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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.

Hosting Ukrainian Students in NL

On Tuesday, June 14th, our province welcomed 177 Ukrainian refugees.It was the second airlift to bring refugees to NL, the first having come on May 9th, carrying 166 passengers. Welcoming the Newcomers Newfoundland has earned a reputation for being welcoming…

How Quebec’s Language Bill (96) Will Affect Students

Photo Credit: Ahmed Neji (via Unsplash) The Introduction of the New Language Law The tension between the French and English has been a part of Canadian history since our nation was first established. Particularly in Quebec, there has always been…

Gurdeep Pandher Brings His Happy Dance to NL

Photo Credit: Anasophie Vallée Gurdeep Pandher is an author, bhangra dance teacher, and performer based in Yukon. He became known on social media for posting videos inspiring others to learn the bhangra style of dancing in a joyful, positive atmosphere.…

Is This the Time to Study Nursing in NL?

Photo Credit: MedicAlert UK (via unsplash) According to a recent report released by CBC news, there are more than 600 nursing vacancies in Newfoundland and Labrador, and 900 more nurses will soon be eligible to retire, leaving around 1500 nursing positions…

Moving Away For The Summer As A Student On A Budget

Photo Credit: Danila Hamsterman (via Unsplash) When the winter semester ends, and summer starts fast approaching, many students are reeling from their final exams and need a change of pace. Whether you decide to take some online courses through the…

A Guide to Understanding Newfoundland Slang

Photo Credit: Erik Mclean (via Unsplash) Are you new to Newfoundland?  Are you finding yourself in situations where you’re feeling left out because you just can’t seem to pick up the local slang?  Have you been scouring the internet for…

Life After Graduation

Photo Credit: Leon Wu (via Unsplash) A Look into the Lives of Two MUN Graduates and Where They Are Now The one common goal for all university students is to successfully graduate with their degree and get the job they’ve…

NL’s Oldest Professional Dance Company: Kittiwake Dance Theatre

Photo Credit: Kittiwake Dance Theatre (via kittiwakedancetheatre.ca) Kittiwake Dance Theatre is a Newfoundland-based dance company founded over 36 years ago by Linda Rimsay. As a non-profit dance company, Kittiwake is managed by a board of directors as well as artistic…

The Canadian “Top Gun: Maverick”

Photo Credit: Skyalyne (via skyalyne.ca) With the recent release of the new “Top Gun: Maverick” movie, the internet and many social media platforms have been swarmed with content about both the film and its actors. It has gained particular attention…

A Guide to Living Ethically as a Student in NL

Photo Credit: bluewater sweden (via Unsplash) As university students, most of us have fallen prey to the appeal of a quick and easy lifestyle (myself included). With school work constantly piling up and deadlines fast approaching, there’s not a lot…