Friday, April 3, 2020

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.  (UNBSJ Seawolves/Facebook) The women tipped off at 12 p.m., with the men following at 2 p.m....

UNB announces Climate Change Action Plan, carbon neutrality by 2050

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On February 24, UNB launched its new Climate Change Action Plan. This is the first climate change plan implemented by a New Brunswick university. In an email to students, UNB President and Vice-Chancellor Paul Mazerolle...

Wet’suwet’en protests: what you need to know

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The protests of the Wet’suwet’en people have been forefront in the news in the last few weeks. Some may be unfamiliar with the situation, or may want to understand more of the context of the ongoing issues. Here’s some information to help you understand what’s going...

UNB announces new Bachelor of Health program

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On February 18, UNB announced the launch of its new Bachelor of Health program on its Saint John campus. It will start taking students for the program in the fall of 2020.   (UNB/Website) The program...

Tips for international students in university

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Studying at university is a huge responsibility, especially when you're away from your country for the first time. At first, you may find it so difficult to find yourself in this big country, but you should know that you are not alone....

Why should you volunteer?

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Volunteering in university- let’s be honest, do you really have the time? Most of your days are spent pulling your hair out over assignments due in two hours between various Netflix breaks. Between school, work, and social life, when would you have...

UNB-SRC proposes new by-law changes

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On February 14, the UNB-SRC announced its proposed by-law changes. The document, available on their website, outlines 16 proposed changes to the UNB-SRC bylaws. The following are the main changes being made. Only...

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...

Why is smoking so hard to quit?

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Smoking – it’s a problem that many people have come across in their lifetime, whether it was from a young age or later on in life. The act of smoking is a dangerous one; not only is the way most people start an awful experience, the...

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...