Laura MacDonald

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Satire: Affordable Christmas gift ideas

Christmas is approaching and if you’re anything like me, you didn’t save any CERB from over the summer and now you can’t spoil your...

Commentary: The bittersweetness of leaving home

I remember as a kid, I'd watch Rick Steves Europe with my dad and think, “Damn, Cape Breton kinda sucks.” While Steves travelled around...

‘They are children of God’: Mixed reactions to the Pope’s comments on homosexuality

Andrew Klein, a Catholic studies professor at St. Thomas University, said Pope Francis' recent comments on homosexuality in the documentary, Francesco, are advocating for social...

STU student starts new project to help Indigenous students connect with their roots

Brittany Gray, a fifth-year Mi'kmaw St. Thomas University student, had a dream this summer where she was speaking with an Indigenous elder. She said...

Commentary: Connecting with the spirits

Saturday morning I woke up with a pain in my jaw that I have been experiencing for a few days. After taking an Advil I...

The taboo around tattoos

Kathleen Jones, a St. Thomas University Bachelor of Education student, said when she starts teaching, she won’t be covering up her tattoos because they...
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Senate Briefs – Nov. 25

Note: The president’s report remains in-camera, meaning in private, as per Senate’s Feb. 11, 2021 decision. Because of this, The Aquinian is unable to cover...

10 out of 11 CUPE locals accept deal from N.B. government

Ten out of 11 New Brunswick locals from the Canadian Union of Public Employees, including Local 963, which represents workers from the New Brunswick...

‘The biggest issue of our generation’: Divest STU solidarity rally

A group of around 40 students gathered in front of George Martin Hall on St. Thomas University’s campus on Friday to raise awareness for...

STU hosts annual endowed chair in criminology and criminal justice symposium

Please note: This story was updated on Nov. 23 to more accurately represent the information provided in Allyson Lunny's keynote. St. Thomas University's annual endowed...