BREAKING NEWS: MUNL Students Returning to Campus January 31st

Photo Credit: Memorial University (Via Flickr) MUNL students are again concerned for their safety as classes return in person, while COVID-19 rates remain high. On January 19th, 2022, Memorial University announced that students would return to campus at the end…

Barter says campus ban lifted, MUN denies “complete ban” occurred

Photo retrieved from Matt Barter’s Twitter. NOTE: This article covers a developing story as of Jan 17, further updates to follow. This Sunday, student activist Matt Barter announced the release of his campus ban from Memorial University campus by the…

MUN Deregisters Student Because of Vaccination Status

Photo Credit: Daniel Schludi (Via Unsplash) Memorial University student Ryan Guay was deregistered from his temporarily remote classes on Sunday for being unvaccinated due to medical reasons. Vaccinations have been the most talked-about subject since the beginning of the pandemic.…

UPDATE: Acting Dean of Science Responds to Concerns Regarding In-Person Labs

While most of Memorial University has returned to an online learning environment, hundreds of Faculty of Science students have expressed concerns regarding in-person labs while the new Covid-19 variant, Omicron, continues to surge in NL. Student Jessica Martin spoke on…

Breaking News: Bypassing Epidemiological Science for the Sake of Science?

Photo Credit: Emily George (Via Facebook) Hundreds of concerned science students question the safety of in-person labs as new COVID-19 variant, Omicron, surges in NL. As Newfoundland and Labradors COVID Cases continue to rise due to the Omicron Variant, Memorial…

Actually Decoding the Code

Photo Credit: Markus Spiske (via Unsplash) The MUN student union has released a statement demanding that the Student Code of Conduct be revised immediately to remove obstructions to students’ rights to protest. I found no such obstructions, leading me to…

BREAKING: MUN to require masks and vaccines on campus this September

In an email sent to all personnel, the University has declared masks and vaccines to be required on campus this upcoming semester. The email instructs those wishing for further information to visit the Gazette. As the article’s main points, Dr.…

“We Were Children”: vandalism vs. counter-monumentality

In protest of the 751 unmarked graves discovered at a former residential school in Saskatchewan, on June 24th, the doors of St. Paul’s Co-Cathedral in Saskatoon were painted red with the words “We Were Children.”  Despite being since removed, this…

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…

From Police Studies to Criminology: a conversation in social awareness

On the 24th of June, Memorial University’s Sociology Department announced they were swapping their Major of Police Studies to Criminology from this upcoming September. The day following the announcement, ex-police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 22 years in prison…