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AMS Bikes and Boards

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Looking for something to do this summer? Bikes and Boards is hiring volunteers! If you’re not sure about applying, here’s a few reasons why you should. Meet New People Kingston Summer’s are fantastic, but it can get a bit lonely when all your housemates are gone for the summer and you’re busy working all day. Volunteering for Bikes and Boards ... Read More »

How to Make the Most of St. Patrick’s Day in Kingston

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While it may not look like it outside, March 17 is fast-approaching! To help you find fun ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, we’ve put together a list of our favourite recipes, events, and music to get your green on this weekend. There’s something for everyone to do on St. Patrick’s Day, just remember to eat some delicious food, know ... Read More »

10 Birthday Perks: How to Get the Most Out of Your Birthday!

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Once a year, a special day comes along that’s all about you. And even though birthdays are pretty fantastic, we think you should know about the next level of birthday goodness – freebies! Tons of restaurants, stores, and services offer birthday perks that get you discounts and extras that can make your birthday even more exciting. So when your next ... Read More »

35 Photos of Dogs Playing in Snow to Brighten Your Day

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Waking up this morning to blankets of snow outside covering the streets, the sidewalks and the cars on the road could make it difficult getting out of bed. After a season like this, although we’re getting used to walking in the knee-deep snow, it doesn’t make it any easier. This might help brighten your day! Be sure to bundle up. ... Read More »

7 Blogs You Have to Follow

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Whenever I’m in the mood to procrastinate (essentially the second I open my laptop), I find myself turning more and more to personal blogs. There’s just something about someone sharing their experiences, passions, and creativity that inspires me to pursue my own ambitions. Blogs have become an excellent way to connect with others and the world around us: kind of ... Read More »

4 Delicious Treats to Indulge in this Halloween

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Remember the excitement you felt when you were little and Halloween rolled around? Yes, getting your costume ready was awesome, but let’s get real: the main excitement revolved around more around the treat then the trick. No matter how old you are, this will help you relive some of those glorious food based memories by offering desserts ideas that are ... Read More »

The Dietary Restriction Guide to Eating on Campus

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When you’re having a hectic day on campus, finding time to eat healthy food can often be a struggle, especially if you have dietary restrictions or food allergies. Many Queen’s students follow vegetarian and gluten-free diets, so to help you find healthy, affordable (and tasty!) food options, we surveyed some of campus’ most popular food outlets to see what they ... Read More »

5 Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes You Can Make At Home

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Thanksgiving is typically associated with one thing: food. Sitting around the table and stuffing yourself with so much food you need to lie down doesn’t really get old, especially when you’ve been living off Ramen Noodles and peanut butter for the past month. Instead of making the long commute home, some students will undoubtedly be staying in Kingston this weekend, ... Read More »

St. Patrick’s Day: Go Green or Go Home

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Ahh St. Patty’s Day. You can feel it approaching. You’ve made your Sunday plans, you’ve ransacked the dollar store of all its Irish paraphernalia, and you’ve reverted back to your March 18th, 2012 profile picture  (a glimmering combination of  a “Kiss Me I’m Irish” shirt, olive corduroys, and shamrock glasses that was SO gracefully worn last year) . But it’s ... Read More »

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