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Renter’s Insurance — what you need to know and why you should look into it

For those of you who rent or are thinking about renting a house or apartment, have you ever considered what would happen to your belongings if something was to happen to your living space? If there was a flood, a…

Memorial to Extend Winter Semester

Since Avalon Peninsula declared its state of emergency after a record-breaking storm almost a week ago, students have been worrying about what is waiting for them once Memorial University reinstates classes.  The university has given us an insight on how…

Snowmaggedon 2020 — Leaving Students Buried in More than just Snow

As most Candians know, Newfoundland got hit with the largest snowstorm most islanders have seen in their lifetime. The record breaking storm, which Newfoundlanders have titled “Snowmaggedon 2020”, buried the city with 76.3 cm of snow, recorded at St. John’s…

Overview of the US-Iran Crisis and Everything that lead to these Current Events

In the first few days of 2020, the world was struck by the tension between the United States of America and Iran. Everyone was discussing the possibility of the start of World War III based on events that occurred between…

Christmas Decorations before Remembrance Day — do or don’t?

It seems as though the day following Halloween, we are instantly met with an onslaught of holiday hoopla. Decorations in retail stores pop up overnight, people start getting into the Christmas spirit and start to put up their lights and…

iLoveMe Campaign Event – Recap

This past weekend, I had the privilege of attending and speaking at the Thankful for Me event, put forth by the iLoveMe Campaign at the Breezeway. The campaign is based out of Ottawa and is spread across the Maritimes, including…

What is the Old Hag?

Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night, unable to move, unable to make a sound, with a cold chill going down your spine? In that moment, have you seen something, or had the terrifying feeling that…

Student Profiles – How We Deal with Stress

By Tim Parsons, Haylee Freake and Alanna Harriot Post-secondary students aren’t rookies when it comes to dealing with stress. With looming deadlines, work and extracurricular activities, we often have our plates piled high with commitments and not enough hours in…

Campus Safety Tips from a True Crime Junkie

There has been an insurgence of true crime media throughout the last year or so. Not only do we have classic crime-solving television shows like Criminal Minds, NCIS, CSI, but now we’re seeing Netflix content like Making a Murderer, Mind…

NDP Aims to End Student Loans Profiteering

We live in a society today where an undergraduate degree or college diploma is a necessity for finding a job. Heading off for post-secondary school after graduation has become a societal norm before entering the work force.While this is not…