Alternative Protein Sources for Students

Featured Image by Shayda Torabi on Unsplash Protein consumption is vital. Our body requires protein to repair cells and generate new ones. Protein also helps in keeping our bones healthy, promoting muscle growth and improving skin health. As students and…

Getting ready for the Canadian Winter

Featured Image by Steven Wright on Unsplash Winter in Newfoundland, while beautiful, can be pretty tough—especially for newcomers to the province. Temperatures can drop down between -10 and -20 degrees Celsius, sometimes lower. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to…

Reflection: What was ‘All Out Like 99’ really about?

“All Out Like 99” was a special event. On the afternoon of Nov 2nd, several hundred students occupied the front steps of the Confederation Building after having marched nearly two kilometres through multiple lanes of traffic on Prince Phillip Drive.…

En route to Canada

Moving to a new country can be challenging. For many, moving means one is about to step out of their comfort zone and embrace new challenges. This article is a brief guide to help you start this journey. First thing…

Reporting Racism at MUNL

Photo credit: Rolande PG (via unsplash) Does racism occur at Memorial University? To put it simply, yes. But this is far from a simple issue. Our university, as much as we may like to believe otherwise, is not immune to…

An Update from Harlow

This year’s Harlow transfer has officially kicked off. A group of Memorial Students have settled in at Memorials Harlow campus for their studying abroad adventure.  Luckily, we were able to get an update from one of the students on how…

NOPE! It’s not what you think…

A Film Analysis Photo credit: Karen Zhao (via unsplash) Jordan Peele has curated a filmography of horror movies that are hair raising, goose bump inducing, and will leave your mind utterly confused each and every time. At the bare minimum,…

No waste Halloween: Pumpkin edition 

Photo by Mark Duffel on Unsplash When we talk about Halloween, pumpkin carving is a tradition. Last year only, over 150 million people carved pumpkins. However, this fun activity can sometimes be wasteful. According to the World Economic Forum, in…

Benefits of eating the rainbow

Chances are you’ve been told to repeatedly eat colourful vegetables and fruits by your parents or doctor. To understand the benefits of eating different coloured fruits and vegetables, we must first know how they obtain their colours! The answer is…

Getting involved at MUN post-COVID

The Pandemic Disconnect The shift to in-person classes and university life might feel discouraging for many students beginning their second and third years of study. Due to pandemic restrictions, students who started university in 2020 and 2021 could not partake…