Benefits of eating the rainbow

By: Yashvi Ramsarran Chances are you’ve been told to repeatedly eat colourful vegetables and fruits by your parents or doctor. To understand the benefits of eating different coloured fruits and vegetables, we must first know how they obtain their colours!…

Asbestos in the Munnels: should you be worried?

Asbestos health effects have been an issue in Canada since the 1870s when the first asbestos mine opened in Quebec—since then, removing asbestos from infested areas has been an uphill battle. Asbestos Health Effects In 2006, the World Health Organization…

The 33rd St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival to make a grand comeback in local theatres

The St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival kicked off its 33rd year with a Press Conference on Tuesday, September 20, at Emera Innovation Exchange (Signal Hill Campus). SJIWFF is Canada’s longest-running festival for women. For decades women have been disadvantaged…

CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: MUN CONCRETE TOBOGGAN

The MUN Concrete Toboggan is a student-led club. The club name comes from the Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race (GNCTR)- the largest and longest-running student-led engineering competition in Canada. I have had the opportunity to discover more about the team…

‘Come From Away’: The Musical Opened in St. John’s on September 19th

A story of tragedy, hope and homecoming ‘Come From Away,’ the musical created by Michael Rubinoff, Irene Sankoff and David Hein in 2013, is returned for shows in St. John’s on the September 19th, 20th and 21st at the Mary…

Tensions rise as MUNFA begins to organize for better treatment

Following a negotiation meeting between the MUN Faculty Association (MUNFA) and the Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador (MUNL) bargaining team on September 8th and 9th, 2022, tensions are beginning to rise between the faculty and the university. During the…

Memorial Service for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Held in St. John’s

On Monday, September 19th, a memorial service was held at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist to celebrate the life of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, after her passing on September 8th, 2022. This day was declared a provincial…