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…

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…

In conversation and solidarity with Palestine

Article written by Modeline Longjohn and Anna Philpott. On May 10th, 2021, the world was rocked by gruesome videos of the bombings in Palestinian cities. The bombing, one of many, left massive carnage and hordes of bodies in its wake.…

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…

World Autism Acceptance Day: Autism in the Media

Photo Credit: Rafael Garcin (via Unsplash) This article was written with the support and guidance of an autistic student of Memorial University of Newfoundland. The way that autism is portrayed by the media is often not accurate and it presents…

No More Free Parking in Churchill Square? – Concept Design Released

Photo Credit: Hafidh Satyanto (via Unsplash) The Churchill Square shopping centre is located less than a 15-minute walk from the Memorial University campus, making it an ideal location for students to take advantage of the free parking, banking, post office…

It’s Time for Politics to Take Fishing Seriously: the Neglect of Fisheries in (International) Politics

Fishing is highly political. Just because fishing isn’t as appealing as talking about the WE Charity scandal, doesn’t mean we should pay any less attention. For a few years now, I’ve worked in seafood restaurants to pay for tuition. Sometimes…