Thursday, February 20, 2020

Local church tries something new to draw in members

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For the UNBSJ students who travel to school on Sandy Point Road every day, there have been some curious signs along their route. The Unitarian Universalist Church of Saint John (UUCSJ), whose congregation has hovered around 50 members since the mid 90s, is trying something...

UNB students rolled up their sleeves to give the gift of life

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On Friday, Sept. 28, Canadian Blood Services brought their mobile blood unit to UNBSJ for the second annual blood drive. Students came out in groups and were lined up outside of the gym doors waiting to give. Samantha Tinker, a UNBSJ student and organizer of...

A month of moustache madness: Gear up and grow out for Movember

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It's that time of year again MoBros and MoSistas. Time to trade in that clean shaven face for a moustache mantel perched on your upper lip in support of prostate cancer awareness. Men and women alike from all over the world have been registering at...

Midterm and exam anxiety: How to keep your calm and your hair when the big tests roll around

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When it comes to school-year anxieties and overwhelmed students, Leigh-Ellen Thomas has seen it all. Now that midterms are in full-swing and exams are looming in the distance, stress is on the rise, which means more students are seeking help to ease their minds....

Get to know your SRC: Jon Cogger

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Jon Cogger is a third year student who has been on the UNBSJ Students’ Representative Council (SRC) for two years now. This History and Political Science major sits on the SRC as the Arts representative; he is also a member of the senate and...

Student Party Night a small success: celebrating Alexander Keith’s birthday country style

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Alexander Keith’s birthday was celebrated at UNBSJ in a big way on Friday, Oct. 5. To kick off the festivities, the Students’ Representative Council (SRC) hosted a breakfast at Colonel Tuckers where students could get a great meal for just two dollars a plate....

Accommodating smokers

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Before entering every building on the UNBSJ campus, students come face-to-face with “no smoking” decals indicating smokers must stand ten metres away from all entrances to refrain from violation. In the quad this translates to a thirty-three foot safe haven for non-smokers. In respect...

Motion 312 redefinition of life defeated: shocking votes spark controversy

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Motion 312 was brought forward by Conservative Member of Parliament, Stephen Woodworth, to study the Criminal Code’s definition of a human being. The current definition states that a child is considered to be a human once it has fully left its mother’s body. The...

Inside enrollment at UNBSJ

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Enrollment statistics at any university is important. A drop in enrollment can affect all areas of a university, especially financially. How does UNBSJ keep track of such an important statistic? The enrollment statistics for UNBSJ are calculated four times every year; during the first...

Campus cafeteria: is eating at the cafeteria healthy?

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When you walk into the cafeteria, the first things that you see are baked goods, chips and candy. If you take the time to scan the menus and ask the cafeteria staff about the food that they offer, it becomes clear that our campus...