Student Life

Navigating campus dining with dietary restrictions

This article discusses disordered eating and may be triggering for some readers. The Canadian Mental Health Association Crisis Line can be reached at 1-800-875-6213. Continue...

The misconceptions of first year

Without a doubt, leaving the family nest and venturing out on your own can be intimidating and exhilarating.Continue...

A summer vibes to school grind transition manual

August truly is the Sunday of the summer.Continue...

Breaking down cheap Kingston eats

Living on your own can be really exciting, but it comes with one new, major responsibility: managing your own money.

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How to be an ally every day, not just in June

Being an ally to the LGBTQ+ community is so much more than changing your profile picture to the rainbow flag.

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Your Guide to the Best Summer in Toronto

Fun things to do on a summer day in Toronto, including restaurants, icecream places, Ripley's aquarium, and more!

It’s no question that Toronto has an abundance to offer when it comes to summer entertainment. If you’re looking for some new summer locations that are sure to hit the spot, then look no further.Continue...

Ranking Kingston’s best bubble tea—again

Back in 2019, I wrote my first article for The Journal, and it remains my most impactful piece to date—ranking Kingston’s best boba spots. Since then, more bubble tea restaurants have opened around the student district, and the classics continue to keep us going in pandemic times.Continue...

Tricolour Sex Diary: Sharing sex stories

The summer of 2021 was a hot girl summer for me. As a freshly vaccinated woman, I enjoyed swiping through Tinder, seeing if there were any prospects for a good one-night stand.Continue...

Lifestyle Reads: Books to crack open this summer

It’s the time of year again: I’m finished school and finally reconnecting with my love of reading. Here are some of my favourite books that will help you rekindle your relationship with literature this summer:Continue...

How I rediscovered my purpose

I found the light at the end of the tunnel.Continue...

Should you start a podcast?

It seems like everyone and their mother is starting a podcast, and we’re constantly subject to other people's ideas about everything from true crime to relationship advice.Continue...

Why you should get a houseplant this spring

We all know the people who treat plants like their children. I’ve spent my entire adult life scoffing at these "plant parenthood" folks with their watering cans and fertilizers.Continue...

Where to start when building your LinkedIn profile

LinkedIn, the mystifying social media platform for adults, can be overwhelming for university students.Continue...

Curbing the winter blues

March. The dampest month of the year.Continue...

What COVID felt like as a vaccinated 21-year-old

Since I saw the headlines of a new, deadly virus being discovered in 2019, I existed in a state of blurry anxiety.Continue...

Student housing horror stories

When the first drops of water hit my bed, I was getting ready to leave for work. The sound of my housemate’s showering upstairs wasn’t the thrum of white noise it usually was. I squinted at my ceiling, and watched a drop of water fall onto my duvet.Continue...

The best niche date spots in Kingston

There’s nothing worse than running into your fellow tutorial members while you navigate a brutal Hinge date. While bars like Ale House are the perfect breeding ground for running into friends and meeting new people, they’re not the ideal place to go on a date.Continue...

Work from home staples to invest in

Online school makes me contemplate becoming a self-made hermit—but I’ve genuinely come to enjoy the small things that keep my routine exciting.Continue...

Ranking places I’ve cried on Queen’s campus

For the past few weeks, I’ve felt the existential dread of graduation creeping up my spine.Continue...

Distance doesn’t make the heart grow fonder

From a young age, I vowed to never lose myself in a relationship. My greatest fear was to have a romantic partner chip away at my dreams until I was a watered-down image of sacrifice and devotion.Continue...

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