Fredericton (CUP) — The UNB Student Union and the university as a whole had nothing to do with Monday night’s hacking incident, say officials with the website provider. The UNBSU website was only one of several websites hacked on Monday night after there was a security breach on the host external server by an organization […]

The Walrus Talks’ debut in New Brunswick challenged the static view of conversation. Expressing the perspective they held on the art of dialogue, a series of female speakers left the impression that there is no one perfect method of approaching “the art of conversation.” The group of speakers brought a breadth of experience, which has […]

Michael Dunn receives life sentence Michael Dunn, 47, has been convicted for the first-degree murder of Jordan Davis, 17, in Jacksonville, Fla. Dunn shot and killed Davis during an argument over loud music coming from the car Davis was in, firing 10 times into the vehicle after the dispute in a parking lot. Dunn maintained […]

Mount Allison alumnus Nigel Martin has taken his position as Mount Allison’s first ‘alumni-in-residence.’ He inaugurated the program by leading a workshop on global governance and individual appointments with current Mount Allison students. Martin has worked for non-governmental organizations for nearly 40 years. He is the founder and CEO of the Forum for Democratic Global […]

Prominent figures and prolific writers, including Margaret Atwood and Dionne Brand, congregated in Sackville last weekend to examine what it means to be a female public intellectual. The conception of Discourse and Dynamics started three years ago when Canadian studies professor Christl Verduyn received a research grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council […]

There’s an ideological war being waged across Canada – it has even reached Sackville. If you don’t know who CAPP is, you’re probably a target. Last week’s Discourse and Dynamics conference kicked off with a surprise appearance from Canada’s biggest oil and gas lobby group. Among the first speakers at The Walrus Talks, the conference’s […]

Gloria Taylor, an elderly woman from British Columbia, died peacefully in 2012 in a hospital bed surrounded by both a friend and family member. While her simple, dignified passing may seem mundane and common-place, this notion could not be farther from the truth. Taylor, who had been suffering from ALS – a neuromuscular disease – […]