Monday, January 20, 2020

Some students not sure what to do for Remembrance Day

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When we asked students about their Remembrance Day plans, many said that they are not sure what they should be doing to commemorate this memorial day. If you aren't sure how to take part, we've got you covered.

By-election results in, voter turnout was poor

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The by-election results are in and the turnout was small. Out of almost 2000 registered voters, only 212 ballots were cast. (UNB/EServices) Emma Higdon was voted in as Arts Student Representative by 22 votes. Jinxuan...

New eco-friendly residence building ready by September 2020

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Construction has officially begun on the new residence building, which is expected to house 104 students by September 2020.  Many dignitaries of the community were present for the ceremony. (Global News) It is the first...

Last Mawoluhkhotipon Safe Space session being held this month

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This year's last session for the Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples is being held in the Whitebone Lounge on campus on Saturday, November 23. The Ally & Safe Space Program for...

Smashing the Stigma with Jack.org

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A pumpkin smash took place on Tuesday at UNBSJ in support of Jack.org. After writing a stigmatized word or phrase related to mental health on a pumpkin, students threw them down or bashed them with a mallet to metaphorically...

Will changes to full-time student status change scholarship eligibility?

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Students taking 3 courses, who are now considered full-time, may not be eligible for certain scholarships. (Unkown author/CurrentAffairs.org) Changes to definition of full-time students The SRC recently released a statement regarding the eligibility...

The Baron is back (on social media)

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Did you know that The Baron has a Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook page? Neither did we. After a period of absence, we have started the process of getting our social media pages back into swing. The...

UNB announces on-demand mental health support for students

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Student Services recently launched a new mental health program for students called Real Campus. We spoke with Sheldon MacLeod, Director of Student Services, to learn more. Real Campus offers many on-demand services that can be faster than waiting...

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 invests $3 million per year into the local communities of...

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. In the coming weeks, UNBSJ facilities management will begin cutting back the overgrowth to ensure the safety of the trails. (Wolfgang Dütchel/The...