Monday, January 20, 2020

The holiday season isn’t cheerful for everyone

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The holiday season is a time where you can bask in the warm feeling of friendship and love while sipping warm hot chocolate by the fire. It’s the most wonderful time of the year, right? What’s not to...

Students across Canada gather to remember victims of 1989 Polytechnique shooting

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Students across Canada gathered today for the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, also marking the 30th anniversary of the École Polytechnique Massacre.  The ten silent witnesses in the Hans W. Klohn Commons at...

Is mandatory vaccination a good idea?

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Last week New Brunswick’s Minister of Education Dominic Cardy announced that the government would be attempting, for a second time, to put through a mandatory vaccination bill. Education Minister Dominic Cardy. (Jacques Poitras/CBC) The bill...

Is violence against women really a concern?

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Monday, November 25, was the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women - but is it really a concern? Yes. Violence against women is a rampant issue in our society that we...

OPINION: Stop telling Arts students that their degree is useless

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Every Arts student has heard it at least once, that question that seems to be the only response when telling someone what you are taking in university; “So you’re doing that until you figure out what you actually want to...

Remembering the victims of the 1989 Ecole Polytechnique shooting

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Memorial services will be held nationwide on December 6 to commemorate the shooting that occurred in 1989 at Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal, Quebec.   The victims, from top-left: Michèle Richard, Annie St-Arneault, Annie Turcotte, Geneviève Bergeron, Hélène Colgan, Nathalie Croteau, Barbara Daigneault. From bottom-left:...

Get your Winter Formal tickets before it’s too late

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The SRC chose The Cornerstone to hold this years’ formal because they wanted a venue that would make the night special for students and guests in attendance. The venue has an incredible reputation in the city for hosting...

Exams got you down? Therapy animals will be on campus soon

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Count yourself lucky because, on Monday, December 2, therapy dogs will be on campus! The UNBSJ Campus Ministry decided to bring the therapy dogs back to provide some pre-exam stress relief and promote taking healthy studying breaks.

Things to do in Saint John this holiday season

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Although the holidays are marketed as the most fun and enjoyable time of the year, let's all admit it, we usually are much too stressed and busy to ever enjoy the actual fun of it. Between making plans to see family members...

UNBSJ’s Resource Room

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Members of the Student Representative Council, working the Thomas J. Condon Student Centre above the cafeteria, strive to help out fellow students as much as they can. One of the ways they do so is through the Resource Room, which many of...