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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...

Point/Counterpoint: Is there value in openly discussing our grades?

Students being open about marks might seem like a recipe for disappointment and self-deprecation, but open dialogue can serve to help gauge your progress, alleviate doubt, and create a sense of solidarity.Continue...

E-voting is critical for young voters

The recent municipal election on Oct. 22 saw the increased use of online voting platforms in townships across the province—a move as popular as it is necessary.Continue...

A Star is Born romanticizes toxic relationships

Although Bradley Cooper’s A Star is Born achieved widespread praise for its heart-wrenching story and talented cast, its reaction risks glossing over the conspicuous presence of toxic relationships.Continue...

Professors' Picks: Memorable teaching slip-ups

As midterm season comes to a close, some of us will be patting ourselves on the back for a job well done—but others may beat themselves up for a bad test or overlooked mistake.Continue...

The Lazy Economist: What you need to know about stock shorting

If all you took away from the movie The Big Short was an image of Margot Robbie in a bathtub, you're not alone.Continue...

Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” embodies self-love

This weekend was full of drama surrounding Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson’s fresh breakup.Continue...

Productivity distilled: Mastering the balancing act

Cultivating a healthy balance between our various commitments is a central part of our overall satisfaction.

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Cream cheese, maple, and pecan mini cheesecakes recipe

If you’re invited to a potluck but have midterms to study for, we’ve got you covered. This recipe for delicious mini cheesecakes is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth while taking minimal time and effort to prepare.Continue...

How the Movember Foundation became most effective promoter of men’s mental health

On Oct. 10, the Movember Foundation released a campaign called “Man of More Words” along with a short video stressing the importance of vocal mental health support.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...

Previewing the 2018-19 NBA season

As the days get shorter, and school is filled with more midterms and assignments, it’s easy to be gloomy. However, this time of year gives reason to look up—it marks the NBA’s return.Continue...

An exchange student’s eye-opening experience at a Full Moon Ceremony

How often do you look at the moon? In my home country of Japan, this question would qualify as standard small talk—just like asking about the weather.Continue...

The dangers of using scientific studies for clickbait

This past August, various news outlets like BBC , Mental Floss and NutritionFacts.org set the Internet aflame by reporting on a scientific paper analysing the relationship between dietary carbohydrate intake and risk of mortality.Continue...

The Journal’s November 2018 horoscopes

This November, Mars is transiting Aquarius, and the increased jolt of energy that comes with it can makes this month a chaotic time for everyone.Continue...

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: the feminist Halloween show we’ve been waiting for

If you’re looking for a ‘90s nostalgia fix, Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina won’t do the trick. This adaptation trades high school hijinks and comical mishaps for blood, murder, and satanic madness.Continue...

The Lazy Economist: An expert explains the Bank of Canada’s interest rate hike

As many major Canadian news outlets reported this week, the Bank of Canada raised its interest rates to 1.75 per cent. If you’re unsure about that, you’re not alone.Continue...

Three chart-topping rappers face off

This year has been great for rap, which is important because students right now could use a distraction from their semester.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...

Reviewing childhood Halloween movies as an adult

Thanks to terrifying costumes and an increased presence of spirits, Halloween is known as the scariest time of the year. However, there’s nothing spookier than realizing you’ve outgrown your favourite holiday.Continue...

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