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Commentary: The loneliness of ‘healthy’

When you think of "healthy," what do you see? Most of us will see someone physically fit, with toned muscles, smooth skin and who is...

The ‘Wil’ of the People: Is the heart of reconciliation still beating? Part two

This is part two of a two-part series focusing on the history of the Crown-Indigenous relations in Canada and contextualizing the Wet'suwet'en crisis. The...

Commentary: #SHUTDOWN CANADA: Reconciliation is dead

It's hard not to laugh about railways shutting down in response to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police arresting the occupants of the Unist'ot'en camp,...

Commentary: How image controls the mind

Trigger warning: This story discusses an eating disorder.  My appearance is something I can never get away from. Am I good enough? Is my belly too...

Commentary: Obomsawin shares wisdom in film

A few weeks ago at a filmmaking workshop for students in St. Thomas University's James Dunn Hall, I was the interviewer and CBC reporter...

COMMENTARY: Stranger treats on Digby Neck

Digby Neck, N.S. is a weird place.   The Bay of Fundy and St. Mary's Bay almost cuts Digby Neck from mainland Nova Scotia. The...

HOME: The city that has it all

Erika Paola is a third-year human rights and English major from Mexico City. She likes to travel, watch movies, eat chocolate and read. I lived in...

One In Five: Feeling invisible with an invisible illness

Mackenzie Lynn Acheson is a second-year psychology and criminology major from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. She enjoys reading, music, running and collecting plants. My first year at St....

HOME: Concrete jungle

Sofia Paura is a third-year journalism and communications student from São Paulo, Brazil. She enjoys travelling, reading and acting.  I have mixed feelings when I...

COMMENTARY: Survival

While waiting for the bus in the summer of 2018, I overheard a stranger talking about how trans people "ought to be hanged." His...

HOME: The land of wood and water

Roxanne Knight is a second-year journalism and English major at St. Thomas University from Kingston, Jamaica. Her pastimes include reading, writing, and photography. Home...

Commentary: What I wish I knew before I left home

Growing up, I was a homebody. I didn’t go out with friends often and I never partied. If I went shopping, out for dinner...
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Home: COVID-19 from the eyes of an Ecuadorian

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...