Monday, February 26, 2024

The COVID-19 pandemic: 2020 to 2023, where are we now?

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March 11 2023, marked 3 years since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic. A lot has changed over these three years. Here’s a look at the COVID-19 timeline from past to present. Timeline of events: where we started and where we are now December...

“The Struggle for Equality” Exhibit at UNBSJ

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On Thursday, March 30, the “Struggle for Equality” exhibit was launched in the Hans W. Klohn Commons at UNBSJ. What is it? The exhibit is an archival exhibit, which features informative panels, historical overviews, and images with descriptions to guide viewers through key moments in the...

Tropic Like It’s Hot – SRC End of Year Party

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The UNB Student Representative Council will be hosting an end of year celebration uptown at CRAVE Lounge with special guest DJ Demi, who will be performing all the best hits. The return of the end of year bash is happening on Thursday, April 6 from 10pm...

Ramadan at UNB Saint John

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Ramadan is an Islamic celebration that consists of a month long fasting that encourages the Muslim community to come together in prayer to mark their devotion to God and find spiritual healing. It occurs on the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and changes every...

Gas attacks on girls in schools – A violent expression of educational rights violations in Iran

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Since November, thousands of Iranian students have been attacked with toxic gas in Qom and Tehran in Iran. The deadly attacks have been deliberately targeting girls as the religious groups carrying out the attacks oppose their education and are attempting to force schools to close. BBC’s...

UNBSRC election results: Meet your new UNBSRC

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Between March 7 and 11, UNBSJ students had the opportunity to vote for who they wanted to represent them in the SRC for the 2023-2024 academic year. Now that the votes have been counted, it’s time to meet your new SRC! Executive positions The new President & CEO...

Saint John acts on its new Affordable Housing Action Plan

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The affordable housing conversation has been a topical issue lately – particularly in the political sphere. The new Saint John Affordable Housing Action Plan is an example of a multi-government agreement that has been sought after for several years. https://youtu.be/wQahfhmsrSE In fact, calls for this...

BREAKING NEWS: UNBSRC President Devin Debly resigns

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BREAKING NEWS  UNB Student Representative Council President Devin Debly has submitted his resignation letter today. Debly's resignation comes after calls from the student body for his position to be investigated by the SRC. The SRC posted the following statement on their Instagram today: "The UNB SRC would like...

UNBSRC introduces Smart Bags to help combat food insecurity

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The UNB SRC has announced an exciting new service for students! What is it? Smart Bags are by-weekly food bag handouts. These bags are guaranteed to be filled with 2-3 days worth of food. The best part is, it’s completely free! How it works: Handouts occur everything second...

UNB Saint John to offer two new certifications specialising in mental health and wellness

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Two new certificates specialising in mental health and wellness are now being offered through the department of psychology at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) Saint John.  The objective of the certificates is designed to help students and professionals to further expand knowledge and develop...