Lifestyle Archive: 2018

What was the best TV show of the school year?

Television is a hotly debated topic here at the Journal — so much so that we’ve written about it 39 times this year in the Lifestyle section. We gathered some of our most passionate TV lovers to fight for their favourite show from the past school year.Continue...

Peaks and pits of 2017-2018 pop culture

The 2017-2018 year hasn’t disappointed us with a mecca of pop culture cringe-worthy moments and uplifting memories. It’s time to break down the best and worst of this year.Continue...

Last words

Joe and Meg look back on their time at 190 University Ave.Continue...

Sex in the limestone city: Four years of sex and love in university

As this chapter of my life comes to an end upon graduation, I can’t help but looking back on the important memories I’ve made.Continue...

The relationship between sex and pop culture

Through Trump’s presidency, we’re truly learning about the way sex interacts with politics.Continue...

Stepping into spring in Kingston

As the school year comes to a close, you might be looking for some great ways to spend your final days in Kingston. Maybe you’re looking for ways to ramp up your summer stay in Kingston. Either way, we have you covered.Continue...

Life lessons from Queen's University

Starting at Queen’s, everybody tells you that graduation will come sooner than you can imagine. But when you’re a nervous frosh juggling countless hours of new classes and commitments, the end seems like it couldn’t be further away. With less than two weeks of school left, leaving this place seems more impossible than ever.Continue...

A story of a real life 'Catfish'

It turns out that Nev and Max’s hunt for internet frauds on Catfish isn’t just the basis of an American reality show. It also happens in our very own Queen’s community.Continue...

March For Our Lives touched on more than just school shooting violence

This Saturday marked a new era for gun control.Continue...

What the Cambridge Analytica Facebook breach means for students

It’s not paranoia if they’re really out to get you – and, if you’re on Facebook, they really might be.Continue...

How do networks decide to renew or cancel TV shows?

As our winter semester comes to a close, it turns out students won’t be the only ones signing off for the summer.Continue...

Having an abortion doesn't need to be a horrific experience

I’m a girl from a Catholic family who went to church every Sunday. I attended Catholic school my whole young adult life. Consequently, I — like many other Queen’s students — grew up surrounded by people who believe abortion is murder.Continue...

Katy Perry needs a lesson in consent

For anyone who was doubtful of a successful return of American Idol, their predictions might have come through last week when Katy Perry kissed a contestant on the lips without their consent.Continue...

A guide to investing for students

Between balancing classes, assignments, relationships and taking care of yourself, the last stress you need university is worrying about your finances. While it may seem intimidating, the best time to educate yourself on how to save your money is now.Continue...

'Nailed It' is the baking show students have been waiting for

Since Netflix burst onto the scene in 2013, it’s been hailed as one of the most versatile entertainment companies in TV production. You can watch Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt if you feel like laughing, or Black Mirror if you feel like crying from fear, or Orange is the New Black if you feel like doing both. However, in terms of food-related TV shows, Netflix has been no competition for the Food Network.Continue...

Siera Bearchell and Ellyn Jade talk advocacy in modelling

As part of Indigenous Awareness Week, Queen’s Native Students Association (QNSA) and Vogue Charity Fashion Show (VCFS) invited students on Mar. 15 to hear international Indigenous models Siera Bearchell and Ellyn Jade discuss advocacy as Indigenous women in the public eye.Continue...

Is university supposed to be comfortable or uncomfortable?

I emerged from a class on Monday morning enthralled by everything I’d just learned about Christianity.Continue...

Navigating mental illness, trauma and intimacy

Feeling even the slightest bit of love when you’re struggling with your mental health can reinstate value in yourself and your life. But it can also create a dependency on a person to define your self-worth.Continue...

Why is the OJ Simpson trial still on our radar?

In a world where TV shows and news channels are constantly reporting on new crimes and horrific murders, there’s one infamous case that’s continued to stay relevant for decades — the OJ Simpson Trial.Continue...

Queen's "Let's Get Undressed"

Ever had an event but no time or money to find a cute new outfit? Let’s Get Undressed is here to help you out.Continue...

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