Laura MacDonald

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Commentary: I risked my money for a week so you don’t have to

In order to be productive with schoolwork, chores and basic self-care, I used an app called Flora that would lock my phone. If I...

Hypocrisy inside the Vatican?

The Vatican released a statement that said the Catholic Church can’t bless same-sex marriages about a week ago. The statement raised confusion because Pope...

Blood quantum damages Indigenous communities

Tanner Augustine, a second-year St. Thomas University Mi’kmaq student from Elsipogtog First Nation, said if it wasn't for a non-Indigenous woman to be able...

Commentary: There’s no reason to hate Valentine’s Day

You don’t celebrate Valentine's Day? Well, I’m sure there’s a totally rational reason for that. Maybe you just hate the idea of love and...

Project AIR expected to launch this month

Project AIR, an idea to teach Indigenous students about their ancestral Indigenous roots, is now being put in motion.  Brittany Gray, a fifth-year Mi’kmaw St....

Students optimistic for COVID-19 vaccine

With the anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic growing closer, students at St. Thomas University are excited to see people finally getting the new vaccine.   Hillary...
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The Aquinian’s top stories of 2021-22

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...