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Not drinking at one of Canada’s top party schools

On Homecoming of my first year I got drunk for the first and last time.Continue...

Forging my Jewish identity as a minority

As one of few Jewish people attending my Anglican high school, I was accustomed to being the centre of attention in curious rooms.Continue...

Bringing my family’s hopes, dreams and fears with me to Queen’s

When I stepped onto my first university campus in 2016, my family came with me and never truly left.Continue...

Being Black, queer, and hopeful for our future

I found it difficult to connect with other men during high school because I didn’t feel masculine enough to fit in, even when we shared similar interests.Continue...

Personalizing Black History Month

Mental illness doesn’t stop for any occasion.Continue...

Me before you: love and mental health

I never thought by the age of 20, I’d be at my worst mental state, trying to support and care for my bipolar boyfriend.

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Photo essay: North America in the eyes of an exchange student

When I arrived in Canada for fall semester, I never expected a series of adventures would follow meeting a wonderful travel buddy.Continue...

Entering the Lion’s Den of residential Kingston

Getting too comfortable in your environment is a sin. After a run-in with a local Kingston resident, I realized that’s for good reason.Continue...

Tackling diabetes as a team sport

When I was first diagnosed as a diabetic, I thought my condition was a burden to carry alone for the rest of my life. It took me a few years to figure out I had it backwards.Continue...