In contrast to a world that feels mired in chaos and pessimism, Tintamarre’s latest production Refuge confronts topical issues with authenticity and hope. The group takes on a variety of local and global problems in their production, including the world migration crisis, land erosion, and struggling rural communities. In the shrinking village of Port-a-Petit, the […]

With students settling into the new semester, Mounties Athletics was in full gear with both the women’s volleyball, hockey and badminton teams playing during the first weekend of the semester. Right before the break, the women’s volleyball team had its toughest match, playing top-ranked Holland College. The Mounties fought hard, but ended up dropping the […]

Halfway through the six-month-long ACAA basketball season, both the men’s and women’s Mounties find themselves near the top of their conferences, poised to make championship runs. After the first half of the women’s basketball season, it is still hard to tell exactly where they stand and just how good this team could be. Due to […]

Despite strong showings in recent national semifinals, Atlantic Canada’s football conference – the Atlantic University Sports conference (AUS) – has not sent a team to the Vanier Cup since 2007. As a result, many have raised questions about the level of competition in the conference. These questions  are often centred around its size. With four […]

The Argosy sat down with Brent Tower at the public works building to talk about his work as a transportation foreman for the Town of Sackville. Tower plows snow for the town and manages seven others who do the same. Kavana Wa Kilele: Can you walk us through your day after a snowstorm? Brent Tower: […]

Activists push for gender parity in N.B. government A grassroots movement called Women For 50% has formed to lead the effort to implement gender parity in New Brunswick legislature. The group says they are trying to prepare and support women candidates well ahead of the 2018 provincial election. Their goal is for 50 per cent […]

Many students at Mount Allison have expressed frustration with the delayed opening of the online campus bookstore as a result of renovations to the physical store. Michelle Strain, director of administrative services, explained in an email that during renovations, new shipments of books were stored offsite. Without access to the shipments’ packing slips, the bookstore […]

MASU executive resignations Vice President External Affairs Tina Oh has resigned from her executive position at thr Mount Allison Students’ Union (MASU). Oh said that she cannot work for an organization that shows discrimination in the form of systemic racism, environmental injustice and disregard for mental health. VP Finance and Operations Alex Lepianka and Bike […]

On Nov. 6, two Mount Allison students presented a motion to Sackville town council, asking for the town to formally oppose the Energy East pipeline. Energy East is a 4,600-kilometre pipeline project proposed by the TransCanada energy corporation. The project would transport over one million barrels of crude bitumen oil every day from Alberta and […]