Tuesday, February 20, 2024

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 people, and...

United Way campaign is making local issues #UNIGNORABLE

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Each year the University of New Brunswick partners with United Way in Saint John, Kings County, and Charlotte County regions in working towards bettering our community.  United Way puts on a yearly campaign intending to help children from low-income families achieve success. This campaign seeks...

Campus trails to get a makeover

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Have you heard of the trails behind campus? They're beautiful and they're getting a makeover. Last week, the SRC was approved to begin updating the trails, making them more accessible to the community. The trails, which are in use by ecology and science students,...

How to not die on your night out

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For as long as university students have partied, there have been tips and guidelines. There are the obvious ones like designated drivers, buddy systems, and ways to cure a hangover. We want to address some other ones. It is important to have life-saving advice...

Students support True Colours

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UNBSJ’s True Colours held their first event of the semester last Friday night, an LGBTQ2+ Mixer at Colonel Tucker’s campus bar. It was a fun-filled event with snacks, card games, and a photo booth. Attendees wore rainbow leis and competed in water pong. They also...

Global Brigades volunteer opportunities

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The Global Brigades is a student-led, initiative organization composed of dedicated individuals who share a passion for making the world a better place. They approach this by addressing global problems, such as economic and health disparities, found in many regions of the world. The program...

True Colours first fun-filled event

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True Colours is a student-led campus group that prides itself in creating a safe, comfortable environment for the LGBTQ2+ community and allies. This year, their first event is a mixer in Colonel Tucker’s campus bar on October 4 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. This...

What’s your story? An anonymous submission

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Over the next couple weeks, The Baron will be highlighting some students’ mental health stories and their experiences to help bring awareness to mental illness, its many different forms, prevalence, and surprising solutions. The following story was submitted anonymously. One of the scariest things in...

What does Saint John have to offer you? Everything.

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Whether you are a newcomer or a local, during a long semester of work it can be hard to find sources of fun. At first glance, Saint John looks like your typical small town, but with a little digging, you will find that there is a lot...

Lorenzo Society readings this week

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Emily Davidson, Lift The Lorenzo Society, alongside the UNB Alumni Association, will be presenting a live reading by Emily Davidson featuring her newly published collection of poetry, Lift. The reading will be taking place at the BMO Theatre, 112 Princess Street, at 7:30 p.m. and is open to the...