MUN stands by activist ban, refuses to elaborate on Matt Barter exile

This Tuesday, MUN sent out a short “statement” through NEWSLINE standing by their decision to impose a ban on Matt Barter following the recent incident involving a silent sign holding protest during President Vianne Timmons’ media appearance. The statement maintains…

Student activist banned from campus following silent protest

Featured image: A stop-sign shaped protest sign reading “Stop Vianne! No to tuition hikes and out of control spending!” held by Barter during the protest.             This week many students and spectators have been concerned following the events surrounding Memorial…

Japanese Film Festival Comes to St. John’s

Photo Credit: Su San Lee (via Unsplash) Memorial University is notorious for having interesting events that no one hears about until after they’re over. The Japanese Film Festival screenings, held on October 29th, 2021, were such an event. Personnel from…

Eternals: Tomato flop or socially unconventional?

Featured image from Marvel. Last week, Marvel released its first film directed by a woman of colour, Eternals. This film, directed by Chinese-American Chloé Zhao, consists of many Marvel firsts including the first female Asian-American lead, queer and deaf heroes.…

The Bowring Park Labyrinth – How Effective is it as a ‘Mental Health Space’?

Photo Credit: Meghan Power October saw the completion of a $200,000 labyrinth in Bowring Park. No, it is not a labyrinth in the traditional sense – you won’t feel like Jennifer Connolly in a Jim Henson movie, Jack Nicholson in…

How to Fall Back in Love with Reading this Semester

For many university students, reading for pleasure is a habit that gets lost during their first year of post-secondary. With heavy course loads that include required textbook readings, labs, group projects, hours of research for assignments, and extensive studying for tests, sitting down and reading a book may be the last thing on anyone’s mind.

MUN’s Master Plan Envisions Ice Skating Rink and Indigenous House

Editor’s note: Featured image found at MUN’s “Campus Planning at Memorial” site. On October 11th, Memorial University’s official Twitter page shared a survey regarding a potential skating trail on campus.  The trail is one of the many recommendations for Memorial…