Student Life

Vegan, gluten-free cranberry chocolate chip cookie recipe

If you’re hankering for something sweet but still want to uphold your summer health commitments, look no further.Continue...

Summer hobbies for everyone under the sun

While summer means an increase in free time without your typical academic and extracurricular obligations, it can be challenging to decide how to best spend your days. Here are a few hobbies to consider picking up over the next few months so you can take full advantage of the (almost) stress-free season.Continue...

The Journal’s summer 2019 playlist

After what felt like endless months of winter coats and final exams, summer is finally on the horizon.Continue...

Breaking down the Finsta phenomenon

Instagram has become such a popular social platform having one account isn’t enough—these days, you need a fake one too.Continue...

Summer Picks: Kingston’s best patios

Kingston has finally warmed up, which can only mean one thing for students and residents alike: it’s officially patio season.Continue...

Best of Kingston 2019

We polled Queen’s students on their favourite locations around Kingston, from preferred coffee shops to campus’ finest bathrooms.Continue...

Meet the Princess on University Avenue

Most students know Queen Victoria, who established ‘Queen’s College in Kingston’ via the Royal Charter in 1841, as the ‘Queen’ of Queen’s.Continue...

Acing summer productivity

For some students, summer is a time to kick back and soak up the sun, but for many it’s also a chance to catch up on academics or even get ahead.Continue...

Ranking Kingston’s best milkshakes

Ally’s Twitter bio lists milkshakes as her number one life pillar. Josh has a self-made poster of a Gold Medal Ribbon milkshake from Baskin Robbins hanging in his bedroom.Continue...

Missed Connections at Queen's: Saint Patrick's Day Edition

If you spent St. Patrick’s Day milling around Aberdeen Street or dancing your heart out in a friend-of-a-friend’s backyard, chances are you met someone memorable.Continue...

Running towards recovery

I started running as a requirement for my 10th grade Phys-Ed class.Continue...

Reasons to spend a summer in Kingston

Since it’s summer job application season, many students are wondering whether to head home for the break or stay in Kingston.Continue...

Students honour their female role models for International Women’s Day

On Mar. 8, people all over the world will celebrate International Women’s Day for its 108th year.Continue...

Championing Relay for Life after beating cancer twice

I consider myself extremely lucky because prior to celebrating my 20th birthday, I’d already beaten cancer not once, but twice.Continue...

Watching my brother fight a life-threatening illness

For three and a half years, I’ve watched my little brother miss out on high school friendships, relationships, and work opportunities, all due to a crippling and life-threatening illness.Continue...

Missed connections at Queen’s

When walking down University Ave or grabbing a snack at the ARC, it’s easy to pass someone who catches your eye.Continue...

Choosing your Reading Week persona

Reading Week is fast approaching, which means most students are caught wondering how to make the most of their well-deserved break.Continue...

How ‘The Sims’ taught me the horrors of online shopping

Online shopping has made it simpler than ever to seamlessly acquire items you don’t need.Continue...

Reflecting on a month of studying abroad

The start of a semester abroad is dominated by a mix of excitement and anxiety.Continue...

Students share their most intense celebrity crush moments

While Valentine’s Day typically focuses on love with people we know, one of the strongest romantic connections many of us have is with our celebrity crush.Continue...

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