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.…

A Guide to Understanding Newfoundland Slang

Photo Credit: Erik Mclean (via Unsplash) Are you new to Newfoundland?  Are you finding yourself in situations where you’re feeling left out because you just can’t seem to pick up the local slang?  Have you been scouring the internet for…

Life After Graduation

Photo Credit: Leon Wu (via Unsplash) A Look into the Lives of Two MUN Graduates and Where They Are Now The one common goal for all university students is to successfully graduate with their degree and get the job they’ve…

Saltwater Under the Stars: The Cozy Nightlife of St. John’s

On a drizzly Thursday in July, Newfoundland’s summer’s outdoor nighttime market, Saltwater Under the Stars, kicked off its first night. Saltwater Under the Stars was created last year to support Newfoundland and Labrador’s small businesses and provide the community with…

The Canadian “Top Gun: Maverick”

Photo Credit: Skyalyne (via skyalyne.ca) With the recent release of the new “Top Gun: Maverick” movie, the internet and many social media platforms have been swarmed with content about both the film and its actors. It has gained particular attention…

MUN students as litterbugs? Some thoughts on the state of MUN’s litter problem.

Above is a picture in the old Science building where there is (surprise, surprise) a trash receptacle available. In my time at Memorial, I have witnessed good deeds- and some situations that ‘need improvement.’ Our University has many things to…

Atlantic Canada: Required Skills & Labour Shortage

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Black Lives Matter NL Co-Founder: “Minority in population does not equal minority in significance”

Photo by: Thomas de LUZE (via Unspash) In May 2020, the killing of George Floyd by police in Minnesota prompted the mobilization of black activists and allies across the world, demanding accountability and change from institutions that disproportionately exclude or…

Nature Canada Offers Youth Grant!

Heading Photo by Neil Cooper on Unsplash Are you excited for a new opportunity that will assist the environment and youth, while providing a wonderful addition in the volunteering area of your resume? The Nature Canada Grant provides this opportunity…

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.