Getting the bang for your bonbon buck

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
almond machine_GRAY_Trish Thompson

Continuing the analysis of MUN’s quarter candy machines At the inherent risk of over-saturating the Muse with further discussion on the logistics of MUN’s numerous quarter candy machines, this follow-up to the previous issue’s article on the same subject will focus only on the bottom quarter, so to speak. MUN’s quarter-candy vending machines have seen […]

 

International Perspectives

Monday, March 30th, 2015

International students who have immigrated to Newfoundland arrive with the same intentions as their fellow classmates. They are seeking an opportunity to improve their lives, with the hopes that higher education will benefit them in the future. However, immigrating to a new place can come with a few difficulties.  Immigration means starting fresh in a […]

 

IceCaps beat Bruins after a losing weekend, March 20th-22nd, 2015

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

After dropping the first two games of their three game set the St. John’s IceCaps rallied for three unanswered goals on Sunday to beat the Providence Bruins 3-2, and take three out of a possible six points this weekend. Friday March 20th 2015: Worcester Sharks 3 – St. John’s IceCaps 1 Final The St. John’s IceCaps entered Friday night’s game […]

 

Student Stories: Fear and Loathing, and the Apocalypse at the Mall

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

It was October 21, 2006, I was 19, and living with six of my friends, and the Avalon Mall was showing Hunter S Thompson’s 1998 film Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. There were about 15 of us congregated at our house prior to the movie. People were showing up with liquor and shrooms, and […]

 

The Muse is hiring!

Sunday, March 15th, 2015

The Muse is hiring for the 2015/2016 year. We are hiring for the following positions: editor-in-chief, production manager, managing editor, news editor, arts editor, opinions editor, feature editor, sports and health editor, science and technology editor, online editor, photo/multimedia editor, and distribution coordinator. Deadline to apply for Editor-In-Chief: March 19 Deadline to apply for all other […]

 

MUNSU candidate smiles, is disqualified for slating

Saturday, March 7th, 2015
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A MUNSU candidate has been disqualified for slating after he smiled at another candidate in the hallway. Joe Baker, former candidate for director at large, was notified yesterday that he could no longer participate in the student union election because he violated MUNSU’s strict anti-slating rules. “Slating is a very serious offence,” said an elections […]

 

Finding the right sex toy for you

Thursday, February 12th, 2015
Kerri photo Feature

Last weekend, I stopped into Our Pleasure on Duckworth Street to find out more about their wide selection of sex toys. Staff member Allie Mae was kind enough to answer my questions about how to pick out the best sex toy for me. “ [Sex toy preference] boils down to personal preference because everybody’s different,” […]

 

Grease Street (Feature)

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

George St is often highlighted as an key experience in Newfoundland culture and a go-to attraction for any tourist. While most appreciate the idea of a street filled with bars, George Street is often a negative experience. Walking through a crowd of drunks as one gets catcalled, avoids fights, and watches drunken girls get carried […]

 

4,000 shoes and no signs of slowing down

Thursday, November 13th, 2014
OneStep_CMYK_Submitted

Student surpasses goal for self-made organization, looks toward national expansion MUN student Bethany Downer, founder and current president of One Step Shoe Recycling, is celebrating the success of her non-profit organization as it soars beyond its projected goal in only a matter of months. One Step Shoe Recycling collects donations of shoes for those in […]

 

Brutal weather does not hinder CIS Cross Country Championships

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
Cross Country_RGB_Colby Mullis

This past weekend, Memorial welcomed some of the top athletes in Canada to St. John’s for the CIS Cross Country Championships. Although over two hundred competitors from across the country arrived on November 6, little did anyone know at that time that the weather would end up being one of the most aggressive competitors of […]