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Harry Styles sparks conversation about gender norms with his style

Harry Styles marks the first man to appear alone on the cover of Vogue. The December issue of the magazine showed the English singer-songwriter...

‘I’ve been kind of a thrift addict’: Students share their thoughts on second-hand shopping

Is thrift shopping a fun, cost-effective way to stay stylish and avoid supporting fast fashion, or is it causing gentrification and price increases in...

‘Support local businesses’: Christmas shopping during COVID-19

Rising cases coupled with the collapse of the Atlantic bubble has the New Brunswick government encouraging everyone to stay inside. But staying home poses...

Satire: Affordable Christmas gift ideas

Christmas is approaching and if you’re anything like me, you didn’t save any CERB from over the summer and now you can’t spoil your...

STU graduate gets deal in Dragon’s Den

Sawyer Hannay walks onto the set of CBC's Dragon's Den. He wears a red and black plaid shirt with his company logo of Country Liberty...

Commentary: Being a mom and student during a pandemic

As I roll over in bed, an eager toddler climbs on top of me and yells  “mommy it’s wake up time!”  I moan as I...

Commentary: The bittersweetness of leaving home

I remember as a kid, I'd watch Rick Steves Europe with my dad and think, “Damn, Cape Breton kinda sucks.” While Steves travelled around...

Students brace for a SAD winter

Mary Baker, a fourth-year English major at St. Thomas University, said she was diagnosed with depression and anxiety in the summer of 2018. Baker...

Campus Ministry Column: Fratelli Tutti – Friendship, the Basis of Justice

Human dignity and human rights are essential realities in Pope Francis’ view. In a new encyclical addressed in October, Pope Francis made a heartfelt...

International students deal with family hardships during a pandemic

Juan Diego Rivas said he remembers landing in Fredericton from Ecuador for the first time three years ago. He was two weeks late, a...

‘They are children of God’: Mixed reactions to the Pope’s comments on homosexuality

Andrew Klein, a Catholic studies professor at St. Thomas University, said Pope Francis' recent comments on homosexuality in the documentary, Francesco, are advocating for social...

Commentary: COVID-19, the perfect time to date

I’m an awkward potato. I try to avoid speaking to my crush in public because my brain shuts down. I start speaking in broken...