Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Disney Purchases Lucasfilm for $4 billion

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In one of the biggest production deals of the last few years, The Walt Disney Company shocked people across the globe. At the end of October it was announced that the company had purchased George Lucas’ production company for a whopping $4 billion in...

Diversity

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Following the theme of highlighting international and culturally diverse experiences among us, this week we are hearing from Mwila Mubanga, an international student from Zambia. Mwila is in his first year of Chemical Engineering, and he shared with me his experience of coming from...

Ask a counsellor-I can’t work!

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I’m trying to get my work done, but my brother/partner/parent/dog keeps bothering me! What can I do? Typically, when this comes up, there are two issues at hand. The first is around your work and study habits; you need to be in a “work-friendly” environment....

Campus fashion: Keeping warm in black!

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As the weather gets colder, students this season are keeping warm in black. Black sweaters, leggings and boots are a common trend on campus. The most popular type of sweater is a sleek athletic sweater with a mandarin collar and centre zip down the...

Letter from UNBSJ Grad

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Recently, a graduate from UNBSJ sent The Baron a letter to share a few fond memories of his experiences on our campus. He asked if we would should the letter with our fellow students and writes about a dilemma that he was faced with...

Top 10 horror films of all time

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10- 28 Days Later This film from 2002 could possibly be to thank for revitalizing the zombie genre and is probably one of the best zombie movies of the last decade. Directed by Danny Boyle, 28 Days Later did something a little different with the...

Vince’s top five most memorable interactions with the undead

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There are many great moments in gaming that players remember vividly and discuss often. Many of these involve some unnatural, undead foe. These are just a few of my favourites, ordered by how well they claimed their place in my memory. 1. (Half-Life 2) Ravenholm Chapter...

Costume Quest: The best trick-or-treat simulator on the market

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Costume Quest (by Double Fine Productions) is a simple, addictive and stylish adventure role-playing game which falls short on replay value and difficulty. The game is so painfully easy that strategy becomes pointless. This, coupled with a linear leveling design and lack of deep...

Will alcohol help you get laid? The dangers of “whiskey dick” and “beer goggles”

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With Halloween coming up, there will be no shortage of sexy outfits and drinks around, especially with a large gathering of university students. Those two things seem like a recipe for casual sex, right? A little liquid courage lowers your inhibitions and makes everything...