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NICHOLAS MERCER: A Corner Brook woman strives for a cure for Type 1 diabetes
It was not until 11 years into her life that Mandi Buckle could sleep in on the weekend. Saturday mornings during the school year, or any time of the year for that matter, are sacred. It’s the first the day of the week when ...
Gary Shaw: Preparing for the fall hunt
LABRADOR CITY, N.L. NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR CANADA It seems like such a short time ago, back in the spring, when all of us moose hunters were scrambling to get our moose applications sent in for the fall hunt that, at the time, seemed ...
Russell Wangersky: Gig economy puts workers on shaky ground
It sounds like so much fun: make your own hours, be in control of your life, work when you want to work. Except the “gig economy” isn’t really as advertised. The concept is a simple one, and is gaining ...
Gary Shaw: Heading into the sunset of another fishing season
WALK ON THE WILD SIDE LABRADOR CITY, N.L. NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR CANADA It seemed just a short time ago so many of us were filled with the excitement at the beginning of yet another new fishing season. We had so many plans in ...
NICHOLAS MERCER: Catching up with Mr. Fantastic
Dan Bjorkdahl was in his early 20s when he first stepped into a professional wrestling ring. Wrestling at the White Rock Christian academy in White Rock, B.C., Bjorkdahl was going under the name JXP — Just Xtra Pimping — and was ...
GRENFELL MATTERS: Points of pride at Grenfell Campus
In 2015, Memorial University took part of the International Student Barometer (ISB) for the first time and repeated the process last year. The ISB tracks and compares the decision-making, expectations, perceptions and intentions of international ...
Russell Wangersky: Mama, what’s a pension plan?
Cut out or print this column, put in an envelope, and come back to it in 15 years. Because then the chickens will really be coming home to roost. And for most of us, there will be no stopping it. When I started in the media in ...
HEATHER HUYBREGTS: Acing back-to-school week
My five-year-old starts kindergarten this week. If you, too, squat out a human five-plus years ago, you know there is much to be done before that momentous first day. But worry not, I'm here to give you some organizational tips and advice ...
Thom Barker: It’s always the worst of times… or does it just seem that way?
When I was in high school there was a group of us who fancied ourselves poets and artists and pacifists. One of the places conducive to highfalutin discussions on topics of politics and society and violence was art class, in which instruction was ...
NICHOLAS MERCER: A new school brings with it some new experiences
The step from high school to university is a big one for even the most prepared student. The structure and friendliness that exists in high school doesn’t necessarily translate to the post-secondary world of education. Class attendance ...