Thursday, February 20, 2020

Students likely to be disappointed by plans for Ward Chipman Library this year

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Midterms are only on the horizon, but many students are already hunting for a study nook somewhere on campus, preferably of the peaceful variety. Quiet study space seems to be quite scarce on the UNBSJ campus during midterm and exam season. For many returning students,...

University students struggle to pay for school

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With rising tuition costs, many students are finding a higher education growing farther and farther out of their reach. New Brunswick has one of the highest tuition rates in the country, second only to Ontario. Tuition in New Brunswick increased $175 for the 2012-2013 school...

UNBSJ students set out to shine

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On Sept. 5, UNBSJ volunteers took to the streets to raise money for a good cause. For the past 44 years, UNBSJ students have been shining shoes to raise money for research on Cystic Fibrosis (CF), a genetic disorder affecting the lungs and digestive system....

Campus walking trails are ready for use!

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Did you know that UNBSJ has walking trails behind the university? Neither did I, until a few weeks ago. Students’ Representative Council (SRC) president, Brad Trecartin, wasn’t surprised when I admitted that I had no clue of the existence of UNBSJ’s trails until recently. “It’s...

Colonel Tuckers – still a student hub

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Colonel Tuckers campus bar is a great spot for students to relax and catch a break from university stress. Recently there have been a few changes regarding the management of the bar; it has always been owned and operated by UNB, however this year the...

Campus Awareness Week

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It’s that time of year again! Students are beginning to think about what sort of activities they may want to be involved in this year. Luckily, there is no better time to check out all of what UNBSJ has to offer than during Campus Awareness...

New bookstore brings mixed feelings on campus

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Dealing with the bookstore on campus can be a frustrating task for students here at UNBSJ. Whether it’s the high price of books or the limited amount of copies, the simple task of purchasing books has left some students weary and stressed out. This year,...

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...

Residence Review: Welcome Home: A quick house warming guide to the ins and outs of residence life

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Welcome home freshmen! For the next year you will be living in the residences of UNBSJ and calling them your home. Whether you're in the MacKay or the Dunn residence there are some things you need to know before you settle into your new...

Orientation Week: Don’t miss out on all of these awesome Frosh Week events!

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It’s that time of year again, welcome to Frosh week! Your Student Representative Council has planned a jam-packed week of activities to start your year off right. Don’t crack a textbook open before you check these events out!  Monday, Sept. 3: “Relax before it’s too...