Thursday, December 1, 2022

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...

Artist Spotlight: Pat LePoidevin

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Hailing originally from Sackville NB, Pat LePoidevin is folk musician with a flare for loop pedals. He has toured extensively, travelling as far as South Korea. His music consists of looping a ukulele and guitar backed by a friend on percussion underneath his intense vocals...

How to pick up and hook up on Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is geared toward couples-there’s no denying that, but this doesn’t mean that they get to have all the fun. What better time to score than on a day designed to make single people feel lonely and vulnerable? Banish those V-day blues and...

What’s the Future Saint John

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On Saturday, Sept. 22, UNBSJ played host to “What’s the Future Saint John?” This four hour public forum, comprised of four guest speakers, attracted an audience nearing 70; consisting mainly of concerned citizens, local business leaders, politicians, and perhaps two or three students (including...

OPINION: Stop bathing in perfume. You still stink.

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Many people are sensitive to scents, some more severely than others, and wearing scents in public is quite an inconsiderate decision just so you can smell “better”. What most people don’t realize is: you still stink. Not those who wear scented deodorant or use scented...

Deloitte National Leadership Conference a great opportunity for budding accountants

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Accounting students looking for a great opportunity to not only improve their leadership skills, but create networks with the second largest professional services network in the world would benefit greatly from the Deloitte National Leadership Conference. In an information session held on Tuesday, March 12,...

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...

Memories of East Africa: UNBSJ’s Wayne Hansen’s first album release

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This month, I had the pleasure of attending singer/songwriter, Wayne D Hansen’s, show at Taco Pica. Hansen, manager of UNBSJ Student Technology, is one of Saint John’s many hidden gems. His show has left me waiting in anticipation to hear more of Hansen’s work. Hansen,...

Will alcohol help you get laid? The dangers of “whiskey dick” and “beer goggles”

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With Halloween coming up, there will be no shortage of sexy outfits and drinks around, especially with a large gathering of university students. Those two things seem like a recipe for casual sex, right? A little liquid courage lowers your inhibitions and makes everything...

Freedom of speech eroding online

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Journalists and commentators have expressed varying levels of concern regarding the erosion of freedom of speech online through social media, news, and commentary sites. Most of those journalists and commentators have been utilising the term “regressive left” to refer to those who want to restrict...