Sunday, February 25, 2024

Op-Ed: Why you should study abroad with UNB

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Everyone has had those panicked airport moments when the crowd is rushing around you, trying to get to their gate, whizzing past you to get through security, and it seems like, at that moment, everything is moving at quadruple the speed it should be.   No?...

Us, them, or we?

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What is a border? You know what I mean, that weird line on the map the denotes the place where one country, or province, or county, or town, ends and another begins. It’s a simple concept. One that hardly ever gets a second thought. After...

Op-Ed: Brazil riots indicative of new global trend in democracy

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Civil disobedience and political protests are staple aspects of democracy. They are methods in which individuals can express their dissatisfaction with the current state of public affairs peacefully. Despite peaceful alternatives, the media has been filled with images of violent rioting and the storming of political...

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

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“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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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“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...