Abby Cole
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.

NL’s Controversial Bay Du Nord Project

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Take a look at the MUNSU General Election results!

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Peace Rally Held on Sunday Advocating for Peace in Ukraine and Across the Globe

(Photo by Abby Cole) The NL Alliance for Peace and Solidarity held a Peace Rally this past Sunday, March 6th, in response to the rising conflict in Ukraine and other ongoing conflicts across the world, including in Yemen, Syria, Palestine, and Somalia.…

MUNL student’s computer hacked after using ProctorU

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$15 and Fairness NL Changes Their Name To Workers’ Action Network And Demands Better Working Conditions in NL

(Photo by Ashkan Forouzani on Unsplash) Local advocacy group – $15 and Fairness NL – has changed its name to Workers’ Action Network, to combine efforts, and not only advocate for a higher minimum wage, but better working conditions, overall,…

Backlash from students after MUNL considers not giving a new contract to beloved professor

*Changes have been made to amend the original post. Previously the article stated that Dr. Caman was contacted by the Dean. Dr. Caman, in fact, states that he was contacted by the department head, who spoke with the Dean. MUNL’s…

Student Walkout Planned for Monday as University announces return to in-person Classes

On Tuesday, January 25th, Twitter Account @MUNWalkout2022 was created to spread the word about MUN’s refusal to listen to students’ concerns for return to in-person classes, while the province remains in Alert Level 4 and has high COVID-19 case numbers.…

New CCPA report finds that Memorial’s undergraduate students will be shouldering the province’s debt crises

Photo Credit: Dylan Gillis (via Unsplash) The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has released a report on January 18th, “Passing the Buck”, that emphasizes how MUN students will now have to take on the burden of the province’s financial deficit…

Students Are Struggling Due to Minimal Financial Resources Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

Photo Credit: Engin Akyurt (via Unsplash) The province of Newfoundland and Labrador is experiencing its third spike of COVID-19 cases, with cases at an all-time high (5583 active cases as of Saturday, January 15th) and lockdown measures put in place.…

Eternals: Tomato flop or socially unconventional?

Featured image from Marvel. Last week, Marvel released its first film directed by a woman of colour, Eternals. This film, directed by Chinese-American Chloé Zhao, consists of many Marvel firsts including the first female Asian-American lead, queer and deaf heroes.…