Sunday, September 26, 2021

Electronic Arts flags thousands of YouTube videos

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The video game publisher Electronic Arts, or simply EA, has recently begun to claim the copyrights on any YouTube video featuring their games. The main game that is being flagged is Battlefield 3, a game which has a huge YouTube community that was growing...

Different strokes for different folks

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There is a lot of focus on gay rights lately, which is a wonderful thing, but it seems a shame to me that so many other non-traditional relationships are still being ignored, disapproved of or even shunned. Monogamy (an individual having only one partner at...

Whole wheat pancakes from scratch

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Pancakes are delicious and are so easy to make. I’m not talking about the crap that you buy in a box and just add water or some eggs. I’m talking about pancakes from scratch-don’t panic! It’s actually super easy, so keep reading. Pancakes can be...

SJ Boys and Girls Club is recruiting volunteers!

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Do you love kids? Are you looking for a fun volunteer opportunity that can accommodate your schedule? You are in luck—the Boys and Girls Club may be exactly what you are looking for, and they are currently looking for volunteers for various programs. Tracy...

Wine, treats and glitter tattoos

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Fashion Forward was a fabulous night full of treats and promotions! On Oct. 4, the fashionistas of Saint John gathered in Market Square for a celebration of all things fashion. Fashion Forward was an evening event highlighting the shops of uptown Saint John. When I...

Zombies take over Port City

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The undead came out to play on Saturday, Oct. 6 for the fourth annual Saint John Zombie Walk. Zombies could join the horde with a five dollar fee and a donation of a non-perishable food item, given to Romero House. Zombies gathered in King Square...

Taken 2 – Taken, in Istanbul

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"I have a very particular set of skills..." you may have heard this chilling quote countless times from the surprise sleeper hit, Taken. Taken surprised viewers and critics alike when it became a smash hit at the box office in 2008, revitalizing Liam Neeson’s career...

So, you want to write a book?

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The two absolute most important lessons to becoming an author are: number one, read and number two, write. I know it sounds redundant; of course you're going to read, how else would you understand the layout of a book and no sh*t you’re going...

Culture shock

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In my last article I promised to philosophize about my culture shock. Luckily, this side-effect of any proper abroad experience hit me just in time to share it with you. Initially, I hoped to skip feeling shocked and get right on with feeling whole and...

Human Rights & Positive Environment Diversity Column: Learning from working in Malawi: a student’s cross-cultural experience

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One objective of this column is to explore the cultural diversity among us, and learn about one another. This week we are fortunate to hear from John-Eric Teehan, a student who worked abroad in Malawi under the Students for Development Program with the Centre...