Emma Reid

The Hidden Cost of Skipping the Dishes – The Independent

The effects of the rising cost of living are being felt all around the world. Here in Newfoundland and Labrador, the cost of everything is up: rent, food, gas – essentially the cost of life. We know that inflation, supply chain issues, and labour shortages are all contributing to higher prices. While we can all agree it’s a problem, it does not change the fact that we still have to pay the bills every month. Our earnings have not risen as quickly as our spending, and it is becoming increasingly

The Digital Learning Centre – How HSS Students Can Take Advantage

The Digital Learning Centre at Memorial University is a technology-based environment for students within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences to study, learn and relax. Students can come to the Centre for help with oral or written skills in any language Memorial University offers from the various tutors with extensive language backgrounds. The Centre is particularly helpful with French, German, Russian, and Spanish languages. You can also use it for remote classes between your in-person

Clubs and Societies of Memorial University – MUN Concrete Toboggan

MUN Concrete Toboggan is a club at Memorial University that designs and builds a toboggan consisting of a superstructure, steering and braking systems, and concrete running surfaces that compete annually against universities/colleges across Canada and the USA. Undergraduate students from universities all over Canada compete at The Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race every year with their own fully designed and made concrete toboggan.

The Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race is the largest an

MUN Faculty Association Requests Delay of In-Person Teaching

MUN Faculty Association has formally requested that Memorial University delay the return to in-person teaching until February 28th, the end of the midterm break, or that instructors be allowed flexibility to continue remote course delivery.

On January 24th, 2022, MUNFA released a public request urging MUN administrators to postpone a return to In-Person Teaching.

“While we understand the desire of many faculty to return to in-person teaching, the health and safety of our university community a

Correction: MUN Deregisters Student Because of Alleged Failure to Provide Vaccine Exemption Forms

In contrast to our previous publication, Ryan Guay was not deregistered because of his vaccination status but instead because of claims that he did not submit his exemption forms. Ryan is currently “blocked” from submitting these forms online. This update was written by Hayley Whelan.

Vaccinations have been the most talked-about subject since the beginning of the pandemic. Being fully vaccinated is required for many things in life right now, such as attending Memorial University, travelling, an

Fantastic Local Christmas Gifts and Where to Find Them

Christmas shopping is easier now than it has ever been. With online stores that can deliver packages right to your door, and Amazon which has anything you could think of, getting a gift for a loved one has become significantly easier. But what about local vendors in Newfoundland? Shopping locally is good for the economy, and you would be surprised by what incredible handmade local items you can find if you look into it. Luckily, you don’t have to because I have found three of my favourites!