life hacks

No Valentine? No problem

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

A student’s guide to travelling over Reading Week

When winter semester rolls around at Queen’s, things tend to feel a little dreadful. First-semester burnout is never fully cured over the holiday break, and the temperature keeps dropping lower and lower.Continue...

Not your mother’s pants: Thrifting the perfect pair of mom jeans

Mom jeans: the elusive denim trend that’s captivated our Pinterest boards for years is still going strong. Even though mainstream fast-fashion brands...Continue...

The ultimate survival guide to snowy winters

Growing up in Northern Ontario and exercising in crazy weather has taught me a thing or two about handling cold, snowy winters.Continue...

Things to do instead of checking your grad school application status

Second semester has started, and along with it comes application season. Whether you’ve applied to law, medical, graduate, or more undergraduate school, it can be a nerve-wracking time.Continue...

The Lazy Economist: Understanding and improving your credit score

To get the car, home, or job of your dreams, the people in charge will often examine something other than your character: your credit score.Continue...

Steps to stay motivated for the rest of the term

The second half of the academic term is always stressful. The strain of final essays, projects, and tests can start to weigh on us, giving us no choice but to buckle down and work harder than ever.Continue...

How to have a sustainable Halloween

From costumes to candy to carving pumpkins, Halloween festivities can be full of single-use products that aren't so sustainable.Continue...

How to make social media a positive force in your life

Social media can be a useful tool for keeping in contact with your family, completing schoolwork, and staying on top of the latest news. But if you overdo or misuse it, social networking sites can also have serious ramifications on your mental health.Continue...

How to cure the back-to-school cold

As someone who usually spends the entire fall semester dealing with a never-ending sinus cold, I’ve picked up many tricks for warding off the most unpleasant symptoms of dreaded back-to-school illness.Continue...

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