Thursday, December 1, 2022

The many health benefits of classical music

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While today many music lovers tend to favour a heavy bass and loud drums in their music, there are many benefits of listening to classical music. In fact, it can have several helpful effects such as improving memory, physical health, productivity, and even mood,...

OPINION: Why do some stories get covered while others don’t?

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With so much happening all over the world, how does the media pick which stories to cover? How come some small things get so much coverage, while other, larger issues are seemingly ignored? One media theory proposes eight different factors that influence a story’s...

OPINION: Dr. Phil is an entertainment show, not a counselling show

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I hardly ever watch television, but a while ago I turned on the TV just to see what was on and found myself watching an episode of Dr. Phil. I found that while the show advertises itself as being a counselling session that gets...

Opinion: Do film and television help or hurt the stigma surrounding mental health?

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With Bell Let’s Talk taking place this Wednesday (January 25), many have pledged to help eliminate the stigma surrounding mental illness. Yet, how is eliminating this stigma possible when people struggling with mental illness are constantly villainized in television and in films? Take Fox’s hit...

OPINION: ‘You people’ are wrong about Don Cherry and Jess Allen

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All at once, on Remembrance Day of all days, Canada seemed to forget that we have larger issues, like access to clean drinking water, poverty and homelessness, and the global climate crisis. Instead, many rallied together to fight over a less important issue: comments...

Weimar World

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It's often said that history repeats itself. More accurately, those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. It's one of the most common aphorisms in the world. It's a phrase we're all so familiar with and yet no one ever...

UNB tuition increased to buy masks for students working at home

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UNB has spent thousands of dollars on branded masks for students to wear during the 2020/2021 school year, which will mostly be spent at home. Students have been protesting the 2% tuition increase for the, mostly, remote semester. It is now clear that these cries...

Does inclusion work?

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Inclusion is a debatable topic among the media as it has received mixed reviews. Recently, the Minister of Education Dominic Cardy has been travelling throughout New Brunswick to get feedback from educators and the public on how to improve the public education system. The...

Why is smoking so hard to quit?

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Smoking – it’s a problem that many people have come across in their lifetime, whether it was from a young age or later on in life. The act of smoking is a dangerous one; not only is the way most people start an awful experience, the process of...

Tips on how to succeed in online classes

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Switching to an online university format will be a unique experience for most of us, staff and students alike. Knowing many students who have purposely avoided online courses throughout their time at UNB, we thought there might be many students feeling uncertain about how...