Thursday, December 1, 2022

Op-Ed: The climate crisis…how can YOU really help?

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Climate change is real and actions need to be taken now. Everyone knows that, but what’s up for greater debate is the age-old question: how much impact does one individual have on global carbon emissions?  How much do our individual actions actually matter when it...

Op-Ed: Is UNB doing enough to prevent the spread of COVID-19?

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With 199 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed over the weekend, public health is in unchartered waters. With vaccination rates so low for the 20-29 year age group, it begs the question, is UNB doing enough to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on our campus? Update...

Op-Ed: Oh, Canada- Our home and native land?

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As a child growing up in a small town in rural Canada, patriotism was a way of life. We sang “Oh, Canada” every morning at school from kindergarten until at least grade 7. Social studies class was spent learning about the greatness of the...

What students care about for this upcoming election

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With less than a week to go until the federal election, students at UNB Saint John are voicing their opinions on what they think are the most important issues in this election. Climate change one of most the important issues We asked students to let us...

Recognizing World Mental Health day

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If you in crisis or mentally unwell while you are reading this article, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. You can also text CONNECT to Kids Help Phone at 686868, or if you prefer talking to someone instead of texting, you...

Tips on learning during the COVID era

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No one really knows what to expect now that classes are largely going to be online this semester. What will tests be like? What do I do if I don’t understand a concept? Well, it’s okay to be nervous - most of us are. Without...

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...

The ads you don’t even know you’re watching

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Have you ever seen one of those tweets from Wendy’s? You know the ones, the “savage roasts” and such? You might also know that there are a lot of fast-food chains and other large companies that are now making tweets in the first person, as...

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...