Students Vs. Technology – The Rising Cost of University Mandatory Electronics

 Photo Credit: Dogherine (via Unsplash)            Electronics such as mobile phones and computers have gradually become more and more necessary for university students to complete their degrees. During 2020 and part of 2021, we completed our courses entirely online and…

Should We Be Wearing Masks? – Government of NL Lifts Mask Mandate

Photo Credit: Engin Akyurt (via Unsplash)             As of August 10th, 2021, wearing a mask in public spaces is no longer mandated by the government. As a result, students and staff are no longer required to wear masks on campus…

CBS Granted $25,000 To Improve Its Green Spaces – MUN Geography Student Gives Her Opinion

Photo Credit: Hayley Whelan In recognition of Arbor Day, the town of CBS will be receiving a grant of $25,000 to improve upon its green spaces. This grant will be awarded as a part of the TD Green Space Grant.…

2021 Mel Woodward Cup Winners

  Photo Credit: Annie Spratt (via Unsplash) The Mel Woodward Cup is a memorial competition that carries on the values and ambition of Dr. Mel Woodward, who founded the Woodward Group of Companies. Dr. Woodward began his journey as the…

A History of Amateur Radio in Newfoundland

Photo Credit: Leonard Laub via Unsplash          Amateur or “ham” radio has a rich history in Newfoundland and Labrador. It gives us the ability to transmit messages over long distances without wires or the internet. In 1901, Guglielmo Marconi received…

Roughly 200 Attend CFS-Hosted “Join the Fight! Rally Against Austerity” Protest on Saturday

Featured image taken by The Muse’s photographer Komran Mackey. This past Saturday, people joined the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) at the Colonial Building by Bannerman Park for a rally against austerity. The recently published Greene Report attempts to solve…

Muslim Student Association Feature

Anna Philpott from The Muse had the pleasure of reaching out to MUN’s Muslim Student Association (MSA). Then, she connected with Ghazia Azam, the VP of Internal Affairs at the MSA, to discuss Azam’s personal experiences in the society, her…

A Fond Farewell to the Mount Pearl Theatres

Photo Credit: Hayley Whelan            The Mount Pearl Theatre, which resided in Mount Pearl Square (more commonly referred to as Sobeys Square) on Topsail Road has permanently closed as of June 1st, 2021. The theatres’ story began in 1981 when…

Several Fees Waived for Fall 2021 Residence Applications

Photo Credit: Christopher Le (via Unsplash)             As we prepare to settle back onto Memorial University’s campuses for the first time in over a year, we remain cautious. To make the transition back to residences and campus life easier, MUN…

COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Now Available for Ages 12+

Photo Credit: CDC (via Unsplash)              Most university students are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. According to the government of Newfoundland and Labrador website, you can now make an appointment to get your vaccine if you are age…