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Scavenger hunt results in VP ineligbility: Erickson appeals four major offences compared by StFX Student Life to Dal Dentistry and SMU chants

Scavenger hunt results in VP ineligbility: Erickson appeals four major offences compared by StFX Student Life to Dal Dentistry and SMU chants

Posted on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 by | 0 Comments

After a 60-person scavenger hunt was shut down on Jan 17 by residence life staff, one student’s planned birthday party is now causing him major a disciplinary headache.

For second-year political science student and former Students’ Union Vice President Academic …



Canadian flag has X connection: StFX professor Laurie Stanley-Blackwell has direct relations to creator

Canadian flag has X connection: StFX professor Laurie Stanley-Blackwell has direct relations to creator

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“The Canadian Flag was a remarkable “coming of age” achievement.” On February 15th 1965 the Canadian flag was first raised on parliament hill. This year marks the 50th anniversary of our flag becoming the symbol for our nation. It’s known …



Mrazek survives election appeal: Ruling on online content violations validates result of election

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The StFX Students’ Union has a new Vice President Academic, but an appeal by a member of the electorate lodged on Feb 6 briefly plunged the status of president-elect Troy Mrazek into limbo. Mrazek survived the appeal, and is now …



Finding happily ever after: It’s 2015 and love is love, so we should write our own fairytales

Finding happily ever after: It’s 2015 and love is love, so we should write our own fairytales

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Who remembers when they were little and still believed in fairytales? Snow White, Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, Twilight… just kidding. But anyways, the list goes on. From a young age there was a certain feeling and fantasy of how …



Antigonish Review gets a wake up call: Presidential Task Force calls into question worth of literary journal

Antigonish Review gets a wake up call: Presidential Task Force calls into question worth of literary journal

Posted on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 by | 0 Comments

For 45 years, The Antigonish Review has been an outlet for local literature produced by Canadian writers. This literary journal is  affiliated with StFX as the university is one of the journal’s major supporters. After the Presidential Task Force labeled …



Dating is dead at X: Valentine’s Day? More like rub-it-in-that-I’m-single day

Dating is dead at X: Valentine’s Day? More like rub-it-in-that-I’m-single day

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As the winter days drag on, we become painfully aware that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. February 14 is a day to celebrate your significant other, meaning those men and women in relationships have a day dedicated exclusively …



50 Shades of Consent?: There is no Grey area between the black and white issue of consent

50 Shades of Consent?: There is no Grey area between the black and white issue of consent

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Between the two of us, we’ve read only a small fraction of the erotic romance trilogy 50 Shades of Grey. Those few pages, however, were enough to convince us that we could not and should not continue reading. The sloppy …



Words on sexuality: a diatribe. Brief thought on sexual identity in the modern context

Words on sexuality: a diatribe. Brief thought on sexual identity in the modern context

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As this year’s Pride Week happily coincides with Valentine’s Day, I’m inclined to share a series of perhaps disjointed thoughts that question common assumptions about sexuality. The relevancy of these considerations extend beyond the LGBTQ community—no majority is definable without …



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