Monday, January 20, 2020

OPINION: ‘You people’ are wrong about Don Cherry and Jess Allen

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All at once, on Remembrance Day of all days, Canada seemed to forget that we have larger issues, like access to clean drinking water, poverty and homelessness, and the global climate crisis. Instead, many rallied together to fight over a less important...

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...

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.

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...

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...

Saint John After Dark: A Guide to City Nightlife

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While the thought of Saint John’s nightlife may make you cringe, there may still be a bar or two that you haven’t checked out yet. If you’re looking for a fun night out on the town, look no further than the following guide detailing...

Some students not sure what to do for Remembrance Day

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When we asked students about their Remembrance Day plans, many said that they are not sure what they should be doing to commemorate this memorial day. If you aren't sure how to take part, we've got you covered.

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...

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...

Smashing the stigma around mental illness, literally

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On Tuesday, October 29, in the Quad, Jack.Org UNBSJ Chapter will be hosting a very powerful event in hopes of smashing the stigma around mental illness. At this event, people will write negative words or phrases commonly around mental health on pumpkins...