Our top 5 stories of the semester

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As the fall semester of 2022 comes to an end, we wanted to highlight our top five stories of the semester.

Op-Ed: UNBSJ students left struggling with the cancellation of the NB-EI Connect Program

Huddle Today/Website

Following the announcement made by the Government of New Brunswick on June 23 that the NB-EI Connect program was ending, The Baron asked the UNB Saint John student body how the cancellation affected them. The announcement came with no warning and left many students worrying if they would be able to continue their education without the program. Read the story here.

UNBSJ Seawolves women’s soccer home opener game

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In September, The Baron covered the women’s soccer home opener game alongside a supportive crowd cheering on the Seawolves. The team started the season out strong with a winning score of 1-0 against the STU Tommies. To read the story, click here.

Op-Ed: the silent housing crisis in Saint John

ACORN NB/Website

With housing being a hot topic across New Brunswick, The Baron discussed the factors that go into affordable housing. Additionally, UNB Saint John student Cassandra Evans-Ketch chatted with The Baron about her renting experience with Canada Homes for Rent and the many others who echoed her experiences. Read the story here.

Meet your SRC president

Wolfgang Düchtel/The Baron

The Baron sat down for an exclusive interview with the Student Representative Council President, Devin Debly this semester. The interview was widely discussed throughout campus which prompted Debly submitting a Letter to the Editor in response. The interview can be found here.

Last home game of the season: UNB Saint John vs. Crandall Chargers

Wolfgang Düchtel/The Baron

In their last home game of the season, the women’s soccer team beat the CU Chargers 2 to 1. The Baron was there to cover the game and ask the grads on the team what they thought about this year’s season. Read more about it here.

The Baron would like to thank all of our readers and the UNB community for their continued support of our independent student press this semester. We wish you the best of luck over the exam period and very happy holiday season!

Emily is in her fourth year of Political Science. She loves studying and academics which follows into her research work. She's a stern black coffee drinker and is a proud Acadienne. When she's not working or doing school work, you can find Emily listening to 70s music on vinyl and watching Parks and Recreation. If you ask her about parliamentary institutions, she won't stop talking.