About Us

The Muse is the student-run newspaper of the Memorial University of Newfoundland. Starting its journey in 1950, The Muse has overcome quite some obstacles and basked in some glorious moments over time.

Archives: 1950 – 2017

Contact Us

Location: UC 6006 – 6007
Memorial University of Newfoundland
1 Arctic Avenue, St. John’s
Newfoundland, Canada

Editor-in-Chief: themusechief@gmail.com

Business Manager: themusepublications@gmail.com

Our Team

Editor-in-Chief

Jenna Reid

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Jenna Reid is a 3rd-year communication studies student at Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador. She is an upcoming journalist passionate about people, issues, and trends affecting our communities and culture. She is also this summer’s HOT 99.1 Fun Finder.

Business Manager

Shane Regular

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Shane is a student in the Faculty of Education completing a second degree program focusing in post-secondary studies. Shane has worked in several areas in Memorial and very much enjoys working with the phenomenal staff and volunteers at The Muse. He is a student advocate and strongly holds onto the student first perspective and strives to empower students to have their voice heard via The Muse. In his spare time, Shane enjoys being active taking several dance classes a week and training at The Works!

Managing Editor

Jake Laybolt

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Jake is an undergraduate Political Science student studying international politics and foreign policy. He has reported on local politics, student organizing and campus activism since 2018.

Writers

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Madilyn Miller
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Madilyn (she/they) is a second year Political Science and Philosophy student. She is interested in creative writing and the arts, and is currently working on the second draft of her manuscript which will hopefully be published someday. She enjoys spending time with her cat and watching study vlogs on YouTube.

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Anasophie Vallée
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Anasophie (she/her) is a 3rd-year communication studies and french student at Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador. She is very passionate about advocating for human rights, mental health awareness, and inclusivity both within the arts and in our community as a whole.

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Shreya Hande
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Shreya is a 3rd year Biology major at Memorial University, minoring in Psychology. She is passionate about writing, and hopes to make meaningful contributions through her work as a staff writer at The Muse. Her hobbies are reading, listening to music, watching true-crime shows and exploring St. John's.

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Becky Martin
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Becky is an English Major student with a passion for volunteering and writing for as long as she can remember. Originally from Bishop's Falls, Becky now lives in St. John's with her cat, Wolf, who always keeps her on her toes.

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Anuja Thapa
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Alexandra Brothers
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Yashvi Ramsarran
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Previous Contributors

Since 2018

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Hayley Whelan
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Hayley Whelan is a 4th-year psychology (B.Sc.) student at MUN. She is passionate about mental health awareness and the well-being of her fellow students. Her hobbies include reading K. A. Tucker novels and going for walks on sunny winter days. She can be reached at hayleyw@mun.ca.

Abby Cole
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Abby Cole is a 4th year Political Science student at Memorial University. Abby is interested in global politics and social issues, and is aspiring to be a journalist after her studies. She also is the host of the radio show "The Indie Hour" on 93.5 CHMR-FM, MUN's campus radio station.

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Farhat Subah

Staff Writer

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Farhat Subah (she/her) is an enthusiast and eager to learn new things. Her dream is to travel the world. She paints, plays musical instruments, reads whenever she feels lost. Currently, she is an undergrad student at Memorial University pursuing a major in Economics.

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Anna
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Emma Reid
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Emma Reid (she/her) is a 3rd-year Communication Studies student (BA) at Memorial University. Emma has a strong interest in journalism and hopes to pursue a Master in Journalism after her Undergraduate. She enjoys writing, crochet and working with the lovely people on The Muse paper.

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Naiyara Novera
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Morgan Snook
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Bruna Cardoso
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Veronica Oliver
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Veronica Oliver (she/they) is a first year graduate student in the M.A Ethnomusicology program, studying the artistic expression of women’s grief in contemporary opera and how it reflects social performances of gender. She graduated from Acadia University with their Bachelor of Music Therapy in 2020. Veronica’s interests include queer studies, disability studies, Marxism, feminist philosophy, and Thanatology.

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Ely Pittman
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Syeda Ayesha Quadri
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Syeda is a 1st-year science student at MUN. Her interests lie in psychology biology, and she hopes to minor in one of them in the future. She hopes to immerse herself in student life on campus and make long-lasting memories and friendships.

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Gryphon Clark
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Gryphon Clark is a 2SLGBTQIA+ identifying Folklore student at Memorial University. Gryphon is studying part-time while working in an academic library. Their goal is to combine the interests of information and books with studying culture and people.

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Yashvi Ramsarran
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Kaitlyn Woodley
19 Articles1 Comments

Former Editor-in-Chief

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Timothy Parsons
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Raven Ritman
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Jaime Sheppard
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Charlotte Baxter-Smith
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Modeline Longjohn
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Noah Laybolt
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Abis Abbas
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Former Digital Production editor

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Alanna Harriot
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Allison Mills
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Haylee Freake
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Jeremy Pike
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Junaid Haque
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Kristen Connolly
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Rahatil Khan
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Rahma Tasnim
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Sanjna Joshi
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Hunter Richardson
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Tashinga Mudimu
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Venera Nikolaeva
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Yousef Alabed
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