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Satire: Elmo: From childhood friend to red fiend

The following story is a satire based on the recent social media success of Sesame Street character Elmo.  In the modern-day of cancel culture, celebrities...

Museum ethics: Return what was stolen

Western society's practice of colonialism extends to art and museums. Many big-name museums have a history of housing stolen or unethically-acquired artifacts from a...

COVID-19 brings local theatres to a standstill

New Brunswick entered Level 3 of the COVID-19 winter plan on Jan.14, restricting most non-essential activities. Fredericton theatres find themselves in a state of...

A Down Home Christmas comes to the Fredericton Playhouse

As part of its signature series, the Fredericton Playhouse will be hosting Tomato/Tomato and their holiday tour A Down Home Christmas on Dec. 16.  Tomato/Tomato is...

Purolator releases holiday boxes inspired by Canadian provinces

To help make sending holiday presents through the mail easier, Purolator commissioned 13 Canadian artists to design holiday shipping boxes.  Purolator is a Canadian transportation...

Black Box Theatre Productions new advisory committee, first show of the year

This story and headline were updated on Nov. 25 because there were no changes made to the Theatre St. Thomas executive board. Instead theatre...
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Editor's note: this list was compiled in the order in which they originally published on The Aquinian's website.  Bomb threats. Elections. Union strikes. Racism. War. These...

Graduating STU students speak out about inability to vote for valedictorian, by-election scheduled

Update: On April 4 at around 8:00 a.m., a new ballot was released for the spring by-election where students could vote for STUSU vice-president...

‘We don’t give them dignity; they have it’: The 12 Neighbours Community

In early October last year, a new community began to take shape on a vacant lot on Fredericton’s Northside. The city’s first collection of affordable...

Commentary: ‘The invisible minority’ — Navigating university from the foster care system

Content warning: This article contains mention of mental illness, rape, sexual assault, suicide and post-traumatic stress disorder. I remember the day I received my acceptance...