Missed Connections St. John’s

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Bus-stop at the Village Mall: M4W, 22. Missus, you looked some good walkin’ outta’ da mall there with them pyjama-pants on. Now I’m not sayin I’m ready to take you home to mudder, but I’m sayin we’d have to be quiet because she’s in the room ‘cross the hall. From: -Buddy on tha number 10. […]

 

Life regrets on the Metrobus

Monday, February 2nd, 2015
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Alright, things could be worse. You could have missed the bus in the first place, right? Bust still, sitting here with no headphones is less than ideal, because now there’s the fleeting possibility that you may have to actually interact with another human being. Luckily, its only students who take this bus, right? Besides, they […]

 

My first Newfoundland winter: A love story…of sorts

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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As a native Ontarian, the idea of a harrowing Newfoundland winter seemed romantic and thrilling to me in my first-year—being snowed in with my new best friends, cuddling under blankets, doing quaint things by candlelight. Upon moving here I discovered the true pastime to stave away the cold was drinking. When the first big storm […]

 

10 interesting New Year’s resolution ideas to one-up your friends.

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014
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So, it’s almost the new year. Soon, everyone you know will be making resolutions.  Some of them will be kept, others won’t, but the point is that you need a resolution.  But, you can’t just make any resolution, you need the best resolution. Something better than weight loss. Something that will give you bragging rights […]

 

Shine bright like a Griswold

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
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Ever wonder what goes into creating and maintaining an insane Christmas display? Most neighbourhoods don’t feature the thoroughly over-the-top gamesmanship that happens in Whoville, where families compete with one another at Christmas for the most fabulous display of holiday spirit. But almost every city or town has at least one Clark Griswold; someone desperately trying […]

 

T’was weeks before Christmas…

Monday, December 1st, 2014
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T’was weeks before Christmas, and all across MUN Every student, from building to building, did run Dropping papers at offices, hoping not to see All the profs whose classes they skipped all this week For the writing and reading and thinking piled high Til they stood by the clock tower reaching for sky And though […]

 

Pumpkingate: What’s behind the pumpkin hate?

Saturday, November 8th, 2014
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Can we talk about pumpkins for a minute? Recently John Oliver took a dig at pumpkin spice lattes on his show. Yes, John Oliver has his own show now. Don’t ask me what it’s about. I don’t know but one could assume that it’s the kind of menial pop culture shtick where pretending that seasonal […]

 

Halloween candy that sucks

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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Junk food makes Halloween awesome, but we all know that some candy just doesn’t make the grade. In all seriousness, I’m still going to fill my face with it until my tongue is a raw and covered with tiny sores – but let’s take a look at some of the treats that you just don’t […]

 

DIY MUN-themed Halloween costumes

Monday, October 27th, 2014

Not sure what you’re going to go as this Halloween? Why not base your costume off the most fun and sexy place around: your university! With costumes this cool, you’ll be the hit of every party in town. STU: Cover yourself in garbage and randomly stop speaking in the middle of conversations. Not recommended for […]

 

Unpaid interns now being paid [In peanuts] (Humour)

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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Overworked and unpaid interns can now rest easy as their hard work is no longer going unrewarded A hot topic of debate in recent years has been the concept of the unpaid internship: a trial that students in many faculties must face at least once in their academic career.  Many students find the idea of […]