Sunday, January 19, 2020

Remembrance Day: How the tradition of this holiday and the poppy began: Remember those who fought for us this November

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For over ninety years, on Nov. 11, Canadians have found their way to a small cenotaph or large public gathering to celebrate Remembrance Day and to give their respects to fallen soldiers all around the world. With multiple wars and battles to draw our...

Disney Purchases Lucasfilm for $4 billion

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In one of the biggest production deals of the last few years, The Walt Disney Company shocked people across the globe. At the end of October it was announced that the company had purchased George Lucas’ production company for a whopping $4 billion in...

What to do when the condom breaks: A look at Plan B

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Stephanie Totten You're caught up in the throes of passion and the unthinkable happens: the condom breaks. You were responsible enough to slap on a rubber in the first place, but you realize now your efforts are in vain as thoughts of a screaming infant...

Redwood Fields coming Live at Peppers Nov. 16

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Four piece Fredericton based folk rock group is coming to Pepper’s Pub to perform some songs from their latest EP and demos. The Redwood Fields have performed with many famed Canadian acts, such as Hey Rosetta! and Coral Bear. Most recently performing in the Harvest...

SRC profile: Brittany Geno

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Are you in Science, Health Sciences, Nursing or Engineering? Are you wondering who to approach about academic issues? Well, Brittany Geno is your girl and she just so happens to be this week’s SRC profile! So take a look, find out what she does,...

Can you survive Sinister?

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Typically during the month of October, Hollywood churns out your average clichéd horror films to take advantage of Halloween. There’s the usual franchises popping out another Saw or Paranormal Activity, but this year we get a real treat: an original horror film. In a...

Top five most cliché Halloween costumes

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If you’re looking for a Halloween costume this year, try and avoid these five overrated and overused costumes. Try and come up with something new and fun to stand out at your Halloween party! Look to movies, television shows and pop culture for inspiration...

Diversity

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Following the theme of highlighting international and culturally diverse experiences among us, this week we are hearing from Mwila Mubanga, an international student from Zambia. Mwila is in his first year of Chemical Engineering, and he shared with me his experience of coming from...

Speak up!

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While in class, a professor asks, “What did you think when you read this poem by Coleridge, did you like it?” a student replies, “I don’t know what he was smoking, but he should keep it up!” (Coleridge was famous for his opium addiction)....

Ask a counsellor-I can’t work!

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I’m trying to get my work done, but my brother/partner/parent/dog keeps bothering me! What can I do? Typically, when this comes up, there are two issues at hand. The first is around your work and study habits; you need to be in a “work-friendly” environment....