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Restrictions on safe medical abortions don’t help anybody

Until the day I needed one, I’d never planned to get an abortion in my life.Continue...

How learning about my PTSD at Queen's helped me overcome it

A long time ago someone hurt me, and I turned off.Continue...

Last Words

This must be some mistake.Continue...

Graduating students share their most Queen’s moments

Seeing everyone you know in the ARC, passing a horde of purple engineers on your walk to class or using the Romanian flag emoji as a tricolour stand-in, can only be described as “so Queen’s.”Continue...

Overcoming adversity to become a leader

I spent the 14-hour drive from my home in Bedford, Nova Scotia, to my first day at Queen’s shaking.Continue...

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...