Sunday, May 9, 2021

Upcoming Shows in Saint John

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With this being the last issue of The Baron until 2013, it felt necessary to compile a list of all of the upcoming shows you should make every effort to see. Some are on conflicting dates so be sure to choose wisely! Joel Plaskett Emergency...

Letter from UNBSJ Grad

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Recently, a graduate from UNBSJ sent The Baron a letter to share a few fond memories of his experiences on our campus. He asked if we would should the letter with our fellow students and writes about a dilemma that he was faced with...

Slay of Fundy

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On Sept. 22 and 23 derby-girls and their entourages descended on the port city to battle it out for the title of Atlantic Champions. Members of multiple roller derby leagues from around the Maritime provinces competed in the Roller Derby Association of Canada (RDAC)...

First Year Survival Guide

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Welcome Seawolves! The first days of term can be scary and overwhelming; here are some of the things you need to know to get through the next few months, before the madness begins on Thursday. Course Registration/Withdrawal: The last day to register for classes is September...

February 15 is Louis Riel Day – but who was he?

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While many provinces across Canada celebrate Family Day, February 15 marks a different holiday in Manitoba and for many Métis peoples. (Early Canadian History/Website) Riel's legacy Louis Riel, born in 1844, was...

Just for Laughs takes the stage at Imperial Theatre: John Heffron and other comedians get Saint John laughing at the Relationship Edition tour

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The night after Halloween a cool breeze blew through uptown Saint John. The intermittent rainfall had pedestrians scrambling through King’s Square, over the sheeny, reflective street surface, to the Imperial Theatre entrance. Just for Laughs (JFL), a long time staple of the Canadian stand-up...

First Class Bash a raving success

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First Class Bash was a great kick-off for the 2019/2020 school year. (Julia Kaine/The Baron) This year’s neon-themed event hosted the band Neon Dreams and the crowd came ready to dance. The DJ had...

New Brunswick government reverses decision to close emergency rooms

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On February 11, the P.C. government under Premier Blaine Higgs announced that they would be closing six emergency rooms in rural hospitals across the province between the hours of 12 a.m. and 8 a.m. as of March 11. They included the following...

PC majority for New Brunswick’s 2020 snap election

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Results for this year’s impromptu provincial election came in quickly. It was the country’s first election during the pandemic. Here’s a round-up of the highlights and important outcomes. Higgs hugs his wife and daughters as he celebrates his...