The 16 Days of Activism to End Gender-Based Violence began on Nov. 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and ends on Dec. 10, the International Human Rights Day. These 16 days are a national campaign to recognize the disproportionate violence faced by women and girls, as well as by other […]

Stress is a normal reaction to everyday academic and social demands, and is a very natural part of life. A reasonable amount of stress can even have positive side effects. For example, if you have a big paper due or bills to pay, stress might be the factor that pushes you to tackle those daily […]

Despite lack of funding, the women’s curling team is prepared for AUS Championship Four years ago, four Mount Allison students came together to create the Mounties women’s curling team. Last season, the team won the AUS championship and ended fourth at the U Sports National Championship. Now, the five-woman team is looking forward to competing […]

When weekend fun becomes a day-to-day problem for university students University is a place of new experiences, both academically and socially. Many students starting university have little to no knowledge around alcohol consumption. Most university cultures may influence students to drink but it is important that students, from first year to upper years, be aware […]

Winning seven of their nine matches, the Mount Allison women’s volleyball team stands in second place in the ACAA league The Mount Allison women’s volleyball team has had a strong start to their 2018-19 season, successfully winning seven of their nine games. The Mounties currently stand second place in the Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA) […]

The unpredicted global awareness movement Movember has become a world-wide phenomenon aimed at raising money and awareness for men’s health issues, including cancer and mental health. This non-profit movement was created in 2003 by a group of men in Australia. The men decided to “grow a Mo and save a Bro” by bringing back the […]

The challenges of using personal technologies as tools Tools serve three kinds of purposes: physical (a hammer), social (correspondence, laws) or psychological (alcohol, a book). I am, of course, using the term “tool” rather broadly, to refer to any of the things we have developed to serve certain purposes. Looking at each of these categories, […]

Jesse Wente discusses the future relationship between Canada and its Indigenous peoples This month’s interdisciplinary conversation was focused on the topic of connection. The featured speakers were Carolle de Ste-Croix, Geoff Cruttwell and Hudson Biko. They each spoke for 10 minutes in front of an audience of students, staff and community members, followed by a […]