Thursday, September 24, 2020

A loss against the Hurricanes: The Seawolves took their second hit of the weekend

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UNBSJ mens basketball team once again took on the first place Holland College (HC) Hurricanes on Jan. 27 and suffered another loss with a score of 106-55. The Seawolves upped their game from the previous day but there was little hope as they faced off...

Sex Issue

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Happy Valentines Day from The Baron staff! :)

Former NFL player, Alvin Powell tells his story to UNBSJ “Drugs are great, but they ruin your life”

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Former National Football League (NFL) player, Alvin Powell made a visit to UNBSJ on Thursday, Jan. 31 to speak about his experiences as a drug addict and how he overcame his addiction to found his non-profit organization: Saving Station. The Whitebone lounge was silent as...

WTF is up with D2L?

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In the past week, UNBSJ’s learning platform, Desire2Learn (D2L) experienced outages that left many students unable to access their course information. When UNB’s previous online learning platform, Blackboard, announced that it would be discontinuing its service by August of this year, a committee set out...

Upcoming Students’ Representative Council (SRC) elections

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Students’ Representative Council (SRC) elections are fast approaching and the campus is gearing up for a whole new SRC. Nominations officially open on Feb. 21 and end Feb. 27. Anyone interested in a position on the SRC must be nominated and seconded, they then must...

Safe Ride extends hours

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UNBSJ’s Safe Ride shuttle service just got better! Launched in September 2012, this program has been providing students with a viable alternative to city transit and expensive taxi cabs. Based on the success seen thus far, the Students’ Representative Council (SRC) has announced an expansion...

UNBSJ Financial Aid: helping students cover costs with scholarships and bursaries: Strapped for cash? This one’s for you

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As university students, we all know what it’s like to be strapped for cash and with tuition bills flashing an uncomfortable amount of digits these days, we’re poorer than ever. Of course, not everyone has the time to work the three jobs required to keep...

Request for proposals from other food services released: Could we be saying good-bye to Aramark?

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Students may be seeing a change in cafeteria service in the next year. The current food vendor here at UNBSJ has reached the end of its contract period and a request for proposals from other suppliers has been released. According to Students’ Representative Council (SRC)...

Students’ Representative Council By Term Report: good governance of students, enhancement of student life and outreach

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UNBSJ’s Students’ Representative Council (SRC) has accomplished many things this year and has made great strides in publicizing and modernizing the university. The SRC had three main blanket objectives set out this year: good governance of students, enhancement of student life and outreach. Here is...

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...