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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...

How YouTube creates a community of learners amid controversy

Over the past year, it’s been hard to escape the detriments of YouTube.Continue...

Finding inspiration outside of normal confines

Despite living in a world where men dominate politics, engineering and other powerful societal roles, my own personal world growing up taught me to not think for a second that there was anything a woman couldn’t do.Continue...

Sex in the limestone city: Exploring sexual desires with your partner

Sexual chemistry is an extremely important aspect of any relationship, but oftentimes maintaining this chemistry is easier said than done.Continue...

Mug days at the Tea Room

For the second year in a row, The Tea Room collaborated with Queen’s Earth Centre to bring back beloved Mug Days for its customers.Continue...

Bachelor Winter Games misses the mark

Things aren’t looking too great in Bachelor world right now. As if things weren’t bad enough, Arie Luyendyk outed himself as being the worst Bachelor in history by proposing to one girl, breaking up with her on TV and proposing to a different girl shortly after on this week’s finale of The Bachelor . Unfortunately for this series, this comes right on the heels of an even more problematic Bachelor spin-off, Bachelor Winter Games .Continue...

The psychology behind watching reality TV

With the 22nd season of The Bachelor coming to an end, I got to thinking about the stark contrast of opinions people hold about shows of this genre. Why do some people have such a strong desire to watch reality TV shows while others absolutely hate them?Continue...

ASUS host Walk! And! Talk! drag show

Though typically unknown to students, both Kingston and Queen’s have vibrant, thriving drag communities. This was made obvious this past Sunday night at Walk! And! Talk! , a drag panel organized by the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society’s (ASUS) Social Justice Committee as part of Voices, a multimedia art exhibit that works to elevate marginalized voices.Continue...

How Queen's Fashion Industry Network is bringing fashion to campus

When Queen’s student and model Jane Bradshaw brought Queen’s Fashion Industry Network (QFIN) to campus a year ago, she wanted to introduce a club that would compensate for the lack of fashion programming at Queen’s.Continue...

Five most exciting new shows premiering this spring

As we reach the final stretch of the school year, some of us may feel the need for a break more than ever. How are we students supposed to unwind when studying for two midterms next week, which we’re only studying for now to put off writing those two essays due this week?Continue...

Confusing my tennis ability with my masculinity

I’ve played a lot of traditional roles throughout my 19 years; I’ve been the angsty tween, the hard-working high schoolstudent, the sleep-through-my-classes university student. But the one role I could never quite fit into was that of a stereotypically “masculine” man.Continue...

The best stories from the 2018 Winter Olympics

Now that this year’s Winter Olympics have come to a close, we find ourselves being confronted with the responsibilities we’ve ignored for the past two weeks re-entering our lives.Continue...

Parkland shooting shows power of youth political engagement

Youth political engagement is something that’s seemingly encouraged by everyone, but the past couple weeks have proven to us that politicians are willing to undermine the younger generation when they argue against their views.Continue...

Why I didn't let myself go to Hedley's Kingston concert

Imagine if your hero, idol or celebrity crush was accused of doing something completely hateful and immoral — like committing sexual assault.Continue...

The do's and don'ts of signing a lease

With February behind us and the end of the semester in sight, there are many items on the docket for Queen’s students – one of which is looking for houses and signing leases.Continue...

Reviewing the 2018 Academy Awards nominees

Every year, there’s inevitable hype, controversy and conversation generated about the Oscars. But the most anticipated of them all is ‘Best Picture.’Continue...

Sex in the limestone city: The importance of discussing past relationships with your partner

There are many subjects that are considered taboo in terms of what we should share with our significant others. However, talking about things that might be slightly uncomfortable may actually work towards strengthening the trust and communication we have in a relationship.Continue...

The case of Colten Boushie

In light of the recent case of Colten Boushie, it’s clear that the Canadian justice system hasn’t done enough — Canada needs to stop pretending it’s a superior nation to countries like the United States.Continue...

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