Thursday, February 20, 2020

UNB student faces scary consequences of vaping

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A UNB student has been coughing up blood resulting from her use of e-cigarettes and wants everyone to be aware of the dangers. The dangers of vaping and stories of mysterious illnesses have been...

Federal candidates debate climate change at UNB

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Some candidates didn't show despite being invited. From left to right: Stuart Jamieson running as an independent, Armand Cormier with the NDP, Wayne Long representing the Liberals, and Ann McAllister for the Greens. (Wolfgang Düchtel/The Baron) The...

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...

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...

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.

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...

Liberals take first steps in banning conversion therapy

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Prime Minister Trudeau wrote a letter on December 13, 2019, to Canada's attorney general requesting that the Criminal Code of Canada be amended to include conversion therapy, making it illegal in Canada. This is the first concrete step taken by the Liberal...

Colonel Tucker’s campus bar opens today

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Thursday, October 17, marks the opening of UNBSJ’s campus bar, Colonel Tucker’s. From 12 p.m. – 8 p.m., the bar will be offering free snacks and trivia starting at 6 p.m on behalf of the...

Smashing the stigma around mental illness, literally

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On Tuesday, October 29, in the Quad, Jack.Org UNBSJ Chapter will be hosting a very powerful event in hopes of smashing the stigma around mental illness. At this event, people will write negative words or phrases commonly around mental health on pumpkins...

Liberals win minority in nail-biting election

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Dozens of students came to Colonel Tucker’s, the campus bar, on election night to watch the results of the 2019 federal election unfold. (Katie Herrington/The Baron) We spoke to some students before results came...