Tricolour Gift Guide

There are two types of people when it comes to Holiday shopping: those who love it, and those that feel like they've barely survived it. For many of us, the craziness of exam time can make it a bit tricky to pick up gifts for friends and family—especially within a student budget! Don’t know what to get your best friend [...]

December 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Housing Dos and Don’ts: A Guide For First Years

With the end of first term approaching, there is constant chatter around finding a house and securing housemates. The thought of having to contact landlords, signing a lease and all things “adulting” has finally arrived, and you are not alone in your feelings of stress or fear. Here are some DOs and DON’Ts when it comes to all things housing. [...]

December 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

A Gaels Guide to Healthy Living During Exams

by Danielle Barish, Deputy Brand Manager It seems as though the University lifestyle and healthy living can’t go hand in hand, but we’re here to tell you that in fact, it can! It can be hard at times, but having a balanced diet and lifestyle while being a full time student can be done. It can be tempting to eat your feelings [...]

November 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Where Should You Be Studying This Exam SZN?

by Danielle Barish, Deputy Brand Manager With a few months of classes under our belt, it is time for the one, the only... December Exams! It’s time to hit the (e)books and begin the study grind. There are many places to study on and off campus, but which one is the best? We have created a quiz for you to find out! [...]

November 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

5 Reasons YOU Should Vote in the AMS Fall Referendum

by Danielle Barish, Deputy Brand Manager Be part of the tradition The Alma Mater Society is Canada’s oldest student association. Like doing the oil thigh during homecoming or wearing a tam, participating in the AMS elections is part of the Queen’s experience. It’s an opportunity for students to influence the University’s future through decisions on how your money will be spent. 2.  [...]

October 30th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

My thoughts on another costume party

Last night, I was made aware that an event called “Beerfest” is being planned. This is an attempt to repeat the event that occurred in November 2016 in which students wore costumes that mocked and degraded cultures. I am extremely disappointed that the organizers—my peers—have not learned that it is hurtful to host an event that trivializes the cultures and [...]

October 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|