Why South Asian representation matters & how Bridgerton perfected it

South Asians are one of the most overlooked minorities in mainstream media. South Asia is a vast region. It consists of the following nations: Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, the Maldives and Sri Lanka. However, South Asians are exhausted…

Fitness tips with Jasmine Lawrence!

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A guide to getting your eight-hour sleep

Photo Credit: Becca Schultz (via Unsplash) Mid-semester, sleep might seem hard to find. Many students are stressed and overwhelmed with midterms, assignments, and preparing for exams. However, it is still essential to take care of yourself and make time for…

Assigned Sex and Chosen Gender Identity

Photo Credit: Patrick Fore (via Unsplash), Sharon McCutcheon (via Unsplash) A few disclaimers to start: This article is meant to introduce the differences between assigned sex and chosen gender identity. It is not intended to be exhaustive, and you are highly…

Grocery Shopping Tips for Students

Photo by Steven Cordes on Unsplash Moving to a new city to study can be daunting, and trying to navigate your new surroundings can be a stressful endeavour. Shopping for basic food necessities can be even more stressful, especially if you do not…

Recycling on Burton’s Pond MUN residences

Discover how to take care of your waste if you live in one of the buildings After changes in the recycling and garbage collection processes in St. John’s, with new bag colours and sorting rules, students living at Burton’s Pond…

OPINION | Survival of the Fittest: Academia is for the Abled

Photo Credit: Ben White (via Unsplash) Memorial participates in academic ableism by not mandating online options for all courses. On January 19th, 2022, Memorial University announced that members of the university community were to prepare for a return to in-person…

8 Key Online Learning Tips For Students, From Students

Photo Credit: Kelly Sikkema (via Unsplash) Memorial University announced that students will be returning to an online learning environment until January 31st, 2022. With only one successful in-person semester under the university’s belt since Fall 2019, many students dread returning…

From One International Student to Another

Photo by Elisa Ventur on Unsplash People often take students for granted, let alone those students who leave home to board a plane and settle in a completely different country to pursue an academic degree. While there may be numerous…

The Sugary Drink Tax – Who Does it Hurt?

Photo Credit: Caspar Rae (via Unsplash).           A sugar-sweetened beverage tax is being put into effect in Newfoundland on April 1st, 2022. The tax is 20 cents per litre of sugary beverage. This tax represents an attempt by the government…