MUN Relay for Life hosts Blind Date with a Book fundraiser

On November 16th, 2022, the MUN Relay for Life hosted a little fundraiser called “Blind date with a book!” which sold about 100 books and raised over $600 for the society. The MUN Relay for Life is an event hosted…

Update: The Period Priority Project

November 6th, 2022, marked the six-month anniversary of the Period Priority Project. “As of today, 13 026 menstrual products have been distributed,” The Period Priority Project has made incredible strides since the Muse spoke with its founder, Leisha Toory, back…

MUNL students combat food insecurity on campus

Memorial University students are coming together as food insecurity increases on campus. Memorial University’s Campus Food Bank announced a temporary closure at the end of October due to a food shortage after an increase in demand, after monthly user numbers…

MUNSU Fall 2022 By-Election Results Announced

Voting for the MUN Student Union’s Fall 2022 by-elections occurred from October 31 to November 1, 2022. Election results were declared on November 1. Of the 13 open positions, ten positions were filled: 1) Indigenous Students Representative: Kyla Meghan Johnson2)…

Premier Furey visits MUN Nursing students

On November 4th, 2022, Premier of NL Andrew Furey and Minister of Health and Community Services Tom Osborne visited the Faculty of Nursing at Memorial University to deliver job offers and answer questions about the government’s incentives to retain healthcare…

MUN students go ‘All Out Like ’99’

Newfoundland and Labrador post-secondary students in St. John’s and Corner Brook went ‘All Out Like ’99’ on Wednesday (November 2nd, 2022) to protest against tuition hikes. Hundreds of students gathered at MUN’s clock tower in St. John’s and marched to…

Reminder: ‘All Out Like ’99’ protest tomorrow

Take action tomorrow, November 2nd, rally with your fellow students and go All Out Like ‘99 in response to the skyrocketing tuition fees and extreme funding cuts to education in our province. A quick recap of the movement, ‘All Out…

Many MUN students receiving $500 from NL government; good politics, bad policy?

On October 5th, 2022, The Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) government announced that it is providing a one-time payment of $500 for cost-of-living relief for adults making less than $100,000 per year between now and Christmas. 392,000 residents in the province…

Walk-in clinics now available for MUN students

Walk-in clinics are now available at the Student Wellness and Counselling Centre (SWCC) at Memorial University.  This announcement is a relief for many students due to complaints about an inability to book early appointments and encountering long wait times for…

MUN’s appeal is ‘out of pure greed’: MUNSU Disability Rep comments on William Sears case

In 2015, William Sears, a Memorial University student with a hearing disability, encountered a conflict with Professor Ranee Panjabi after she refused to wear an FM-transmitting microphone, citing religious beliefs. Sears then dropped the course and challenged the university’s handling…