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Why we’re done complaining

I’m still angry after 19 years on Earth.Continue...

To All the Boys sequel delivers just what its viewers want

To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You is nothing if not charmingly predictable.Continue...

Five days of living waste-free as a student

It’s a confusing time to be environmentally conscious as a Canadian.Continue...

The Journal’s winter 2020 playlist

I tried to make this season’s playlist applicable to everyone—I really did. But if you were to take a look at my Spotify history this winter, you’d see that I’ve just been listening to the same three lo-fi acoustic indie albums on repeat while lying in bed and waiting for spring.Continue...

Reflecting on the Disney channel’s problematic past

Like many others, I was quick to subscribe to the streaming service Disney+ when it was released this past November.Continue...

Dream Interpreter: After the party

I’m Meryl Sleep, Queen’s resident dream interpreter. I analyze dreams in an effort to decode the symbols in each Queen’s student’s subconscious. Today’s dream involves a deck of cards, a current crush, and an elementary school friend.Continue...

Queen’s secret crush confessions

It’s February, and for us single folks, that can mean wistfully scrolling through our crush’s social media wishing they would be our Valentine.Continue...

Getting to know my grief

My dad died when I was 16 years old.Continue...

No Valentine? No problem

There are lots of reasons students don’t spend Valentine’s Day with a significant other.Continue...

Tricolour Sex Diary: Girls aren’t the only ones who bleed in bed

Last school year, I didn’t date much. I justified it by telling myself I was too busy and it was smarter to focus on school work than on my love life.Continue...

Oscars 2020: Parasite, Jojo Rabbit, and more

After a few years of controversy over the lack of diversity in nominees and award-winners, the 2020 Oscars saw audiences reasonably content with this year’s results.Continue...

Analyzing how to become a TikTok superstar

On Super Bowl Sunday,Sabra Hummus aired the most underwhelming commercial to grace 99.9 million screens.Continue...

What I learned from my time in Yonezawa, Japan

This winter break, I had the chance to live out my lifelong dream of visiting Japan, thanks to the Kakehashi Project , a youth exchange program run by Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE), and the Asia Pacific Foundation.Continue...

Asking for a Friend: Being left on read and planning for a restful Reading Week

I’m Audrey Helpburn, The Journal ’s resident advice-giver. I answer questions about love, friendship, school, and more to help Queen’s students put their best foot forward on and around campus.Continue...

Miss Americana reminded me why I love Taylor Swift

I really love Taylor Swift.Continue...

Educating girls is an overlooked solution to the climate crisis

We’ve all heard the most common ways to reduce climate change: limit our consumption of animal products, ditch fossil fuel-powered cars, reduce food waste, transition to solar and wind energy, and so on.Continue...

The Pharmacist is more than just a true crime docuseries

The Pharmacist , which became available for streaming on Feb. 5, is the latest true crime docuseries released on Netflix, following popular titles Don’t F*ck with Cats and Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez .Continue...

How my sexual assaults made me an advocate for male mental health

“I just wish they were dead.” To this day, I can’t believe I had ever been at such a point of darkness that I was able to speak such words about my abusers.Continue...

The truth behind the Coronavirus hysteria

Coronavirus has rocketed to the top of news headlines since the discovery of a new strain of the virus in the central Chinese City of Wuhan in early December of 2019.Continue...

Saying goodbye to The Good Place

This week, NBC comedy The Good Place moved on to a better place—wink wink, nudge nudge—but only after imparting us with one final philosophical message.Continue...

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