Friday, July 3, 2020

Orange Shirt Day commemorates residential school victims

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This Monday, September 30, is Orange Shirt Day in Canada. Its purpose is to bring awareness to the residential school systems that existed in Canada until the 1990’s, and the loss of culture, various forms of abuse, and trauma that they caused...

Getting to know your SRC: Marion Westgate, social representative: Westgate encourages UNBSJ students to get involved

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If anyone were to run into Marion Westgate on campus, they’d realize almost immediately that she only runs on one gear: full speed ahead. UNBSJ’s Social Rep is in her fourth year working on a BA/BEd  with a certificate to teach English. Though she’s only...

We are using too much water

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It’s something most of us take for granted, and something we all need. Since Canada is one of the richest fresh-water suppliers in the world, we haven’t had to worry too much about it.

Going out with a bang

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(Joy Cummings/UNB Media Services) Week two at UNB is going out with a bang . . . literally. On Thursday, the Fredericton Fire Department arrived on the UNBF campus to respond to a small explosion.

UNBSJ around the world: An international student’s perspective

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Yitong Guo, or “Susan” as you may come to know her during her stay here in Saint John, is a 17-year-old language student from Haribin, a city in Northeast China. Susan fell in love with Canada after travelling to Victoria, BC in February of 2012...

New Brunswick government reverses decision to close emergency rooms

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On February 11, the P.C. government under Premier Blaine Higgs announced that they would be closing six emergency rooms in rural hospitals across the province between the hours of 12 a.m. and 8 a.m. as of March 11. They included the following...

Caring for Your End-of-Semester Mental Health

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Exams are just around the corner, and with the stress of final assignments, studying for tests, and possibly having work responsibilities, stress management and short-term mental health is paramount. Coming up at UNB Saint John are a few workshops and events to aid in exam...

Artist Spotlight: Sarah Slean

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Sarah Slean recently performed at the Imperial Theatre with an orchestral string section to showcase her talents. Slean is a unique artist from Ontario with a wide range of skills, including painting, writing, acting and of course her music. Over the last 15 years of...

#Here4U and the SRC combine for Movember blitz

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From November 14 to 18, the campus peer support group #Here4U and the UNB SRC will be hosting daily events to promote men’s mental health in celebration of Movember. The goal of these events is to help eliminate the stigma surrounding men’s mental health...

OPINION: We are giving up too much privacy

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Privacy in a digital age is a discussion that seems to have no end. How much information do big companies and social media networks have on us? How much is too much? How much should we be willing to give up?