Monday, January 24, 2022

Textbooks now available at UNB Saint John bookstore

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Finally, after three semesters, UNB Saint John students are able to purchase their course books through the campus bookstore.  (Wolfgang Duechtel/The Baron) In the fall of 2020, the bookstore on campus closed, leaving students to...

COVID-19 exposure notifications at UNB Saint John

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On Sunday, December 19, UNB sent an email to UNB Saint John students advising of new COVID-19 exposure sites on campus. They include the following: December 14: G. Elliott Forbes...

Accessibility issues at UNB Saint John

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Recently, the Baron published a piece on the Student Accessibility Centre and the services they offer. The accessibility centre itself provides excellent aid in academic accommodations. (Wolfgang Duechtel/The Baron) However, it begs the question...

Kreating Conversations and SJ Suicide Prevention hosting Mental Health Coffee House

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Thursday, December 9 from 6 to 9 p.m., Kreating Conversations UNBSJ and SJ Suicide Prevention are hosting a Mental Health coffee house in the Whitebone Pizzeria.  (Kreating Conversations/Facebook) Kreating Conversations and SJ Suicide Prevention

UNB Saint John hosts experiential learning showcase

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On Monday, December 6, the Experiential Learning team hosted an event to showcase the accomplishments of students from the SOCS 4501 class, who have been working on sustainability projects since September. (Emily Wheaton/The Baron)

Government of New Brunswick presents Winter Action Plan

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Due to a rise in infections and cases of COVID-19, particularly among the unvaccinated, new COVID-19 prevention measures have been presented by the Government of New Brunswick as their Winter Action Plan. Infographic providing the details of each...

GNB announces $2/hour minimum wage increase

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The Higgs administration announced on Thursday, December 2 that the New Brunswick government is increasing the provincial minimum wage by $2/hour. PETL Minister Trevor Holder making the minimum wage increase announcement on December 2. (CBC N.B./Website)

December 6: A National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women

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On December 6, a memorial service will be held at the Diamond Jubilee Terminal in Saint John to commemorate the thirty-second anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre. This mass murder was an anti-feminist attack at an engineering school in Montreal in 1989...

New Brunswick Student Alliance launches Advocacy Week with theme “Prioritizing People”

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The NBSA is hosting its annual Advocacy Week from November 29 to December 3, 2021. Statement from Chair of the NBSA. (NBSA/Instagram) During this week, the board members and student delegates from Mount Allison, St. Thomas,...

New scholarship for “New Brunswick” Indigenous students

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The New Brunswick Medical Education Foundation Inc, or NBMEFI, announced on November 19 the new Hatchette and Nicholas Medical Education Endowment fund. The fund for Indigenous students is named in memory of Rick Hatchette and Michael Nicholas. Donors...