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Asynchronous or synchronous?: What works better for online school?

St. Thomas University is encouraging asynchronous learning this semester. Third-year student Jonah Simon said there are good and bad aspects to asynchronous and synchronous...

More students opting to not buy parking passes this year

On the second day of online school, Sept. 10, fourth-year St. Thomas University student Emma Leger parked at the University of New Brunswick library...

‘Full of laughter and life’: Remembering Aranyam Bora

Milly Squires, a third-year St. Thomas University English student and Aranyam "Ary" Bora's girlfriend, thought it was strange when he didn't text her goodnight...

Cabs and COVID: How students feel about lax coronavirus restrictions in cabs

Third-year student Victoria Young arrived at the Fredericton airport from Winnipeg, Manitoba on Aug. 30 at 4:30 p.m. When the Checker Cab picked her...

Tensions rise between Indigenous and commercial fishermen

For Tanner Augustine, a St. Thomas University Mi’kmaq student from Elsipogtog First Nation, the current conflict between commercial and Indigenous fishermen in St. Marys...

UPDATED: Fourth-year student identified as man who died at Mactaquac Headpond

A fourth-year St. Thomas University student, Aranyam Bora, drowned at the Mactaquac Headpond on Wednesday afternoon. Keswick RCMP and members of the Keswick and Upper...

Weekly Briefs: Sept. 13-20

Clubs and societies fair St. Thomas University Students’ Union vice president administration Matt Oram said he is working on a virtual clubs and societies week...

Residence guidelines might mean mental health challenges for students

With new rules and regulations in place for university residences, St. Thomas University mental health coordinator Kelly Humber Kelly said students may feel isolated. "When...

Where there’s a wind, there’s a way: Inaccessible housing protest at City Hall

A group of 15 people protested inaccessible housing at City Hall on Sept. 13. The windy Fredericton weather, picking up fountain water and spraying...

Time, finances left New Brunswick universities with no campus polls on election day

The New Brunswick snap election saw no on-campus polling stations at any of the province’s four public universities. “I was really appalled that they didn’t...

New meal plan price goes up; times to eat go down

St. Thomas University first-year student Makira Asprey said she wakes up at 6 a.m. and eats granola bars and other snacks to hold her...

Progressive Conservatives win majority government: how election night went for each party

Blaine Higgs, the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick, pumped his fists in the air when he entered the Lion's Club...
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Weekly Briefs Oct. 19 – 25

Fall STUSU by-election results The St. Thomas University Students’ Union had their fall by-election on Oct. 21. The new STUSU representatives are Jessie-Lynn Cross and...

COVID-19 spike left students travelling for Thanksgiving in fear

HoJin Jung, a fourth-year St. Thomas University student, and his roommates were heading home to Moncton for Thanksgiving break when they thought about turning...

‘We are all treaty people’: Support rally for Mi’kmaq relatives at N.B. legislature

Alma Brooks, a Maliseet grandmother from St. Mary's First Nation, addressed a crowd of 130 protestors at the Provincial Legislative Building on Oct. 22...

Student mental health struggles rise with increasing COVID-19 cases

Jonathan DesRoches, a first-year St. Thomas University student, said he thinks the pandemic's second wave has begun following COVID-19 outbreaks in Campbellton and Moncton. "It's...