Monday, October 18, 2021

GNB updates COVID rules for Thanksgiving weekend

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Due to the rise of COVID-19 cases in the province, the government of New Brunswick has decided to put “circuit-breaker” measures for some zones into action. f COVID-19 statistics in New Brunswick as of October 05, 2021. (CBC...

Just how unaffordable is housing in New Brunswick?

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For far too long, affordable housing has been on New Brunswick’s back burner. New Brunswick has a market primed for selling. As a result, thousands of landlords each year are selling their affordable apartment complexes, which in turn leads to tens of...

COVID-19 vaccine clinic on October 7

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UNB Saint John is hosting another COVID-19 vaccination clinic this week. Details about the October 7 vaccine clinic. (UNB Student Services/Facebook) New vaccination clinic date After the last vaccination clinic on September...

UNB Saint John launches new mental health program

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The new WeConnect program will be replacing the RealCampus program and this new mental health centre will provide students with “better” and “more refined” services. (UNB/Website) Highlights of the WeConnect program It...

Op-Ed: What does it mean to be an ally?

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As I have become more educated over the course of my undergrad, I have found myself to be lacking in a few ways. In my first year, I woefully underestimated the amount of work...

NWAC hosts virtual vigil for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

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Today, the Native Women’s Association in Canada will be hosting a virtual vigil, “Sisters in Spirit” in honour of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, and gender-diverse people. (NWAC/Twitter) Sisters in Spirit virtual vigil

Weekly Clubs and Societies series: African-Caribbean society

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The Baron is hosting a weekly series introducing readers to the clubs and societies on campus here at UNB Saint John. The African Caribbean Society (ACS) is an association dedicated to promoting diversity and equity by fostering a community...

Op-Ed: The climate crisis…how can YOU really help?

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Climate change is real and actions need to be taken now. Everyone knows that, but what’s up for greater debate is the age-old question: how much impact does one individual have on global carbon emissions?  Local students protesting...

Orange Shirt Day: What to know and what to do

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The Baron wishes to acknowledge that the land on which we work, study, and live is the unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik peoples, who have been here since time immemorial.  On Thursday, September 30, UNB will be closed to...

Western University implements new sexual violence training

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Content warning: this article discusses sexual violence. Concerns regarding the security of students attending Western University (WesternU) have arisen with the beginning of the fall term. A student-led walkout was held on September 17 in protest of the revelations...