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The elephant in Goodes Hall

It’s missing that last shot when there are 20 seconds left in the game. It’s hearing the words, “You were an excellent candidate but unfortunately…” as a precursor to what’s sure to be a rejection email. It’s those slip-ups in an important presentation.Continue...

Rose McGowan isn't the only advocate for ending sexual abuse

During her 2018 book tour, Rose McGowan’s been getting a lot of media attention due to a confrontation she had with a trans woman that was caught on camera and later circulated. During the tour, the protestor called out McGowan for not doing enough to advocate for trans women, having criticized trans women like Caitlyn Jenner in the past and arguing that trans women can’t truly understand what it’s like to be a woman.Continue...

This Olympics, make the effort to support female athletes

One of the most memorable days of my senior year in high school happened in the midst of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.Continue...

Why I hate sports but love the Olympics

On the morning of Feb. 9, I ran downstairs from my bedroom to the living room and eagerly awaited the start of the 2018 Winter Olympics.Continue...

Finding love at Queen's

With Valentine’s Day approaching, love tends to be on our minds more than usual. Whether you’re a fan of the red and pink holiday or you pretend it doesn’t exist, there’s no doubt that Queen’s campus has been the site of some truly heart-warming love stories.Continue...

Point/counterpoint: Hard shell vs soft shell tacos

Which tacos are better: soft shell or hard shell? Two Journal editors discuss.Continue...

The ultimate Valentine's Day cookies

Whether you’re trying to impress your special someone or need some TLC cookies just for you, the average student doesn’t exactly have the time to spend a whole day in the kitchen.Continue...

Student start-ups: Losers Weepers Vintage

Losers Weepers Vintage, a clever wordplay on the common phrase “finders keepers, losers weepers,” is the latest student start-up sweeping through Queen’s campus.Continue...

How to celebrate Galentine’s Day

“February 14 is about romance. But February 13 is for celebrating lady friends.”Continue...

The importance of staying in the moment

February can be a really stressful time around Queen’s campus — we’re at our busiest in terms of school work and burdened with the pressure of figuring out where we’ll be in just three months time.Continue...

Pain will always be apart of my life

When I woke up last Sunday morning, I knew it was going to be bad.Continue...

Brunching in Kingston

Do you love brunch? Trust me, I do too.Continue...

Journal staff’s movie picks

Journal Staff plead their case deciding which movie is the best of all timeContinue...

Jane the Virgin gets political

With humble roots as a North American take on classic Hispanic telenovelas, Jane the Virgin has grown into a show that hits hard on political issues.Continue...

Justin Timberlake's halftime show tries to dance away his controversies

It’s the day of Super Bowl 52, Justin Timberlake is preparing to take the stage as headliner of the halftime show and audiences around the world are still pretty tired of him.Continue...

Queen's celebrates "Bell Let's Talk"

Since 2010, Bell Canada has run a yearly Bell Let’s Talk Day that urges people to talk about mental illness to help break down the stigma.Continue...

Why game night is essential for housemate bonding

Will hosting a weekly game night stop your housemates from making an absolute mess of the communal toothpaste tube? No, probably not.Continue...

Meditations on the potential dangers of smartphones

You’re waiting for the bus, walking to class, or lying in bed about to sleep — these brief moments to ourselves were once occupied with introspection, observation of our surroundings and reflections about who we are and what we feel.Continue...

Keeping your calendar full this February

Whether you’re the type of person who thinks of every way to avoid facing the cold or one who lives for snowy days, there are endless possibilities of activities you can do in Kingston this February.Continue...

Hollywood still isn't diverse enough

This weekend, the highly anticipated film Black Panther opened to huge success, smashing box office records in Hollywood. But the film isn’t significant only for its prompt financial success it also marks one of very few films to come out of Hollywood in recent years with an all-Black cast, a Black writer and a Black director.Continue...

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