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Missed connections at Queen’s

When walking down University Ave or grabbing a snack at the ARC, it’s easy to pass someone who catches your eye.Continue...

Choosing your Reading Week persona

Reading Week is fast approaching, which means most students are caught wondering how to make the most of their well-deserved break.Continue...

How ‘The Sims’ taught me the horrors of online shopping

Online shopping has made it simpler than ever to seamlessly acquire items you don’t need.Continue...

Reflecting on a month of studying abroad

The start of a semester abroad is dominated by a mix of excitement and anxiety.Continue...

Students share their most intense celebrity crush moments

While Valentine’s Day typically focuses on love with people we know, one of the strongest romantic connections many of us have is with our celebrity crush.Continue...

Reducing your animal product consumption

On a student budget, it’s easy to get into a repetitive food routine.Continue...

Creating a successful sleep routine

Sleep is as essential to survival as food and water—ask anyone that’s tried to pull an all-nighter during exam season. Without it, you simply can’t function optimally.Continue...

The appeal behind personality quizzes

Personality quizzes drive massive amounts of internet traffic each day. Although they may appear arbitrary, there’s a reason why we’re curious to find which inanimate objects or food best match our personality.Continue...

Why I started a petition for the Juniper Café

The Juniper Café at the Tett Center has been a beloved part of my routine the past two years—I enjoy it so much, the café’s staff have learned my order off by heart.Continue...

Losing a best friend at 21

On Nov. 15, 2018, I lost one of my best friends, with whom I had one of the strongest relationships I’ll ever come to know.Continue...

A guide to meal prepping

Despite its reputation as a food strategy for gym aficionados and mothers of four, meal prepping—making portable meals to eat throughout the week—is an inexpensive and healthy choice that makes your life easier.Continue...

How schools leave leisure reading by the wayside

Educators need to find more effective ways of encouraging literacy and independent reading among students.Continue...

Delving into the community of serious dreamers

I’ve always treated my dreams as entertainment. However, after a few weeks of restless and dream-filled sleep last semester, I found myself scouring the internet for theories to interpret my dreams.Continue...

How to keep your fitness resolutions at Queen’s

One of the most popular New Year’s resolutions for students is exercise—and it can make January daunting for ARC first-timers and regulars, who can intimidate or irritate each other.Continue...

Buying my first sustainable winter jacket

In mid-November, I walked out of my house in disbelief and found everything beautifully covered in snow.Continue...

The Nutcracker’s reluctant biggest fan

Every holiday season, thousands of eager Canadians swarm downtown Toronto to witness the unique Christmastime magic that is The National Ballet of Canada’s production of The Nutcracker .Continue...

Point/Counterpoint: Are New Year’s resolutions overrated?

Being fond of beginnings, I understand why the New Year can be hopeful. Resolutions naturally become a part of the feeling, and there’s nothing wrong with embarking on a journey towards self-improvement.Continue...