Saturday, August 13, 2022

**SPOOF** Irving to Purchase The Baron Student Press

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UNB Saint John’s independent student press is about to become slightly more dependant. Earlier this morning it was announced that Irving is set to buy out The Baron in a deal reportedly worth between 20 and 30 dollars. Mr. Irving, who is heading the deal, said...

Opinion: Expect the PCNB convention hangover to last a while.

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Last weekend was not only bad for Mel Norton, former Saint John mayor and Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick (PCNB) leadership contender, it was also bad for the PCNB party, who elected the wrong leader at the wrong time. Blaine Higgs, a former MLA with...

Three festivals you shouldn’t miss this summer

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FeelsGood Folly Fest (June 28 - July 1)   Sponsored by the makers of Picaroons Beer, North Hampton Brewing Company, FeelsGood Folly Fest is located in Gagetown. When a festival is sponsored by a company that makes really good beer, it can be assumed that their...

Book ban blocks all non-UNB libraries books from campus (April Fools 2017)

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UNBSJ and UNBF have reached an agreement regarding the so-called controversial issue of non-library book sizes. The agreement states that “any book that is not from the library or is owned by a student that is smaller or larger, longer or shorter, thinner or fatter...

Personal Finances for Students

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Deciding to pursue a post-secondary education can have both positive and negative influences on several aspects of a student’s life, whether it be making new friendships or having less time for recreational activities. Typically, a student’s financial situation is a part of their life...

Artist Spotlight: Sarah Slean

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Sarah Slean recently performed at the Imperial Theatre with an orchestral string section to showcase her talents. Slean is a unique artist from Ontario with a wide range of skills, including painting, writing, acting and of course her music. Over the last 15 years of...

Memories of East Africa: UNBSJ’s Wayne Hansen’s first album release

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This month, I had the pleasure of attending singer/songwriter, Wayne D Hansen’s, show at Taco Pica. Hansen, manager of UNBSJ Student Technology, is one of Saint John’s many hidden gems. His show has left me waiting in anticipation to hear more of Hansen’s work. Hansen,...

Is it possible to diminish student debt?

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Student loans are an issue for a lot of people in North America. From difficulties in acquiring funding, to struggling to make ends meet each month, students all across North America are struggling. The worst part is that this headache...

On This Day in History – October 25th

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On this day in history, the Japanese Kamikaze pilots were deployed for the first time in 1994, during the Battle of Leyte Gulf. The Japanese military continued using this method of attack until the end of World War II. Kamikaze pilots would make deliberate suicidal...

Opinion: UNB needs to relocate the Ward Chipman study lounge

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On October 6, students received an email notifying them of the following: “As our campus continues to evolve to suit the needs of our students, you will notice some renovations taking place the next couple of months.   In December, Saint John College (SJC) will be getting...