On October 23rd, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) student Matt Barter (me) tweeted an article on President Vianne Timmons’s office renovations. Her response was to block me, which raises many concerns and questions: Does Vianne care about students as she tries to portray through the university’s public relations? Does Vianne block or censure all views that she disagrees with? Several members of the public weighed in.
Kelsey Vincent states, “Goes to show how ‘mature’ she is mentality wise. Can’t face the music at all.”
Catherine Pretty says, “Her words don’t match her actions at all!”
Brayden Lambe states the “lady spent like the equivalent of 3-4 people’s tuition on an office. It doesn’t matter where you go; NL seems to be a joke.”
Madonna Evoy says, “That’s no surprise, this is the direction these people wanted to go, using the internet to communicate, and they’re blocking people who want answers to questions they have… selectively inclusive.”
Sidney Crane states, “The MUN President is blocking people who talk about her massive waste of the school’s money on herself, f*****g pathetic.”
Amanda Green states, “If she can’t stand the heat, stay out of the (probably renovated) kitchen!”
Anne Ezekiel Noftall says, “She is just so childish.”
Mike Gulliver states, “Just another woke idiot. Gets a little bit of power and becomes the biggest hypocrite.”
Matt Barter is a fourth-year student in the Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty at Memorial University of Newfoundland, majoring in Political Science with a minor in Sociology. He enjoys reading thought-provoking articles, walks in nature, and volunteering in the community.