Thursday, February 22, 2024

A Menstrual Equity Society is coming to campus

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A new menstrual health equity society is forming on the Saint John campus. The menstrual equity society was established after a community analysis written by Ridhima Dixit was published. A survey of UNB Saint John students was conducted in October of 2022 to evaluate the...

Should you become a vegetarian?

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Netflix’s new documentary has many people questioning whether or not they should modify their diet to take advantage of all the health-supporting benefits that come along with eating a plant-based diet. While vegetarianism and veganism certainly boast a plethora of health benefits, are the diets...

The murder mystery of President John F. Kennedy

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The office of the President of the United States is a dangerous position.  Four presidents throughout the nation’s history have been assassinated.  The facts surrounding these assassinations remain clear except for one. The assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy. The 1960s was a period of massive...

Op-Ed: Disinformation

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Disinformation is prominent online.  Disinformation comes in many forms: Conspiracy theories, deepfakes, hoaxes, and fake news.  The unfortunate reality is that there is an ever-growing number of credulous individuals who believe in disinformation.  Governments worldwide have concluded that disinformation is harmful to democracy.  If the...

Latin American politics students host film festival

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The following article was submitted by the students of POLS 3334: Latin American Politics. The class is hosting a film festival this Saturday, December 2nd on campus.  Latin America not only is home to some popular people like Messi and Shakira it's also home to...

A demand for an LGBTQIA2S+ safe space

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At the UNBSJ Campus, there has recently been a demand for an LGBTQIA2S+ safe space for people of the community, and its allies which has been brought forward by a fourth-year UNB Student named Keila Gallardo.  The Baron sat down with Gallardo to talk about...

The Holdovers: Alexander Payne’s latest film proves why comedy-dramas are still very much a thing

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Movies about boarding schools tend to be hit or miss. Some are quite good at depicting the painful steps of adolescence while juggling school work and extracurricular activities. Others tend to fall into cliche territory with sappy romances that may or may not work out....

Musical contrast of American and German music during World War II

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Music plays an important role during wartime.  The reason for this is that music can instill a certain “spirit” within soldiers and civilians.  This spirit serves both to motivate and to provide therapy during times when they need it most.  It is not surprising then...

With the sounds of music: An interview with the Lorenzo Society

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The bow of a cello reverberates on its strings. The higher voice of a violin joins in the melody, and the sound of a live-string quartet echoes across the cafeteria. As the last note hangs in the air, students lift their heads from their lunch....

A UNB Saint John alumni sports success, Charlie Cavanagh

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In 2022, Charlie Cavanagh graduated from UNB Saint John with a Bachelor of Science Degree, making the Dean’s list and setting herself up for an incredible future in the world of Biology and Psychology. In 2023, as of late October, Charlie Cavanagh also found herself...