Monday, January 24, 2022

So, you want to write a book?

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The two absolute most important lessons to becoming an author are: number one, read and number two, write. I know it sounds redundant; of course you're going to read, how else would you understand the layout of a book and no sh*t you’re going...

Ask a counsellor-Can’t sleep!

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I haven’t been sleeping well at night! What can I do? If this has been happening because of those “weird” dreams that you’ve had since you turned 13, you’re probably looking at the wrong column. However, if you are having difficulties falling asleep, or are...

Ask the librarian anything: I probably don’t know the answer … but I know how to find it.

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Enrico asks: I just started university and I’d like to have a girlfriend but I don’t have a sweet clue how to get one. What does the research say about dating and about how to get a girlfriend? Can you find some good pick-up...

Ask a Counsellor

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I’m in love with my professor/TA – what should I do??? You would be surprised at how often this comes up. If you are falling head-over-heels for one of your instructors, it is time for a reality check. As with any relationship, there are (at...

How many partners is too many?

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It’s a trick question; there is no universal right or wrong answer. The number of people you have sex with is entirely up to you, and whether it’s one person, 100 people or even no one, it should be completely up to you and...

UNBSJ and Canada from the perspective of a German exchange student

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Are you curious to find out how UNBSJ, New Brunswick and Canada look and feel to an outsider? (Did you know that you have weird doorknobs, for instance?) I’m Christa from Cologne, Germany, and I will be writing a column about my experiences here in...

What’s the Future Saint John

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On Saturday, Sept. 22, UNBSJ played host to “What’s the Future Saint John?” This four hour public forum, comprised of four guest speakers, attracted an audience nearing 70; consisting mainly of concerned citizens, local business leaders, politicians, and perhaps two or three students (including...

Don’t Blame Me!

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Headlines have been full of bad news for the fairer sex lately. Women have been fighting for equality and worth for a very long time, while slut-shaming and blaming victims for their own sexual assault is putting us so far behind it's making me...

UNBSJ Speaks Up: The Baron Staff asks students, “How do you feel about the toilet paper on campus?”

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Dr Fury, History Professor: "I feel there is absolutely no circumstance under which one ply should be used.”   Erin Macafee, Year 3, BA: “It sucks, it lacks absorbency.” Jen Brown, SRC Social Director, Year 3, BS “It’s terrible and I don’t like that you have to rip it yourself...