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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...

When no one is around: Fredericton during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Government of New Brunswick announced all non-essential services must shut down on March 17, which left many heavy traffic areas empty. The Aquinian's...

Home: Saturday lunches and family gatherings

When I think of the word home, I think of Saturday lunches with my parents and my dog at my home in Quito, Ecuador. My pa,...

How to keep sane during COVID-19

The spread of COVID-19 and the demand for social distancing has created a mountain of stress and anxiety amongst students. But despite the fear and uncertainty...

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...

Students want out of biannual time changes

Fifth-year St. Thomas University student Lucas Gutiérrez-Robert hates the time change. He wishes New Brunswick would join some other provinces and territories that don't...

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...
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BREAKING: Fredericton Police lay 7 charges against man arrested Thursday

The Fredericton Police Force charged a man, 28, with multiple charges after a standoff near St. Thomas University.  In a press release from the Fredericton...

Fredericton man arrested near campus area, students concerned

Nikita Popli, a University of New Brunswick student, had a front-row seat to watch police surround a house where a man barricaded himself inside...

UPDATE: Police presence on campus

St. Thomas University announced in an email the hold and secure status on campus has ended and STU is now cleared to resume...

Weekly Briefs Oct. 11 – 17

Push-back date for winter break St. Thomas University Students’ Union president Sarah Kohut went to senate where the push-back date was approved for winter break....