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  • Juanita Duque is originally from Colombia, but her family currently lives in Qatar. (Photo: Andrea Bárcenas)

    Breaking the silence of mental health in Latin Ame...

    Mental illness is indiscriminate in whom it impacts and crosses all socioeconomic and cultural barriers. However, for Latin Americans its prevalence is concealed and belittle as a ...

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    Jespersen living out gridiron dream

    Kaden Jespersen went above and beyond what doctors deemed impossible. At only fifteen months, Jespersen was diagnosed with congenital heart defect. This condition changed the norma...

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    Fundraising on two-wheels

      A group of 14 motorcyclists braved the cold September wind to raise $355 for United Way last Saturday with a tour around Fredericton. Jeff Richardson, Executive Director of ...

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    Professor out of wheelchair and back on the field

    Eight years ago, John Leroux thought he may never walk again. Now at 43 years old, he’s playing on the the University of New Brunswick Buccaneers lacrosse team. In late February of...

  • An iPhone 4 is compared to an iphone 5. Photo: Dylan Hackett/New Brunswick Beacon

    ‘Tech shame’ sells iPhones

    Does the possibility of owning an iPhone 4 make you cringe? Do you look down on your friends and family for not using the latest device or when they post their selfies on last week...

  • Sculpture

    Saint John hosts worldwide sculpture symposium

    The buzzing of electric drills, scraping of metal, and hammering of rock aren’t hard to ignore in uptown Saint John. While people are busy working away in the many office bui...

  • The rock face that New Brunswick man Jason Anderson fell from

    Miracle on the mountain top

    It was Jason Anderson’s first time rock climbing, and it was almost his last. It was Aug. 30, and the 18-year-old and three of his friends set out to climb Mount Katahdin, the larg...

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    Frederictonians chalked up hands this winter

    Hidden in the basement of Fredericton’s Lady Beaverbrook Gym are two old squash courts. They were converted into a rock-climbing gym, and are run by the UNB Rock and Ice Club...

  • Africa Night 2014.

    African Culture in Fredericton

    As a young teenager, Saa Andrew Gbongbor witnessed heinous crimes in his blood diamond, war-torn country, Sierra Leone, in West Africa. Sierra Leone was in a civil war for a decade...