Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Op-Ed: What Martin Luther King Jr. day means to me

0
“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”-Martin Luther King Jr. January 16 is a day that we not only remember a brave man, but we...

OP-ED: Misinformation on social media and how to avoid it

0
Social media has greatly changed the way in which information is spread. Many social media platforms thrive off of the spread of false information since it causes people to interact with their respective apps, which is important to keep in mind when scrolling through...

Op-Ed: A reflection on living abroad

0
The following article was submitted in partnership with the COM X program which gives students in Communications Studies the opportunity to work as an intern at The Baron. According to Statistics Canada, there is approximately 3 - 5.5 million Canadians living abroad at any given...

Op-Ed: Is private healthcare the solution?

0
On November 7, 2022, the New Brunswick Health Coalition organised a rally in front of Health Minister Bruce Fitch’s office to oppose the proposal of more privatised healthcare by Progressive Conservative Premier Blaine Higgs. Higgs Announcement  This came from Higgs announcement on October 24 where the...

Letter to the Editor: SRC President’s response to interview

0
The following article was submitted to the Editor-in-Chief by Student Representative Council President, Devin Debly in response to the Baron's interview with him that was published last week. Hello, thank you for accepting and taking the time to acknowledge my response to the article...

Op-Ed: Let’s talk about trickle down taxation

0
Things aren’t great in New Brunswick. I’m sure many of you are feeling the stress of rising inflation, gas prices, housing costs, groceries, and the list could probably stretch to exceed the intended length of this article. The simple fact of life currently, is...

Op-Ed: let’s talk about parking

0
“I came to the university two hours before I normally would, and I still couldn’t find a spot anywhere close to the campus.” “I can’t ever get a parking spot.” “I drove around the parking lot for 30 minutes looking for a place to park" These have...

Op-Ed: the silent housing crisis in Saint John

0
This article was written in collaboration with UNBSJ student, Cassandra Evans-Ketch. The Baron was given permission to publish names and addresses by the interviewee. Housing has been a hot topic in Canada, particularly in New Brunswick, for as long as I can remember. It has...

OP-ED: UNBSJ students left struggling with the cancellation of the NB-EI Connect Program

0
As many university students know, the Government of New Brunswick announced the cancellation of the NB-EI Connect program, without any warning, on June 23. In an email announcing the termination of this program, the Government of New Brunswick (GNB) confirmed they will no longer be...

Should youth be allowed to vote? Making the case for Vote 16 in Canada

0
The following piece was submitted by Hannah Baillie who is a Public Relations student at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Any inquiries into the contents of this article can be directed to Vote 16 via email here. Every citizen of Canada...