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Stephenville launches strategic planning process
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Pasadena native Matthew Hollett’s new book delves into the story ...
ON THE 11th HOUR: when the war went quiet
Devastation, distinction: Battle of Beaumont-Hamel is etched in ...
Letters to Santa
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GRENFELL MATTERS: Tracing a part of Corner Brook's past
Russell Wangersky: Universities should pay up
Russell Wangersky: Liberals loving life in the rearview mirror
Pam Frampton: Sorry seems to be the hardest word
NICHOLAS MERCER: War changes a person
THOM BARKER: Trying to remember what to remember
NICHOLAS MERCER: Paying tribute through song to those who serve
Glynn Abbott’s father didn’t speak much of his time in combat. Like most who returned from the front lines, Roy Abbott didn’t want the relive what he saw while in service. Glynn isn’t sure why his father didn’t ...
VIBERT: One Person One Record process clouded by questions
They didn’t check references. A contract with an estimated value of half-a-billion-dollars hangs in the balance. Yet, the government’s selection committee didn’t bother to check references before cutting the field from four ...
Pam Frampton: Muskrat Falls Inquiry exhibit suggests tail wagged dog
It’s bad enough that Muskrat Falls inquiry testimony this week revealed that a credible warning about potential project cost overruns was more or less ignored. But further revelations show that Nalcor essentially issued a primer for the ...
NICHOLAS MERCER: Tracking the daughters of empire
The yellow sheets of looseleaf taking up space on the desk are more akin to puzzle pieces than a space for essays. They contain notes that try to answer questions about the west of the province and its involvement with a women’s group ...
GRENFELL MATTERS: Being involved on campus can help all students
I am the current elected Speaker for the International Students Caucus and Grenfell Campus Student Union Councilor-at-Large. I am honoured to be named the Grenfell Campus student representative on the Board of Regents of Memorial University of ...
ART & SOUL: Imperfect wisdom
Do you remember the character Don Music from Sesame Street? He’s the puppet in the classic television show being interviewed by Kermit the Frog while trying to compose a song. As Kermit tries to assist, he bangs his head on the piano keys in ...
STORIES FROM OUR SHORES: Never forget
November. A time when the days grow shorter, the winds colder, and the brilliant leaves of autumn have fallen. Nestled between the spooky antics of Halloween and the season of joy, November can be a gloomy month. Still, there is one light which ...
Russell Wangersky: What the world’s coming to
I’m 56, and I’m not as flexible as I once was. I try to make up for that with a near-irrepressible irritability, especially now that my superhero skills are limited to never sleeping through an entire night and the inexhaustible ...
HEATHER HUYBREGTS: Stop and smell the infringement
I think I have anger issues. Mundane, daily happenings with two young children are mentally taxing. Leaving the house without at least one tear or emotional outburst is nearly impossible. And the children aren’t much better. I think ...
Thom Barker: Yes, I come from away… but I’m learning your strange ways
Just about the first thing most of us mainlanders notice about Newfoundlanders is you’re a curious breed. I don’t mean curious in the sense of odd, although a case could be made (insert winky face emoji). I’m talking about ...