Maritime universities stock up on antidote naloxone in case of fentanyl outbreaks in their communities Fentanyl is an extremely potent and fatal substance that has swept across the country, affecting several communities and university settings. Found within many typical street drugs, the opioid is approximately 50 to 100 times stronger than morphine. Due to its […]

University social scenes promote binge drinking, according to study findings and Mt. A students Binge drinking is when someone has consumed four or five drinks in under two hours, and is a behaviour we should learn to identify in ourselves and in those around us. The harsh reality is that heavy drinking is a major […]

Understanding the witch costume as a symbol of misogynistic violence Do you like to dress up as a witch on Halloween? The pointy hat, blacked-out teeth and green face are just fun, right? You might be surprised to learn that this costume parodies one of the most brutal yet least discussed massacres in history: the […]

In response to the sexual assault scandal of Harvey Weinstein, a major figure in Hollywood, actress Alyssa Milano tweeted, “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet.” The hashtag #MeToo has been all over social media ever since. According to the New York Times, the hashtag was […]

Conversations about race and justice should happen outside of university sponsored discussions When I found out that Karen B.K. Chan, a sex and emotional literacy educator, was coming to Mt. A to talk about whiteness, I got really excited. During class, we were talking about the importance of acknowledging racism when I, audibly exasperated, said […]