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Graduating students share their most Queen’s moments

Seeing everyone you know in the ARC, passing a horde of purple engineers on your walk to class or using the Romanian flag emoji as a tricolour stand-in, can only be described as “so Queen’s.”Continue...

Overcoming adversity to become a leader

I spent the 14-hour drive from my home in Bedford, Nova Scotia, to my first day at Queen’s shaking.Continue...

Not drinking at one of Canada’s top party schools

On Homecoming of my first year I got drunk for the first and last time.Continue...

Forging my Jewish identity as a minority

As one of few Jewish people attending my Anglican high school, I was accustomed to being the centre of attention in curious rooms.Continue...

Bringing my family’s hopes, dreams and fears with me to Queen’s

When I stepped onto my first university campus in 2016, my family came with me and never truly left.Continue...

Being Black, queer, and hopeful for our future

I found it difficult to connect with other men during high school because I didn’t feel masculine enough to fit in, even when we shared similar interests.Continue...

Personalizing Black History Month

Mental illness doesn’t stop for any occasion.Continue...

Me before you: love and mental health

I never thought by the age of 20, I’d be at my worst mental state, trying to support and care for my bipolar boyfriend.

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Photo essay: North America in the eyes of an exchange student

When I arrived in Canada for fall semester, I never expected a series of adventures would follow meeting a wonderful travel buddy.Continue...

Entering the Lion’s Den of residential Kingston

Getting too comfortable in your environment is a sin. After a run-in with a local Kingston resident, I realized that’s for good reason.Continue...

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...

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