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MUNL lifts its mask and vaccine mandate

On June 1st, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador (MUNL) lifted its mask mandate. While face coverings remain strongly recommended indoors, they are now optional. There is a remarkable 99% vaccination rate among the MUNL community. It seems like the…

A Look at Canada Day

On July 1st, we all gather to celebrate Canada Day. Let’s take a look at the history behind the day. The British North America (BNA) act led to the creation of Canada on July 1st, 1867. This act united three…

The History of Pride Month

Have you wondered how Pride month came to be? Pride month is celebrated every June to honour the LGBTQ+ community and commemorate the Stonewall Uprising of 1969. The month is dedicated to celebrating LGBTQ+ culture, rights, and voices while honouring…

The origin of World Earth Day and the hypocrisy of corporations

Photo by Dustan Woodhouse on Unsplash Earth Day is an annual event that takes place on April 22th. Earth Day is a celebration of mother nature and often leads to corporations and governments promising they can do better.  The annual…

Why South Asian representation matters & how Bridgerton perfected it

South Asians are one of the most overlooked minorities in mainstream media. South Asia is a vast region. It consists of the following nations: Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, the Maldives and Sri Lanka. However, South Asians are exhausted…

How Tiktok’s “BookTok” Revived Reading

BookTok is a rising book community on Tiktok in which readers share their book recommendations and reviews and their reactions to books using the hashtag: #booktok. BookTok has been praised for renewing interest in reading, especially among Gen Z’s and…