Jacob Laybolt
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Refugee Hunger-strikes, Inmates “Served Garbage”, and Worse: What You Should Know about Aramark

In light of the recent debacle involving the campus petition to reform and improve the dining hall service for resident students, it may serve the current campaign to take notice of the company’s known history in recent years. As a…

Meet Kat McLaughlin, Candidate for Executive Director of Advocacy

Of the MUNSU election positions coveted on March 19th and 20th, one spot, the Executive Director of Advocacy, appears to have a strong contender. Kat McLaughlin is currently campaigning for the title, with a solid platform built on improving the…

Meet Loveth Lungele, Candidate for Executive Director of Student Life

As the MUNSU elections approach, many candidates are announcing their candicacy for one of the 38 elected representatives of the Board of Directors. For this session, The Muse presents an executive candidate who will be placed on the ballot during…

Students Trash Max Bernier Despite Strong Rally Turnout

Amongst the weekend’s hectic tidal winds, the Peoples Party of Canada wafted into St. John’s this Saturday afternoon. One can only explain their zeitgeist as a sort of populist wave surfing. In part, the atmosphere was caused by a ripple…

NDP Unites to Clink Drinks at MUN Breezeway

NDP hosts a mixer and reveals future events in a successful attempt to engage MUN youth ahead of the upcoming elections.

Cinema Politica Serves a Slice of Tunisian Spring

Last Thursday Cinema Politica held a film screening in the University Centre. Projected onto The Loft’s screen was a film concerning the Tunisian Revolution and its aftermath; a piece documentary titled ‘A Revolution in Four Seasons’ (2016). The organization presented…

MUNSU Comments on Teachers’ Strike; Administration Responds

Lately, the turbulent teacher negotiations have been viewed as drawn out, obscured, and bleak at times. Luckily, in the past few weeks, the downward trajectory has been bucked as university and union negotiators approach a temporary agreement. Many students found…

A STAR IS BORN: America Falls in Love with Bradley Cooper’s Romance Project

Reporter: Jacob A. Laybolt Author Rating: 8/10 It appears as though Hollywood is not yet willing to change its current habits as the trend of remakes and reboots continues. 2018’s A Star Is Born marks the fourth attempt at telling…

Royal Canadian Navy Steers Towards Youth Recruitment

Reporter: Jacob A. Laybolt While many students in both high school and university may resort to service industry jobs at minimum wage to support themselves, another avenue for youth was featured this October. On Wednesday, October 17th, HMCS Cabot held…

New Signal Hill Campus Peaks Industry Interest

Reporter: Jacob A. Laybolt Atop the scenic Signal Hill, a sightseer can view many of the grand features which St. John’s has to offer. For several decades this perch was once considered a home away from home to tourists lodged…