World Autism Acceptance Day: Autism in the Media

Photo Credit: Rafael Garcin (via Unsplash) This article was written with the support and guidance of an autistic student of Memorial University of Newfoundland. The way that autism is portrayed by the media is often not accurate and it presents…

MUNSU 2021 GENERAL ELECTION: Executive Position Candidate Biographies

The upcoming MUNSU elections will be taking place from 9 a.m. on Monday March 15th until 9 p.m. Tuesday March 16th, 2021 on the Memorial University self service website. In preparation for the election, candidates running for executive positions were…

Five Women shaping lives and the World during the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 has impacted most of our lives in many ways. However in these unprecedented times, some women have stepped up in several ways to keep things moving. 1. Dr. Theresa Tam, BMBS (UK), FRCPC Chief Public Health Officer, Public Health…

Reflections on Dr. Timmons’ First Year: An Interview with the President and Vice-Chancellor

“It was nothing like I imagined it would be.” I recently had the opportunity to interview the President and Vice-Chancellor of Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador, Dr. Vianne Timmons, about her first year at Memorial University. “It is going…

Student Support at The Blundon Centre

Whether you’re sitting in the class before a midterm or scrolling through the MUNday Mail, you’ve probably heard a reference to the Blundon Centre as a student at Memorial. Perhaps you’ve even questioned if their services could help you? For…

Online Academics, Extracurriculars, and MUN’s Finances: An Interview with Provost Dr. Mark Abrahams

This week, the Muse had the opportunity to speak with Provost Dr. Mark Abrahams to discuss online academics, the value of extracurriculars (and what we have lost from them in a digital space), and Memorial University’s financial situation. Online education…

Memorial Libraries’ Online Resources

The Queen Elizabeth II’s closure in March of 2020 posed a concern for students who rely on the library for computer and printer use, research materials, and study spaces. Library staff have been working to supplement the library closures by…