Friday, July 3, 2020

How are federal parties planning to make university more affordable?

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From increasing current bursaries to complete free tuition and loan forgiveness, the federal parties all have very different plans for student loans. If you could graduate debt-free, would you vote differently? (Unknown) In 2016, under...

Federal candidates debate climate change at UNB

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Some candidates didn't show despite being invited. From left to right: Stuart Jamieson running as an independent, Armand Cormier with the NDP, Wayne Long representing the Liberals, and Ann McAllister for the Greens. (Wolfgang Düchtel/The Baron) The...

Everything you need to know about Canada’s federal political parties

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Are you considering voting in this year’s federal election, but not sure which party best represents your interests? (Global News/The Canadian Press/Compilation) Are you considering voting in this year’s federal election, but not sure which party best...

UNB students build a wall of debt

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Students at multiple universities gathered in protest of the recent changes to the free tuition program. Patrick Hickey reads student testimonials in front of UNBSJ's wall of debt. (Wolfgang Düchtel/The Baron) The UNB-SRC recently gave students,...

#DontCutOurFuture – Speak out against limiting educational funding

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#DontCutOurFuture (NBSA/Facebook) On April 9, 2019, the New Brunswick government made several changes to Student Financial Aid. Although these new limits came under the rouse of a positive change, as it now allows more students to be eligible, the changes were...

Should Trump Take Sole Credit for the Booming American Economy?

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Donald J. Trump based his recent State of Union address on the booming American economy. In the address, he talked about the skyrocketing stock market which is setting one record after another since the day he took office. Unlike some of his other facts...

Weimar World

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It's often said that history repeats itself. More accurately, those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. It's one of the most common aphorisms in the world. It's a phrase we're all so familiar with and yet no one ever...