Saturday, December 3, 2022

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 world. The program...

Make some noise for mental health

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Mental health is something that is sadly still a taboo topic in today’s conversations. The UNBSJ Seawolves want to end that stigma. Join them in their Make Some Noise for Mental Health event on January 31. This is a nation-wide event that raises awareness for mental health and helps...

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 to many...

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.  On December 6, 1989, an anti-feminist gunman opened fire on students, killing fourteen women before taking his own...

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 a story’s...

The Promise Partnership: Working to build a better Saint John

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What is it? The Promise Partnership is a community outreach program designed to connect UNB Saint John with the surrounding community to help combat the effects of poverty. This not only helps change the lives of students, but also provides personal growth and a fulfilling...

Meet the candidates for the 2020-2021 Student Representative Council

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Elections for the 2020-2021 Student Representative Committee (SRC) are in full swing and you can log into your E-Services from now until Friday, February 28 to vote for the candidates you want representing you next year! Here’s your chance to know more about those...

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 puts on a yearly campaign intending to help children from low-income families achieve success. This campaign seeks...

OPINION: Dr. Phil is an entertainment show, not a counselling show

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I hardly ever watch television, but a while ago I turned on the TV just to see what was on and found myself watching an episode of Dr. Phil. I found that while the show advertises itself as being a counselling session that gets...

Eventful weekend for the Seawolves basketball teams

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A busy weekend of basketball started on Saturday, February 15, with the UNBSJ Seawolves facing the Crandall University Chargers.  The women tipped off at 12 p.m., with the men following at 2 p.m. The Seawolves lead the entire game, landing a final score of 81-45....