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UNB TAKES HOMECOMING GAME RED BOMBERS WIN 37-31 OVER DALHOUSIE TIGERS IN OVERTIME BY NATHAN DELONG | PAGE 9

TEN MONTHS LATER: UNB SEXUAL ASSAULT POLICY STILL IN THE WORKS BY MÉLANIE MICHAUD | PAGE 3

LIMBIC BOARDS CHANGES ITS PATH BY SEBASTIAN MAYNARD | PAGE 7


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Student voters have opportunity to impact Fredericton riding

Emma McPhee Editor-in-Chief If there is one thing that the federal riding of Fredericton, New Brunswick is proving in this election, it’s that there is no need for youth voter disengagement. The Fredericton riding encompasses two universities and various colleges, and since federal riding boundaries were redistributed in 2013, Fredericton has seen many changes to its demographics, some of which are beneficial to student voters. As the capital of New Brunswick, and a university town, Fredericton has its own unique caste compared to the rest of the province. “It’s more concentrated urban and that means it’s probably more student heavy and more white-collar heavy,” said Tom Bateman, a political science professor at St. Thomas University. The median age of the riding is also in student voters’ favour—at 37.8 it is the lowest median age of any riding in New Brunswick and one of the lowest in Atlantic Canada. The younger voter population is important for youth in the region. New Brunswick, and the rest of Atlantic Canada, has an older demographic and this makes it difficult to have youth concerns voiced in the polls, especially when youth voting rates are much lower than the rest of the population. “New Brunswick is demographically an old province and so this is a counterpoint to whatever stock people want to place on young people in this province,” said Bateman. “There actually aren’t that many

young people here and that’s because they are going elsewhere for work.” However, ridings like Fredericton that have large student populations mean that youth populations are concentrated and make up a larger percentage of the voter population. This is made possible because students have the unique opportunity to choose between voting in the riding where they live for their postsecondary education, and voting in their home riding. “If [the students] all happen to vote in the riding where they are residing while at school, then they can actually function maybe as a bit of a block, but that all depends on whether they vote for the same people or not, and whether they vote,” Bateman said. This is something that the UNBSU plans to make the most of. “Here in this general College Hill area we have close to 10,000 students, that’s 1/8 of the general voting population in the federal riding so that’s what we, as the Student Union, have been trying to do to try to mobilize the voice,” said Katie Davey, president of the UNBSU. The results of last year’s New Brunswick’s provincial elections are evidence of what this mobilization can accomplish. The provincial riding of Fredericton-South, a part of the federal Fredericton riding, saw the unprecedented election of Green party leader David Coon as its MLA—a result that has been attributed in part to student voters. “I don’t know the actual numbers [of votes from students] but I suspect it helped,” said Dr. Bateman. “Certainly it would not have hurt … when

Students on College Hill make up 1/8 of the voter population, but only if they show up to vote. Adam Travis / The Brunswickan

students do vote they tend to vote left of centre [on the political spectrum].” But students need to get out to the polls first if they are to have any effect. “Students need to get out to the polls. In the last federal election youth voted at only about 40 per cent. In this election alone there’s 5.5 million millennials eligible to vote. That’s a huge number of youth,” Davey said. “So again: if they mobilize, then

after the election there’s a much stronger student voice to say, ‘Look, this many young people voted in your riding. Here are our issues.’ I think this is hugely important.” For students who are voting, the apathy of their peers can be frustrating. “Students certainly have the ability to wield as much political power as correspondents to their numbers in a de jure sense,” said Kevin Collins,

a student at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton. But he still feels it’s difficult for students to have their voices heard. “Although they share many common interests and values,” he said “pervasive apathy and democratic disengagement … often prevents students from acting as a cohesive group in order to create political outcomes that are in their best interest.”

Healthy eating circle invites students to share their stories Mélanie Michaud Staff Reporter Poor nutrition affects at least 1 in 5 students, but for many in the community the issue often goes unheard of, or unnoticed. This is an issues the It’s Not About Food group understands and is trying to educate the UNB community about through posters and a support group. The committee of It’s Not About Food is composed of five third-year nursing students who wish to provide a safe space for students and faculty alike. Rebecca Fidler, a committee member, said, “One of the things that we focused on, on our poster, is that at least 1 in 5 students lives with an eating issue, and you can’t always tell just by looking. So we have a picture of four of us, and one other nursing student is on it. We kind of focused on that: ‘even

one of us can have an eating issue.’” The group welcomes UNB and STU students, faculty members and even high school students who are dealing with eating issues. The coed group meets once a week in the SUB Think Tank, and is a safe and confidential haven for those who seek support. “It is a student led support group for people with eating issues on campus or off campus,” said Marla Clark, another committee member. “It’s not just for students, we run it for faculty and sometimes we recruit from high schools. We just talk about things that you might experience when you have an eating issue, like self-esteem, body image stuff, perfectionism and, of course, eating issues.” Another committee member, Katarina Lekborg, elaborated, “I think there is a lot of eating issues that are really kept as a secret for a lot of students.

It’s not something that people like to display or talk about, so it’s important that these things get addressed.” The group tries to keep their meetings as intimate as possible but they say that they never turn away someone in need. It is also completely confidential. Clark said, “I think the most important point to remember that it [It’s Not About Food] is a non-judgmental space where you can go and share if you’re comfortable sharing.” “You don’t have to share if you don’t want to, and it’s just a space to feel comfortable because you have other people in the same situation and you know what they’re going through.” The committee has placed posters in washroom stalls so people can take the information, if they desire, in private. They will meet every new member before their first meeting on Oct. 7, to know their stories beforehand.

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An emergency phone remians out of order on the trail called the “Rape Trail” between UNB and STU campuses. UNB is lagging behind STU, who implemented a policy on sexual violence last week. Brad Parker / The Brunswickan

UNB criticized for lagging on sexual assault policy Mélanie Michaud Staff Reporter Recently UNB has been under fire for its lack of a clear sexual assault policy. Despite promising that a policy would be implemented “as soon as possible,” the university is now saying that this policy will not be completed until spring 2016. Rice Fuller, director of Student Services at UNB, is aware of the recent negative comments about the delay. The policy has been under development for some time, and has taken a bit longer to prepare than Fuller had said last January. “We are fully committed to developing the best policy possible and this will take time, longer than I optimistically suggested in a CBC interview back in January of this year. It should be clear to everybody that this is not a race to see who can produce their policy first,” Fuller said.

“We are currently in the process of developing UNB’s stand-alone sexual assault policy ... a stand-alone sexual assault policy is only one part of a thorough response to the problem of sexual assaults on university campuses.” It can be difficult to understand the complexity of such a policy that will be in effect on both UNB Fredericton and UNB Saint John campuses. To have an effective, comprehensive policy is something that can’t be done overnight. “To judge UNB’s current efforts solely based upon whether we have a stand-alone sexual assault policy is misguided and an over-simplification of a complex issue,” said Fuller. Although there has been some impatience surrounding this topic, UNB is not alone in this issue. “Many schools in Canada don’t have a sexual assault policy, and the ones that do have a varying definition of what exactly sexual assault

is,” said Katie Davey, president of the UNBSU. “So that is definitely something that I think needs to be rectified. Not only do I think that all university campuses should have one, but again, the definition should be the same. UNB is in the process of developing a policy, so it’s on the way. ” She continued by saying, “I think that having this policy in place would ensure not only the safety of our students but it would ensure that our students kind of feel comfortable on campus and feel like they have the ability to seek justice within the university setting.” At this time, UNB has a preliminary draft of the standalone sexual assault policy. This draft is based off the recommendations of many different sources. “We have also reviewed sexual assault policies from colleges and

universities in the U.S. and from the few post-secondary institutions in Canada that have them,” Fuller said. Next representatives of the UNBSU and the Students’ Representative Council in Saint John will sit down to develop a policy draft that is satisfying and comfortable for all parties involved. “The Student Union is working closely to the administration to urge them to get this policy going and in place, sooner rather than later. “Our goal is to keep our students safe, and we think that this is a way to do that,” Davey said. The draft will then be circulated through the UNB community for feedback. This will then lead to a final policy that will go to management and the Board of Governors for approval. Although UNB does not yet have a sexual assault policy in action, it sexual assault is not ignored in the

university’s disciplinary code and other policies. “Acts of sexual violence are currently covered under both the UNB Student Disciplinary Code and the UNB policy on Discrimination, Sexual Harassment and Harassment,” Fuller said. “In addition, we have well-trained counselors, and work collaboratively with The Fredericton Sexual Assault Crisis Center, the Fredericton Police Force, the health authority and others when incidents are reported to us. Our first priority is always and will always continue to be our students.” Although STU was also without a sexual assault policy at the beginning of this academic year, they announced the implementation of their new policy on sexual violence last week.

Fredericton First Nations welcome new students, celebrate culture Rowan Miller The Brunswickan

Officers’ Square was alive Friday with the colours, music and dancing of the 5th Annual Ek-pa-hak Orientation Pow-Wow. The event highlighted and celebrated the cultures of the Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqey First Nations, featuring tribal dances performed by both native dancers and guests accompanied by a traditional drum circle. The event is called Ek-pa-hak, after Fredricton’s original pre-colonial

name, meaning “where the tide ends.” As a show of goodwill and hospitality, the Pow-Wow committee also provided a large barbeque feast free for all First Nations attendees and guests alike. Starlit Simon, a project coordinator in UNB’s aboriginal nursing initiative, explains that the goal is to raise First Nations awareness at UNB, Saint Thomas and NBCC, and to offer welcome to all incoming First Nations students attending those schools. “The whole point of it, really, is

to connect all the First Nations students that are coming to Fredericton, that’s why UNB, STU, NBCC and NBCCD have all come together and created a committee so we can put this on for the students,” Simon said. She said the organizers consider it their duty to help ensure native students find Fredericton’s institutions open and welcoming. “It’s almost like we’re trying to create a community away from their communities.” David Perley, director of UNB’s Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre, sees the Pow-Wow as a great opportunity

for First Nations to reach out to all of New Brunswick. “What we are trying to do here, for not just students at UNB, but New Brunswick citizens, get a chance to celebrate [Mi’kmaqWolastoqey] culture. This Pow-Wow is about celebrating our culture, our language, our traditions and our teachings,” Perley said. The Pow-Wow attracted participants and guests both local and from afar. Wombly Martinez, a twelve-yearold Lakota Napachi boy originally from South Dakota and now residing in Maine, has attended and danced

at the Ek-pa-hak Pow-Wow for two years. “It’s great to have everyone here at the Pow-Wow and we hope we can keep this going on as long as we can,” said Martinez, nearly exhausted after several hours of energetic dancing. Local NB College of Art and Design student Carrie Cruise has also attended the Pow-Wow for two years as a guest. “I think it’s incredible what these people are doing. It’s amazing to watch these people dance, they are so proud of their culture,” she said.


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Polls show 3-way election race Fredericton Riding

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Alex Corbett News Editor The upcoming Oct. 19 election looks to be one on the closest three way races in Canadian history. The difference between the elected government and the third runner up could be decided by a handful of ridings. Fredericton is one such riding to watch this year. In order to understand who is most likely to win in a riding and, in turn, who is most likely to form the government, many people turn to polls. Polls are a tool used to measure a population’s support or voting intentions. They work by calling hundreds of people, which creates a large sampling base to get a general understanding of public opinion. A good poll-

ing company makes sure to use the same questions in all of its calls to collect accurate information. The EKOS polling firm, for example, asks, among other things, “if a federal election were held tomorrow, which party would you vote for?” Polls are a useful tool but t hey a re not per fect. T he numbers are subject to error and change. Using too small a sampling size, poor questions or misrepresent ing cer ta in groups of people can all impact the accuracy of a poll. Students and young people are particularly underrepresented in polls because so few of them have landline phones. The poll results shown in this paper are a combination of polls done across the country. The combined results give a

better idea of the national and regional political trends. The national graph has the Conservatives pulling into the lead with 127—47 seats away from a majority government. The Liberals are second place with 108 seats. The NDP had been leading in the polls for most of the election before slipping into a close third with 106 seats. The Fredericton polls show the expected voter support for each candidate. There’s only one seat up for grabs, so there’s no prize for second place. The Liberals are the favourite, with the Conservatives and NDP in second and third respectively.


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THE BRUNS OPINION editor@thebruns.ca

It’s on us too

Last week I called out UNB for their lack of a sexual assault policy. This week I want to remind everyone that it isn’t only on the policy makers. It’s on us—the students—too. Sexual assault is an issue when we hear about an incident that happened near us. It’s an issue when we find out that our university doesn’t have a standalone policy in place to address it. It’s an issue when we find our it was under-reported on our campus. When these things happen, conversations start, people express outrage, we wonder how it could have ever happened. But sexual assault is an issue even when it’s not in front of us. The issue doesn’t just go away. Just because it isn’t in the news doesn’t mean we can stop talking about it. We have a trail on campus called the “Rape Trail.” We drop the name in conversation without even thinking about it. Does this seem okay to you? The fact that we seem fine with having a trail named after rape speaks volumes about the apathy on

this campus. Or what about the emergency phone on the Rape Trail that’s still out of order? Surely that doesn’t seem right either? If we ignore concerns like these, we’re part of the greater problem. If the fact that we don’t yet have a sexual assault policy bothers you, speak up. If you’re uncomfortable with the knowledge that our school has a “rape trail,” bring attention to the fact. If, like me, you’re horrified that there were six reported sexual on this campus between January 2012 and January 2015, don’t push it to the back of your mind. It’s up to each and every one of us to stop the issue of sexual assault on university campuses. Simply having a sexual assault policy isn’t going to put an end to it, nor will only paying attention to it as incidents arise. So speak up. Don’t be silenced by the notion of “it’s just the way it is.” It’s only “just the way it is” if we don’t try to change it.

Emma McPhee is the Editor-inChief of the Brunswickan

Letters to the Editor: Sexual assault on campuses won’t go away until we do something about it Sex ua l assau lt on ca mpus is a problem t hat w ill not go away until we do something about it. R eproduc t ive Ju st ice N B, a feminist collective that includes many professors and students at Fredericton’s universities as well as members of t he w ider New

Br u n s w ick com mu n it y, wou ld like to congratulate Professor Jan Wong for organizing a screening at St.Thomas University of The Hunting Ground, a documentary about campus rape at Har vard University and other universities in the U.S. Despite the fact that most sexual assaults are not reported, one sexual assault has already been

Always stay curious Dive In

Michelle Lavery By now, you’re all settling into routines—sprinting from class to class, avoiding eye contact with your professors and taking notes while halfasleep. I’ve been there many times. I’m a graduate student in the biology department, so I’ve been in school for the vast majority of my life. I know how easy it is to lose sight of why you’re really here. It’s not to write assignments or memorize multiple choice answers—or, at least, it’s not supposed to be. It’s to truly experience a field of study; to immerse and test yourself; to dive in and let your curiosity loose. Our current education system is flawed. It’s far too easy to “just keep swimming” and lose sight of your passions in day-to-day classroom reported at St. Thomas University during this academic year. C a mpu s rape is a ver y rea l, t rau mat ic exper ience t hat one i n fou r women on u n i ve r s it y campuses in the U.S. will face. C a n ad ia n u n iver s it ie s do not publish rape statistics. Our universities need to take a c t i o n o n s e x u a l a s s a u lt s o n c a mpu s. We h ave st udent s i n our classes who are survivors of sexual assault; the University of New Brunswick needs to f inalize its sexual assault policy immediately and do more to support rape survivors and prevent sexual assault. Sexual assault crisis centres on campus and in our community requ i re adequate f u nd i ng a nd resources. Ou r u n iversit ies need to do more to ensure maximum participation at consent workshop, wh ich a re ma ndator y at some u n i ve r s it ie s . I nc r e d ibl y, on l y one i n t h ree respondents to a

routines. But if you’re lucky, you’ll get that one prof or those special TAs who make a course come to life. During my undergraduate degree, I had an enthusiastic fisheries biology professor who changed my outlook on the field completely. He brought my attention to the vast diversity of species that inhabit an overwhelming range of habitats and have numerous incredible adaptations. He also pointed out the dramatic population crashes and overfishing issues affecting our aquatic friends … And I saw an opportunity to make a difference while learning about that most exciting part of science—the part I knew nothing about. You may not hear the words “fisheries biology” and immediately think “sexy” or “exciting” or even “bearable”, but I’ll let you in on a secret: the field of study ultimately doesn’t matter. What I’ve come to learn is that, with the proper provocation, it’s possible to find almost anything interesting. Remember when you were a kid and the worms on the sidewalk held your attention for hours at a time? You were constantly annoying your parents with “why?” and “what for?” Don’t let that childhood wonder wane with the mounting pile of

schoolwork—take it upon yourself to get invested in a subject or seek out that new opportunity. Shake things up a bit and ask more questions. Get passionate about something you find interesting and seek out the answers because there’s nothing more satisfying than discovering something new. Stay curious, no matter what mundane tasks come your way. Recently, I’ve found myself caught up in repetitive routines. So, I’m going to take my own advice and write about what keeps me curious: fisheries biology. I can only hope I’ll be able to get you as excited about it as I am. You can look forward to five more monthly installments of “Dive In,” where I’ll be talking about the power of zebrafish, the salmon life or death lottery, your fish biology professor, sick fish and more. If that’s not quite your speed, read along anyway and fish around for inspiration; you might just find some! For now, just keep swimming—but do it with your eyes open and your questions ready. We’ll dive in next month!

Canadian Women’s Foundation survey published this year understood what consent meant. Consent should be both positive, and ongoing, during sexual activity. We can choose to pretend that our Fredericton universities are unlike other universities where campus rape happens, or we can choose to join the growing number of students, faculty members and administrators who are refusing to be silent about rape at their place of learning and work. L et us a ll do more to support su r v ivors, hold ou r u n iversit y institutions accountable and stop sexual assaults on campus.

Students should be more determined to vote

Tra cy Gly nn , an o rg ani z er with Reproductive Justice NB

Alec Boudreau

Last Thursday, Sept. 24, at 9 p.m., members of the Acadian, Francophone and Francophile Student Association (AFFSA) piled into a classroom in Tilley Hall. No, we were not there to plot the overthrow of the UNB administration or to pull the strings of our handsome marionette named Brian; we were there to watch the leaders of the five parties with any serious hope in this election battle it out, in French, on national television. You can find a standard recap of the night just about anywhere. What you won’t find is any mention of francophones outside of Québec.

Despite numbering 2.6 million, the only mention of francophones in the three territories and nine other provinces came from Liberal leader Justin Trudeau. In his closing remarks, Trudeau mentioned the cities of Moncton, New Brunswick and St. Boniface, and Manitoba, employing the same namedropping politics which northerners are accustomed to hearing in the phrase “from sea, to sea, to sea.” Those of us who happen to speak French and also not live in Québec are understandably perturbed by having been ignored, both by the candidates and by the moderators. Some are

A foot-note to Stephanie Sirois’s “Voters organizing to impact Fredericton race through strategic voting:” when I was talking to the Conservative MP Keith Ashfield’s assistant, Jonathan Alward, I urged the importance of getting students to vote, but he replied that he had heard so many crazy things from student he did not want to encourage them. This is outrageous! It should make students all the more determined to vote. If the Conservatives are afraid of the student vote, perhaps they should be. After all, students are going to have to live in a Canada that has lost its international reputation, and which does nothing to address the very real threat of climate change. Dr. Nicholas Tracy

#ComptonsNous?

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even suggesting that Radio-Canada is shirking its national mandate. I tend to agree, though it comes as no surprise, since this isn’t the first time that we’ve been left behind. For instance, during the shooting spree that rocked Moncton in 2014, Radio-Canada chose to run its coverage from over 600 km away in the safe haven of Montreal, despite the multitude of capable, francophone journalists standing by in the lockeddown city itself. This isn’t even the first time we’ve been left out of a debate: During the last election, more questions were asked

about a bridge in Montreal than about francophones outside of Québec. Being so systematically ignored feeds into a sense of futility among francophone communities. During the debate, scores of francophones took to Twitter to express their hopefulness with the hashtag “#nouscomptons” (we matter) and eventually their disappointment with “#comptonsnous?” (do we matter?). In answer to that question, we got the names of two cities. The next francophone debate will be held by TVA on Oct. 2.


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on What’s YOUR s week? i h t d n i m

Alumni Edition: What was your favorite part of going to UNB?

Chris Gillis

Brooke Yeates

Joan Wright

Lori Quick

Don Patton

“There’s so many to choose from, but probably dealing with student politics.”

“The red room at the HIL.”

“Meeting friends and Social Club.”

“I loved it so much I stayed here to work at the UNB Art Centre.”

“Lifelong friends, and events like this football game.”

Dan Mersich

Linda Patton

June DeMerchant

Stephen & Ruth Tanton Holmes

“Intimacy.”

“Very good friendships and enjoying campus life.”

“Meeting people from all over.”

“Spending time in the student centre and working for the Brunswickan.”

STUDENTS CAN DECIDE WHO WINS THIS ELECTION.

The last federal election was decided by 6,201. Imagine what would happen if all students voted.

THIS ELECTION, STUDENTS CAN VOTE ON CAMPUS FOR ANY CANDIDATE FROM ANY RIDING. Vote for candidates in your home riding - no matter where that is - at a special Elections Canada polling station.

VOTE ON CAMPUS

Student Union Building Monday, October 5 to 10am to Thursday, October 8 8pm Atrium of Dining Hall CANADIAN FEDERATION OF STUDENTS

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Engingeering students Alex Matson and André Aikens spent the summer as part of UNB’s Centre for Technology and Entrepreneurship Summer Institute. Submitted

UNB students blend passion with creativity Sebastian Maynard Arts Editor

According to Google Maps, the drive from Fredericton to Crabbe Mountain is 51 minutes long. In that time you could listen to some mu sic, st a re out t he w i ndow, play games on your cell phone or talk to the friends you are driving with. For A lex Matson and A ndré A ikens, t hose conversations turned into a business idea that, almost three years later, is still evolving. The original thought was to build custom longboards. Matson

had begun making them in his basement, and teaming up with A ikens, the two created Limbic Boa rds. Ut ilizing t he a r t ist ic talent in Fredericton, they made hand crafted longboards and then had friends or artists in the city provide the graphics. “That’s what we thought we wanted to do,” said Matson, who, along with A ikens, is an Engineering student at UNB. For the f irst couple of years of the company Matson and A ikens relied on word of mouth and the internet to get the word out, but this past summer the two were

chosen for U N B’s C ent re for Tech nolog y M a nagement a nd Entrepreneurship Summer Institute. Many programs for young ent repreneurs involve pitch ing to investors or make quick sales; t h is program ta kes a d if ferent approach. “Instead of taking where you are at and t r ying to accelerate you, this was about putting the brea ks on a nd t h in k ing about what it is you actually want to do,” explained A ikens. The two were asked to rethink everything, and to “get down to an existential level.” They decided

to no longer feature graphics on their boards but to showcase the world-famous wood that they use. W ithout the New Brunsw ick wood that Limbic gets from just outside Stanley, the two say the company never would have been able to take off. The new Limbic Boards demonstrate this with new board shapes and stains that highlight the wood grains on them. A long with this, Matson and A i k e n s h a ve b e g u n t h i n k i n g beyond just longboards. “We’re not in the skateboard industry, we’re in the urban transportation industry,” said A ikens.

The two are now thinking bigger though, and while they are still in the brainstorming stage, they have ideas that they hope can eventually help solve some of the big city transportation problems. “A nyone could have started a company like this,” said Matson, who hopes that Limbic’s story will inspire other students to think creatively. “It started with us just wanting to have fun and make boards as a hobby,” he continued. “We’re kind of realizing now that it could turn into something more.”

Beaverbrook preps for new exhibit and renovations Nathan DeLong Staff Reporter The newest exhibit at Fredericton’s Beaverbrook Art Gallery showcases the works of 24 artists from all four Atlantic provinces, highlighting the imaginary and geographic role of place. “We’ve gotten a lot of interest in this exhibition,” Terry Graff, the galler y’s director and chief executive officer, told roughly two dozen people at a media event held at the gallery. The exhibit, which opened Saturday and runs until Jan. 10, 2016, is called Writing Topography: The Ma r ion McCa i n Ex h ibit ion of Contemporary Atlantic Art. The gallery’s website states that

it includes a wide range of work, “from photography to installation, painting, sculpture, intervention and performance exploring invisible landscapes and challenging the demarcation, colonization and militarization of land.” Graff, who is also the gallery’s chief curator, said the exhibition is a cornerstone of the gallery’s programming. He said it embodies the vision of its namesake, the late Marion (Billie) McCain. She was married to the late Harrison McCain, a fou nder of t he F lorence v i l leBristol-based frozen food company McCain Foods. Graff said McCain was committed to providing opportunities and support for visual artists through-

out Atlantic Canada to display and develop their work. “This show is the ninth in the series dedicated to the legacy of Marion McCain,” he said. Graff said the exhibit is aligned with the gallery’s plans to expand and revitalize its facility in downtown Fredericton, which was built in the late 1950s. The gallery unveiled plans in May for a 14,0 0 0 -squa re foot expa nsion, wh ich w i l l i nclude new gallery spaces, a terrace and street-side café. Private donors and all levels of government are helping fund the project. “The exhibition signals a new level of recognition of the range of media and technologies employed by artists in the 21st century and

a complex, ever-evolving cultural dynamic which def ines Atlantic Canada today,” said Graff. As for the McCain Exhibition relaunch, Graff attributed it to support from Ann McCain Evans, visionaries and philanthropic support from McCain family members, the Harrison McCain Foundation and McCain Foundation. “It just wouldn’t happen if we didn’t have leaders in the community who see the value of visual arts,” he said. “The exhibition offers an unparalleled opportunity for audiences to engage with the works of some of the region’s many artists as presented through the lens of a distinct curatorial theme.” K im Vose Jones, a Fredericton artist, works on displays at both

the Beaverbrook Art Gallery and Memorial Hall at the University of New Brunswick. “Where we live is sustained by communities and relationships, yet the same relationships are breaking down those economic, social and environmental interactions,” she said. Vose Jones’ Beaverbrook display includes paper houses sitting atop a depiction of a fragile globe. A video is cast over the piece and projected onto the f loor. “It’s a great honour,” she said of her display at the Beaverbrook. “I can’t even express how honoured I am to be included with these artists and this group I truly admire from all across the Atlantic Provinces.”


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Josh Steeves The Brunswickan

Films from the stacks

This week’s films articulate the best case scenario when you have rows to browse. There are always a number of titles I’m familiar with but I try to remove my safety net and dive into the abyss. Here is what I found: Panic In Needle Park (1971) Dir: Jerry Schatzberg A baby faced Al Pacino gives a glimpse of what is to come in Panic in Needle Park, where he plays a fast talking heroin addict in 1970s New York. The peace, love

and happiness of the 60s has long been abandoned and addiction has become the ugly reality. Pacino is secondary to Kitty Winn, playing a women whose first drug is dependency and who finds solace with Pacino. Far from the nightmarish hell inside the minds of addicts in Requiem For A Dream, Panic In Needle Park grounds itself in the present, giving space for the actors to inhabit the claustrophobia of their addiction. A sad, yet hopeful film. Letter Never Sent (1959) Dir: Mikhail Kalatozov This is a film that Werner Herzog must have seen prior to making Aguirre: Wrath of God; however, Letter Never Sent is less of

a black comedy on colonization but a journey of geologists facing the forces of nature, a running theme in Herzog’s work. In the film, a group of four geologists are mapping diamonds in the Siberian wilderness. Once the diamonds are found, nature rears its mighty head and threatens the lives of the geologists. The story is secondary to the experience courtesy of cinematographer Sergey Urusevskiy, as he turns this small tale into a grand epic. Aside from some hokiness from the characters, a highly entertaining film.

How Tasty Was My Little Frenchman? (1971) Dir: Nelson Pereira dos Santos Originally banned in its native Brazil for full frontal nudity, the film is what would happen if Monty Python and Herzog collaborated. Mixing Python’s absurdity and Herzog’s focus on the follies of man, dos Santos delivers the blackest comedy about colonization and anthropology. In a battle to colonize the same area, the Portuguese and French try to separately team up with the aboriginals to eradicate each other vying for the land. The film takes its time and is a bit longer than 80 minutes but there is more than enough

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to recommend this pre-cursor to the mockumentary. Deathtrap (1982) Dir: Sidney Lumet You could almost call this Superman versus Alfred and not be far off. Deathtrap is a nasty adaptation of a Broadway play that is itself about Broadway. Caine is a once successful playwright who isn’t getting as many call backs of late. Vacationing in a cabin with his wife (Dyan Cannon), Caine meets up with a young playwright (Christopher Reeve) who is hoping to sell his new play. Caine, on the other hand, plans to murder him and steal the play. There are lots of twists to be found in this tight little gem.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 30 Reggae Night with Dub Antenna The Capital, 10 p.m., $5

THURSDAY, OCT. 1 The Mystery of Edwin Drood Tom Morrison Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $15

Arcade Fire - “Get Right”

Big Grams - “Goldmine Junkie”

To go along with the release of The Reflektor Tapes, a documentary that follows Arcade Fire as they record 2013’s Reflektor and the subsequent tour, the band has also released a deluxe edition of the album. Added to the deluxe version are five new songs as well as a remix to the original “Flashbulb Eyes.” In “Get Right,” the synths and electronic sounds that were so prominent on the album are scrapped for a more old fashioned, rock/blues song. Centred on a loose, twanging guitar and heavy bass drum, the song lets the instruments do most of the talking, with the second half featuring an intense build up and no vocals. Too bad the tour is already over, because this would have been a great song to see live.

On Sept. 25, Big Boi and Phantogram released their collaborative EP as Big Grams. One of the most interesting tracks in the collection is “Goldmine Junkie,” a song that strays a bit from a lot of their work, with Big Boi helping out with the chorus while Phantogram’s Sarah Barthel tries her hand at rapping. According to Big Boi, this was exactly the appeal of working with Phantogram in the first place. In an interview with Rolling Stone, the rapper explained, “We wanted to experiment and have fun with it. The main focus of wanting to do this project was to do things that we wouldn’t normally do anywhere else.”

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SATURDAY, OCT. 3 Light the Night Fredericton Queen Square, 6 p.m.

SUNDAY, OCT. 4 CIBC Run for the Cure Government House, 1:30 p.m.

MONDAY, OCT. 5 Funkadelic - “Ain’t that Funkin’ Kinda Hard on You (Louie Vega Remix featuring Kendrick Lamar)” If you listened to Kendrick Lamar’s most recent album, To Pimp a Butterfly, you probably noticed that the record was pretty funky. A large part of that was because of the people that helped Kendrick make the album, one such person being George Clinton from the highly influential funk group, Funkadelic. The band, which has been around since 1968, just dropped a series of remixes to their song “Ain’t that Funkin’ Kinda Hard on You,” one which features a verse from Lamar. The remix comes in at a little over 10 minutes long, allowing you to vibe out without having to worry about what song you are going to put on next.

The Real Patsy Cline Story The Playhouse, 7 p.m., Free Admission

Father John Misty - “The Memo” After the success of this years I Love You, Honeybear, Father John Misty has been wasting no time in keeping the music coming. On his newest song, “The Memo,” Misty continues to look and comment on the world that he finds himself in. With lines like “Narcissus would have had a field day if he could have got online” and “Here at the cultural low water mark if it’s fraud or art, they’ll pay you to believe,” there is certainly a level of criticism that Misty is directing towards society. No word yet on when his next release will be, but it seems like it may be sooner than expected.

The Brunswickan’s Food & Liquor: Cheap wine

Sebastian Maynard

Devin Patterson

Jackson-Triggs: Merlot Jackson-Triggs has been making wine since 1993 and the Canadian winery has won “Canadian Wine Producer of the Year” seven times. Their Merlot leaves a sweetness at the roof of your mouth, but that is followed by a slightly bitter aftertaste at the back of your throat. The drink is pretty smooth and does not leave the acidic taste in your mouth that I find a lot of cheap wines do. Usually the selling price is close to $11 but you can often get it on sale, as I did, for under $10. Peller Estates: Cabernet Merlot “Smooth, Medium-Bodied, Fruity Richness” are all words used by the manufacturer to describe this wine. Here are the words I use to describe it: Watered down, not matured properly, starts off fruity and ends sour and a little bitter and is fairly flat overall. Basically it is everything that you’d expect from a Canadian wine for $9.99. Along with the taste, the colour seems to be off as well. A friend of mine who was a first time wine drinker said, “They claim that it’s a red wine, but it looks more purple to me.”

Two Oceans: Merlot Smokey, strong and great with some cheese and bread. It’s a little more than the other wine reviewed, coming in at $12, but a couple bucks really gets you a bit more value. The more you drink, the stronger it seems to get though, so a glass or two seems like more than enough. Good choice overall.

Adam Travis Finca Las Moras: Pinot Grigio Finca Las Moras smells and moderately tastes like my favourite wine. It’s close, but no cigar. It is supposedly fruity; some fruits are sour so I guess the bottle was accurate on that point. If you’re having a cheap wine and cheese night, this would be good with it. Avoid anything too sweet though. At 12 per cent, I feel like it would probably go down smoother if it were a lower percentage.

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Two Bombers take down a Dalhousie Tigers ball carrier in their 37-31 Homecoming triumph. Bradley Parker / The Brunswickan

Bombers come home Nathan DeLong Staff Reporter

The University of New Brunswick R ed Bombers footba l l squad’s 2015 season is off to a strong start. The Red Bombers edged the Dalhousie University Tigers 3731 in overtime Saturday at BMO Field in t he f if t h annua l Tony Proudfoot Memorial Game during UNB’s Homecoming weekend. With the win, the Red Bombers improve to 2-0 on the season, while Dalhousie falls to 0-2. “It was a litt le closer than I would’ve liked,” said UNB head coach Dan McCullough. “We had the f irst half and made it hard on ourselves with stupid penalties, but down the stretch we showed our real colours.” B e fore t he g a me , t he 2 015 Tony Proudfoot Scholarship was presented to wide receiver Luke MacLeod. The retirement of former Red Bombers player a nd long-t ime coach Mike Dollimore followed. Close to four minutes into the contest, the Tigers were backed up in their own end and were forced to concede a safety which put the Red Bombers up 2-0. Around two minutes later, UNB wide receiver Mitch McCoy received a punt from Dalhousie and didn’t look back, running across the f ield and to the house to give the Red Bombers a 9-0 lead. After that, a 28-yard pass from Red Bombers quarterback A lex Dee was t ipped and caught by

wide receiver Josh Blanchard for another UNB touchdown, which gave them a 16-0 cushion after the f irst quarter. The Tigers, however, weren’t going to roll over. With just under seven minutes left in the half, the Red Bombers conceded a safety, getting Dalhousie on the board and cutting the def icit to 14. A Tigers f ield goal with 2:12 to play in the second gave Dalhousie another three points. With a minute and a half on the clock, the Tigers came within four points with a touchdown scored by Alex Bayne, leaving UNB’s lead at 16-12 at halftime. “ We sput tered on of fen se a bit,” said McCullough. “But we picked it up, and offense won us the game.” A l mo s t t h r e e m i nute s i nto the third quarter, Red Bombers punter A lex W hite conceded a safety, which would cut UNB’s advantage in half. The Red Bombers weren’t ready to let the game slip away, though. W it h 6:35 to go in t he t h ird, Dee found Blanchard again, this time from 11 yards out to score a touchdown for UNB. Close to three minutes into the fourth, the Tigers kicked in a field goal to score an extra three points. With roughly seven minutes left of regulation, a Dalhousie’s long snapper launched the ball over his punter’s head. The fumbled snap was recovered for a touchdown by UNB defensive back Coel Storey, who recovered the ball in the end

zone to extend the Red Bombers’ lead to 14 points. A clutch performance on UNB’s part sealed the deal, but some late pressure from the Tigers was what forced extra time. A D a l hou sie touchdow n by Z ach L eger w it h 1:57 on t he clock brought the Tigers within seven. Legere then snuck around a pileup in the Red Bombers’ end zone and past the line to score on the f inal play of regulation and tie the contest. R ed Bomber s r u n n i ng back Turner Sturgeon had a chance to end it in extra time with a big 20-yard run but he was stopped by the Tigers’ defense. Dee fou nd Bla ncha rd in t he end zone for the third time of the game to send the Tigers packing, though. D e f e n s i ve b a c k A ng u s Va n Wagoner was named player of the game for the Red Bombers after recording three interceptions. “We came in clutch there, and I was really loving it at the end,” he said. McCullough said Wagoner was lights out for the Red Bombers. “As a whole, our defense kept us in the game, and I preached special teams,” he said. “Anytime we’re still k ick ing the ball, we still have a chance to play, and we definitely made some plays kicking the ball.” The Red Bombers and Tigers rematch Saturday, Sept. 26 at 1 p.m. in Halifax. UNB faces the Holland College Hurricanes Sat-

urday, Oct. 3 at 1 p.m., then hosts Holland College Saturday, Oct. 10 at 1 p.m. Heading into those matchups, McCullough said, the Red Bombers need to focus. “We have the talent all across

the board, but we have to focus and minimize penalties,” he said. “That’s what’s killing us, along with off sides and unsportsmanlike conducts. There’s no place for that.”

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Marijuana in pro sports: The debate Iain MacMillan Marijuana legalization has been a hot topic for quite some time now, both politically and socially. As the use of marijuana is becoming more socially accepted in recent years, the legalization or decriminalization of the drug is spreading across North America, and is even a priority of the more t ha n one pol it ica l plat form i n

the upcoming Canadian federal election. But what about use inside the rules and regulations of professiona l spor t? W hen ma r ijua na was illegal, nobody questioned why it was on the list of banned substances for the large majority of professional sports leagues in the western world. Now that the medicinal uses of weed are legitimized and recognized, does it still belong on that black list of drugs? This largely debated topic arose again recently in sports headlines a s profes siona l m i xed ma r t ia l artist Nick Diaz was given a f ive year suspension from the sport. The suspension was for the use of marijuana and was handed down by t he Nevad a St ate A t h let ic Commission. A f ive year suspen-

sion in MM A is generally a death sentence, but especially for the 32 year old California based athlete. To be fair, this was Diaz’s third v iol at ion of t he s p or t ’s d r ug policy, but many at hletes have tested positive for much worse substances and have faced less than half the punishment that Diaz received. In fact, his last opponent, Anderson Silva, was suspended for only a single year when he tested positive for two separate anabolic steroids. It should also be noted that Nick Diaz is a licensed medicinal user of the drug under California state law. This brings up the debate, is marijuana a performance enhancing substance? That question is hard to answer as the drug affects people in many varying ways which depend on the amount consumed

a nd t he i nd iv idua l’s tolera nce level. Athletes in certain sports, like the growing sport of Jiu-Jitsu, can feel a positive effect while on marijuana during compet it ion. Many competitors f ind it helps them relax and f ind their “f low” much more effectively. The medicinal use of marijuana is another aspect of the discussion. Should it be okay for athletes to use prescr ibed pa i n k i l lers l i ke Percocet and Vicodin but then get suspended if they use marijuana for the same purpose? F ut u re N F L H a l l- of-Fa me r Brett Favre admittedly became addicted to Vicodin for a portion of his career due to the need for painkillers to deal with his injuries he acquired playing football. If marijuana had been an approved

substance for use as a painkiller, Favre could have avoided his addiction to Vicodin which required intense rehabilitation. Bot h sides of t he ma r ijua na argument have legitimate claims, but the view on the use of weed in our culture is beginning to transform with the rise of the new generation. The outrage which the Diaz suspension caused across the sports world a nd t he rising scient if ic evidence of the positive medicinal use of ma r ijua na shou ld ma ke professional athletic leagues and commissions review their policies and make necessar y changes to keep up with society.

Former UNB coach goes pro Nathan DeLong Staff Reporter New Toronto Maple Leafs’ assistant coach Andrew Brewer comes from humble beginnings, which include studying at the University of New Brunswick and helping coach Varsity Reds men’s hockey. “Growing up in New Brunswick and at UNB are big parts of my background,” the former V-Reds video coach said. A Fredericton native, Brewer spent three years as a U NB assistant bench boss between 2008 and 2011. He was noticed by the V-Reds after making a video about the team’s 2008 CIS University Cup f inal loss. UNB head coach Gardiner MacDougall said that video was played at the team’s banquet

at K ingswood. “We needed a video coach the following season anyway,” he said. The V-Reds had purchased a new video processing sof t ware around and Brewer came on board to f ilm games and produce highlight videos. In the three years Brewer spent with UNB he was part of the 2009 and 2011 University Cup-winning teams and the 2010 squad that won a silver medal. “A nd r e w s t a r te d b y s ho oting videos of games, then doing highlight videos and other things with us, like helping with special teams,” said MacDougall. “He came on the ice for some practices at the end.” MacDougall said Brewer still returns to UNB to help run the

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V-Reds’ annual summer hockey programs. In his f inal year with the VReds, Brewer was a steering committee member when UNB hosted — a nd won — t he 2011 CIS national tournament. “That day at the Aitken Centre is one I’ll never forget,” he said. After the V-Reds, Brewer was hired as a national teams’ manager and video coach by Hockey Canada. “Growing up, I was always a huge Canadian hockey fan,” he said. “It was exciting for me to represent Canada on the world stage.” Brewer sa id one of h is f i rst events with Hockey Canada was t he 2 011 I I H F World Ju n ior Hockey Championships, which were held in New York.

“Grow i ng up, t hat ca me on every year on Dec. 26,” he said. “Working there was a dream come true.” Brewer said that working alongside a coach of MacDougall’s calibre taught him to think on his feet and try new things. He described MacDougall as one of Canada’s most successful university hockey coaches in the last decade. “He’s done an unreal job not only winning once, which is hard to do, but multiple times, which is rea l ly ha rd to do,” he sa id. “Gardiner has also represented the city, province and university at a high level.” After Brewer represented Hockey Canada at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia,

Connor McDavid has been touted as the best player to come into the NHL since Wayne Gretzky. Does he live up to the hype in his rookie season?

Nathan Delong

Rob Trites

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Hockey is a team sport, but McDavid will be fine if Edmonton’s chemistry improves and he gets supporting players. Let’s not forget Sidney Crosby was also seen as the next Gretzky, but Pittsburgh hasn’t always had the team to be a powerhouse like Gretzky & Co. on the 1980s Oilers.

he joined the NHL’s Detroit Red Wings as an assistant coach to M ike Babcock, who joined the Maple Leafs as bench boss and brought Brewer along with him earlier this year. “I get to be part of something special,” said Brewer. “Mike has had success everywhere he’s gone.” Brewer graduated from UNB in 2008 with a Bachelor of Business Administration, which he said has helped him realize what he brings to the table. “Having a basic understanding of economics has helped my understanding of hockey and advanced statistics,” he said. “The ability to present an idea or thought was important anywhere I’ve worked.”

Every time I see McDavid play, he does something incredible. The kid is only 18 years old and is playing the game like a fullgrown man. Once McDavid gets on an NHL training regimen and grows into his body, he could be unstoppable. The Calder Trophy is his to lose.

McDavid is the franchise-altering player the Oilers franchise has so desperately coveted. Heading into the season Edmonton is looking to end their lengthy post-season drought. I expect a 70-point season from McDavid en route to a Calder Trophy win but the Oilers will miss the playoffs again.

John Robb V-Reds Fan

In my opinion, if McDavid is in the top ten in league scoring and loses the Rookie of the Year award to Eichel, he will still end up a superstar. He can’t stop the puck or play 30 minutes of defense a game, so he likely won’t make the Oilers a contender this season.


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Reds Notebook: Lawton takes AUS male athlete of the week honours

Rob Trites Sports Editor

UNB soccer’s George Lawton was named the AUS male athlete of the week after a turn-around weekend for the Varsity Reds. Lawton has been the field general of a banged up backline all season long and led the team to two straight clean sheets in the Reds homecoming matches. Lawton and the V-Reds were able to capture a 1-1 draw in their latest effort versus the UPEI Panthers, in Charlottetown. Lawton was also given the honours of UNB male athlete of the week, with Lucy Parkin from the women’s soccer team taking female athlete. Both women’s and men’s teams will take on Moncton at home this Friday, playing at 5 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. respectively. Hockey team set for American road trip UNB Hockey is well into its preseason schedule and is yet to be defeated. Their latest victory came in a 6-2 effort against the Dalhousie Tigers. The men also defeated their cross campus rivals, STU, by a score of 8-3 in the first instalment of the battle for the hill. The team will begin their American pre-season tour this week as they take on the A HL Portland Pirates, as well as division one NCA A teams Boston College and UMass-Lowell. Regular season action will get underway on Oct. 10 when the Varsity Reds take on the UPEI Panthers at 7 p.m. at the Aitken University Centre. The Panthers finished fifth in the AUS and were eliminated in the playoffs by a

strong StFX team.

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Cross Country teams compete in Antigonish The men’s and women’s cross country teams both competed in their second meets of the season over the weekend. The women, who were unable to field a full team in their first meet, finished in fifth place overall with 121 points. “It was great to see the women running well on the six kilometre course,” said head coach Jason Reindl. “[Katie] Robinson is looking to build off of her all-star season last year and while we might have finished fifth as a team, we were only 16 points out of third and were missing our top f inisher [Cailie McGuire] from the first race of the season.” Dalhousie was able to win the women’s competition with a score of 24 points. The UNB men’s side finished in second place overall with 66 points. “Our men’s team ran very well today,” said Reindel. “Our top five continue to show they are focused on getting UNB back on the podium at the conference championships.” StFX finished the weekend in first place with a perfect score of 15.

Cougars sweep UNB’s club baseball team was 7-3 af ter a series sweep of the Crandall University Chargers. The team took the series with 10-0 and 12-4 wins. The Cougars are gearing up to host the CCBA national tournament t hat w ill ta ke place Oct. 22-25.

UNB curling looking for AUS representative UNB curling is currently looking for players and teams to compete in a selection tournament to determine who will represent UNB at the AUS Championships. If you are interested in entering a team in the selection tournament you can do so by sending your student name, student ID number and birthdate for each team player, as well as your coache’s name, to

Helen Campbell and Eric Garland tournaments Pre-season basketball action gets started this weekend as UNB hosts the annual Helen Campbell and Eric Garland basketball tournaments. The men’s team, which is looking to build off an early exit from the AUS playoffs last year, will take on UPEI, SMU and Laval in the tournament. This was a disappointing result for the men, as they were consistently ranked in the CIS top-ten throughout the 2014-2015 season. The women’s side, which is hosting the women’s CIS Championship this year, will gauge themselves against the University of Toronto, Lethbridge University and StFX. Injuries were a problem all last season for the women, who lost only one player (Colleen Daley), and they were eliminated from AUS playoffs in the first round. Fencing club takes gold The campus fencing club that is made up of students from UNB and STU took the gold medal at the Alfred Knappe team tournament. Wendy Yano and David Themens were the members representing UNB at the tournament, which defeated Mount Allison in the final.

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Women push unbeaten streak Rob Trites Sports Editor The men’s and women’s soccer teams traveled to Charlottetown last weekend to take on the UPEI Panthers. The women were able to secure a 1-0 victory to remain unbeaten while the men earned one point in 1-1 draw.

place Moncton Aigles-Bleus will travel to UNB this weekend to test the unbeaten record of theVarsity Reds. The women kick off at 5 p.m. this Friday.

Men’s squad Women’s team holds firm, just out of AUS undefeated through five playoff picture matches UNB’s Kayla Painter scored the game winning goal off a corner kick in the 75th minute of play. The Panthers had been dominated in shots leading up to the goal. The goal marked Painters f irst of the 2015 season, she was able to convert eight goals last year on 22shots. UNB goaltender SamiJo Bell was able to make three saves in the clean sheet effort. The 1-0 result gives the women a record of 2-0-3, which is good enough for fourth place in the AUS. There is a three way tie for f irst place in the AUS between Acadia, StFX and Cape Breton. UNB sits onepoint back of the pace set by these teams. The last

The men’s effort was backed by a goal from the AUS male athlete of the week, George Lawton. The goal however, was not enough to earn a victor y against the Panthers, who scored in the closing minutes of the game to take two points away from the Reds. UNB goalie Brandon Eagle had a solid out ing, stopping eight of nine UPEI shots. The men now sit at a disappointing 1-2-2 after the weekend as they have failed to find a rhythm offensively and have struggled to f inish chances. They will come home this weekend to take on Moncton, who currently own an record identical to that of the Varsity Reds. UNB, who was ranked third in the country coming into the season, has slipped out of the CIS top ten and is currently sitting out of the playoff picture.

AUS male athlete of the week George Lawton in action versus the UPEI Panthers. UPEI Sports Information

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