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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.

Update: The Period Priority Project

November 6th, 2022, marked the six-month anniversary of the Period Priority Project. “As of today, 13 026 menstrual products have been distributed,” The Period Priority Project has made incredible strides since the Muse spoke with its founder, Leisha Toory, back…

Reminder: ‘All Out Like ’99’ protest tomorrow

Take action tomorrow, November 2nd, rally with your fellow students and go All Out Like ‘99 in response to the skyrocketing tuition fees and extreme funding cuts to education in our province. A quick recap of the movement, ‘All Out…

BMO 1st ART! Award: Georgia Dawkin

Photo Credit: Georgia Dawkin BMO 1st Art! Competition The NL winner for the BMO 1st ART! Award has officially been announced! This achievement is awarded each year to a student from each province in Canada and to a National winner.…

SJIWFF: What’s to come!

The 33rd annual St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival has officially begun! Thursday’s opening night showing of the film “I Love Movies,” directed and written by Chandler Levack, was an overall success. Audience members were chattering and buzzing with high…

Reporting Racism at MUNL

Photo credit: Rolande PG (via unsplash) Does racism occur at Memorial University? To put it simply, yes. But this is far from a simple issue. Our university, as much as we may like to believe otherwise, is not immune to…

A Guide to Québec Slang

Photo credit: Christian Chomiak (via unsplash) The intro to French-Canadian slang/sayings you never knew you needed! Canada (as I’m sure you already know) is a bilingual country; our two official languages being French and English. Québec is our only official…

Second Shot: An Original Curling Musical

Photo credit: BestKindProductions “Second Shot,” co-written by Kiersten Noel and Timothy Matson, is an original NL musical about curling. It has all the necessary components of any good musical; loss, heartbreak, love, longing, and humour. It gave us a steady…

Queen Elizabeth II: Her Ties to MUN and The Realities of Her Passing

Photo Credit: MUN Gazette On Thursday, Sept 8th, it was announced that Queen Elizabeth II had passed away at 96 years of age. After reigning for 70 years, the longest-serving monarch in UK history died peacefully at her Scottish estate.…

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…