Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Artist Spotlight : Ben Caplan

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Recently performing at Pepper’s Pub, Halifax-based folk artist, Ben Caplan, has an amazing stage presence. Having not shaven for three years and counting, Caplan is a wild looking man, with music just as wild to accompany him. His vocal styling’s range greatly, varying from precise...

Faces of UNBSJ: Buddy up to Bill McLeod

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Bill McLeod has been a familiar face on campus for many years now. Some students may know him as the helpful security guard while others may know him as the friendly evening cleaner on campus. McLeod came to UNBSJ in 2006 when he was hired...

mother! is open to many interpretations – let’s talk about one of them

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SPOILER WARNING: If you have not seen Darren Aronofsky’s 2017 film mother! stop reading now. Major plot details are discussed extensively in this article. Becoming easily the most divisive film of 2017 within just one week of its release, Darren Aronofsky’s mother! has enjoyed little...

The Danish Girl is a compelling film about finding the courage to be oneself

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Transgender people are a major part of the LGBT(lesbian, gay, bi, transgender) community that tends to be largely overlooked or misunderstood. In recent years, transgendered people are the subject of arts and media, such as Felicity Huffman in Transamerica, Jeffrey Tambor in Transparent, Laverne...

End of Watch – This cop drama is worth a watch

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End of Watch is a gritty cop drama written and directed by David Ayer (Training Day) and starring academy award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena. This movie punches you right in the gut, grabs ahold and doesn’t let go. The movie is filmed with...

Energy-boosting stuffed peppers: As seen on Dr. Oz

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Winter can be a very lazy time of year. It’s cold outside and motivation to do anything is lacking. Or is it? If you’ve been feeling “extra lazy” lately, consider your health. Are you giving your body all of the nutrients that it needs to...

A freshman’s nemesis: The in-class erection

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Here is a hypothetical situation: It’s a Monday morning and a male student (let’s call him Johnny) sits at his desk taking notes. There are twenty minutes left as his professor tries to convince the class that “Victorian Aesthetics” is an important concept to understand...

Singularity: A throwback to the old-school FPS formula

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Are you looking to have some good old-fashioned fun with a shotgun and some demented baddies for less than $10?  Then I have the game for you! Singularity, a 2010 game by Raven Software and published by Activison, is a great first person shooter...

Never go a**-to-mouth! A guide to butt sex and anal play

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For the final issue of this year’s The Baron, I want to talk about the ever-elusive exploit of sexual escapades: butt sex. Despite all of the stigma surrounding it, anal sex can be fun for everyone involved; you just have to know what you’re...

Dr. Anne Compton to launch book in Ganong Hall tonight

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Dr. Anne Compton’s up-and-coming book, Afterwork: Essays on Literature and Beauty, will be launched tonight (November 16) at the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. The event, hosted by the Department of Humanities and Languages, begins at 7:00PM. Dr. Compton is currently a Writer-In-Residence at UNB Saint John....