Saturday, December 3, 2022

SRC By-election Nominations Open

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This week kicks off the Student Representative Council nomination period for their annual by-elections. Student nominees are encouraged to sign up for the seven available positions with the SRC, including 2 first-year representatives, an athletics rep, business rep, and a mature student rep. Two...

The art of procrastination among university students: “Why do today what you can put off until tomorrow”

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How many times have you known full well that an assignment was due but insisted on doing anything and everything but that assignment in order to avoid it? Perhaps you’ve put it off for weeks and now you find yourself frantically researching at 2 a.m....

UNB Saint John kicks off it’s 50th anniversary on campus

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UNBSJ is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, marking a huge accomplishment and major milestone for the Tucker Park campus. On Thursday, Sep. 11, the university held a 50th Anniversary Kick-Off celebration that began at noon in the quad. The Alumni Association and the...

Clubs and Societies week starts at UNB Saint John

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Throughout the week of September 13 to 17, the clubs and societies of UNB Saint John will be in the quad between 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Clubs in the quad Members of the clubs and societies will be at various tables during that time frame...

Shelley Rinehart, announces run for Mayor: Plans to stay on at UNB

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Earlier this week Shelley Rinehart, Director of the MBA program and professor of marketing in the UNB Saint John faculty of Business, announced her candidacy for Mayor in the upcoming municipal elections. Rinehart is currently serving as the deputy Mayor of Saint John and after...

Going out with a bang

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Week two at UNB is going out with a bang . . . literally. On Thursday, the Fredericton Fire Department arrived on the UNBF campus to respond to a small explosion. The explosion occurred in Head Hall and the building was evacuated. Fortunately, the two students present...

UNB Saint John hosts experiential learning showcase

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On Monday, December 6, the Experiential Learning team hosted an event to showcase the accomplishments of students from the SOCS 4501 class, who have been working on sustainability projects since September. The event also promoted the department’s initiative for every student to benefit from...

How the closure of a small island bank left community members stranded

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After months of fighting, residents of the remote island of Grand Manan said goodbye to their only bank on August 24. For most people, the impending closure of a local bank branch means that some community members will have to drive a few extra...

UNBSRC to host Holiday Ball

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Students are encouraged to bring a donation to the food bank. On November 18, the SRC will host a Holiday Ball for students at Market Square Atrium from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.  The dress code for the event is formal and students (plus their optional...

Super Tuesday

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It was a dash to the finish line for first year students as they took part in UNBSJ’s version of The Amazing Race last week during Super Tuesday. The day started in Ganong Hall where students gathered to meet the Student’s Representative Council, received a...