Saturday, December 3, 2022

Mental Health Peer Support program opens on UNB Saint John campus

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The UNB Saint John campus has implemented a new program to better the mental health of its students. Significant investments have been made to create and run a Mental Health Peer Support program, that is expected to positively impact our campus’ health services.  The services...

UNBSJ students dressed to the nines for SRC’s Holiday Ball

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The atrium of Market Square was lit up on Friday, November 18 by a crowd of UNB Saint John students adorned in their most formal clothes for the SRC’s Holiday Ball. This year’s Holiday Ball was a glowing (quite literally) success with well over 150...

Poland hit by missile amidst Russo-Ukrainian war

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On Tuesday afternoon, a missile landed in Poland near the Ukrainian border, killing two Polish people. Because Poland is a part of the North American Treaty Organization (NATO), an in-depth investigation is occurring into the missile landing. The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, declared that...

UNBSRC to host Holiday Ball

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Students are encouraged to bring a donation to the food bank. On November 18, the SRC will host a Holiday Ball for students at Market Square Atrium from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.  The dress code for the event is formal and students (plus their optional...

Progressive Conservative MLA Kris Austin faces heavy criticism over his appointment to committee on the Official Languages Act

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On October 13, Premier Blaine Higgs appointed the former People’s Alliance of New Brunswick leader, Kris Austin, to a committee in charge of reviewing the province's Official Languages Act after crossing the floor in the Legislative Assembly in the Spring. President Justin Trudeau criticized...

The urgent need for blood donors across Canada

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According to Canadian Blood Services the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the lowest donor base in a decade. Canada’s Need for Donors Canadian Blood Services is currently struggling to replenish the national blood supply inventory. A message from Rick Prinzen, chief supply chain officer and vice-president...

SRC Halloween event: an impressive success

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For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, the Student Representative Council (SRC) hosted their first in-person event this Saturday with a large student turnout. A nightmare on Water Street, the long-awaited SRC Halloween event, was hosted at the Area 506 Waterfront Container Village. The...

Interactive sculpture unveiled in Uptown Saint John

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Philip Savage’s sculpture “Portal” was unveiled Uptown on Friday, October 27.  Unveiling event At 11 a.m. on October 27, the City of Saint John joined Uptown Saint John Inc to unveil a new sculpture installed at City Hall, 15 Market Square. The sculpture “Portal” was...

Letter from the Editor: October 2022

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There's so much to tell you about what's been going on this past month! The most important thing that happened this month was our board meeting. Although some had to attend virtually, we had our first in person board meeting since the pandemic started!...

Meet your SRC president

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In the next couple of months, The Baron will publish a series highlighting this year's SRC Executives, starting with the SRC President, Devin Debly. The Students' Representative Council (SRC) is the annually elected student union representing about 2000 students between Dalhousie Medicine and UNB...