Thursday, December 1, 2022

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...

Smashed

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WARNING: This story contains graphic content and may be disturbing to some people. Pseudonyms have been given to protect some identities. The accident Glass shattering, people screaming, that’s all I remember. It was April 30, the last day of tax season for accountants, which meant a busy day...

Safety of vaping becoming less cloudy

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Although they were first introduced as a “healthier” alternative to smoking, many teenagers and young adults have given in to the vaping trend. The appeal of vapes amongst youth is certainly clear: juice in any flavour you can imagine, popularized by celebrities such as Leonardo DiCaprio and Katy Perry,...

Have you heard of The Lorenzo Society?

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Would you like to meet your favorite author in person, have the opportunity of reading your poems in front of an audience, or just get some writing inspiration? What is The Lorenzo Society? The Lorenzo Society helps create a positive community and a welcoming environment for published...

Annual run promotes allergy awareness

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On October 12, over 700 runners dressed head-to-toe in purple will gather in front of Rothesay High School for the sixth annual Sweet Caroline Run. The run is held every Thanksgiving weekend, with all the funds going towards the Sweet Caroline Foundation; a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting allergy...