Mental Health and the holidays

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014
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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
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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
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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 […]

 

Are fitness orientated video games the future?

Thursday, November 27th, 2014
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Five years in, the jury is still out on the efficacy of fitness video games. When people think of exercising, they tend to think of running on a treadmill, going to the gym, or taking part in various sporting activities and organizations. Usually when mentioned, people wouldn’t think of playing a video game to get […]

 

Sea-Hawks basketball hold on for first win of season

Thursday, November 27th, 2014
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In an Atlantic University Sport (AUS) conference tilt between the UPEI Panthers and the Memorial Sea-Hawks, the Sea-Hawks were at last able to secure their first win of the young season in front of their home fans. After being blown out by the Panthers on November 22 by a score of 88-62, the Sea-Hawks rebounded […]

 

With coach once again in trouble, women’s basketball team shares spoils at home with UPEI

Thursday, November 27th, 2014
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It has been an eventful few weeks for MUN’s women’s basketball teams, after some promising games were overshadowed by two suspensions of Coach Doug Partridge. In weekend Atlantic University Sport (AUS) conference women’s basketball action, the home crowd at Memorial’s Field House were treated to a pair of airtight fixtures. On November 22, the MUN […]

 

An introspective look at controversial coach, Doug Partridge

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
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Doug Partridge’s career accolades are impressive. In 20 plus years of coaching women’s basketball, and five-time coach of the year, Partridge has delivered no less than seven Atlantic University Sport (AUS) conference championships to Memorial University. He has produced all-stars and academic All-Canadians, Euro League quality talent, and been ‘part of the furniture’ for Memorial […]

 

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 […]