Advisory: Several cases of potentially deadly feline panleukopenia reported in St. John’s

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

If you love your furry feline friends, you should make sure their immunizations and vaccinations are up to date. That is the message from the Newfoundland and Labrador Veterinary Medical Association (NL VMA), which warns that a recent surge of disease in the capital city is cause for concern for cats and owners. Feline panleukopenia, […]

 

MUN to host men’s soccer championships this season

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

The Memorial men’s Sea-Hawks soccer team has not had any luck when it comes to playoff appearances recently. However, that will all change this season; the university has been named host of the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) 2014 Men’s Soccer Championships, carrying with it an automatic post-season berth. Though the position is guaranteed, Scott Betts’ […]

 

Women’s basketball prepares for new season, new faces

Friday, September 5th, 2014
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It’s often said that ‘the third time’s the charm,’ and the Memorial Sea-Hawks ladies basketball team will certainly be hoping that’s the case as they head into another exciting season under coach Doug Partridge. For two consecutive seasons, the team has had a promising season derailed in the playoffs by close losses to the forceful […]

 

Soccer star comes home to the Lady Hawks: Hannah Rivkin returns

Friday, September 5th, 2014
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Home is where the heart is—or so they say. Perhaps the heart in question belongs to Hannah Rivkin, a shining product of Newfoundland’s youth soccer programs. Rivkin is looking forward to playing an inaugural season with the Memorial Sea-Hawks women’s soccer team after returning to MUN following a three-year stint at McGill. Rivkin says she […]

 

How to push through tough days without the caffeine

Friday, September 5th, 2014
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In an ideal world, we’d all have eight to ten hours of sleep a night, and rise from bed in the morning without a second thought to face our nine am lecture. Unfortunately, few of us reach that lofty goal each and every night. For many, a caffeine stimulant is the only solution to tired […]

 

The science of better drinking: The orientation week article you’ve all been waiting for

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
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Like any good back to school week, there are bound to be some celebratory drinks to be had. Sadly, there are many myths and half-truths about alcohol that continue to propagate. I’ve taken it upon myself to dispel some of these, as well as offer tips to help increase your level of fun and improve […]

 

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” […]