Student life

The risks and rewards of being a varsity athlete

Being a varsity athlete at a Canadian university often comes with a lifestyle filled with sacrifice.Continue...

What I’ve learned from Queen’s

If you could tell yourself something before going into your last year of undergrad at Queen’s, what would it be?Continue...

Cooking with grandmas

As exam season rolls around and our professors pack a year’s worth of work into the 30 days of April, there’s nothing more comforting than a home-cooked meal.Continue...

Being under the magnifying glass

I think Black History Month has always been a semi-awkward time for me. Having gone to predominantly white schools for the majority of my life, I’m used to being the only Black girl in most of my classes.Continue...

Don't pack up just yet: stories from the classroom

University can be the time and place where long lasting memories are made.Continue...

You can't put a cast on your mental health

It’s visible on the outside when you’re physically injured and in pain, people can see. You might have a limp, a bruise or wear a cast. But the pain of poor mental health is more easily hidden.Continue...

A tired student's guide to wake-up songs

There’s nothing worse than waking up for an 8:30 a.m. class. Okay, fine, getting up for an 8:30 a.m. on West Campus is worse. But no matter which way you slice it, no one likes to wake up early.Continue...

Library looks for winter

The winter months are all about getting cozy.Continue...

Worth more

Looking back, very few people actually knew about my personal background. Because I focused so intensely on academic and extracurricular activities very little was known about my life at home.Continue...

The Vault bids summer farewell, but not without some hiccups

This Sunday, live bands and audiences came together to enjoy a laid-back listening experience at the fourth annual Welcome Back!-yard Festival presented by The Vault that didn’t entirely go according to plan.Continue...

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