Monday, January 24, 2022

New Brunswick moves to Level 3 of COVID-19 Winter Plan

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The Government of New Brunswick has decided to move to Level 3 of the winter plan because of the high number of hospitalizations of COVID-19 patients in the province. It will last from Friday, January 14 at 11:59 p.m. until January 30...

Canada officially bans conversion therapy

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On December 7 2021, Bill C-4 passed in the Canadian Senate and conversion therapy was formally banned. The bill took 30 days to come into effect, on January 7 2022. (Canadian Senate/Twitter) This was...

Weekly Clubs and Societies series: Green Society

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The Baron is hosting a weekly series introducing readers to the clubs and societies on campus here at UNB. The Green Society brings awareness and initiatives to environmental problems and promotes solutions to students at UNB Saint John.

Textbooks now available at UNB Saint John bookstore

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Finally, after three semesters, UNB Saint John students are able to purchase their course books through the campus bookstore.  (Wolfgang Duechtel/The Baron) In the fall of 2020, the bookstore on campus closed, leaving students to...

Op Ed: New Class Who ‘Dis? Effects of syllabus and instructor changes on course evaluation

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The following piece was submitted by Dino Tremblay, a fourth-year Honours psychology student at UNB Saint John. Any inquiries into the contents of this article or his study can be directed to him through email. The Baron reached out...

COVID-19 exposure notifications at UNB Saint John

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On Sunday, December 19, UNB sent an email to UNB Saint John students advising of new COVID-19 exposure sites on campus. They include the following: December 14: G. Elliott Forbes...

Accessibility issues at UNB Saint John

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Recently, the Baron published a piece on the Student Accessibility Centre and the services they offer. The accessibility centre itself provides excellent aid in academic accommodations. (Wolfgang Duechtel/The Baron) However, it begs the question...

Kreating Conversations and SJ Suicide Prevention hosting Mental Health Coffee House

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Thursday, December 9 from 6 to 9 p.m., Kreating Conversations UNBSJ and SJ Suicide Prevention are hosting a Mental Health coffee house in the Whitebone Pizzeria.  (Kreating Conversations/Facebook) Kreating Conversations and SJ Suicide Prevention

UNB Saint John hosts experiential learning showcase

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On Monday, December 6, the Experiential Learning team hosted an event to showcase the accomplishments of students from the SOCS 4501 class, who have been working on sustainability projects since September. (Emily Wheaton/The Baron)

Saint John’s December holiday events

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To celebrate the holiday season, learn about the many events being hosted throughout Saint John in the month of December.  (Discover Saint John/Website) Imperial Theatre shows (Imperial Theatre/Website)