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MUN Clubs and Societies: Memorial BAJA

MUN BAJA is a student-led society. The team participates in a yearly event by designing a competition-spec Baja buggy to compete with other north American schools in competitions across Canada and the United States. As explained by Andrew Harris, who…

Alternative Protein Sources for Students

Featured Image by Shayda Torabi on Unsplash Protein consumption is vital. Our body requires protein to repair cells and generate new ones. Protein also helps in keeping our bones healthy, promoting muscle growth and improving skin health. As students and…

Getting ready for the Canadian Winter

Featured Image by Steven Wright on Unsplash Winter in Newfoundland, while beautiful, can be pretty tough—especially for newcomers to the province. Temperatures can drop down between -10 and -20 degrees Celsius, sometimes lower. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to…

En route to Canada

Moving to a new country can be challenging. For many, moving means one is about to step out of their comfort zone and embrace new challenges. This article is a brief guide to help you start this journey. First thing…

No waste Halloween: Pumpkin edition 

Photo by Mark Duffel on Unsplash When we talk about Halloween, pumpkin carving is a tradition. Last year only, over 150 million people carved pumpkins. However, this fun activity can sometimes be wasteful. According to the World Economic Forum, in…

Benefits of eating the rainbow

Chances are you’ve been told to repeatedly eat colourful vegetables and fruits by your parents or doctor. To understand the benefits of eating different coloured fruits and vegetables, we must first know how they obtain their colours! The answer is…

CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: MUN CONCRETE TOBOGGAN

The MUN Concrete Toboggan is a student-led club. The club name comes from the Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race (GNCTR)- the largest and longest-running student-led engineering competition in Canada. I have had the opportunity to discover more about the team…

Places to eat near Memorial University

Are you looking for a place to eat near Memorial University’s St. John’s Campus? This article features some great food places within walking distance from MUN. 1. Tim Hortons There are four Tim Hortons near Memorial University’s St. John’s Campus.…

Tips for international students moving to St. John’s

Immigrating to a new country can be overwhelming- and adapting to a new routine, lifestyle, or culture takes time. This article is a quick guide for new students in Canada. Budgeting is a very important practice. It helps one allocate…

Fitness tips with Jasmine Lawrence!

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