Friday, April 3, 2020

Local 107.3FM Receives Funding for “Volunteer and Women’s Collective Coordinators”

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Local 107.3FM, UNB Saint John’s campus and community radio station, has recently been awarded $50,000 that will be used to hire both a Volunteer and a Women’s Collective Coordinator. This grant has been made available by the Community Radio Fund of Canada, and has been...

Sick of parking in Narnia and paying a lot for it? Should you really complain? A look at UNBSJ and other university parking situations

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When asked about their thoughts on the parking situation on campus, many UNBSJ students have complaints about availability, the price, having to pay for parking at all and the proximity to campus. To address these concerns, The Baron has decided to take a look at...

Orientation week kick off a success

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All smiles and nerves, UNBSJ’s new students quickly filled Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre on the morning of September 2 for an event that has come to be known as Super Tuesday. First year students were eager to begin their university experience, their first day promising...

SRC creates study space out of former campus bar

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Howler’s, UNB Saint John’s campus bar, has converted into a study space for students. After ceasing regular business hours in January of last year, this marks the first time the space will be utilized regularly in almost one year. Kjeld Conyers-Steede, VP External of the...

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...

UNB Saint John holds grand opening of cafeteria

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The official grand opening of the newly renovated Baird dining hall was held on Friday, Oct. 8. The event was co-organized with Chartwell’s, UNB Saint John’s new food service provider and the Students’ Representative Council (SRC). The event coupled as a fundraiser for the Children’s...

Noise in the Commons a cause for concern: Orchestra and Choir perform during exam study period

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During the exam period, two events created a lot of noise in the Hans W. Klohn Commons while students attempted to prepare for their upcoming finals. A choir and an orchestra performed loudly in the days before exams would take place. It was evident that...

Welcome to the “Freak Show”

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Halloween is a day for candy and costumes, for haunted houses and sugar rushes. But when it comes to UNBSJ, All Hallow’s Eve is about putting on a show, or in this case, a “Freak Show.” On Oct. 31, the UNBSRC put on a Halloween...

La Masquarada: Multicultural Society Gala a Success

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On Saturday, Jan. 24th, UNBSJ’s Multicultural Society (MCS) hosted their annual Gala at Grand Hall uptown. If you are wondering what the Multicultural Society is, it’s a society that encourages relationships and the understanding of different cultures within the university. The La Masquarada gala is the...

UNB Saint John kicks off it’s 50th anniversary on campus

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UNBSJ is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, marking a huge accomplishment and major milestone for the Tucker Park campus. On Thursday, Sep. 11, the university held a 50th Anniversary Kick-Off celebration that began at noon in the quad. The Alumni Association and the...