Booster Dose Clinic Tomorrow at MUN!

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Students Are Struggling Due to Minimal Financial Resources Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

Photo Credit: Engin Akyurt (via Unsplash) The province of Newfoundland and Labrador is experiencing its third spike of COVID-19 cases, with cases at an all-time high (5583 active cases as of Saturday, January 15th) and lockdown measures put in place.…

Student activist banned from campus following silent protest

Featured image: A stop-sign shaped protest sign reading “Stop Vianne! No to tuition hikes and out of control spending!” held by Barter during the protest.             This week many students and spectators have been concerned following the events surrounding Memorial…

How to Fall Back in Love with Reading this Semester

For many university students, reading for pleasure is a habit that gets lost during their first year of post-secondary. With heavy course loads that include required textbook readings, labs, group projects, hours of research for assignments, and extensive studying for tests, sitting down and reading a book may be the last thing on anyone’s mind.

MUN’s Master Plan Envisions Ice Skating Rink and Indigenous House

Editor’s note: Featured image found at MUN’s “Campus Planning at Memorial” site. On October 11th, Memorial University’s official Twitter page shared a survey regarding a potential skating trail on campus.  The trail is one of the many recommendations for Memorial…

‘Squid Game’ is only the Beginning of South Korea’s Influence on Popular Entertainment

Photo Credit: Vadim Bogulov (via Unsplash) *Mild Spoilers Ahead*             Netflix’s ‘Squid Game’ has captured worldwide attention in a way that entertainment that is not associated with America’s Hollywood often has a hard time accomplishing. This is not the first…

Frank Herbert’s “Dune” Is Still Relevant 56 Years Later

Photo Credit: Francesco Ungaro (via Unsplash) The first Dune novel was originally published in 1965, making it 56 years old this year. Although society has gone through many changes over the past five decades, namely technological advancements, the dystopian perspective…

Economical Textbook-Buying in 2021

Photo Credit: Pauline Loroy (via Unsplash)             A close second to the financial blow of paying a semester’s tuition fees is the ritual of purchasing textbooks. Some course-required textbooks can cost more than $100 at their cheapest price point. Textbook…

Rainbow Rowell – “Carry On”, “Wayward Son”, and “Any Way The Wind Blows”: Book Series Review

Photo Credit: Hayley Whelan            For any readers looking for a break from heavy and convoluted material, Rainbow Rowell’s Simon Snow series provides a lighthearted, diverse twist on a saturated genre. The series contains three books, Carry On, Wayward Son,…

Clean St. John’s Launches New Initiative #buttfreeyyt

Photo Credit: Andres Siimon (via Unsplash)             Anyone who has ventured downtown this summer has probably noticed some new installations. Clean St. John’s has launched an initiative designed to keep cigarette butts off the ground in downtown St. John’s.            …