Holidays

A hunger for the holidays

During the restful, post-exam stretch of the holidays, it’s easy to be lazy and forgo making homemade treats.Continue...

On campus for the holiday

Students talk about Thanksgiving weekends spent in Kingston while their peers head home for a weekend with family.Continue...

Point/Counterpoint: Is it too early to start celebrating Christmas?

The Christmas holidays are, as the popular tune goes, a wonderful time of year. They’re full of family, bright decorations, and celebration, as well as some classic songs. However, timing is everything. Beginning our celebration three months before December—before Halloween even has a chance to occur—is just too early.Continue...

Relationships on a year abroad and why we don’t need them

When I arrived back in England from my first semester abroad at Queens, I was full of excitement and stories about my time here. However, I quickly found that few people really wanted to know what it was like, beyond love-life-related dinnertime chatter.Continue...

Journal staff's worst holiday presents ever

The winter holidays can mean different things for different people.Continue...

Why do people care so much about Starbucks' holiday cups?

This opening line I’m about to write is one that’s been written every year for the past Winter’s: Starbucks’ latest holiday cup is once again stirring up controversy.Continue...

Alternative present ideas for the gift-giving challenged

A sweater, socks, chocolate, a gift card. These are just some of the safe options for gift-giving this holiday season.Continue...

Pass the eggnog

The holidays are finally upon us and families and groups of friends are each celebrating with their individual traditions. Pull up a chair and grab a warm beverage as Journal staff share their favourite holiday traditions.Continue...

Students raise upward of $3,000 during Christmas Wish fundraiser

For someone who comforts students in their free time as a hobby, Carly Robertson is even more cheerful than usual. “I was like WHOAAAAAAAA! WOWW! That’s fast!” she wrote to The Journal.Continue...

Single bells

Being single during the holidays is one cliché I’m ready to embrace.

After several years in relationships, I’m brushing the dust off my spinster calendar, because this year is my first...Continue...

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