Here’s what you missed: The Reid Theatre consultations

Friday, August 8th, 2014

When you ask people about the Reid Theatre, you get a variety of answers.  Some have fond memories spanning decades, from the early days of the theatre and on into the new millennium.  However, when you ask about the Reid these days, it’s a different story. A few students miss it, but many have never […]

 

Muse alumni writes debut novel

Saturday, July 5th, 2014
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Woodrow Pelley, an alumni of both MUN and the Muse, has recently placed his stamp on the world of fiction. While on the surface, Pelley’s new novel Too Cute By Half, depicts a variety of characters invited to be part of a think tank with the goal of improving the state of humanity, it endeavors […]

 

MUN appoints Chief Information Officer

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

In a step towards better information management, MUN has appointed its first Chief Information Officer, Shelley Smith. The Chief Information Officer (CIO) will be responsible for implementing strategies and policies for information management across all MUN campuses, essentially restricting MUN’s information practices. Carol Tibbo, Director of the Office of the Vice President (administration and finance), […]

 

New mural spruces up MUN tunnels

Friday, June 6th, 2014
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Students traveling through the tunnel between the MUN Music and Science buildings will now be met with a visual treat: a large and highly detailed mural. The School of Music and Faculty of Science are jointly responsible for the commission, which was pursued after a student suggested the idea at a student town hall meeting. […]

 

“Pharm parties” growing topic of concern

Friday, April 4th, 2014
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Growing up, kids are often taught the dangers of illicit drugs, but oftentimes the danger of prescription drugs is overlooked. March is Pharmacist Awareness Month and MUN’s School of Pharmacy used the time to raise awareness about pharmacy-related topics in the community, including the abuse of prescription drugs. The average age of teens beginning drug-use […]

 

Ladies Learning Code launches NL chapter

Friday, April 4th, 2014

In recent years, there has been significant promotion of the importance of learning how to code and understanding computer programming. Even U.S. President Barack Obama stressed the importance of coding skills in support of the “Hour of Code” campaign in December 2013. This has coincided with the launch of organizations that serves the purpose of promoting […]

 

MUN students head to youth sustainability conference

Friday, April 4th, 2014
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A dozen MUN students from various faculties will be among the 175 attendees chosen from more than 700 applicants from across Canada to participate in “IMPACT! The Co-operators Youth Program for Sustainability Leadership,” a nation-wide conference taking place May 23-26, 2014 in Guelph, ON. The keynote speaker at the conference will be none other than […]

 

Investigating the oft-misunderstood furry fandom

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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Furry: for some people, the term may be foreign. For others, it may conjure up a range of connotations, from the positive to the downright disturbing. In recent weeks, furry fandom has been a topic of discussion for MUN students, as posters calling for the convergence of furries in the university have been plastered around […]

 

Vote on discarding Director at Large election ends in tie

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

In lieu of the controversy surrounding disqualified candidate Chris Russell, the last MUNSU board meeting featured a heated debate as to whether or not the newly elected directors at large should be ratified. Chris Russell, a candidate for Director at Large in the 2014 MUNSU election, was disqualified for slating on the first day of […]

 

Editor’s Desk: Thanks that was fun

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

And so ends my time as Editor-in-Chief at the Muse. I want to thank each and every one of you. Thank you for reading, for writing letters, for writing articles, and for making these two years fantastic. Most EICs do only a one-year term, due to the stress associated with the job, and needing to […]