Mask Up for Coffee and Fries

The early days of the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in the community binding together to support essentials workers. Sunday evenings in downtown St. John’s were an eruption of noise in support of those serving the front lines against the new and…

Money Matters: Budgeting as a Student

Photo Credit: John McArthur (via unsplash) As students, most of our time is consumed by unpaid work. Unfortunately, most of us are also clueless when it comes to saving the money we do make. If your bank account is dwindling…

What Can We Expect When We Return to Campus?

Photo Credit: kyo azuma (via unsplash) Memorial University administration plans on reintroducing some on-campus classes next semester. What is this going to mean for students? The way we used to attend in-person classes and interact with each other has undergone…

How to Love Yourself

Photo Credit: Amy Shamblen (via Unsplash) Although you may be used to spending your Valentine’s Day lavishing gifts and affection onto your significant other, this year I challenge you to treat yourself with the same compassion that you would show…

Wonder Woman 1984 Review

The sequel to 2017’s Wonder Woman has been released. Wonder Woman 84 features the return of the Amazonian demi-god warrior Diana, played by Gal Gadot, as she covertly continues her super heroics in Washington, DC, while also working as a…

Covid-19 Cineplex & The Empty Man: A Review

With the new guidelines for social distancing, each theatre can only fit a small number of people. Buying multiple tickets at once ensures sitting with your desired group, but the nearest person will be at least 6 seats away. Honestly,…

Retail Versus COVID

The population of retail and service workers is made up mostly of high school to university aged students, and while the COVID-19 pandemic has deemed them as essential workers, the verbal and even physical abuse against them has increased. The…

Dawson’s Creek in the #MeToo Era

(Disclaimer – I have only gotten to Season 4 as of writing this article.) SPOILERS FOR Dawson’s Creek SEASONS 1-4 Dawson’s Creek is a teen drama that began in 1999 and ran for six seasons. The show follows Dawson Leery,…

My Experience at the Student Wellness and Counselling Centre

This past year, I have done a lot of self-reflection on my mental health and wellbeing. Frankly, it has been a hard year for everyone, and we students are no exception. I am currently in my fourth year at MUN,…

OPINION: The postponement of CEQs is unfair to students and professors

In June, Memorial released this statement regarding the suspension of CEQs (Course Evaluation Questionnaires) until after winter 2021. The Senate Community for Course Evaluation (SCCE) “recommended a new purpose statement for the CEQ and the need to revisit the CEQ…