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The Home Student

Author: Steve Sharpe On Tuesday (May12th), Memorial University announced that there would be no in-class sessions until at least January 2021, meaning all classes this Spring and Fall semesters will be conducted remotely. While the online platform may not be…

How to Survive the Mid-Semester Slump and Stress

Reporter: Rebecca Clancey You know how, when a new semester begins, you tell yourself that you will go to all of your classes, you will take your notes and study hard, you will get enough sleep, and so on… And…

54th Superbowl Halftime Performance: Why It’s a Nod to Women Empowerment

Reporter: Rebecca Clancey The 54th Super Bowl took place on Sunday, February 2nd, 2020, where the San Francisco 49ers played the Kansas City Chiefs, and pop stars Shakira and Jennifer Lopez took the stage for the long-anticipated halftime show. With…

Sustainable Study: The Nature of Online Learning

Reporter: Daniel L. Wilde We don’t often think of online learning in terms of environmental sustainability. There is every reason not to see this type of study as green. Particularly for the younger among the student population, the act of…

Review: “Joker”

Reporter: Joshua Brown, The Muse Don’t let the clown on the cover fool you, this film is anything but a laugh. A slow-paced, harrowing story of a sympathetic character’s downward spiral into insanity with close to no comedic relief; a…

Creating Sustainability: Active Transportation

Spring is officially here! With warmer weather right around the corner, it is easier to make sustainable choices every day. Fuel emissions from cars are a large contributor to climate change. Choosing to walk to school or work is not…

Students Set for Second School Strike For Climate Change

Fridays are the days when we plan our futures. Our Fridays right now are numbered due to the impending threats of anthropogenic climate change. Here in Fridays for Future St. John’s, we believe that us students need to stand up…

Students concerned by news of a 37-57% tuition fee increase proposed by MUN

St. John’s – Memorial University has shocked students by dropping news of a plan to implement an unprecedented 37-57% increase in tuition fees for students from Newfoundland and Labrador, a move that was said to be unnecessary just a few…

Let’s Talk about This: Racism as We Know(?) It

Unless you are hiding in the spaces of an anonymous comments section, talking about racism is hard.  I have never had to reckon with the consequences of racism—that is my privilege showing through.  As someone who’s never had to worry…

MUN Outdoor Summer Soccer Tournament

This summer, a group of soccer enthusiasts, consisting mostly of international students, conjured up the idea of organizing an outdoor soccer tournament for the university community, thereby birthing the concept of MUN Outdoor Summer Soccer Tournament (MOSST). Initially, the plan…