumer, I’ve noticed social media personalities commenting on fitness, diet, and the student lifestyle. Their messages seem positive, but leave no room for error. I wanted to see if this picture-perfect existence is actually attainable.Continue...

Facing our fears in float therapy

In high school, I had nightmares where I was horrifyingly buried alive. A few years later, I was asking Kingston’s Immerse Spa to drop me into a pitch-black sensory deprivation tank. You can imagine my internal shock.Continue...

Tales from a summer at a racehorse fertility clinic

I’ve always wanted to be a veterinarian—at least I tried to remind myself that when I shadowed a racehorse fertility vet.Continue...

When we knew Queen’s was right for us

As the first days of classes close, some students already feel at home already while others are doubting their choice of university. The Journal asked students to share when they knew Queen’s was the right school for them.Continue...