Saturday, October 19, 2019

Every 40 seconds somebody dies from depression

Suicide is currently the second leading cause of death among people 15-29 years old and affects people in all countries. October 10 is World Mental Health Day; it is also the fourth day of Mental Health Awareness Week. This...

How are federal parties planning to make university more affordable?

From increasing current bursaries to complete free tuition and loan forgiveness, the federal parties all have very different plans for student loans. If you could graduate debt-free, would you vote differently? (Unknown) In 2016, under...

Global Brigades volunteer opportunities

The Global Brigades is a student-led, initiative organization composed of dedicated individuals who share a passion for making the world a better place. They approach this by addressing global problems, such as economic and health disparities, found in many regions of the...

We are going through changes right now, don’t leave us.

We have been doing the same thing for a long time and our connection has lost its spark. Don't worry, it's not you, it's us. We know we aren't as attractive as we...

Lorenzo Society hosts a night of Atlantic Canadian literature

Tonight, on October 7 at 7:00 p.m., the Lorenzo Society is hosting a reading featuring Atlantic Canadian authors Shane Neilson, Danny Jacobs, and Kirby. These authors will be there to read from and promote their own novels or collections of...

Meet your SRC

The Students' Representative Council Executives were elected by you as the backbone of the SRC, in charge of taking care of day-to-day operations. The UNB Students' Representative Council, from left to right: Ashley Cook, Allie Ruigrok,...

Federal election candidates debate at UNB

The UNB-SRC and GreenPAC are teaming up to put on 100 Debates for the Environment in the Saint John-Rothesay area. 100 Debates is a national initiative to organize inclusive, political, neutral, and environment- focused all-candidate debates in...

Everything you need to know about Canada’s federal political parties

Are you considering voting in this year’s federal election, but not sure which party best represents your interests? (Global News/The Canadian Press/Compilation) Are you considering voting in this year’s federal election, but not sure which party best...

True Colours first fun-filled event

True Colours is a student-led campus group that prides itself in creating a safe, comfortable environment for the LGBTQ2+ community and allies. (True Colours/Facebook) This year, their first event is a mixer in Colonel...

What’s your story? An anonymous submission

Over the next couple weeks, The Baron will be highlighting some students’ mental health stories and their experiences to help bring awareness to mental illness, its many different forms, prevalence, and surprising solutions. The following story was...