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Master’s of social work approved at STU, changes to bachelor of social work

After almost three years, St. Thomas University received approval for the master's of social work program, STU’s first master's program in its 111 years...

Mandalorian actress fired for controversial content

Gina Carano, better known as Cara Dune on The Mandalorian, was fired from her position after publishing controversial posts on Twitter and Instagram. On Feb....

Commentary: Peruvian student worries about family in midst of government chaos

I was in the middle of a journalism class when my cell phone rang. When I saw the message, I had to apologize and...

What is a Canadian icon? Remembering Alex Trebek

Kayla Brinston, a St. Thomas University graduate, said she discovered Jeopardy! after she graduated from STU in 2013. She said the game show's host,...

Masks in New Brunswick: A not so mandatory issue

Between August and September companies in Fredericton, like Walmart, Starbucks and American Eagle made masks mandatory when entering and shopping in their stores. There is...

A new house for dance

Disclaimer: The author of this story, Pierina Rivas, teaches dance at Jungle House Dance Company.  Dancers Brittany O’Sullivan and Samantha Shea connected in February 2019....
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Weekly Briefs: Oct. 4 – 17

The University Women's Centre Emily O'Donnell-Shaw, chair of the University Women's Centre attended the St. Thomas University Students' Union meeting on Oct. 17 to share...

Battle of the Hill: Tommies welcome fans back

The St. Thomas University women's hockey team played their home opener against the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds on Oct. 8 in the...

STU alum turned professors reflect on their days at university

When professor Matthew Robinson attended St. Thomas University in the mid-80s, he would go to The Cellar Pub and Grill with his friends after...

Tipsy Muse Cafe reopens its doors to open mic events

The Tipsy Muse Café started hosting bi-weekly open mic events on Sunday afternoons in order to bring back the sense of community and culture...