Sunday, April 5, 2020

Global Brigades volunteer opportunities

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The Global Brigades is a student-led, initiative organization composed of dedicated individuals who share a passion for making the world a better place. They approach this by addressing global problems, such as economic and health disparities, found in many regions of the...

UNB announces on-demand mental health support for students

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Student Services recently launched a new mental health program for students called Real Campus. We spoke with Sheldon MacLeod, Director of Student Services, to learn more. Real Campus offers many on-demand services that can be faster than waiting...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

Professor Spotlight: Dr. Timothy Christie

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Dr. Timothy Christie is a familiar face to many students who have attended his philosophy lectures. Besides being an entertaining and humorous lecturer, Dr. Christie has inspired in many of his students the same appreciation of the great thinkers of the past that he...

How to cover up your sweat-@$$

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Do you suffer from “swass?” It’s September, which means it’s time for that awkward summer-fall transition. We’re back to school but early September still brings summer temperatures on occasion and the poorly air conditioned buildings on campus (here’s looking at you Hazen Hall!) can lead...