student stories

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Students and alumni share how they met their Queen’s housemates

When you’re already pressed for time, it can be hard to decide where you want to live and who you want to live with.Continue...

An exchange student’s eye-opening experience at a Full Moon Ceremony

How often do you look at the moon? In my home country of Japan, this question would qualify as standard small talk—just like asking about the weather.Continue...

Queen’s students and alumni share their most memorable Homecomings

Whether it’s running down Aberdeen Street or connecting with past generations of Gaels, Homecoming is an unforgettable experience in the Queen’s community.Continue...

Student bar workers in Kingston share their wildest shift stories

While some Queen’s students frequent the Hub as a fun way to spend their weekends, others use Kingston’s bar scene to secure a part-time job.Continue...

Reflections on a summer of adventure and growth

Last year, a friend reminded me that undergrad would likely be the only time in our lives when we get four-month summers. Having always wanted to travel, I decided it was time to take a leap and put my savings into action.Continue...

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