Campus bar changes direction from a dance club to a cozy pub This past summer, Mount Allison’s campus bar, the Pond, went through some major changes. Students may remember the Pond for its murals, sticky floors and poor lighting, but the Pond has an updated rustic pub look with brand new tables, booths, a pool […]

Janet Crawford recognized by Sackville community for substantial volunteer service The Sackville Citizen of the Year Award is presented each fall with the purpose of recognizing outstanding volunteerism within the Sackville community. This year’s winner is Janet Crawford, a local musician and the owner of Fog Forest Art Gallery on Bridge Street. Crawford is a […]

Students can consult ombudspersons for grievances with MASU or administration Dear Students, Have you ever needed guidance regarding MASU services or policies? Have you ever had a concern or issue with the Mount Allison University administration that you would like to discuss and/or seek guidance on? If so, the answer to your question can very […]

Studying anthropology at Mount Allison, I have learned that many questions have the same answer: “It’s complicated, and it’s changing.” That’s why, when I heard about the potential closure of the anthropology department, my response was complicated. And changing. Anthropology has a past plagued by colonialism. At its worst, it is exploitative and even exterminatory. […]

Extra time at university can be a period of growth and self discovery As someone who graduated high school in 2012, it feels like I’ve been in university forever. It’s not pleasant to watch old classmates delve into real life things – nursing jobs, pharmacy school, starting their own engineering businesses, getting accepted into Harvard […]

Those who choose to have an abortion deserve our trust and respect As I realized that the small pro-choice rally I was planning on attending in Dieppe was quickly approaching, I decided to check in with myself: What does it mean to be pro-choice? Why am I willing to bear a sign that simultaneously proclaims […]

Justin Collette begins performances as lead in School of Rock on Broadway Justin Collette’s days of performing in the Pond are in the past. The co-founder of Presents: the Improv has found a new stage to call his own: Broadway’s Winter Garden theatre, home to School of Rock. I spoke with him on the phone […]

What up. Trill Waves here, welcoming you back to the Sack. If you’re new here, you’ve probably noticed that this is not the same as living at home. To help you out, I’ve made some super helpful tips that could end up improving your life: TIP 1: Drink lots of fluids. Contrary to popular belief, […]