SUPPPPPPPPPPP. I’M BACK, BABY. I, CHAD CRUZ, HAVE RETURNED TO CAMPUS FOR ONE WILD WEEKEND OF IRISH CELEBRATION. ST. PADDY’S DAY IS HERE. I’VE PROVIDED YOU WITH A STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO MAKE SURE YOU FIND THAT POT OF GOLD AT THE END OF THE RAINBOW. TIME TO GET LUCKY. 1. SKIP CLASS OBVIOUS. […]

Many of us have encountered the view that recent social justice efforts on college campuses across the continent have been gross overreactions to purportedly harmless assertions of free speech. As many writers have competently explained, these appeals to free speech, like refusals to respect calls for trigger warnings or safe spaces, deflect conversations from the […]

A simple spin on a classic drink. Adding a taste of rosemary takes the no-fuss gin and tonic to the next level. This is a fun way to use up the fresh rosemary you might have on hand after making your favourite potatoes or Sunday roast. Throw the gin, lemon juice, and rosemary sprig in […]

Last Friday, Canadian banjoist Jayme Stone performed in Brunton auditorium with three fellow musicians from across North America. The quartet combined folk music and story through their blending of banjo, double bass, fiddle, accordion, guitar and beautiful four-part vocal harmonies. Stone has collaborated with a wide range of different musicians throughout his work on various […]

With graduation only two months away, it is common for students to be stressed about having a plan for the next step in their lives. However, students with learning disabilities can face additional challenges, particularly in their transition to employment. Fifth-year commerce and psychology student Sarah MacKinnon reflected on the impact of being diagnosed with […]

Imagine performing a presentation in front of a room of eager listeners on a topic you’ve been assigned only seconds before. For some, this might sound like a midterm nightmare, but for Mount Allison student Talia Steeves, it’s an exciting challenge. Steeves is one of 15 members of the Bagtown Babblers Toastmasters group. For those […]

The timing of University Archivist David Mawhinney’s presentation, entitled Women in the Class of 1867, was not coincidental, given that last week was dedicated to the acknowledgement of women’s leadership. Mawhinney presented on the history of Mount Allison’s female student body. The presentation shed light on the lives of women while they attended Mt. A, […]

Students and community members gathered in the Owens art gallery on March 7 for the second annual awarding of the Marie Hammond-Callaghan Women’s History Prize. The annual award was created by Mount Allison’s history and women’s and gender studies (WGST) departments in order to recognize Hammond-Callaghan’s contributions to those fields. As the only full-time WGST […]