“Me? No, I’ve never smashed a kneecap”– Tonya Harding, potential kneecap smasher Early in the film, Tonya’s mother LaVona (a delightfully nasty Allison Janney) compares Tonya to a flower; herself she calls a gardener. With the right gardener, a flower can bloom into someone special. But Tonya, played by a pitch perfect Margot Robbie, needs […]

The Indigenous celebration organized by Mount Allison’s Indigenous Student Support Group survives a winter storm and garners a large crowd Mount Allison celebrated First Nations and Métis culture with the University’s first Powwow on Thursday, March 22. A Powwow is a gathering of Indigenous Peoples that celebrates cultures and honours traditions. The celebration includes traditional […]

The annual event reflects on the university experience and recognizes student achievements “As people approach midlife, the days of youthful exploration, when life felt like one big blind date, are fading,” read Prof. Dave Thomas from a New York Times article in his address to Mount Allison’s 2018 graduating class. Last Monday, the graduating class […]

Mount Allison faculty, staff and administration have been having yearly conversations around the issue of dropping enrolment since numbers started falling in 2012. According to Provost Jeff Ollerhead, the University has a continual goal of having 2,500 students enrolled. This goal has not been reached since enrolment dropped by 93 students (down 3.8 per cent) […]

Jean-Paul Boudreau emphasizes the importance of listening as a university administrator Mount Allison’s 15th president, Jean-Paul Boudreau, begins his term in July, replacing outgoing president Robert Campbell. Selected at the end of a year-long presidential search process, Boudreau’s appointment to the position of president and vice-chancellor was announced on March 12. Initially, Boudreau was one […]

Shinerama is Canada’s largest post-secondary fundraiser. Universities and colleges from all over Canada work together to raise funds for cystic fibrosis research. On the first Saturday of the Fall semester, over 700 Mount Allison students fundraise in Greater Moncton, Amherst, Shediac and Sackville to SHINE as part of a nationwide Shinerama fundraiser. On this Shine […]