Leak reveals Mt. A’s offshore trusts in Cayman Islands

South of the border, universities get richer quicker with tax avoidance schemes. Up north, Mt. A reaps no rewards from unheard-of and asset-less trusts settled over 45 years ago Mount Allison has been listed in one of the largest data leaks in history. Known as the Paradise Papers, the leak reveals the offshore activities of […]

Mt. A facilitates tick and Lyme disease research

Faculty and students have six-year history of collecting data for public access and benefit Six years ago, Mount Allison biology professor Vett Lloyd realized how little was known about ticks and the diseases they carry after she was bitten by a tick. Lloyd started a summer research project about ticks in New Brunswick, and since […]

Mt. A students form new club to volunteer with Atlantic wildlife

Campus club assists the Atlantic Wildlife Institute in actions and activism Mount Allison offers many clubs and societies that allow students to engage in the Sackville community. However, a relatively new club, the Atlantic Wildlife Institute (AWI) Mount Allison has broadened the scope, both in terms of volunteerism and location, of this community engagement. Fourth-year […]

Honours student research profiles

Laurabeth Gill is a fourth-year honours student in the department of biology. “I’m in the biology honours program working with Dr. Lloyd on Lyme disease. I’m looking at a chemical that might have antimicrobial properties and testing it on a causative agent of Lyme, the Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria. To me, research is fascinating because it’s […]

From the archives: Smoking In Dining Halls (?)

From the archives brings you old news today. As time passes, the news we report on changes, as does the way we report on it. Conversely, we’ve been covering some of the same issues since 1872. Today, students request dietary accommodation and a functional soft-serve machine. In 1970, we were worried about our right to […]

National chief speaks at Mount Allison

Chief Bellegarde gives lecture on Indigenous rights and the University’s role in reconciliation On Wednesday, Nov. 22 in Convocation Hall, Mount Allison welcomed National Chief  of the Assembly of First Nations Perry Bellegarde to campus. As the third speaker in this year’s President’s Speaker Series on Indigenous Action, Chief Bellegarde shared a powerful speech on […]

Colin Robertson named Mt. A’s 54th Rhodes Scholar

The Rhodes Scholarship is a prestigious postgraduate award, valued at over $100,000, that gives the recipient the ability to pursue postgraduate studies at the University of Oxford free of tuition fees. 54 Mount Allison graduates have been awarded the scholarship, seven in the past decade. Currently a history major at Mt. A, Robertson is one […]

Trill’s tips

Hello peasants. It is I, King Trill. Sorry for not blessing you with my impeccable tips last week. It was a rough weekend, just like this one was! Anyhow, I’ve got some good ones (I think) for you this week, so let’s get it. A question the modern university student often asks themself is how […]