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May 11, 2019, by Corey Robichaud, Norm Knight and Susan O'Donnell

Outside the New Brunswick Legislature in Fredericton on May 10, more than 250 people, mostly youth, gathered to urge the elected representatives inside to take urgent action on the climate […]

Opposition Day in the Legislature: Climate emergency vs profits for industry

May 9, 2019, by Susan O'Donnell

On May 9, New Brunswick’s provincial opposition parties could potentially debate their new bills for the first time since mid-December. The PC g ...

We want accessible education for everybody: STUdent-led protest sparks change at Legislature

April 24, 2019, by AJ Alward

A recent student protest has pushed the Higgs’ Conservative government to backtrack on one of its cuts to post-secondary education. New Brunswic ...

UNB students protest tuition hike

April 2, 2018, by Jared Durelle

Fredericton – About 100 students attended the University of New Brunswick’s Senate meeting on March 27 to show their opposition to a propo ...

  • UNB Graduate Student Association unimpressed by provincial budget
    February 7, 2018, by Nathan Gullison

    The University of New Brunswick’s Graduate Student Association (GSA) says that the province’s 2018 budget lacks vision and fails to prioritize post-secondary education. Brittany Dixon, president of the GSA, says, “We [&hellip ...

  • Why the decision to remove dons at UNB is part of a bigger problem
    March 4, 2017, by Jon Debly

    Widespread attention is being directed at University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) recent decision to remove residence don positions this coming September. UNB Residence Life (ResLife) is opting instead to employ three full-time […]

  • The sexual assault climate at UNB [audio]
    February 13, 2017, by From the Margins

    This episode features conversations centered around the University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) Sexual Assault Climate Survey, the general social conditions in which sexual assaults take place, and sexual assault law. […]

  • Fredericton students fight the fees [Video]
    November 17, 2016, by Jon Pedersen

    A short video about Fredericton’s participation in the cross-country day of action for universal access to post-secondary education on November 2. Watch this video and learn more about how students […]

  • STU sociology students on men and masculinities
    April 20, 2016, by NB Media Co-op

    The students of Nathan Thompson, a part-time instructor in sociology at St. Thomas University, put together a media assignment on men and masculinities. “The students demonstrate some real creativity and playfulness with […]

  • Universities and corporations: a misguided merger
    May 28, 2015, by Elizabeth Mancke

    The corporatization of higher education is now front page news. Prolonged strikes at York University and the University of Toronto interrupted classes for a month. Everest College, a for-profit school, […]

  • Universities and the austerity agenda [audio]
    May 17, 2015, by From the Margins

    Robin Vose is the president of the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) and a professor of history at St. Thomas University. Delegates of faculty unions across the country attended […]

  • Student rights and the right to education
    May 15, 2013, by Bob Whitney

    Reflections on tactics and strategy after the Québec Maple Spring “Nothing about us, without us, is for us.” – Slogan of South African students “If you do not have your own […]

  • Bread and roses for Generation Y, books too
    April 2, 2013, by Tracy Glynn and Tomi Gbeleyi

    Fredericton – Canada’s youth today are starting off their adult lives in what has been called an age of falling expectations. Unemployment, underemployment and soaring education costs are making life […]

  • Top brass at NB universities raking in pay raises, perks
    January 26, 2013, by Dave Thomas

    In the fall of 2012 New Brunswick universities were forced to disclose salary information of top administrators for the first time. Although the data provided was vague and incomplete in […]

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    Just the beginning: beyond the Québec Student Strike
    October 14, 2012, by Matthew Brett and Rushdia Mehreen

    While it is difficult to predict the lasting consequences of the 2012 student strike in Québec, a few things are certain. The strike has fostered a climate of dissent and […]

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    Share Our Future – The CLASSE Manifesto
    July 17, 2012, by Coalition large de l’Association pour une solidarité syndicale (CLASSE)

    For months now, all over Quebec, the streets have vibrated to the rhythm of hundreds of thousands of marching feet. What started out as a movement underground, still stiff with […]

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    Ten points everyone should know about the Quebec student movement
    May 24, 2012, by Andrew Gavin Marshall

    This article was originally published at: The student strikes in Quebec, which began in February and have lasted for three months, involving roughly 175,000 students in the mostly French-speaking […]