Friday, September 25, 2020

COVID-19 Student Relief Fund

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The University of New Brunswick has announced it's own relief funding for students who have demonstrated financial need. Any UNB student registered for the Winter 2020 semester is eligible to apply for the new...

Get your Winter Formal tickets before it’s too late

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The SRC chose The Cornerstone to hold this years’ formal because they wanted a venue that would make the night special for students and guests in attendance. The venue has an incredible reputation in the city for hosting...

Graduating Student Leader award dinner cancelled

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The 2020 Graduating Student Leader award dinner has been cancelled as a result of COVID-19. With all the uncertainty regarding COVID-19, the dinner has not been rescheduled but Mary Duffley, Associate Director UNB Alumni Office/Associated Alumni,...

By-election results in, voter turnout was poor

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The by-election results are in and the turnout was small. Out of almost 2000 registered voters, only 212 ballots were cast. (UNB/EServices) Emma Higdon was voted in as Arts Student Representative by 22 votes. Jinxuan...

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...

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...

United Way campaign is making local issues #UNIGNORABLE

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Each year the University of New Brunswick partners with United Way in Saint John, Kings County, and Charlotte County regions in working towards bettering our community.  United Way invests $3 million per year into the local communities of...

Liberals win minority in nail-biting election

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Dozens of students came to Colonel Tucker’s, the campus bar, on election night to watch the results of the 2019 federal election unfold. (Katie Herrington/The Baron) We spoke to some students before results came...

UNB student faces scary consequences of vaping

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A UNB student has been coughing up blood resulting from her use of e-cigarettes and wants everyone to be aware of the dangers. The dangers of vaping and stories of mysterious illnesses have been...

New Brunswick Student Alliance Advocacy Week

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The New Brunswick Student Alliance represents more than 12,000 post-secondary students. (NBSA/Wesbite) Earlier this week, the New Brunswick Student Alliance (NBSA) launched its annual Advocacy Week. The NBSA is the largest student organization in the province, representing over...