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‘Speaking up is not what they want’: Students, graduates speak out about racist patterns at FHS

Warning: This story contains strong language. It is almost a month since Fredericton High School made headlines when some of their Grade 12 students wore...

St. Patrick’s Day and the appropriation of Irish culture

St. Thomas University Irish studies professor Ian Smith remembers celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with his family in Ireland as a child. Wearing their finest...

Indigenous Voices: My culture is NOT a costume

Canada’s historic treatment of Indigenous peoples has been unfair to say the least. From the residential school system, to broken treaties and the loss...
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EXPLAINER: Will STU revoke Canadian lawyer’s honorary degree?

In the wake of a CBC investigation from last fall, universities across Canada are revoking honorary degrees bestowed upon Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, citing her...

STU Travels to Harvard National Model United Nations

The Aquinian’s Video Producer Ian Curran sits down with Hanna Mercier and Sydney Gallibois, members of this experiential learning trip to Boston representing St....

STU research project brings newcomers together

Promise of Home highlights not only the difficulties that newcomers face — discrimination, navigating a new country — but also a sense of belonging...

Competing views on STU’s new digital media courses

When Donald Dickson, a journalism professor at St. Thomas University, learned the broadcasting courses he has taught for the past 16 years were not...