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 […]

 

Super Bowl XLVIII Preview

Monday, January 27th, 2014

The Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos are set to face off in Super Bowl 48. Over 20 weeks and 18 games, thirty teams have been eliminated from the pack, leaving us with our Super Bowl 48 match-up. For only the third time in the past twenty years, the two number one seeded teams from their […]

 

Life in Harlow – A very moving experience

Sunday, November 24th, 2013

This past weekend, some of my peers and I took a trip to a two-day trip to Poland. Poland does not stick out in one’s mind as the first place in Europe to visit, though when we arrived in the city of Krakow, we did enjoy it. Krakow was a typical old European city, with […]

 

Letter: Re: “I hate MUNDays”

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

We would like to make some clarifications about the article “I hate MUNDays” (Vol 64 Iss 9) and “Ranting about the lack of ranting” (Vol 64 Iss 9). The decision to discontinue the Rant Like Rick event was based on a trend of low participation and a lack of new participants. In 2012, only 15 […]