MUN Business student heads to Johannesburg for World Powerlifting Championships

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Three years ago, Josh Hancott would never have guessed he’d be representing MUN and Canada on the world powerlifting stage. However, that’s just what the 20 year old Hancott will be doing this summer when he travels to Johannesburg, South Africa to take on the world’s best in the Classic Powerlifting World Championships from June […]

 

Sea-Hawks launch athletics camps and leagues for kids

Monday, April 7th, 2014
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A regular feature of the MUN campus when the sun is shining is the presence of excited faces running around, eager to learn and experience new things. Though this may occasionally be the case for some students, the eager faces in question actually belong to kids aged 9-16, who are attending leagues and camps put […]

 

MUN wrestling beginning to gain upper hand on competition

Monday, April 7th, 2014

This year was an impressive one for the Memorial Sea-Hawks wrestling team. Both the female and male contingents gave good accounts of themselves in several inter-provincial tournaments, including the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) qualifiers, and CIS national tournament proper. Besides that, the program has shown great promise and improved overall competitiveness. The Muse caught up […]

 

Ladies soccer adds three new recruits with national experience

Sunday, April 6th, 2014
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Last year’s MUN women’s soccer team was no slouch. The team made the playoffs, and proved it could beat any team in an increasingly competitive conference with big wins to start the season before slightly faltering down the stretch, and exiting the playoffs in the first round. The team has looked to “straighten its posture” […]

 

Accutane: Friend or Foe?

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
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Waking up in the morning to discover a new blemish on your face has the ability to ruin the rest of your day. In junior high, the odd zit here or there was the norm, and by high school, it became a more rare, yet equally embarrassing occurrence. Still, many are plagued with serious acne […]

 

MUN swimmers make waves with end of season awards

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

The Atlantic University Sport (AUS) conference announced their end of year major award winners on March 20. Capping off an impressive season for the Sea-Hawks MUN boasted two winners, the only university besides the conference champion Dalhousie Tigers with multiple honorees. Rookie sensation Gavin Dyke was named male Rookie of the Year in an unsurprising […]

 

MUN Curling bows out in good contest at nationals

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
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The MUN men’s curling team competed in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) University Curling Championships March 19-23. The team, skipped by Colin Thomas, which also includes Cory Schuh Spencer Wicks, and Chris Ford, made it to the quarterfinals before being ousted by the University of Alberta. The team was coached by Thomas’ father, noted provincial […]

 

Sport Science: Technology at the Paralympics

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
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Skiing is no easy feat. Speeding down a slippery slope, making sharp turns, and negotiating a potential uneven surface. Now imagine you are in a race against a host of other competitors, and that you are also blind. This is just one of the many obstacles facing Paralympic athletes, like those who competed in the […]

 

Cheerleading team aims to vault to next level

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

MUN’s cheerleaders may be among our most spirited students, but they certainly have good reason to be cheery. If you are hoping to join up with the ranks and tie on a Sea-Hawk ribbon, be prepared for your skills to be tested. The program has experienced a lot of success, both nationally and even internationally […]

 

Batter Up!: Cricket in Newfoundland Growing Fast

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
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Quick: What’s the second most popular sport in the world? If you answered ‘cricket’, with its near 1 billion participants and fans across 100+ nations, you would be correct. Though most people wouldn’t consider cricket Canadian, and certainly not a native sport to Newfoundland, one group in the province, comprised largely of international MUN students, […]