Sunday, May 19, 2024

New Brunswick Black History Society launches exhibit in the Commons

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On Thursday, November 16, the New Brunswick Black History Society launched an interactive timewalk exhibit in the UNB Saint John Commons. The innovative exhibit will help deepen understanding of black history in New Brunswick.  Highlights of the exhibit: Explores the contributions of several Black New...

Death and destruction in Sudan

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Since April of 2023, 9,000 people have died in the conflict in Sudan that has enveloped the country. It has culminated in the displacement of approximately 4.5 million Sudanese people and mass food insecurity that is ravaging the country. The United Nations has declared the...

Unpacking the return: COVID-19 resurfaces in New Brunswick

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In a concerning resurgence, COVID-19 has once again become the primary concern, prompting renewed attention and preventive measures in an ongoing battle against the virus. According to the latest figures released by the province, COVID-19 has resulted in the unfortunate loss of at least four...

Thousands of women strike in Iceland

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On October 24th, 2023 thousands of women across Iceland went on strike in protest of inequal pay and gender-based violence. The protest saw the first full-day women’s strike in Iceland since 1975, when 90% of Icelandic women striked to protest gender inequality. Icelandic women and...

Lewiston, Maine in shock: Unraveling the aftermath of recent mass shooting

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Authorities in New Brunswick and Canadian border officials actively monitored the ongoing manhunt in Maine as they searched for a suspect believed to be involved in a mass shooting. A significant number of police officers were deployed throughout Maine in response to the incidents...

Saint John councillors suspended for supporting CUPE strike

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Joanna Killen and Brent Harris, two councillors for the city of Saint John, were recently suspended from their duties after showing support for CUPE Local 486 strikes. An investigation is ongoing. In the heart of Saint John, city councillors Joanna Killen and Brent Harris recently...

Crisis unveiled: Israel, Gaza and Hamas in the shadows of conflict

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The ongoing conflict between Israel, Gaza, and Hamas has generated widespread concern and international attention. It is imperative to address this delicate issue with impartiality and utmost respect for all parties involved. The origins of this conflict can be traced back several decades and are...

NBSA Advocacy Week

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October 16 to 20 marks New Brunswick Student Alliance’s 2023 advocacy week. This week, the NBSA will be pitching their policies to the government and stakeholders within the province. The NBSA has many policies that they are focusing on, all with the common goal of...

The bus stops here?

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For years now, the bus stop in front of the Thomas J. Condon Student Centre has been a familiar sight to students and staff. Whether someone is heading towards the cafeteria for lunch or racing at breakneck speed to catch it, almost everyone has seen...

UNB Saint John conducts annual Student Technology Fee survey

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The start of school is an exciting time. You are meeting up with friends again, moving back onto campus, shopping around for courses, and getting back to your extracurricular activities. Alas, there is one part of the back-to-university experience that is universally dreaded by students....