COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Now Available for Ages 12+

Photo Credit: CDC (via Unsplash)              Most university students are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. According to the government of Newfoundland and Labrador website, you can now make an appointment to get your vaccine if you are age…

Hiking: Advice from a fellow beginner.

As the weather transitions from spring showers to summer sunshine, an activity that grew in popularity during the initial COVID-19 wave is once again trending as a way to get outdoors for some physical activity. Hiking is a great way…

Science Atlantic Nutrition and Foods Conference

Science Atlantic is hosting its annual academic Nutrition and Foods Conference for students in undergraduate and graduate programming, as well as faculty members in related fields. This year’s conference will take place virtually from April 26th to 27th. This conference…

Launch of the Vaccine Community Innovation Challenge

Vaccine Hesitancy is a critical issue affecting a community’s ability to fight COVID-19. In an attempt to encourage vaccine confidence, the Government of Canada has launched the Vaccine Community Innovation Challenge; calling on individuals and organizations across Canada to help…

March Madness: COVID-19 Edition

As the annual Canadian Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships come to a close, the biggest college basketball tournament is nearing down south in the United States of America. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Men’s and Women’s Division I basketball…

Sea-Hawks Strong: Connected Through Fitness

Universities around the globe have transitioned into remote education to avoid large gatherings and help fight the spread of COVID-19. The sense of community surrounding Memorial University feels somewhat diluted, with most of the campus vacant and most course offerings…

School of Human Kinetics and Recreation Offers Students an Opportunity to Try Inclusive Outdoor Equipment.

Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic, HKR 3220 and HKR 4210 students are learning outdoor skills that can be used during a time of social distancing and limited indoor facility access from course instructor Dr. TA Loeffler. Perhaps the most interesting topics…

COVID-19: One year on

According to reports from a South China Newspaper (South China Morning Post), the first case of SARS-CoV-2 infection was of a 55 year old living in the Hubei Province, China. Though it has not definitely been confirmed that this was…

COVID-19 and the battle of ‘Vaccines’: Are we in the clear yet?

Since COVID-19 first surfaced in Wuhan China, about one year ago, the world has been plunged into a waiting game. Waiting for what, you might ask? Waiting for real answers, real solutions to this ever-evolving situation. In a worldwide race…

New App Provides Stories and History of Victoria Park

A new, interactive app has been released that allows users to learn about Victoria Park and experience old St. John’s. Created by Battery Radio, “STORYWALK-Victoria Park” is a free, GPS-based app that brings users local stories in numerous ‘hot spots’…