MUNL Student Starts Period Priority Project

Proud menstrual equity advocate, Memorial Political Science student, and founder of Period Priority Project, Leisha Toory, is making menstrual products more accessible in Newfoundland and Labrador. Period Priority Project is a period supply bank for people who menstruate and need…

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…

A Newfound Crisis: Tuition Hikes, Inflation, & NL Youth Retention 

Newfoundland youth are wondering if it is worth it to stay in NL long-term. Despite steep tuition increases starting this fall and the rising cost of living, the Premier’s Youth Council believes young people in Newfoundland and Labrador will still…

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…

Air Canada refunds MUNL professor two years later

Photo Credit: John Mcarthur (via Unsplash)

The Benefits of Volunteering

A frequent comment about volunteering is, “What is in this for me?”. The idea that someone would dedicate their time to something without getting paid is a wild concept to some people. However, there are undoubtedly many benefits to volunteering…

MUNL hosts “Whale Of A Day”

MUNL hosted its first “Whale Of A Day” event at the Core Science Facility last Saturday (May 14th, 2022), and it’s safe to say- its attendees had a whale of a time. Memorial marketed this event as a day of…

Highlights: Memorial hosts its first SEA Conference

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COVID-19 effects on medical student learning

COVID-19 has affected each individual person in various different ways. For example, the pandemic has forced loved ones to miss out on each other’s significant milestones; those immuno-compromised cannot safely leave their homes. COVID-19 caused disrupted the daily ‘normal’ life…

The Fund: MUN student-managed investment portfolio

The Fund is Memorial University’s first student-managed investment portfolio. The project began in September 2018 with $150,000 in startup funding from alumni. Memorial students can use the Fund to gain the skills they need to pursue a career in capital…