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Tune In: This is Caper Radio

July 29, 2021

If you’ve walked through the halls at Cape Breton University, you may have noticed music playing through key areas of…

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Avery Gessner and the Great Historical Journey

July 29, 2021

Avery Gessner grew up watching Indiana Jones movies with his father and even during those early childhood moments, he knew…

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Embrace the Challenge: Meet Allison Martell

July 27, 2021

Allison Martell’s CBU story has spanned three decades. As she puts it, it’s older than the campus residence buildings! But…

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Let Nothing Stand in Your Way: Meet Paige Cox

July 19, 2021

When Paige Cox graduated from high school she began considering options for post-secondary schools close to her home in North…

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Dr. Sylvia Burrow Challenges Gender Violence in Five-Year Research Project

July 12, 2021

Dr. Sylvia Burrow will undertake vital research over the next five years to support positive outcomes for persons belonging to…

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Learning Disability – No Match for Hard Work

July 12, 2021

From a young age, Maggie Berk knew she was learning differently than her classmates. Maggie grew up in a small…

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A Return to CBU: Meet Laurieanne Sylvester

July 12, 2021

As a student at CBU in the early 1990s, Laurianne Sylvester can recall how welcomed and supported she felt on…

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Bridging Communication Gaps With New Canadians

June 30, 2021

Cape Breton University is a living laboratory for Dr. Peter MacIntyre. As a professor of psychology in the School of…

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Helping Students Feel Certain In Uncertain Times: Meet Neelima Singh

June 23, 2021

Neelima Singh is a familiar face to many international students, and now as a full-time employee at CBU’s Max Bell…

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An Open Letter to the Cape Breton High School Graduates

June 22, 2021

To the Cape Breton Island graduating class of 2021, First and foremost, I hope that you are all staying safe…

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Worth the Wait: Ashraf Selwaness

June 21, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Ashraf Selwaness thought his dreams of becoming a CBU student were over. He had left…

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Tuma Young Becomes First Indigenous President of Nova Scotia Barrister’s Society

June 21, 2021

Tuma Young, Assistant Professor of Mi’kmaq Studies at Cape Breton University, has recently been announced as President of the Nova…

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