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A letter from the outgoing 2019-20 Managing Editor

If you told me in my first year at St. Thomas University that when I graduated, I would be managing the student newspaper during...

A letter from the incoming 2020-21 Editor-in-Chief

My love story with The Aquinian started as one of those love-at-first-sight moments you see in movies. I went to my first story meeting not...

A letter from the incoming 2020-21 Managing Editor

I'm the student who sits in the front of the class but never says a word. It's like an invisible hand wraps around my throat...

A letter from the outgoing 2019-20 Editor-in-Chief

Being Editor-in-Chief of The Aquinian during the federal election, rising Indigenous tensions in Canada and a global pandemic hasn’t been easy but it’s been...

Commentary: You don’t need to eat less because you’re stuck inside

Content warning: This story discusses an eating disorder. After months of removing all weight-loss-related content from my Instagram, it started appearing on my news feed...

Commentary: Sex education needs to teach us about porn

A week into self-isolation, I decided to watch a Netflix docuseries about the porn industry called Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On.  I wasn’t surprised when...

Commentary: A letter for anyone sobering up

To anyone and for everyone. People who get bullied a lot will fuck up their own lives sometimes just to feel like they can make...

COVID-19: A test of the human family

On Dec. 31, 2019, the first official case of COVID-19, or the coronavirus, was reported in Wuhan, China. Since then, much has changed, and...

Commentary: Advice and reflections from a fourth-year

The second time I came to Fredericton felt like the first. All the anxiety, stress and waiting during the final years of high school were...

Commentary: Here to work, not to wait

I know most of you plan to work this summer. I do as well. I have an apartment downtown that I would like to keep. I...

Home: Missing the little things

Waking up to snow everyday for half of the year isn't my normal. Why? I am from the beautiful island of Jamaica where it's always sunny and I...

Commentary: Battling toxic positivity

My mum saw me have a panic attack for the first time last winter. I remember sitting in the living room, arms curled around my...
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On March 17, I booked an emergency flight back home to Ecuador. The government was closing the borders before midnight the next day and...

A campus without sports

In June, the Atlantic University Sport and the Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association, the governing bodies of St. Thomas sports belongs to, chose to cancel...

Athletic scholarships still valid

Benson Garchinski of the St. Thomas University men's volleyball team was heartbroken last spring when fans were escorted out of the Grant Harvey Center...

New year, new clubs, new outreach

St. Thomas University's clubs and societies have been forced to think of creative ways to engage with students in wake of the university offering...