Sunday, September 26, 2021

The many health benefits of classical music

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While today many music lovers tend to favour a heavy bass and loud drums in their music, there are many benefits of listening to classical music. In fact, it can have several helpful effects such as improving memory, physical health, productivity, and...

Black History Month in Saint John

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The month of February is recognized as Black History Month in several countries, including Canada. In honour of this, both the city of Saint John and UNBSJ are hosting several events. Black History Month celebrates the achievements of African-Canadians and...

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...

Alumni and Parent Appreciation Night a success

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Saturday, February 22 was Alumni and Parent Appreciation Night for the UNBSJ Seawolves volleyball teams. They were also the final home games of the season, and the final home games for the Women’s Volleyball team co-captains #7 Montanna Meyer and #12 Dayna Alexander. The...

United Way campaign is making local issues #UNIGNORABLE

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Each year the University of New Brunswick partners with United Way in Saint John, Kings County, and Charlotte County regions in working towards bettering our community.  United Way invests $3 million per year into the local communities of...

OPINION: Why do some stories get covered while others don’t?

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With so much happening all over the world, how does the media pick which stories to cover? How come some small things get so much coverage, while other, larger issues are seemingly ignored? One media theory proposes eight different factors that influence...

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...

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...

PC majority for New Brunswick’s 2020 snap election

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Results for this year’s impromptu provincial election came in quickly. It was the country’s first election during the pandemic. Here’s a round-up of the highlights and important outcomes. Higgs hugs his wife and daughters as he celebrates his...

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...