Youtube Premium Student Discount, A New Competitor in the Streaming Wars?

As I’m sure many who are reading this can agree, I love saving money wherever I can. Mostly this means that I get my groceries at Sobeys on a Tuesday for that sweet 10% student discount, but that’s just scratching…

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…

How the Pandemic Gave a New Meaning to the Stereotype “Struggling Artist”

Rachael Currie did not expect to take her classes behind a computer screen when first applying as a vocal major for MUN’s music school. When asked why she chose to enroll in MUN’s music program specifically, her thoughts echoed the…

New gun ban targets local airsoft and paintball business, Frontline Action

New regulations could have serious ramifications for industries like airsoft, laser-tag, paintball and even film/TV props. The vague legislation has left a lot of room for interpretation by authorities, prompting a petition campaign. Following recent advances in the Liberal Party’s…

MUN Mentors Program: Helping New International Students Adjust to Life in St. John’s

The transition from high school to university can be a shock for many new students, even more so if you go to a university outside your home country. Many international students face intense pressure during their stay at Memorial University,…

To drop or not to drop? That is the question.

With the midterm break in our academic rear-view mirror, students have entered the final stretch of the second online winter semester. It’s time for students to put their nose to the grindstone and begin working through remaining coursework for the…

Will Online Learning Continue After COVID-19?

Photo Credit: Scott Graham (via Unsplash) Before the pandemic arose, many of us had never experienced online learning to the extent that we now practice it. The closer we get to the light at the end of this proverbial tunnel,…

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…