Student Life

Breathe—it’s just a piece of paper

If I had a dime for every time I’ve been stressed about school, upset that I wouldn’t achieve a higher grade, or surrounded by notes, textbooks, and lecture slides past 1 a.m., I’d be sitting somewhere on a yacht.Continue...

Have a holly jolly—or jacked—Christmas

Nearing the holiday season, the gyms are packed. Pre-holiday break, but after exams, everyone has a load of free time and no excuse not to go to the gym. Post-holiday break, everyone is trying to work off the boatloads of holiday family dinners they just absorbed.Continue...

Study tips for this exam season

When the towering pile of assignments, exams, and study papers is sitting in front of you with flashing deadlines, turning on Netflix shouldn’t be your go-to move.Continue...

The perfect winter wardrobe

As winter approaches, new fashion trends are dominating the cold season. Although it’s tempting to throw on sweatpants and a pair of Uggs when temperatures drop, there are several reasons to keep up with the seasonal evolution of fashion.Continue...

Revamping your Christmas playlist

Even though it’s only November, the Christmas season is approaching fast. With the festivities amping up, it’s time to get into the holiday mood with some festive Christmas music to match the winter feels that are quickly approaching.Continue...

It’s okay if you don’t vibe with hookup culture

Casual sex shouldn’t be condemned, but it shouldn’t be represented as the norm either.Continue...

The one that got away: Hoco-ween edition

The first thing I noticed was her hair. Blood red. Smooth, like silk. She was standing right behind me. I caught a glance as I did a full scan of the street party. We were supposed to be meeting some more friends, but they must’ve gotten lost, or maybe arrested. Who knows.Continue...

How to walk away—even if it’s hard

Think of your favourite chocolate. You love it; you can’t get enough of it, though there’s no denying its unhealthy nature. You know that while you love such things, taking it out of your lifestyle may improve your overall health.Continue...

Cardio can be fun—no treadmill required

Cardio can be a big ask for many people, considering we often associate it primarily with running.Continue...

Different forms of therapy

In a room of people I love, I’ve felt completely alone.Continue...

Nightmare fuel for the Halloween season

With Halloween this weekend, The Journal thought it was imperative we share some of our favourite spooky stories. I mean, who doesn’t like reading creepy stories and then walking around small-town creepy Kingston at night?Continue...

What your go-to drink says about you

Last week, I saw a large, lumberjack-resembling, incredibly intimidating man walk up to the bar and order a drink. Almost certain that he’d order a beer, I was humbled to see him sip a vodka cranberry from its tiny straw.Continue...

The perfect pre-party playlist for FOCO & HOCO

The FOCO countdown is on, with t-minus one day until Aberdeen St. is filled and everyone’s feeling a sense of normalcy with university events again.Continue...

How to save your bleached hair

At Queens, a lot of students are blonde-haired—and not naturally.Continue...

Costume ideas for the gals since Tik Tok isn’t creative

The pressure is on. Halloween is right around the corner and TikTok has said if you don’t have your costume planned out yet, you’re behind.Continue...

Six reasons to give thanks this year

With the start of October upon us, we’re nearing the holiday season.Continue...

The future is friendlier than you think

Wandering the unknown has always been an intimidating, frightening concept.Continue...

The perfect fall playlist

With the cooler temperatures creeping in on us and the leaves turning new colours, it’s evident fall is finally here.Continue...

Four fall dates that will get you cuffed

Cuffing season is upon us—and no, I’m not talking about the winter or Christmas season.Continue...

Hustle culture doesn’t make way for healthy habits

Hustle culture is a phenomenon that’s spread from the real world’s expectation of constant progress and success—a by-product of the American or Canadian dream—into the Internet, where it’s morphed and mutated and burst back out into the real world in a new, worse, form.Continue...

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