romance

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...

Interracial relationships in the media fail to celebrate women of colour

Across North American TV and film, a prevailing theme proves everyone has the right to love who they want, regardless of race.Continue...

Today’s digital world hinders meaningful romantic relationships

You’ve been there before: it’s Friday night, and you’re swiping mindlessly through Tinder with hundreds of possible hookups at your fingertips.Continue...

The problem with romantic comedies

When I was younger, I loved romantic comedies. The idea of that initial spark, the inevitable complications to overcome and the eventual happy ending of falling in love gave me such hope and happiness for what the future could hold in terms of my romantic life.Continue...

‘Single’ doesn’t mean ‘waiting for a relationship’

The value of a young woman’s accomplishments is too easily overshadowed by the concept of an empty space that only a significant other can fill.Continue...

Swiping left on traditional dating

As Queen’s students, we live in an area with a ridiculously high concentration of young, attractive and educated singles. There’s a surplus of eligible mates at our disposal, and we’re on Tinder.Continue...

The Hottest Movies of the Summer

When we think of summer fun in the sun, staying inside is not necessarily what typically comes to mind. But on rainy days or sleepy afternoons, it’s a good idea to curl up on the couch with a bowl...Continue...

A romantic choosing

Jill Barber's whimsical lyrics come to KingstonContinue...