Christmas decoration controversy

A debate that returns every year, is decorating for Christmas before Remembrance Day disrespectful, or does our freedom allow us to decorate whenever we want? November 11th marks Remembrance Day in Canada every year. A day that pays respects to soldiers and veterans who are fighting and have fought for our freedoms. Some think decorating…

Differing Views on Harrington Renovations

Harrington Hall has been a hot topic at the university since the beginning of the year. The renovations to the residence are a multi-million-dollar project which began before the summer. The building was constructed in 1964, and was formerly the all boys residence. Over the summer the building was gutted, despite the age of the residence making…

Cassidy Chisholm

Hello everyone! My name is Cassidy Chisholm and I am a third-year journalism student. I am from the small village of Chipman, New Brunswick but I moved to Fredericton to go to school at St. Thomas University. Alongside working at Sobeys for the past two years, I work at my hometown’s paper the Grand Lake…

Giving some insight into the world of cosplay

It’s not uncommon to see a few people walking the streets of downtown Fredericton dressed up in detailed or odd costumes during the summer. No, it’s not Halloween, it’s something called cosplay.   For people who do not know, cosplay can be described as dressing up in a costume of your favourite character from a…

Breaking the binary; gender in today’s society

The concept gender is different now than it was even 10 years ago. Today, the concept of gender is moving away from the typical binary – something made up of two parts, in this case male and female. More and more transgender people are coming out every day. With resources and educational tools constantly improving,…