Thursday, December 1, 2022

GNB waivers costs of UTI and birth control prescriptions

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Have you ever had a urinary tract infection (UTI) and been unable to be seen by a health care provider for days or weeks? Have you ever needed birth control and not had the resources to obtain it? You are not alone if you have...

A smoke free UNB: the new no smoking policy on campus

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In 2020, UNB announced that all UNB campuses would be smoke-free as of September 1, 2022. Now, two years later, how prepared is UNB to implement this new policy? The initiative taken by UNB is to ensure the well-being and safety of everyone on campus....

Campus highlight: Promise Partnership

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The Promise Partnership is a service that provides educational support to the community with the help of volunteers from UNB since 2010. The service aims to help youth in two of Saint John’s priority neighbourhoods. The mission of the Promise Partnership is to close the...

Indigenous clothing line now at UNBSJ Campus Store

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Students can now buy from an Indigenous clothing line in the campus store thanks to the first Indigenous representative on campus, Hayden Hovey. Indigenous Clothing Line Hayden Hovey, the first Indigenous Representative on the SRC, brings Indigenous visibility to campus with his clothing line called “Menahqesk”....

OP-ED: UNBSJ students left struggling with the cancellation of the NB-EI Connect Program

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As many university students know, the Government of New Brunswick announced the cancellation of the NB-EI Connect program, without any warning, on June 23. In an email announcing the termination of this program, the Government of New Brunswick (GNB) confirmed they will no longer be...

Lorenzo Society presents Brendan McLeod and Saint John String Quartet

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The event will present a reading by Brendan McLeod and a performance by the Saint John String Quartet. Event The Lorenzo Society Club will host a reading on September 15th on campus at 12 p.m. The event will present writer and musician Brendan McLeod, and...

Fighting COVID fatigue on campus

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As a new academic year dawns, one thing will remain the same: masking on campus. Although, while looking around campus, you may be unaware that UNB will maintain the mask policy throughout this academic year. It seems, however, that the enforcement of the policy so...

O-Week: A jam-packed campus welcome hosted by the SRC

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For the first time since the pandemic hit, the UNB Student Representative Council is welcoming students back to campus with Orientation Week, many events, and plenty of smiles. Tuesday started early with a campus welcome in the Athletic Center by UNBSJ’s Vice President, Petra Hauf;...

Experiential education project for Indigenous students underway at UNB Saint John

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The Baron sat down with the UNB-SRC’s first Indigenous student representative, Hayden Hovey, to learn about his project to make the campus a more inviting space for Indigenous students.  What is the project?  Hovey’s goal is to “improve social cohesion” among students and to bring better...

Op Ed: International Day of Peasant Struggles: Raising the voices of the silenced

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April 17 is the International Day of Peasant Struggles. The non-profit organization La Vïa Campesina and its allies have headed the campaign to educate the Global North (formerly known as 'first world countries") on peasant struggles and commemorate those who lost their lives in the...