Students marched through campus to raise awareness of sexual violence and honour survivors In freezing temperatures, a small crowd mostly made up of students gathered in front of the Student Centre Thursday night. The crowd was gathered for the second annual Take Back the Night rally, organized by Mount Allison’s women’s and gender studies (WGST) […]

Dr. Sarah Ruden discusses literature in translation in this year’s Crake Lecture series On Oct. 25, Dr. Sarah Ruden, a biblical scholar and essayist who holds a PhD in classical philology from Harvard, gave a seminar on translating ancient texts. Mount Allison’s classics department brought Ruden in as part of their annual Crake Lecture series. […]

Farah Mohamed kicks off the President’s Speaker Series with a speech on the topic of service Mohamed’s light-hearted speech was introduced with a joke from Élise Vaillancourt, the MASU VP student life. “Farah is the founder and CEO of Girls 20 – the really good G20 – where she has built an organization dedicated to […]

What’s up, gang. I honestly don’t even want to write these anymore but I, like, have to lol so I’m just gonna keep shitting them out #yeet. Anyway, as per usual, I’m writing these super behind schedule and just really struggling to survive. Speaking of surviving, this week’s tips are going to be all about […]

Touching base with some cast members following the closing of Assassins last weekend The curtain closed for the Assassins cast and crew last Saturday night at the last showing of this dark comedic musical, but the powerful performances will resonate with the audiences and performers long after the Motyer-Fancy Theatre doors close. Assassins was written […]

Thunder and Lightning’s third stand-up show sheds new light on the nature of the form By the time I arrive at Thunder and Lightning (T&L), it’s already pretty full. The crowd is eclectic. The community around T&L has always been varied, and it seems like they’ve all turned out to laugh at some jokes. I […]

Guest speakers from the University of Guelph give talk on alternative form of learning Melissa McAfee, a special collections librarian, and Kristyn Paccione, a clerk in archival and special collections, visited the Owens Art Gallery from the University of Guelph last week to lecture on their experience of experiential learning as well as its importance […]

Amy Hillis and Katherine Dowling impress Mount Allison with a thrilling violin recital This past Friday, Oct. 26, Mount Allison was lucky enough to host Amy Hillis, winner of the 41st Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition. Hillis is quite an accomplished young violinist, whose talent is clear from her very first notes. Among her many achievements, […]

Exploring the effects of writer’s block on Mount Allison’s creative writers With the rigid guidelines and rubrics of academic writing, it can be easy to lose passion and inspiration. Because of this, creative writing is the perfect escape for many Mount Allison students. But when a writer’s mind goes into mental overload with all the […]