Updated on August 20, 2015 - In my 1964 freshman year English course at St. Francis Xavier University, we had a guest lecturer who just happened to be our Dean...

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The pros and cons of hitchhiking

Updated on August 18, 2015 - My name is Andrea McGuire, and I’m a folklore graduate student at Memorial University. I’m currently seeking interviews with past...


Email fail

Updated on August 14, 2015 - Sometimes you have to wonder whether politicians and their staff understand that emails can always potentially be made public.If...


Joining the parade

Updated on August 10, 2015 - In the advance of the provincial election we see numerous candidates stepping up to run for the different parties.

Seaborne dangers and delights

Updated on August 17, 2015 - Most of us would think twice (more than twice) before jumping in among 500 barrels of gasoline with a menacing fire flickering...

A shocking display says resident

Updated on August 13, 2015 - In the Aug. 6 Advertiser, former councillor Jim Courtney said he was both shocked and embarrassed by the lack of...


Little Boy and Fat Man

Updated on August 06, 2015 - A while ago, I was asked if I was interested in knowing about the major events that happened the year I was born.

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