Thursday, September 24, 2020

Saint John’s first Happy Hour Club event was a great success

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On November 7, the Happy Hour Club put on an event at Gahan House with a focus for women to make meaningful connections with other women. This event allowed women to mingle, to discuss social and professional interests, network, connect with new...

Black History Month in Saint John

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The month of February is recognized as Black History Month in several countries, including Canada. In honour of this, both the city of Saint John and UNBSJ are hosting several events. Black History Month celebrates the achievements of African-Canadians and...

Memories of East Africa: UNBSJ’s Wayne Hansen’s first album release

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This month, I had the pleasure of attending singer/songwriter, Wayne D Hansen’s, show at Taco Pica. Hansen, manager of UNBSJ Student Technology, is one of Saint John’s many hidden gems. His show has left me waiting in anticipation to hear more of Hansen’s work. Hansen,...

UNB tuition increased to buy masks for students working at home

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UNB has spent thousands of dollars on branded masks for students to wear during the 2020/2021 school year, which will mostly be spent at home. (Cameron Fitch/blogs.unb.ca) Students have been protesting the 2% tuition increase...

Poetry, film, book reviews coming to The Baron

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Your favourite student publication will now be featuring an arts section! You will notice it has a drop-down menu, where you can choose to browse through poetry or book and film reviews.

Harassment, or freedom of speech?

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Last time in this column, I talked about discrimination – what it is, and what it is not, along with some examples. I promised to talk about harassment this time, so let’s go there. Harassment is tricky territory. While we value and protect freedom of...

Gone Girl is a chilling, effective thriller

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Can you really tell what your partner is thinking? What is really going on in his or her head? This is the central question asked in Gone Girl, the new film directed by David Fincher. Based on the 2012 novel by Gillian Flynn (who adapted...

Most anticipated movies this holiday season

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With the holiday season coming up, awards season comes with it. We can also look forward to some of the best films of the year that are coming out in December. Here are some of the films I’m most looking forward to this December. The...

The beginner’s guide to vinyl records: How to start and care for your record collection

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For those who have begun to get more involved with their musical experience, a common next step is to start your own vinyl record collection. There are steps that are necessary to get your collection experience going. As well as these steps, there are...

Is violence against women really a concern?

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Monday, November 25, was the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women - but is it really a concern? Yes. Violence against women is a rampant issue in our society that we...