ORIGINAL STORY: The Fate of Toto

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

This week, the Muse is publishing students’ original Halloween-themed creative writing. To submit a story/poem/essay, email chief@themuse.ca. There are so many to choose from. Slutty Little Red Riding Hood, Slutty Alice, Slutty Queen of Hearts, Tinkerbell. You, of course, choose Slutty Dorothy. The costumes don’t come with wigs, despite costing more than your electricity bill, […]

 

The best chillers and thrillers of yesteryear

Monday, October 27th, 2014
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Old horror movies, I feel, are often overlooked when most people create lists of the classic, must-see movies of all time. Somewhere among all the painted sets, cheesy effects, rubber monsters, and dark and stormy nights is something worth enjoying. Some of my favorite films are the old black and white movies of the 1930’s; […]

 

Students’ union formulates work term equity action plan

Sunday, October 26th, 2014
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On Thursday, October 23 the students’ union held the first “Work is Work” action team meeting to discuss work term equity for MUN students. MUNSU board members discussed of the problems they believe exist with mandatory work terms and outlined their goals for this year’s “Work is Work” campaign. The students’ union is concerned that […]

 

Game Review: Smash Bros. 4 for 3DS

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
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Nintendo continues smashing out hits in 2014 Mario, Pac Man, Mega Man, and Sonic get into a fight. Who wins? The real question is, who could possibly lose? It may bear repeating, but 2014 has proven to be the year that Nintendo reminds the world why they are the gaming super-giants they are. Not only […]

 

Record breaking charity adventure to conclude at MUN

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
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 Canada Quest for Kids aims to raise one million dollars for youth At 47, Martin Parnell ran his first marathon. Ten years later, he’s still running. The former mining engineer, who also holds a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal, has dedicated a decade of his life to providing others with one simple gift: the […]

 

Our Love: emotionally complex, invigorating, yet accessible (Album Review)

Friday, September 26th, 2014
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Our Love (2014) Caribou Merge Records Electronic  8.5/10 Ontario native Dan Snaith (Caribou)’s seventh album, Our Love, is a testament to the abilities of master producers with the expertise to create exhilarating electronic music without devolving to the formulaic sensibilities of the times. Snaith holds by the musical idea of not playing with physical ideas, […]

 

Boyhood breaks cinematic boundaries (Movie Review)

Friday, September 19th, 2014
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Boyhood. Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Elijah Smith, Lorelei Linklater. IFC Productions. 165 min. Rated R. Drama. 9/10 stars After yet another summer movie season driven by weird and derivative comic book movies, worn out and tiresome live action retreats of 80s cartoons (Transformers, TMNT), and poorly timed action comedies (Let’s Be Cops), Boyhood […]

 

My beef with bologna: A review of The Bologna Cookbook

Thursday, September 18th, 2014
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If you really love bologna, I have two recommendations: consider buying the Bologna Cookbook by Kevin Philips and kindly come over to my apartment later and take all this bastard-meat off my hands. The Bologna Cookbook boasts beautiful photography, a clear layout, and easily followed recipes, but lacks enough exceptional recipes to set itself above […]

 

Exclusive Interview with Hey Rosetta!’s Tim Baker

Thursday, September 18th, 2014
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Hey Rosetta! frontman talks writing and performing Listen to the full interview here! Hey Rosetta! has taken their uniquely layered sound through a host of changes in the years they’ve been performing. Although they still retain the essence of their distinctive artistic quality, encounters with other musicians have steadily been altering much of the band’s […]

 

Welcome to the student movement: A message from MUNSU

Friday, September 5th, 2014

Ryan Murphy is the Executive Director of External Affairs, Communications, and Research of the MUN Students’ Union Welcome (back) to Memorial! Whether you’re a seasoned veteran of academia, a first-year ready to explore what may seem like a whole new world, or someone in between, this letter serves to let you know that you’re not […]