Friday, September 25, 2020

How to thrive at school during COVID-19

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Starting university, or any post-secondary institution for that matter, is always a big step in someone’s life. During this pandemic, that step is an even more nerve-racking and unimaginable one, because there are all sorts of new rules to contend with. Students...

Tips on learning during the COVID era

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No one really knows what to expect now that classes are largely going to be online this semester. What will tests be like? What do I do if I don’t understand a concept? Well,...

High turnout for FLIP Saint John rally to support Clinic 554

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On Thursday, August 27, Free Local Independent Perspectives (FLIP) Saint John hosted a public rally at the Rothesay Commons to demand abortion access and LGBTQIA+ funding.   (Travis Fortnum/Global New Brunswick) Good turnout, including political candidates

A brief history of the Black Lives Matter movement

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The Black Lives Matter hashtag has erupted over social media within the last few months. It's been seen all over Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, and has been used all over the world. Black Lives Matter protests have erupted...

UNB resources still available during COVID-19

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With the first day of school right around the corner and new students arriving, it’s important to remind everyone what resources UNB offers, even amongst all the unknown during this pandemic. Many don’t realize just how many services are included in your...

UNB tuition increased to buy masks for students working at home

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UNB has spent thousands of dollars on branded masks for students to wear during the 2020/2021 school year, which will mostly be spent at home. (Cameron Fitch/blogs.unb.ca) Students have been protesting the 2% tuition increase...

Paid summer employment available to students

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Looking for summer employment that relates to your degree program? Then the Summer Work-Integrated Learning Program (SWILP) may be for you!  UNB’s Office of Experiential Education, UNB Financial Aid, and UNB Career Development &...

Two unfortunate defeats for the Seawolves

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This year's leap day was filled with two entertaining, hard-fought basketball games, the first of which was the women’s. (Devin Connelly/The Baron) Women's game Starting things off was player 21, Autumn DeMerchant,...

Does inclusion work?

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Inclusion is a debatable topic among the media as it has received mixed reviews. Recently, the Minister of Education Dominic Cardy has been travelling throughout New Brunswick to get feedback from educators and the public on how to improve the public education...

The ads you don’t even know you’re watching

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Have you ever seen one of those tweets from Wendy’s? You know the ones, the “savage roasts” and such? (bored panda.com) You might also know that there are a lot of fast-food chains and other...