A beginner’s guide to loose leaf tea

Monday, January 26th, 2015
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Tea is one of the most popular beverages in the world, but loose leaf tea is a foreign concept to many. With its lack of teabag and massive variety, loose lead tea can be a daunting experience. But no need to fear—here are some starting places to help you go beyond a cup of Tetley.  […]


Women’s Sea-Hawks share spoils at UPEI

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
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Bested by opposition in opening game, Sea-Hawks hold on to finish with spirit It was a case of “you win some, you lose some” for Doug Partridge’s team in this weekend’s Atlantic University Sport (AUS) conference action against the UPEI Panthers in Charlottetown. The Sea-Hawks were beaten back by a fierce Panthers side in a […]


Top women’s volleyball recruits in St. John’s for on-court sessions

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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MUN volleyball coach John Slauenwhite had plenty of notes to take and talent to admire on January 17. Maiya Westwood of the Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute in Winnipeg and Sarah Dawe of Mount Pearl Senior High were invited to the Field House for an open practice. Dawe has already committed for the next season, while […]


Red, white, and gold: A World Juniors Final recap

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

They say during the holidays nothing brings family and friends closer together than Christmas. However, during this time nothing brings a nation closer together – in particular Canada – like the World Junior Hockey Championship. This held true once again this year as millions of Canadians from coast-to-coast tuned in to watch Canada on their […]


With loss on and off the court, 2014 was a hard year for Men’s Basketball

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

It would be fair to say that 2014 was not kind to the Memorial men’s Sea-Hawks basketball team. The tragic loss of 20-year-old guard Jacob Ranton over the holiday season hit the team incredibly hard. Ranton, described by his teammates as “determined” and “one of the nicest dudes in the locker room” was one of […]


Women’s basketball hungry for the playoffs

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

It may be a new year, but the Memorial women’s basketball team isn’t about to turn over a completely new leaf. After all, why would they? After a half-season with more ups than downs, the Sea-Hawks are playing very competitive basketball, and have an opportunity to streak into the upper crust of the playoff pie […]


Mental Health and the holidays

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Tips from a crisis line worker Hearing “A Wonderful Christmastime” by Paul McCartney for the millionth time doesn’t make anyone feel overjoyed. Even out of earshot of public radio, the holidays makes lots of people feel far from wonderful and can sometimes result in depression.  For many students who don’t live at home, the holidays […]


Life as a diabetic student

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
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November is Diabetes Awareness Month, but the millions of Canadians living with diabetes need little reminder of our daily struggle. As a student currently completing my first semester since my diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes, I had to go through a number of changes that affected both my personal and academic life. Understanding the lives […]


Lady-Hawks volleyball overpowered by Quebec teams

Friday, November 28th, 2014

Sea-Hawks come home empty handed in Atlantic/Quebec interlock volleyball invitational There was no joy for John Slauenwhite’s Memorial women’s Sea-Hawks volleyball team as they competed against Quebec’s finest team’s. The Sea-Hawks went winless in the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) – Reseau du Sport Etudiant du Quebec (RSEQ) interlock event, hosted November 21/23 by Laval.  The […]


Men’s volleyball held off the board in Quebec invitational

Friday, November 28th, 2014

Hoping for a resolution to their woes as of late, MUN’s men’s volleyball team left disappointed from an interlock event, as they could not best the likes of Quebec’s finest. Memorial participated in the men’s volleyball Atlantic University Sport (AUS) – Reseau du Sport Etudiant du Quebec (RSEQ) interlock event at the Field House from […]