Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Additional study space in Student Centre

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With midterms in full swing, many students are seeing a need for additional study space on campus. In order to tackle this need the Students' Representative Council (SRC) has recently converted two former offices into quiet study rooms. After the Ward Chipman Library closed its...

Safe Ride expanding to Quispamsis

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The new safe ride program at UNBSJ has been in operation for about a month. So far the program has been quite successful in providing safe drives home for students from bashes, late study nights and to the grocery store. As the planning team constantly...

International students preparing for graduation

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The thought of finally graduating can be a very stressful time for many university students. Having to put your skills to the test and entering the workforce can be both challenging and intimidating, especially if you lack the skills to snag a job. This year,...

Helping students budget for financial responsibilities

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Monetary concern is part of everyday living no matter what walk of life students come from. Between tuition costs, transportation, housing and necessary commodities such as food; all students feel the sting of capital weight. This can be daunting and especially distracting when trying...

Keeping your sanity at university- is it really possible?

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With the semester in full swing students are starting to feel the pressure of trying to balance their hectic lifestyles. Essays, labs, assignments and tight deadlines seem to haunt students daily and many are forced to function on poor food choices, minimal sleep and...

Comedy on campus

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To kick off the school year, UNBSJ enjoyed laughing it up with three of Canada's great comedians. Comedy Record's Mark Debonis, K. Trevor Wilson and Nick Reynoldson are all comedians from the Toronto area. Debonis, who hails from Scarborough, Ontario, began doing stand up in...

The 2012-2013 Lorenzo Society Reading Series: UNBSJ host some spectacular written talent this year

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The Lorenzo Society and its reading series has been a tradition on campus since 1975, when it was founded by a former professor, William Prouty. The society was named after Lorenzo de Medici, a fifteenth century ruler, poet and patron of the arts who...

War of 1812 conference—a great opportunity to learn about New Brunswick

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The New Brunswick Museum in Market Square hosted a fantastic three day conference called, “The War of 1812: Commemorating New Brunswick’s Role,” to mark the 200 anniversary of the war from Sept. 26-Sept.28. This program not only provided a great deal of insight on the...

Is Tim Horton’s policy against plastic helping Java Moose?

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In a world ruled by the little plastic card, cash and change are quickly becoming a thing of the past. In Saint John, it’s nearly impossible to find a business that doesn’t have the credit or debit pay option.  Yet here, in our own...

Complaints of mould in the Hazen Hall Annex lead to suggestions of better air circulation

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Reports of mould in the Hazen Hall Annex have been revealed as nothing more than poor ventilation, according to the Environmental Health, Safety and Security Office (EHSS). On Sept. 13, those who had their offices in the building filed complaints of an overpowering smell of...