Sunday, September 26, 2021

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...

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...

UNBSJ Bookstore closure causing issues for students

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On October 26, the bookstore on the UNB Saint John campus announced its closure as of October 30, and it has already had various negative effects on students. The UNB Saint John bookstore announced its closure on Monday,...

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...

Saint John’s Bridge of Hope

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Candles lit up the night as people gathered to remember those who have passed and remind those who are suffering from depression that there is hope. (Wolfgang Düchtel/The Baron) On September 23, after a week of devastating loss in...

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...

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...

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...

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.