Former Habs player brings multi-campus course to Memorial

Friday, November 21st, 2014
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This winter semester, Memorial will take part in a unique experiment, as a prominent Canadian teaches a course that simultaneously engages students across the country. Politician and former NHL goaltender Ken Dryden will teach “Making the Future,” next term—not just at MUN, but at five universities across Canada. Dryden will move from campus to campus […]

 

Hot-headed MUN coach remorseful for aggression towards player

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Doug Partridge agrees it is time to tone it down To say that Memorial women’s basketball head coach Doug Partridge is ‘intense’ may be a bit of an understatement. Partridge, who has been at the helm of Sea-Hawks ladies basketball for over two decades, found himself in hot water recently after verbally remonstrating a player […]

 

This is my brain on coffee

Thursday, November 20th, 2014
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In October, I quit coffee. I became my own test subject by ceasing coffee consumption for two weeks. Though I supplemented my morning coffee for a healthy fruit shake, my brain knew something was missing. In the first few days without coffee, I experienced crippling fatigue. I grew anxious and irritable, perhaps in part due […]

 

The gourmet’s answer to fast food part 1: Tomato sauce

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
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What follows is my bi-weekly dilemma. I come home from a long day at school and work, totally unwilling to cook for myself. Nobody’s going to cook for me, yet the idea of fast food, or of spicy, pre-packaged ramen noodles sounds too disappointing for my inner gourmet to bear. And I’m broke: I can’t […]

 

MUN athletes start charity focused athlete apparel business

Monday, November 17th, 2014
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Noel Moffatt and Robert Hickman want to help fund underprivileged kids in sport As a member of the MUN men’s Sea-Hawks basketball team, Noel Moffatt knows all too well the value sports have for children. Moffatt and fellow athlete Robert Hickman founded Athlete Aid Apparel this year, selling athletic wear and giving their profits to […]

 

Brutal weather does not hinder CIS Cross Country Championships

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
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This past weekend, Memorial welcomed some of the top athletes in Canada to St. John’s for the CIS Cross Country Championships. Although over two hundred competitors from across the country arrived on November 6, little did anyone know at that time that the weather would end up being one of the most aggressive competitors of […]

 

Women’s soccer team bows out of national championships in overtime thriller

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
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Against unfamiliar opposition in unfamiliar territory, the dominating season of the Memorial University Sea-Hawks women’s soccer team came at last to a close—but not without a ferocious effort from each and every player on the pitch. On November 6, Memorial lost their Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) quarterfinal match against Canada West runners-up, the University of […]

 

MUN men’s soccer team reach semi-final in shock win – are unable to progress

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Scott Betts’ team exposed by higher class of opposition Despite pulling off the unthinkable in a come-from-behind playoff win against the St. FX X-Men, the Memorial University men’s Sea-Hawks soccer team were unable to deliver a championship for the home fans. The Sea-Hawks were outclassed by the undefeated UNB Varsity Reds 5-0 in the semi-final […]

 

Sea-Hawks women’s soccer team conference champions

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

Excited about the win? Let us know on Facebook, or on Twitter @themuseonline! Stay tuned next week for exclusive reactions with players, fans, and staff! After a long road, the Memorial University women’s Sea-Hawks have won the Atlantic University Sport conference. The team defeated the UNB Varsity Reds 3-1 on November 2. It almost seemed […]

 

Health-focused food bank wants more than non-perishables

Friday, October 31st, 2014
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It’s no secret that the number of food bank donations goes up around the holidays, namely Thanksgiving and Christmas. While being charitable during these times is great, it can also be easy to forget that lower income families need emergency food baskets every day of the year, not just seasonally. The Muse had a chance […]