Sharon Fawcett

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Cultivating hope in Congo: Masika’s story

Due to the nature of the subject matter, some may find the content of this column disturbing. Forty-eight women are raped every hour in the Democratic...

When abundance is embarrassing: The world water and sanitation crisis

I have a First World phobia. It’s not an official fear in a worried, heart-racing, hand-sweating sort of way, but it’s something I think...

Holding out hope for the United Nations

I have a love-hate relationship with the United Nations. I love the idea of 193 nations working together to solve international problems of economic, social,...

Chocolate children: The hidden cost of the world’s favourite sweet

The world consumes three million tons of cocoa per year, earning chocolate manufacturers more than $62.1 billion U.S. annually, while those relying on cocoa...

Post-secondary education: Punishment or prize?

It was the first day of classes of the winter semester of 2012, and her foreboding statement expressed her expectations of the three months...

Post-secondary education: Punishment or prize?

It was the first day of classes of the winter semester of 2012, and her foreboding statement expressed her expectations of the three months...
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I haven't been able to go back home to Honduras since December of 2019 and a lot has changed since I came to Canada....

‘We all have a responsibility’: STU offers free on-campus flu shots

St. Thomas University is partnering with the University of New Brunswick’s Student Health Centre and UNB nursing students to provide on-campus flu shot clinics. Maude...

STU update on mandatory vaccines: Campus community 97 per cent vaccinated

St. Thomas University required all students, staff and faculty to submit proof of vaccination or an approved medical or religious exemption by Oct. 15. In...