Thursday, March 23, 2023

The key benefits of multiculturalism

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In essence, multiculturalism is the integration of individuals from numerous cultures, races, and ethnic backgrounds into a society that functions efficiently as a whole. Multiculturalism is an important component of society itself. In order to have a well-functioning society, it is important to have individuals...

Volunteer Opportunities with ElderDog

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If you are looking for volunteer hours and love spending time with dogs, this is the charity for you. What is ElderDog? ElderDog Canada Inc. is a national, community-based, non-profit, and registered charity that assists and supports older adults in the care and well-being of their canine...

Single Awareness Day – Let’s celebrate self love!

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Singles Awareness Day is an unofficial holiday that occurs annually on February 15 and is celebrated by people who are not involved romantically in any partnership. It began as a cynical response to Valentine’s Day and traditional couple-centric ideals by a group of college...

The darker history of Valentines Day

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The origins of the romantic holiday are often muddled and are difficult to pinpoint. However, the festivities of cupids, chocolate and date nights evolved over time with roots dating back to ancient Rome.  Violence over romance The way that the Romans celebrated Valentine’s Day looks quite...

World Hijab Day at UNBSJ

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Nazma Khan grew up in the Bronx, New York City, where she experienced discrimination due to her hijab. So, in 2013, she figured the only way to end this discrimination was to ask her fellow sisters to experience hijab themselves. Impassioned by this idea, Khan used her experience...

Physical wellbeing at UNBSJ and in the Saint John community

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Physical exercise is an all-important component of self-development. This is especially the case for students who handle courseloads consisting of heavy memorization and critical thinking. It is cardinal for students to be physically active, as this enhances not only their academic abilities but their general...

Op-Ed: A conversation about Bell Let’s Talk Day

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Bell Let’s Talk Day has once again come and passed, and while the original mental health initiative was started in September 2010, the campaign was launched by Bell as a mental health initiative; 13 years later, does this hashtag still hold value or has corporate advertising overshadowed...

Giving back to the community with UNB Sustainability

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Are you looking for a way to give back to your community while also becoming more organized? If so, you’re in luck! UNB Sustainability is partnering with Habitat for Humanity so you can donate unwanted items instead of having them end up in a landfill....

The Lorenzo Society presents: Weekly Wednesday Concert Series

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The Lorenzo Society will be hosting a Weekly Wednesday Concert Series in honour of Dr. Li-Hong Xu.  The Lorenzo Society feels privileged to be hosting this series to honour Dr. Xu’s work with developing greater relations between DalMedNB and UNB Saint John by allowing all...

A short, initial guide to Canada for international students

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No longer an overlooked destination for higher education, Canada has seen a progressive increase in the number of international students each year since the early 2000s. Students from all over the world come to Canada each year to fulfill their dreams of higher education and...